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Herbs for the kitchen garden

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BASIL 'CINNAMON'
BASIL 'CINNAMON'
SEEDS: S332
Cinnamon scented, attractive plants that have pinkish flowers and purple-red stalks. The sweet spicy flavour is well matched in tomato, pasta, vegetable and soup dishes.
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BASIL 'LEMON'
BASIL 'LEMON'
SEEDS: S334
An intensely fragrant lemon annual herb, ideal in pot pourri and tea. Ideal for small spaces as it is a small bush. v30cm.
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BASIL 'LETTUCE LEAF'
BASIL 'LETTUCE LEAF'
SEEDS: S305
This spectacular variety of sweet basil made a big impression at the Diggers stand at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in 2019 due to its highly aromatic large leaves.
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BLOODY DOCK
BLOODY DOCK
PLANTS: PRUM
Don't be put off by the name! Bloody Dock is a beautiful foliage plant, the vibrant, green leaves offsetting the striking, burgundy veins. Plant in a shady position in the garden or in ponds as a water plant.
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CARDAMOM
CARDAMOM
PLANTS: WCARD
The sweet, aromatic seeds of green cardamom have been prized for centuries, and today remain one of the world's most expensive and versatile spices. The seed are a crucial ingredient of Indian garum masala, and flavour a plethora of Asian, Arabic and African dishes, both sweet and spicy. Harvest leaves as required or pods in late summer. This le...
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CHERVIL
CHERVIL
SEEDS: S311
This anise flavoured leaf is a favourite of French chefs to add piquancy to salad greens. Ideal for growing during the short day lengths of the winter months but equally as happy in the warmer months in a shady moist position. Its white flowers are like a delicate Queen Anne's Lace.
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CHIVES
CHIVES
SEEDS: S3061
The leaves have a delicate onion flavour and are used to enliven dishes of eggs, potatoes, salads and soups. The purple orbs of flowers are also edible and look a treat in the garden. Can be grown as an insect repellent barrier.
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CHIVES 'GARLIC'
CHIVES 'GARLIC'
SEEDS: S315
Strappy leaves with a mild garlic flavour. Ideal for stir fries. Also makes an ideal companion plant in the vegetable garden.
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CORIANDER
CORIANDER
SEEDS: S308
Looking light and gauzy in the garden, coriander grows rapidly in the cooler months. Eat the leaves fresh, dry-fry the seeds and use the roots for that nuance of Thailand in a stir-fry or curry.
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CORIANDER 'CONFETTI'
CORIANDER 'CONFETTI'
SEEDS: S3081
This cut-leaf coriander has higher yields than flat leaf types and is slower to bolt and much easier to cut.
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CULINARY HERB COLLECTION
CULINARY HERB COLLECTION
SEEDS: S911
Herbs can turn an average dish into something special, and they lift the health ratings too. Our chefs at Heronswood include herbs in all their culinary creations and this collection includes some of their favourites. Lemon Balm brings a zesty freshness to salads and cool drinks, Chervil with its mild anise flavour combines perfectly with fish a...
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DILL 'BOUQUET' ORGANIC
DILL 'BOUQUET' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S312
From Lithuanian to Laos, the soft, feathery leaves and seeds of Dill are the vital ingredient for salads, pickles, vinegars and yoghurt dishes, and of course, cucumber. The blue textured leaves also contrast in ornamental plantings with salvias, dahlia, while the yellow umbel flowers attract beneficial insects to fruit trees and the vegetable pa...
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FENNEL 'FLORENCE'
FENNEL 'FLORENCE'
SEEDS: S313
With soft feathery leaves that add a subtle anise flavour to simple dishes and seeds that can be used in vinegars and pickles, Fennel Florence produces edible bulbs that can be roasted, sauteed or eaten raw. The plant also helps in the war against cabbage white butterfly - the flowers attract a native wasp that is a natural predator of this vegi...
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FRENCH TARRAGON
FRENCH TARRAGON
PLANTS: PFRT
A hard-to-find culinary herb that all the chefs and home gourmets are chasing. Can be added to vinegars, is delicious in salad dressings and is the perfect complement to chicken dishes.
