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Anise Seeds - Heirloom
Annual. 75 days. Package contains 5 grams, approximately 375 Anise Herb Seeds. Germination: 14 days at 70 degrees. Plant in well-prepared soil. Anise, a flowering annual originating in Asia and the Mediterranean, is often used for its seeds that are fennel-like in taste and possess a strong aroma. Various parts of the plant may be used, however, and some people use the stem and oils from the plant as well as the seeds. Anise flavoring can be found in various candies, desserts, breads, sausages, and drinks such as herbal tea. The anise plant can grow up to 4 feet tall,...
Borage Seeds - Heirloom
64 - 72 days to harvest. Package contains 2 grams, approximately 95 Borage Seeds. Germination: 5 - 10 days for germination. Plant seeds after last frost 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep with 15 - 18 inches between seeds. Borage is a great companion plant for strawberries as it bring essential pollinators to the garden and repels harmful garden insects. Borage is a traditional herbal medicine grown for edible culinary flowers and the Omega-6 fatty acid GLA. With a cucumber-like taste, Borage herb flowers make an easy summer treat for teas, salads, and dried herbal blends.
Catnip - Heirloom
Perennial. Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 850 Catnip Herb Seeds. Germination: 7-10 days at 65-75 F. Plant 1/8" deep. Separation 12-18". Days to Maturity: 75-80 days. Harvest when blooms. Prefers average, well drained soil. Catnip is an herb best known for its effect on felines, but this plant also has other uses. It is said that catnip can be calming for people and also works as a repellent for certain harmful insects. It can be attractive to butterflies and bees.
Chamomile, German - Heirloom
Annual. Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 3,500 German Chamomile Herb Seeds. Germination: 12-15 days at 55-65 F. Leave uncovered and keep soil moist. 20-24 days to transplant. German Chamomile, a member of the daisy family, is a plant that is popularly used for making tea. This annual grows into a bush that gets close to 2 feet tall and sports lovely white blossoms that look quite similar to a daisy. German chamomile can grow well out in the garden as well as in containers and has many culinary uses along with it being an attractive addition to any garden.
Chamomile, Roman - Heirloom
Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 3,250 Roman Chamomile Herb Seeds. Germination: 10-14 days at 60 degrees F. Sprinkle seeds on well-prepared soil. Roman chamomile is one of the two main chamomile species. Roman chamomile is a low-growing herb that is often used as a ground cover in the garden, and when mown down can also be used as a lawn. Its flowers are similar to daisies in appearance, and the plant gives off an almost apple-like scent. Many people use chamomile for teas that are meant to calm the nerves and bring relaxation.
Creeping Thyme - Heirloom
Perennial. This super-vigorous, lemon-scented, brightly-flowered variety spreads 18 inches in no time in the sunny garden, giving you months of deep pink blooms and heavenly fragrance. 3-5 inches tall, creeping thyme is covered in 1/4 inch bells of carmine-pink for months on end. The foliage is attractive dark green and slightly hairy. Plant in rock gardens, walls, bare spots in sunny beds and borders. Mix seed with fine sand to sow. Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 2,200 Creeping Thyme Seeds. Planting Instructions: Germination: 14-21 days at 70 F. Direct sow onto surface of soil, pressing seeds lightly into the surface....
English Lavender - Heirloom
Lavender is a wonderfully fragrant herb whose dried leaves and flowers are often used in floral arrangements, sachets, and potpourris. Lavender is used in baked goods and other deserts and the flowers are even used as decorations on cakes. The flowers are also popularly used in teas and oils to give a relaxing scent and flavor. Lavender also boasts countless medicinal properties. The birds, bees, and butterflies also recognize this as a nectar rich favorite! Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 400 English Lavender Seeds. BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Summer HARDINESS ZONE: 4 - 9 PLANT HEIGHT: 18 -...
Golden Purslane Seeds - Heirloom
35 - 50 days to harvest. Package contains 1 gram of Golden Purslane Seeds. Germination: 7 - 10 days at 70 F. Direct sow after last frost about 2" deep, 4 - 6". Golden Purslane is one amazing green! It is loaded with Omega 3's more than any other leafy vegetable, more than many fish oils, and has a strong presence of anti-oxidants. Harvest leaves while they are still young for optimum flavor and nutrition. The super-healthy thick, tart, succulent leaves can be eaten fresh or stir fried.
