Who we are

WE ARE CHEMICAL FREE

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

WE ARE LOCAL

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

WE ARE FAMILY-OPERATED

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

WE LOVE VARIETY

We have over 250 varieties of herbs and 80 varieties of scented geraniums.

OUR PASSION IS FOR HERBS

We exist to share our love of herbs with you.

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Basils

Amethyst

A dark purple basil  Poor germination this year.

Aristotle

Forms a small ball.Customer favorite. Good for a formal herbal  knot garden.

Baja

Strain of cinnamon basil found in Baja, Mexico. White blossoms unlike the pinkish purple ones  found on the Mexican Cinnamon Spice variety.Best cinnamon basil by far.

 

Blue Spice

Spicy fragrance with vanilla overtones, good for fruit salads.Reeseds prolifically,  has blooms resmbling lavender and blooms nonstop year round in the greenhouse.

 

Bolloso Napoletano

Large frilly lettuce leaf type leaves up to 4” long. Good for mini-wraps. From Naples, Italy.

Christmas

Large glossy green leaves with dark purple flowers. Fruity aroma. Cross between Thai and Genovese basil. More cool tolerant in the fall. Fruity mulled wine aroma. Popular in South America  Didn't plant this year.

Cinnamon

Thai basil with cinnamon flavor.

Classico Italiano

Genovese seed from Italy. Most requested variety of Basil.

Clove

Pronounced clove aroma. Good in tea blends and with fruit

Columnar-Aussie Purple

Purple leaved version of Greek Columnar Basil. Rarely produces seed. Can be wintered over indoors.Sold Out.

Columnar, Greek

Does not set seed. Tall columnar growth to 3’. Has hints of cinnamon, allspice. Sold Out

Cuban

Tender perennial if brought indoors. Forms large globe 1' to 2' tall. Late to bloom.  Small spicy leaves.Sold Out.

 

Greek Miniature

Compact, umbrella shaped plant with strong sweet basil flavor, popular in pots in Greece.

Holy Basil

Green form of holy basil grown in India near temples, homes and gardens. Used in salads or other cold dishes .

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