Herb
Anise Hyssop - Organic
4407 Agastache foeniculum Open-pollinated. Bushy midwestern native permeates the air with sweet licorice fragrance. An outstanding insectary plant, its... read more
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Arnica Chamissonis - Organic
4409 Arnica chamissonis Open-pollinated. Meadow arnica is a native American species that will grow successfully in low-elevation gardens. A.... read more
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Ashwagandha - Organic
4411 Withania somnifera Open-pollinated. In Sanskrit its name means ‘the vitality of the horse’ and it imparts such energy; somnifera promotes sleep.... read more
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Astragalus - Organic
4412 Astragalus membranaceus Open-pollinated. Safe effective adaptogenic tonic to use daily throughout the year, aiding digestion and promoting immune... read more
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Blue Vervain - Organic
4692 Verbena hastata Open-pollinated. This 5–6' perennial grows naturally in moist thickets and meadows and will do well in similar garden conditions,... read more
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Borage
4490 Borago officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Gloria Seigars suggests it as a great border for the vegetable garden where the dense plants smother... read more
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Broadleaf Sage
4664 Salvia officinalis Open-pollinated. Grows up to 3', with fuzzy grey-green oblong leaves and blue flowers. Used fresh or dried. Tasty in stuffing... read more
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Caraway
4507 Carum carvi Open-pollinated. Feathery-leaved 2' biennial grown primarily for its seeds to season soups, stews, breads and pastries. Its leaves are... read more
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Catnip
4509 Nepeta cataria Open-pollinated. “If you set it, the cats will get it; if you sow it, they won’t know it.” Hardy perennial, will self-sow once... read more
Chives - Organicsold out
4513 Allium schoenoprasum (80 days) Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial. 1–2' hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor,... read more
Codonopsissold out
4520 Codonopsis pilosula Open-pollinated. Also called Poor Man’s Ginseng and dang shen in China. Perennial to Zone 4. Used in Chinese medicine like... read more
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Cumin
4522 Cuminum cyminum (100-115 days) Open-pollinated. After black pepper, the most widely used spice in the world. Seeds of this culinary cumin are... read more
Elecampane - Organicsold out
4550 Inula helenium Open-pollinated. Also known as Horseheal, Wild Sunflower and Elf Dock. Large dramatic plant is an excellent lung tonic. Important... read more
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Fennel - Organic
4560 (65 days) This fennel, which doesn’t bulb, puts all its energy into making seeds. Although used similarly to anise in cooking, fennel seed is much... read more
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Feverfew - Organic
4572 Tanacetum parthenium Open-pollinated. Strongly scented bushy 18" plant with beautiful daisy-like white blooms good in bouquets. A tea from the... read more
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Garlic Chives
4577 Allium tuberosum Open-pollinated. Also called Chinese chives or Chinese leeks. Known as jiu cai in China. Grows like chives, 1' tall, but has flat... read more
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German Thyme
4687 Thymus vulgaris Open-pollinated. Creeping 10–12" mat-forming perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the... read more
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Horehound
4580 Marrubium vulgare Open-pollinated. Perennial forms a 2' bushy stand of grey-green wooly leaves, making a good border. Horehound candies were once... read more
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Hyssop
4582 Hyssopus officinalis Open-pollinated. Beautiful aromatic perennial border plant that produces spikes of indigo flowers, traditionally used in... read more
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Lady’s Mantle
4584 Alchemilla mollis Open-pollinated. I first admired this attractive plant in the lovely gardens at Avena Botanicals. Softly hairy wavy-edged leaves... read more
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Lemon Balm
4588 Melissa officinalis Open-pollinated. The Greek word Melissa means ‘honeybee’; the plant in flower attracts them. Perennial growing to 2'. Gather... read more
Lemon Mintsold out
4589 Monarda citriodora Open-pollinated. An annual member of the bee balm genus in the mint family. Native to Appalachia and related to Oswego Tea. The... read more
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Lemongrass
4587 Cymbopogon flexuosus Open-pollinated. Nikos searched for years for this culinary strain of lemongrass, native to Southeast Asia, used in food and... read more
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Lovage
4592 Levisticum officinale Open-pollinated. An underrated herb with many uses. Leaves have a strong celery taste and can flavor soups, stews and... read more
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Marshmallow - Organic
4619 Althaea officinalis Open-pollinated. Cousin to the hollyhock, used to soothe and soften irritated skin and membranes and to relieve stuck hacking... read more
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Milk Thistle - Organic
4630 Silybum marianum Open-pollinated. Named for the bold white splashes on its glossy leaves, said to be from Mary’s milk. Fast-growing 3–5' annual... read more
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Motherwort - Organic
4640 Leonurus cardiaca Open-pollinated. Hardy perennial of the mint family grows 2–4' with dull green leaves having a pungent odor and rather bitter... read more
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Pennyroyal
4651 Mentha pulegium Open-pollinated. Native to Europe, across the Mediterranean into Persia. Hardy aromatic ground cover notorious for its... read more
Rosemarysold out
4656 Rosmarinus officinalis Open-pollinated. From the Latin ros marinus meaning ‘dew of the sea,’ a reference to its native habitat, the Mediterranean... read more
Spilanthes - Organicsold out
4683 Spilanthes oleracea Open-pollinated. Known to herbalists as the Toothache Plant. Spilanthes’ tingling and mouth-numbing properties appear rapidly... read more
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Stevia
4684 Stevia rebaudiana (100-120 days) Open-pollinated. As sweet as it gets, stevia is several hundred times sweeter than sugar, but without the... read more
Stinging Nettle - Organicsold out
4644 Urtica dioica Open-pollinated. Biodynamic gardeners use nettles to increase the potency of neighboring herbs, and to stimulate humus formation. An... read more
Herb
Sweet Marjoram
4615 Origanum majorana (80-95 days) Open-pollinated. Grown as an annual in the North. 1' plant with grey-green rounded leaves of enchanting sweet... read more
Sweet Woodruffsold out
4698 Galium odoratum Open-pollinated. Perennial ground cover for shade. Whorls of pointed vanilla-scented leaves covered with clusters of tiny snowy-white spring flowers. 6-8" tall. read more
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Topas St Johnswort
4686 Hypericum perforatum Open-pollinated. Pretty yellow flower of fields and meadows turns tinctures and oils deep red. Used as tea, tincture or... read more
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Valerian
4690 Valeriana officinalis Open-pollinated. Tall leafy 3-5' perennial with honey-scented pale pink flowers. Harvest roots in the second year or later. read more
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White Yarrow
4699 Achillea millefolium Open-pollinated. Flat-topped white flowers bloom June–August with an odd alluring scent that attracts bees, butterflies and... read more
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Wild Bergamot - Organic
4481 Monarda fistulosa Open-pollinated. Our native wildflower species of the familiar bee balm is a great addition to the perennial border in light dry... read more
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Yellow (White) Mustard Seed
4642 Sinapis alba (70-85 days) Open-pollinated. The variety of mustard most familiar to American palates, but pallid without the addition of turmeric.... read more
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Zloty Lan
4511 Matricaria recutita Open-pollinated. With Bodegold in short supply, we cast about for another variety and came across this unique Polish... read more

