One of the prettiest Lavenders ever! Ploughmans purple is a French lavender which produces masses of purple flowers from spring through to late summer. The bush grows to 80 x 80 cm attracts bees, butterflies and moths. It likes well-drained soil in full sun and is drought tolerant once established. Prune back or the plant … Read more Lavender ‘Ploughman’s Purple’ Lavandula stoechas
Plant is either sent bare rooted or in a 50 mm pot. It is the plant in the middle of the picture. Herbaceous perennial, dainty groundcover, sun or shade, not for hot climates. Yellow dye from the flowering stems, edible leaves, used as rennet too. Antispasmodic; Astringent; Diuretic; Foot care; Lithontripic (destroying bladder or kidney … Read more Lady’s bedstraw, Galium verum
What is Curry Plant? This curry plant is not the curry leaf Tree, Murraya koedigii, a tropical trees whose leaves are used in curries. This tree would probably be difficult to overwinter in the Upper Mountains, please tell me if it worked for you! This so called curry plant is a member of the Asteraceae … Read more Curry Plant, Immortelle, Helichrysum italicum
Costmary is one of these plants which dies back in winter, it just came back! Costmary is known from ancient herbals and was widely grown in Elizabethan knot gardens. It takes either sun or partial shade, but it needs full sun to produce flowers. Since the leaves are used this usually does not matter. Costmary … Read more Costmary, Tanacetum balsamita
Despite being banned for sale in Australia, herbalists still hold comfrey in high esteem. Historically comfrey was used for a myriad of health issues, speed up healing of broken bones, wound healing, varicose veins, good for your cartilage tendons and muscles. It was as well used for cancer, indigestion, hernia, high blood pressure and much … Read more Comfrey true, Symphytum officinale – the ancient medicinal herb
Comfrey root cuttings, 2-4 cm long each, easy to grow! This is the comfrey you want for your garden. The Russian comfrey, Symphytum × uplandicum is a sterile hybrid between Symphytum officinale (common comfrey) and Symphytum asperum (rough comfrey). It won’t self seed all around your garden, but be careful were you plant it as you … Read more Comfrey Russian, Grow your own Fertilizer, Cut down your feed costs!
This is the American strain, which contains no or low toxic beta-asarone. Historically it was used in many herbal traditions as a rejuvenator, against fatigue and exhaustion. One of its main use was digestive upsets like nausea, ulcers, gas and more. The main modern use is for anxiety, panic attacks and PTSD, mental clarity and study. … Read more Calamus, Acorus Calamus ‘americanus’
Grow your own Aloe Vera Extract Cheaply! Use Aloe Vera for your Skin: Aloe vera is easy to grow and is way cheaper than buying aloe vera gel and creams. The fresh aloe vera sap it is more potent too. Simply cut a leaf open and ready is the luxury aloe vera skin moisturizer against … Read more Aloe Vera- for beauty and more