Sage ‘Berggarten’ has an exceptionally tidy habit and appearance. The extra large, grey green leaves add interest to any garden. ‘Berggarten’ is a vigorous clone with large, broad leaves and a strong flavor. It’s a very productive variety for home herb gardens. The name ‘Berggarten’ translates as ‘mountains garden’ and indeed, this sage is very … Read more Sage Berggarten, Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’
The anti-inflammatory and anti-microbal properties make rue an excellent herb for the skin and is used in facial steams for wrinkles and blemishes. Traditionally the herb was used for the circulatory system, the heart and to keep high blood pressure in check. It was also used to calm the nerves and for anxiety. It was … Read more Rue, Ruta graveolens, supplied in 50 mm pot
rosemary “Tuscan Blue” grows to 7 feet tall and wide, and is an excellent choice if you want a tough plant, as it is considered one of the hardiest varieties. It is also a chef favorite. ” In general, shrubs that grow upright and have larger, broader leaves are better for cooking because they contain … Read more Rosemary, Tuscan Blue, Rosmarinus officinalis
Pizza, pasta. lasagne, moussaka, nearly every Mediterranean dish calls for oregano. Fresh is best – cheaper than bying all the time a bunch is growing your own.Oregano dies nearly down in winter here but reemerges without a problem in spring. Of course it needs sun and good drainage. It tolerates poor soil.Oregano is healthy too, … Read more Oregano, Origanum vulgare
Pungent and very flavourful, strong taste and aroma that’s been used for centuries both in cooking and medicinally for its antiseptic properties. Preferred primary ingredient in the spice mixture za’atar. Perennial to 40 cm, spreads Full sun, well-drained poor soil, very hardy, suitable for a container.
This is the wild oregano growing on the Greek mountain slopes. It is a subspecies of Origanum vulgare. Wild Greek Oregano is a robust and distinctive herb used in sauces and marinades since ancient times. Its leaves contain more oil glands than ordinary oregano giving it the potent and pungent flavour of the Mediterranean.
Golden oregano is a very pretty cultivar of the common oregano. It can be planted as a ground cover in the ornamental garden, herb garden or rockeries with a lower growth habit than the common oregano. It can be used in the kitchen in the same manner. Golden oregano likes full sun, low to medium … Read more Oregano Golden: Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’
Nepitella is a herb that grows wild in Italy, particularly in Tuscany and Umbria and may even be found growing amidst cobblestone pathways. This perennial, from the mint family, also goes by the name Lesser Calaminth, and is called mentuccia in Italy. Today the plant has spread and may be found growing in Southern Europe … Read more Nepitella, Calamintha nepeta (Lesser Calaminth, mentuccia)
Native Mint: and easy Bush Tucker Plant Native river mint has smaller and more delicate leaves than other mints.It has a similar aroma and similar use than other mints for cooking, tea, colds, flu and as an insect repellant. River mint in the garden: Native mint is a great choice for boggy areas but mine … Read more Mint: Native Mint, River Mint, Mentha australis
Spearmint THE Classic Mint for the Herb Garden! I was selling all sorts of mints but not the very classic spearmint until several people asked for it! Here it is, needs little description, spearmint is the classic mint for cooking. How about infusing vinegar with spearmint or making your own mint syrup or extract? It … Read more Mint, Spearmint, Mentha Spicata