Basil

Basil
Anise Basil
4436 Open-pollinated. Originally from Persia. Vigorous mulberry-tinted basil with anise fragrance makes a highly decorative tall bushy plant. Slow to... read more
Basil
Flowering Thai Basil - Organic
4471 (60 days) In our 2019 basil trials, this outstanding culinary and ornamental strain of Thai basil left us breathless. Sporting the same purple... read more
Basil
Genovese Basil
4418 (70 days) Open-pollinated. The choice of many connoisseurs for making pesto. Also called Perfumed Basil. Leaves are slightly smaller and finer... read more
Basil
Genovese Basil - Organic
4419 (70 days) Open-pollinated. The choice of many connoisseurs for making pesto. Also called Perfumed Basil. Leaves are slightly smaller and finer... read more
Kapoor Tulsi - Organicsold out
4468 Ocimum tenuiflorum (100 days) Open-pollinated. A superior strain of Tulsi or Sacred basil, with a more compact growth habit and more pungent sweet... read more
Basil
Mammoth Basil
4422 Open-pollinated. No grape leaves available? Lettuce-leaf type has very large ruffled leaves suitable for rolling or stuffing. Flavor similar to... read more
Basil
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil
4450 (64 days) Open-pollinated. Chosen for its intense lemony fragrance. Medium-sized bright green leaves. Heirloom variety grown for 60 years in... read more
Basil
Purple Ruffles Basil
4461 (85 days) Open-pollinated. Deep purple plants with serrated and crinkled leaves for striking visual contrast in the herb garden. Imparts... read more
Basil
Round Midnight Basil
4459 (65 days) F-1 hybrid. This lustrous purple basil lures you from across the garden with its broad dark lightly ruffled gently serrated leaves... read more
Basil
Spicy Globe Basil
4430 Ocimum basilicum minimum (70 days) Open-pollinated. Marvelous little basil grows to about 8" and maintains a compact mound of light green leaves... read more
Basil
Sweet Basil
4414 (70 days) Open-pollinated. Genova strain. The heaviest-yielding variety, recommended for drying, all-around great eating, and large-scale pesto... read more
Basil
Sweet Basil - Organic
4415 (70 days) Open-pollinated. The heaviest-yielding variety, recommended for drying, all-around great eating, and large-scale pesto production. We... read more
Basil
Sweet Dani Lemon Basil
4449 (65 days) Open-pollinated. 1998 AAS for its extraordinary vigor that manifests even in the seedling stage and continues through the summer. Tall... read more
Basil
Thai Basil
4470 (60 days) Open-pollinated. Lends its distinctly strong licorice-anise basil flavor to Thai food. An attractive 12–18" fine-leaved plant with... read more

