Who we are


We use no chemical herbicides or pesticides and only organic fertilizers.


We propogate 99% of our plants right here on our farm in southwest Missouri.


Our staff consists of Barb and Don Emge, and son Matthew.  We don't intend to compete with the big box stores.


We have over 200 varieties of herbs and 60 varieties of scented geraniums.


We exist to share our love of herbs with you.

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Updated 2024  Hours

We are still waiting to see if we will be able to attend several Saturday Farmer's Markets so this schedule is evolving.We are also always open to making an appointment with customers on other days.

Thurs May 16      9am-1pm  Home

Fri.  May 17       9am-1pm  Home

Sat Farmers' Market of the Ozarks 8am-1pm We'll also be open here at home from 6pm-dusk.

Thurs May 23 9am-1pm Home

Fri May 24 Home

Sat May 25-Tentatively at the Farmer's Market of the Ozarks

All of the Thurs and Fri left in May and June unless posted differently

Saturdays  We will either be here or at a market. We'll post that as soon as we hear something.

Open House on April 28 postponed

April 25, 2024

We are sorry to have to push our Open House off by 1 week. Due to Barb's unexpected 4 day hospital stay last weekend for testing ( All was ok) , unplanned dental surgery this Frday, rain and the risk of severe weather on Sunday, we cannot be ready for guests out here this weekend. We are so sorry. We hope to be open Thurs and Fri next week as planned and will post that here after the weekend.

 We had hoped to be open sooner but we are still digging and potting up herbs and mints. Despite the warmer than usual spring weather this year,the mints and comfrey  have been very slow in coming up. We will be in he middle of having a new shade house roof put on so please pardon the mess. We may attend a few Farmer's maarkets on Saturdays. If so, we'll be open on Sunday afternoons instead of Saturdays but all that will be posted the Market News page.


Barb Emge's passion for herbs began over 45 years ago when she planted a few seeds outside her kitchen door.  Today her collection includes all of the traditional culinary herbs, as well as many heirloom, ethnic and unusual varieties. She also has the largest variety of scented geraniums in Missouri.