Winter Savory is a relatively unknown perennial herb from the Mediterranean region. It was known and used by the Ancient Romans.
Category Archives: Herbs / Spices
LEMON SCENTED VERBENA
Lemon Scented Verbena is a highly scented, easy-to-grow, perennial shrub, with a myriad of uses. What’s not to love?
Oregano, close relative of marjoram, comes in several varieties. Being a Mediterranean plant, they are easy to grow.
Parsley is an easy herb to grow. It self-seeds easily giving you free plants in subsequent years. It has been around for over 2,000 years.
Mint is an evergreen herb which is used for culinary and medicinal purposes. Its fragrant leaves are said to repel some flying insects and the dried leaves can be used to repel ants.
The bright red Flanders poppy, also known as ‘corn poppy’ or ‘field poppy’, is not just a symbol of remembrance, parts of it can be eaten. The flowers bring a bright cheerfulness to the garden, the seed heads can be used in floral arrangements and the plants self-seed, basically looking after themselves when conditions are right.
Salad Burnet is a relatively unknown, evergreen, perennial herb which tastes a little like cucumber. Being evergreen, it can be added to salads in the middle of winter, when cucumbers ae not in season.