Herbs at the greenhouse this year:
  • Basil: Sweet Italian  - Annual. For use in Italian dishes including pesto.
  • Basil:  Thai- Annual
  • Catmint - Walker's Low Catmint.  Purrrfect for the feline in your life!
  • Chamomile - makes a soothing herbal tea.
  • Chives - Perennial. A favorite for fresh onion flavour in early spring. Very hardy.
  • Chives: Garlic - Similar to chives but with a distinct garlic flavour. Very hardy.
  • Coriander -  Also called Cilantro . A distinct flavour used in savory dishes. Cilantro refers to the green stage where it is used like parsley and coriander is the ripe seed pods of the same plant.
  • Curry -  Adds a curry flavour to savory dishes.
  • Dill - A favourite among herbs. Self- seeds. Available in packs of six.
  • Lavender - Spanish and English lavender for wonderful lavender scents and kitchen uses. 
  • Lemon Balm- Lemon scented herb used in beverages and cooking.
  • Lemon Grass - Adds a sweet and sour lemon flavour to dishes. 
  • Lemon Verbena - A lemon scented herb used for sweet and savoury dishes as well as teas.
  • Monarda - A hardy perennial herb also known as bee balm. Used in teas , it is the distinctive flavour in Earl Grey tea. Beautiful blooms in mid-summer.
  • Mint: Peppermint - Jellies , sauces and beverages.
  • Mint: Mojito Mint - Aromatic mint with sweet undertones used in beverages.
  • Mint: Chocolate mint- Add a chocolate aroma to your mint dishes
  • Oregano - Perennial. 
  • Parsley , triple curled- Biennial.
  • Parsley, Italian Flat Leaved - Biennial.
  • Rosemary - Tender Perennial. It won't overwinter in our climate but can be brought into the house for winter and grown as a houseplant.
  • Sage: Garden - Perennial. Most years it survives our winters if it gets adequate snow cover.
  • Savory: Summer - Annual. For use in soups and stews.
  • Stevia- Annual. This is often called sweet herb and is used as a sugar replacement.
  • Tarragon: French - Perennial. Adds a licorice note to foods. Used in French cuisine and Bernaise sauce.
  • Thyme - Perennial. Requires adequate snow cover.
  • Thyme: Lemon - Perennial. Requires adequate snow cover.