Growing Nature’s Way in Silver Lake, NH

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Herbs

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GroupSubCropVarietyCatDescriptionAvail InDTM
BasilGenoveseAnnualLarge-leaf type from the Genoa area of Italy, the pesto capital of the world. Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'. Uses: Culinary/Beverage/Aromatic.804s65 Days
BasilGreekAnnualEarly and adorable topiary-like plants with dark green miniature leaves. Captured our hearts with the cutest, most uniformly rounded habit of any mini basil. Small, sweet leaves excellent for garnishes and salad dressings. Ideal for containers! The scent and flavor is intense - like a nice genovese plus a pop of lemon and oregano.804s55 Days
BasilKapoor Tulsi (Sacred)AnnualUnique, spicy aroma with hints of coffee and chocolate. Compact but very full, attractive plants. Mild spicy aroma with hints of sweetness. Faster growing than green holy basil, and its purple flowers also make it a nice beneficial and/or ornamental. For teas, culinary, and medicinal use. Very good resistance to downy mildew. Also known as "Spice Basil". Plants stand a bit more cold than other basils.804s100 Days
BasilPurple Dark OpalAnnualGlossy deep purple leaves striking enough to be ornamental! Delicious in vinegars or as a garnish for your favorite meals. Strong flavor well-suited to cooking. Beautiful pale purple flowers with deep purple leaves and stems—ideal for adding to bouquets. Average height is 8-10".804s65 Days
BasilSweetAnnualTraditional Italian favorite used fresh, in vinegars and as the main ingredient for pesto. This very popular and heavy-yielding variety produces large aromatic leaves that delight the taste buds as well as the nose. Leaves are deep green and slightly cupped. Average height is 10-12". Excellent for processing. Versatile. Garden or Containers.804s65 Days
BasilSweet Thai (Flowering)AnnualSporting the same purple stems and flowers of standard Thai, but displayed upon a strong bushy umbrella form with wide and beautifully ample flowers. Flowering Thai voluminously produces large broad leaves, more akin to Sweet Basil, with excellent savory-sweet anise flavor. Perfect to edge any path or pleasure planting, its bouquet habit and bounty for cooking make it ideal for near-house easy access. 804s60 Days
BorageAnnualA great border for the vegetable garden where the dense plants smother weeds and attract bees. Bears many small flowers that open blue, turn purple and then pink and make colorful additions to salads. Enjoy the cooling properties of very young leaves on a hot day. Used in cough syrups or frozen in ice cubes to lend cucumber flavor to cold drinks. A nourishing tea for nursing mothers. Bushy 2–3' annual likes sun, prefers moist well-drained soil. Survives light frosts.4 inch pot55 Days
CilantroAnnualVery bolt-resistant variety with good flavor and excellent upright habit for easy harvesting. Fast-growing variety great for cut-and-come-again. If allow to set seed - harvest as corriander! Coriander sativum804s55 Days
DillBouquetAnnualThe most widely-grown organic dill for fresh eating, flowers and seed heads. A versatile, early-maturing variety used for fresh leaves, seedhead production and cut flowers. Produces seed heads well ahead of others and right in time for summer pickles. Flowering umbels average 6" wide. Great for pickling. 30" tall4 inch pot50 Days
DillGreen SleevesAnnualA compact, high yielding dill for leaf production. Slow to bolt; ideal for leaf production over a long harvest window. Excellent for planting in containers. Dark green leaves are aromatic and pleasingly sweet eaten fresh or dried.4 inch pot45 Days
LavenderHidcotePerennialCompact habit, silver-gray foliage and deep purple flowers with sweet fragrance. Deer resistant perennial that can be used to border vegetable gardens, grown in containers, or in mass plantings. Likes well-drained soil.4.5 inch potZ5 - 9
LavenderMunsteadPerennialLavender colored flower spikes, bushy habit with gray-green leaves. Compact plant for borders, garden or containers.4.5 inch pot
Lemon GrassTender perennialLemongrass thrives in moist soil and full sun, growing 3 to 5 feet tall within a single season. The plant reaches a good size for picking about 3 months after planting. Lemongrass is hardy only in zones 8-11, so if you live north of its range, you may want to grow it in large containers, where it can be brought to a bright, frost-free location for winter. Alternatively, plant in the ground and dig up before frost, pot and carry over in a frost free location. Quite long-lived, it will fulfill all your culinary needs for many seasons!6 inch potZ7 - 9
MarjoramSweetTender perennialA mild, sweet relative of oregano excellent fresh or dried; essential for pizza sauce! Can be potted up in fall for fresh herbs all winter. Easy to dry, just harvest stems and hang in bundles. Leaves can be easily stripped off when dry.
