Finely chopped leaves can be added to salads, broths and stuffings. Good in tea for hoarseness and asthma.
Finely chopped leaves can be added to salads, broths and stuffings. Tea for hoarseness and asthma.
July, August, September, October
Beds/Borders, Cottage Garden, Pollinator
Chamaemelum nob. Flore Pleno
Evergreen and mat-forming. Big double, white daisy-like flowers with yellow centre from May-August. Sunny position, free draining soil. Height 15 cm.
Literally an edible addition to the plant border. The flower buds are edible and aid digestion, if left they will produce showy purple flowers, which attract butterflies and bees. Height 200 cm. spread 100 cm.
Lavandula ang Edelweiss
Basil ‘African Blue’
Basil 'African Blue', botanically known as Ocimum, is a stunning aromatic herb with many culinary uses.
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.
Semi-evergreen perennial with attractive foliage, and insignificant red-tipped green flowers. Height 70 cm. Leaves are used in salads, cheese, soups, fish sauces and drinks. Do not cook. Plant in a sunny position.
Symphytum rubrum Height 60cm. Moist soil, semi-shade. Relieves colds. Eases pain and heals the skin.