Height up to 60cm. Annual. Use young leaves to flavour salads. Infused leaves make refreshing drinks. Sunny position. Borage (borago officinalis), also known as a starflower. Traditionally borage is growing in the gardens for culinary and medicinal uses,but commercial cultivation is mainly as an oilseed.
Height up to 60cm. Annual. Use young leaves to flavour salads. Infused leaves make refreshing drinks. Sunny position. Borage (borago officinalis), also known as a starflower.Traditionally borage is growing in the gardens for culinary and medicinal uses,but commercial cultivation is mainly as an oilseed.
Annual herb. Round or oval shaped leaves. Small white flowers in Summer. Height 50 cm. Leaves are used to flavor foods. Use only fully ripe seeds. Roots are used in curries and the stems in soup.
Herbaceous perennial that grows upto 180 cm. Plant in herb garden or in border in fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Fresh aniseed-flavoured seeds and leaves. Leaves are used with oily fish, seafood, and salad dressing. Seeds flavour breads, curries, apple pie and fish sauce. Sprouted seed are used as a salad herb. Purple foliage. A tonic for the nervous system. Height 180 cm.
A kitchen herb. Grow in well drained soil in a sunny position or in pots/containers. Fine blue green feathery foliage with yellow-green flowers in Summer. Seeds & leaves are used to flavour meat and fish dishes. Also used for medicinal purposes. Height 100 cm spread 40 cm.
BAY (Laurus nobilis)
Laurus are evergreen trees or large shrubs, with leathery aromatic leaves, and small yellow flowers followed on female plants by black berries
Leaves and flowers are dried for pot-pourri. Also used as tea. Promotes sound sleep and helps digestion. Sunny position and free draining soil.
Chamaemelum nob. Treneague
Lawn Chamomile or Creeping Chamomile Nice fragrance when being walked on. Sunny position, free draining soil. Lawn creeping chamomile or creeping chamomile is a low-growing non-flowering form that makes an excellent ground cover. Fairly tolerant of being walked on and gives off a lovely aroma. It is sometimes used instead of grass for making a lawn and can reach a maximum height of 10cm.
Aloe Vera ‘Black Gem’
Aloes are sculptural plants that usually form compact, rosettes of leaves. They are easily grown in containers and are great in sun-rooms or as houseplants and for placing outdoors during summer.
(Anthriscus cerefolium) Annual herb. Fern like foliage with aniseed odour. Height 50 cm. Sunny position and free draining soil.