Plant Descriptions

Spring 2021

CULINARY HERBS

ALPINE STRAWBERRY

Small, succulent, sweet strawberries. Also known as Fraises des Bois. Prefer partial shade and work as a ground cover.

CHAMOMILE

Small white daisy flowers. Used for making tea. Good container plant and pollinator.

CHIVES

Thin stalks with purple flowers. Great flavor for cooking and garnishing. Purple flowers.

CILANTRO

Pungent herb popular in Mexican and Asian cuisine. Seeds are known as coriander.

CITRUS MINT

Aromatic mint with subtle citrus flavor. Can be used for cooking or iced tea. Aromatic plants with purple flowers are great pollinators.

DILL

Versatile plant with feathery foliage and delicate yellow flowers. Used in cooking and pickling, as well as cut flowers.

OREGANO

Classically used in Italian and Mexican cooking, both fresh and dried. Pretty white flowers attract pollinators.

PARSLEY

Italian flat-leaf varietal.

PEPPERMINT

Aromatic mint with fresh, clean scent.

ROSEMARY

Classic culinary herb with pungent needle-like leaves.

SAGE

Traditional herb for fall and winter cooking. Pretty soft green leaves and purple flowers that attract pollinators.

SHISO

Culinary herb widely used in Asian cuisine. Mild minty, basil-like flavor.

SPEARMINT

Classic aromatic mint.

TARRAGON

Aromatic herb with subtle licorice flavor. Commonly used in French cooking, both fresh and dried.

THYME

Flavorful herb classically used in Mediterranean cuisine.

LETTUCE

LITTLE GEM

Small green romaine lettuce.

LOLLO ROSSA

Dark red curly lettuce.

RED OAK

Red lettuce with oak shaped leaf.

TANGO

Bright green curly lettuce.

GREENS

ARUGULA

Flavorful, serrated leaf green.

LACINATO KALE

Blue-green with tender savoyed leaves. Used for salads and soups. Can harvest at various stages depending on use.

RAINBOW CHARD

Multi-colored swiss chard.

SCARLET KALE

Broad, frilly, purple-leaf kale. Can be cooked or eaten raw.

LANDSCAPING

HONEYWORT

Hearty, drought-resistant plant, with arching stems and unique purple flowers.

LAVENDER DENTATA

Distinctive grey toothed leaves and multi-hued purple flowers. Also known as Grey French Lavender. Excellent pollinator.

LAVENDER GOODWIN

Soft thick leaves and slender violet-blue flowers. Excellent pollinator.

LAVENDER PROVENCE

Silvery foliage with lavender-purple flowers. Fragrant. Excellent pollinator.

 
 
 
 

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