Thyme is a hardy perennial herb originating from southern Europe. Its aromatic leaves emit a warm scent when crushed and low growing varieties can be used as an alternative lawn!
Tarragon is a perennial herb – this means it will over-winter and re-grow in the next season. Tarragon leaves are very aromatic.
Sorrel is a perennial herb cultivated for its slightly acidic tasting leaves – it contains oxalic acid so care must be taken to not over-consume! It is used in the cuisine of many countries. If you have a recipe that uses sorrel you’d like to contribute please use the form below after reading our privacy […]
Sage is a native Mediterranean herb but is a perennial plant that can survive in UK. Its aromatic and velvet-like leaves make it an attractive plant in a border as well as a useful herb for cooking. There are purple and variegated-leaved varieties too!
Rosemary is an evergreen perennial herb originating in the Mediterranean. It can survive UK winters and live for up to 20 years. It is very versatile in its culinary uses and bears pretty blue or white flowers in spring.