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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Lemon

Very bright green, 2 1/2" long leaves with white blooms make this basil both attractive and intensely flavorful.

Licorice

Licorice flavored with warm spicy undertones of mint, cloves and cinnamon                                       .Did not plant this year.

Lime

Distinct zesty aroma of lime. Adds a unique citrus flair to fish and salads. Compact plant has 2” long leaves.

Marseilles Dwarf

Suberb French dwarf basil with large leaves. Poor germination.

 

Mexican Cinnamon Spice

A refined sweet spicy aroma ideal for teas, fruits and cheesecakes. Purple flowers and stems. Sprigs are placed in water on tables at outdoor restaurants in Mexico as a mosquito repellent.  Mixture of bright green leaves and purple blossoms make this an excellent herb for landscaping.   Seed not available this year.

Persian

Known as reyhan in Persia and Turkey.Has a lemon- anise flavor, and light purple spikes of flowers. It is one of the culinary basils often used as a dessert flavoring.Poor germination. Replanted.

Pistou

Cute petite plants with beautiful rounded shape .Great for pots. Customer favorite last year.

 

Rosie

Green form of holy basil grown in India near temples, homes and gardens. Used in salads or other cold dishes.Seed hard to find due to crop failures. Just replanted in late May.

Thai Lemon

Newer leaves used in Thai cooking. Tall plant. Also known as Thai Hoary Basil. Will grow year round in tropical climate.Strong lemon flavor.Not planted this year.

                                                                                                                   Sweet Thai

One of the best flavored Thai basils with smaller leaves. Beautiful blossoms.