Hyssop - Heirloom
Package contains 1 gram, approximately 900 Hyssop Herb Seeds. Germination: 10 - 15 days. Plant seeds 1/4" deep in well-prepared soil Hyssop is a perennial herb that sports long-lasting, beautiful blooms. This fragrant plant will attract butterflies and bees to your garden, and is easy to grow. Hyssop leaves can be used in recipes, and its flavor is suitable for salads, meats, soups, and other dishes. It is a member of the mint family.
Peppermint - Heirloom
Perennial Package contains 0.05 grams, approximately 100 Peppermint Herb Seeds. Germination: 16-18 days at 70-75 F. Cover very lightly with soil. Very hardy. Prefers full sun. The refreshing taste and scent of peppermint is easy to recognize, and this type of mint is very popular to grow among gardeners. Peppermint is a perennial that has a tendency to spread. The leaves of the peppermint plant can be used as an ingredient in recipes and can also be made into a tea. Peppermint oil is used in many bath and beauty products and in aromatherapy. Learn more about Peppermint in this...
Sorrel Large Leaf Seeds - Heirloom
Perennial in zones 4 - 9. Package contains 1 gram, approximately 500 Sorrel Large Leaf Seeds. Germination: Start indoors and transplant in mid to late spring. Seeds may take up to two weeks to germinate. Plant in well-prepared soil 12 - 15 inches apart and water generously. Tart leaves have lemony taste when harvested young. Harvest consistently to promote new growth. Used in soups, salads, or to line baking dishes for fish. High in vitamin C. Sorrel Large Leaf is a cold-hardy perennial growing 1 to 2 feet tall. Sucking on Sorrel leaves is believed to alleviate thirst.
Sorrel Red Veined Seeds - Heirloom
Perennial in zones 4 - 9. Package contains 1 gram, approximately 500 Sorrel Red Veined Seeds. Germination: Start indoors and transplant in mid to late spring. Seeds may take up to two weeks to germinate. Plant in well-prepared soil 12 - 15 inches apart and water generously. Tart leaves have lemony taste when harvested young. They have been said to have a flavor similar to kiwi or strawberry. Harvest consistently to promote new growth. Used in soups, salads, or to line baking dishes for fish. High in vitamin C. Sorrel Red Veined is a cold-hardy perennial growing 1 to 2 feet tall.
Spearmint - Heirloom
Perennial. Package contains 0.05 grams, approximately 200 Spearmint Seeds. Germination: 16-18 days at 70-75 F. Cover very lightly with soil. Very hardy. Prefers full sun. Spearmint is a strong-flavored herb with a taste resembling that of peppermint. This plant spreads quickly and vigorously, so it needs to be given enough space in the garden unless you plan to grow in containers. Spearmint can also make a great groundcover in certain conditions. Its bright green leaves and minty scent can add beauty and vibrancy to your yard. Planting, Growing, and Harvesting: Plant spearmint in well-drained soil in a partly-shaded spot. Spearmint...
Stevia - Heirloom
Annual. 40 - 60 days to harvest. Package contains 10 Stevia Herb Seeds Germination: 10 to 15 days at 70 degrees. Plant in well-drained soil. This sweet herb native to South America grows 12 to 36 inches tall and yields leaves up to 30 to 300 times sweeter than sugar without the calories or negative effects of other sweeteners, making it a wonderful, natural sweetener. Ideal for diabetic diets. It is sometimes hard to start from seed but definitely worth it. Can be grown indoors or outdoors but germinates best indoors with plenty of light. Planting, Growing, and Harvesting: Plant your Stevia...
Thyme Seeds - Heirloom
Perennial 85 days to harvest. Package contains 0.5 grams, approximately 2,200 Thyme Herb Seeds. Germination: 14-21 days at 70 F. Direct sow onto surface of soil, pressing seeds lightly into the surface. Thyme is a hardy perennial herb originating in the Mediterranean. It can grow both indoors and out, and it is fairly easy to care for. Thyme also tends to be free of pests, making it a great low-maintenance garden addition. The thyme leaves can also be great to have around for all kinds of recipes.