Chervil

Chervil
3044 Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more
Chervil - Organic
3045 Anthriscus cerefolium (60 days) Open-pollinated. Flavorful lacy leaves. Slow-bolting. read more

Cilantro

Cilantro
Caribe - Organic
4517 Coriandrum sativum (55 days) Open-pollinated. Used for its fresh green foliage, its edible flowers that attract beneficial insects, and... read more
Leisure - Organicsold out, substitute 4517.
4515 Coriandrum sativum (55 days) Open-pollinated. The name says it all. Leisure's excellent bolt resistance allows harvest at your convenience. A... read more

Dill

Dill
Bouquet Dill
4530 (55 days) The biggest, best and ferniest strain of the four in our lot grow-out. Bouquet is usually grown for dill weed production because its... read more
Dill
Bouquet Dill - Organic
4531 (55 days) Bouquet is usually grown for dill weed production because its leaves are sweeter and more refined than those of Mammoth. Foliage should... read more
Dill
Fernleaf Dill
4536 (55 days) 1992 AAS. A dwarf variety suitable for small gardens or patio containers, Fernleaf grows only half as tall as other varieties and is... read more
Dill
Mammoth Dill
4542 Variety generally grown for its seeds. Can also be used as dill weed, but the foliage is slightly darker, coarser and stronger-tasting than that... read more

Echinacea

Purple Coneflower - Organicsold out
4547 Echinacea purpurea Large, showy, vigorous and hardy, a popular garden perennial since the early 1700s. Large fibrous roots are easy to harvest.... read more

Lavender

Lavender - Organic
4585 Open-pollinated. Also known as English Lavender. Not a named variety; perhaps a less-refined habit than Vincenza Blue, but way cheaper. Texts... read more
Lavender
Vincenza Blue Lavender
4586 Open-pollinated. More compact habit than common Lavender with deeper green leaves and a more powerful, less sweet, aroma. 1' plants have bold... read more

Oregano

Oregano
Greek Oregano
4648 Origanum heracleoticum The true culinary herb for Greek and Italian cooking. Low-growing perennial with fragrant dull green and purple leaves and... read more
Zaatar Oregano - Organicsold out
4649 Origanum syriacum An oregano that carries a bit of zing, and is a necessary ingredient in the condiment za’atar. Mix with sumac, toasted sesame... read more

Parsley

Parsley
Dark Green - Organic
3170 Petroselinum crispum (78 days) Open-pollinated. Smooth and shiny large wide dark green leaves. Upright form with vigorous growth. read more
Double Curledexpected in late JULY
3166 Petroselinum crispum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Double-curled type with long upright stiff stems. Holds color all season, tolerates heat and repeated cuttings. read more
Parsley
Gigante d’Italia
3158 Petroselinum crispum (70 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. Flat-leaved parsley with good early seedling vigor and rich sweet flavor. Grows to 1' tall. read more
Parsley
Krausa - Organic
3169 Petroselinum crispum (75 days) Open-pollinated. Dense triple-curled medium-green parsley. Slow to bolt, prolific, hardy. Delicious stems. read more

Savory

Savory
Summer Savory
4672 Satureja hortensis (70 days) Open-pollinated. Annual grows to 1½' with narrow dark green leaves and lavender flowers. Cut often during growing... read more
Savory
Winter Savory
4674 Satureja montana Open-pollinated. Leaves shinier and thicker, stronger and more pungent than Summer Savory. Used to flavor dry beans or... read more