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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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Mints $3 each

We are currently digging mint and some varieties may not be large eough to sell by April 25th.       4/28/20   If you haven't already placed an order, we are currently digging and potting up these varieties: Applemint, Banana Mint, Peppermint, Wintergreen Mint, Marley Mint.It takes 1-2 wks for them to ecover after diging and potting them up.

We are out of Thai, Vietnamese, Orange and Lime Mint itl later in the season when our beds are replenished or new stock can be purchased.

Apple Mint

Soft gray-green round leaves have an apple-menthol fragrance. Delightful for tea.

Banana Mint

This mint from France really smells of bananas! Good in fruit salads.

Blue Balsam Tea Mint

One of our favorites. Shorter growing with dark purple green leaves in early spring.

Candy Mint

Sweet peppermint variety.

Chocolate Mint

Good peppermint flavor with rich aromatic overtone of chocolate. Like a chocolate peppermint patty. Wonderful for fruit desserts and ice cream.

Ginger Mint

Golden variegated leaves. Mild flavor.4/20/20 Plant just coming up now.

Grapefruit Mint

Grapefruit scented leaves. Great Butterfly attractor with large purple blooms.Not available this year

Kentucky Colonel Mint Julep

Delightfully spicy spearmint for the perfect Mint Julep. Outstanding for teas and lemonade.

Lemon Bergamot Mint

Actually is an annual Bee Balm variety but is commonly known as Lemon Mint so for customer ease of finding, it is listed with the mints.Outstanding whorls of lavender blooms which last all summer if dead headed occasionally.Leaves make a fine tea and are excellent in fish dishes. The purple flowers are also edible and can be used to add an interesting touch to your cookery. Bee plant.may resed.

 

Lime Mint

Lime scented leaves. Used in Margaritas.

Macho Mint

Spearmint like Grandma used to grow. Discovered by Jim Long near Blue Eye Mo. Reminds me of the mint we found growing in a neighbors' creek when I was a child.

Marley Mint

Large leafed spearmint from the Herb Garden at Bob Marley’s Museum in Kingston, Jamaica.

Mint the Best

An especially aromatic and vigorous strain. Best variety for jellies, juleps, sauces and Greek cookery.

 

Mojita Mint

The mint that Cubans use when they make their world famous mojitos.

Moroccan Mint

Very sweet spearmint from the Middle East. First mint up in the sprig. Forms a carpet as it spreads.Source of the Moroccan Mint tea found in teabags at stores and restaurants.

Orange Mint

Hint of citrus. Used in teas, punches and potpourris. Also known as Eau de cologne mint. Can be used to flavor drinking water. Insect and flea repellent.Not available yet since mother plant needed to be replaced.

Peppermint

Traditionally used as a tea to soothe the stomach.  

Pineapple Mint

White streaked leaves similar to apple mint, with sweeter, fruity scent.Easily looses white coloration over time. Ours has reverted back to all green.

Red Stemmed Apple Mint

Rare cross between peppermint and spearmint.  Good for teas. Tall 2-3’ tall.

Spiral Spearmint

Leaves alternate on the stems forming a sprial effect. Sweet spearmint flavor.

Swiss Mint

Mint found in Ricola cough drops. Strong mint flavor.

Thai Mint

Light and smoother leaves than found in other spearmint. Barb's favorite mint. Winter hardy.Sold out.

Vietnamese Mint

Sweet spearmint flavor, the strain featured in Vietnames dishes.

Wintergreen Mint

Has the flavor of the mint candy. Good tea mint.