4 inch potZ7 - 9
MintJulepPerennialMint Julep is a mint plant that was named after the popular drink because of the smooth flavor of this variety of mint. For this reason, it would obviously be great in a Mint Julep drink and many cocktails. It would also be great for salads and desserts. Mint Julep leaves are bright and big. They look great used as a garnish or decoration. Just place a stem of mint in a glass or cocktail. These plants can be invasive so keep them in containers.4 inch pot
MintMiVida Garden's SpearmintPerennialAn indispensable culinary herb, spearmint brings the best of mint’s cooling, cleansing flavours to any dish. Spearmint is the most popular mint in Greek cooking, appearing in cheese dishes, lamb, tomatoes and rice, and many other world cuisines. A few leaves added to the pot sweetens and refreshes tea. To bring out spearmint’s best, plant it in sun or part shade, in rich, moist soil. It has an extremely vigorous growth habit making it sometimes invasive, but mowing keeps it in check and besides... mowing a mint-encroached lawn is so pleasant when the fragrance of mint erupts -- so much so that one is tempted to let it run! Propagated from our own 20 year old patch.4 inch potZ3 - 8
OreganoGreekPerennialNative to Greece. A prized Oregano cultivar, which makes an invariably spicy and aromatic herb, a culinary boon for rendering various dishes succulent.  Definitive taste for Pizza and very popular in sauces and salad dressings.   Greek Oregano graces any border or path, establishing in colonies. Traditional usage: carminative, flavor enhancement.  Plant prefers full sun, dryish soils.4 inch potZ4 - 8
OreganoItalianPerennialStrong spicy flavour, similar to sweet marjoram. It is actually a hybrid of sweet marjoram and oregano and the mixed parentage makes it a wonderfully versatile herb in the kitchen. Use it like you would oregano -- or use it like marjoram! White flowers appear in summer. Ht. 8-24in. Pot up for wintering in your kitchen.4 inch pot
OreganoZaatarTender perennialAn oregano that carries a bit of zing, and is a necessary ingredient in the condiment za’atar. Mix with sumac, toasted sesame seeds, salt and sometimes a few other herbs to make the sprightly topping so essential to Middle Eastern cuisine. Bushy tender perennial, grown as an annual in colder climes. For most aromatic flavor, harvest before its small white flowers appear.4 inch pot
ParsleyCurleyAnnualStandard early variety with rapid regrowth and excellent uniformity. The leaves are deeply cut and very tightly curled, resembling verdant forest moss. Curled-leaf parsley is a more subtle seasoning than Italian flat leaf and makes for an attractive, nutritious garnish. 10" tall.4 inch pot75 Days
ParsleyFlatleafAnnualClassic flat leaf variety for use either fresh or dried for seasoning. Stems hold leaves upright for easy bunching. A very nutritious and tasty addition to meat and vegetable dishes, soups and salads. Excellent for freezing, drying and fresh eating.4 inch pot70 Days
RosemaryGorizaPerennialLeaves that are larger than other varieties. Discovered in Gorizia, Italy, it imparts a pleasant flavor to meats, stews and vegetables. Strong stems can be used for skewers. Likes well-drained soil.4.5 inch pot
RosemarySpeedyTender perennial‘Speedy’ Rosemary is exactly as the name implies…...speedy growth! A woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and light purple flowers. Fresh or dried leaves are used in traditional Italian cuisine and is fantastic in freshly baked breads.4.5 inch pot
SageCommonPerennialWonderfully aromatic gray green leaves used in soups, meat dishes, gravies and stuffing. Sturdy, woody stems can be used as ornamental branches in floral wreaths. Beautiful lavender flowers in summer. Excellent fresh or dried4 inch pot
SageTri ColorPerennialTri-Color Sage beautifully boasts three colorful varieties of sage in this marvelous looking mix. Chefs absolutely love its pretty presentation.4 inch pot70 Days
SpilanthesToothache PlantAnnualMounding, spreading plants produce unusual olive-shaped, golden-yellow flowers with deep burgundy eyes. Plants grow 12-15 in. tall and 24-30 in. wide. Bloom is over a long summer season, flowers are terrific for cutting. AKA "Eyeball plant" due to it's flowers or 'toothache plant' because leaves and flowers contain spilanthol, a natural analgesic agent that can be used to numb a toothache.6 inch pot
TarragonFrenchPerennialThe true tarragon, which does not propagate by seeds. Dark green, shiny leaves possess distinctive flavour. Grows to 90cm/36”. Requires light, well-drained soil in a sunny location. Artemisia dracunculus sativa.4.5 inch pot
ThymeFrenchPerennial(Summer thyme) Thymus vulgaris. Narrow leaves, distinctly greyer and sweeter than English. Preferred by the French. Needs some winter protection. Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Aromatic.
4 inch pot
ThymeGerman WinterPerennialEvergreen woody perennial bush, a German cultivar. We rate the culinary attributes of this plant equal to the broadleaf English type, and they may be used interchangeably, and probably no-one would be able to tell the difference in cooking. Continuing to compare this plant with the English broadleaf type, this German cultivar actually has fatter leaves Good source plant for making Thyme tea. Plant prefers a sunny and dry position.4 inch pot
ThymeLemon, VariegatedPerennialOne of the best year-round thymes with leaves tasting as great as they smell, with a strong lemon scent. Pretty pink flowers in the summer makes this variety worthwhile.4 inch pot
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