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GALANGAL  (THAI GINGER) - ORGANIC (Bulb)
GALANGAL (THAI GINGER) - ORGANIC (Bulb)
BULBS: BGALA
The classic 'Thai Ginger' introduces a spicy, aromatic flavour, essential for the best tasting Thai soups and curries. Rhizomes can be harvested carefully year round. Galangal needs a warm, sheltered, frost free position in partial or full shade, and is best dug up yearly to prevent over-crowding.
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GERMAN CHAMOMILE
GERMAN CHAMOMILE
SEEDS: S3101
Chamomile has been used for centuries to assist with all manner of health complaints, from insomnia and anxiety to stomach complaints and migraines. The essential olis from the flowers are also used to treat skin conditions. Tea infusions can be made with fresh flowers or store them for use when dried.
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GOURMET GINGER - ORGANIC (Bulb)
GOURMET GINGER - ORGANIC (Bulb)
BULBS: BGING
Fresh ginger is indispensable, as a flavour in cooking and as a herbal tonic. The rhizome (root) of the plant is best harvested in winter however side shoots can be taken with care 8 months after good growth. Plants need a warm sub tropical climate. In cooler temperate regions ginger should be treated as an annual, planted in spring in a frost f...
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GREEK OREGANO
GREEK OREGANO
SEEDS: S317
A spicy flavour for pizza or pasta with antioxidant properties. Leaves are traditionally harvested for drying before flowers set, but flowers makes an attractive addition to the herb garden.
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HANGING ROSEMARY
HANGING ROSEMARY
PLANTS: PROS
Grow a curtain of fragrant foliage to drape over walls or to use as a ground cover. This excellent culinary rosemary is also tolerant of drought and sea spray. Revels in full sun. Delicious with lamb roast and potatoes.
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JAPANESE GINGER
JAPANESE GINGER
PLANTS: WGIMY
The edible flower buds of Japanese Ginger are a prized delicacy, both fresh and preserved, and are the source of the ginger most commonly found on the side of your sushi plate. Mature leaves can also be used to wrap food. Also known as myoga, Japanese ginger is easy to grow and thrives in dappled light, which coincidentally produces the best-tas...
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LEMON BALM
LEMON BALM
SEEDS: S314
The strongly scented leaves make a delicious and soothing tea to calm the nerves. Mosquitoes are repelled by the lemon-scented foliage. Can be perennial in some areas and may self-seed.
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LEMON VERBENA
LEMON VERBENA
PLANTS: WLEV
This semi-deciduous shrub has highly lemon-scented leaves which can be used to make an invigorating tea, flavour cold water, or can be dried for perfumed sachets. Also useful as a hedge or a privacy screen.
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LEMONGRASS
LEMONGRASS
PLANTS: PLEG
"This West Indian clump-forming grass is used extensively in cooking to add flavour and fragrance to soups and curries. It can also be used to make a refreshing tea. Protect from frost in cold climates."
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ORANGE THYME
ORANGE THYME
PLANTS: PTHOR
The delicately orange-scented leaves are ideal for hangover relieving teas or as a flavouring for chicken or pork. A popular ingredient in stuffings around Christmas. A fine-leaf form of thyme with soft pink flowers throughout summer. The fragrant orange-scented foliage also adds depth to home-made potpourri.
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Waves of Blue cut flower collection
Waves of Blue cut flower collection
SEEDS: S912
Produces nature's finest, enchanting shades of blues and whites. Freshly picked, gathered and hand arranged, these plants give a long-lasting, elegant floral arrangement that is sure to impress. Includes Delphinium Butterfly Mix, Blue Sea Holly, Salvia Blue Monday and False Queen Anne's Lace.
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CITRUS STARTER PACK
CITRUS STARTER PACK
PLANTS: WCITSP
If you’re thinking about growing your own citrus at home, this is the ultimate starter collection. We’ve combined five of our favourite varieties to help you create your own citrus grove, including one plant each of Orange ‘Lane’s Late’, Lemon ‘Prior Lisbon’, Lime ‘Tahitian’, Tangelo ‘Minneola’ and Mandarin ‘Imperial’. Once established, you’ll b...
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
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