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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Mints

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.

Basil Mint

Blue Balsam Tea Mint

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

Candy Mint

Chocolate Mint

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

English Mint

 

Georgia Apple Mint

Ginger Mint

Golden variegated leaves. Mild flavor.

Grapefruit Mint

Grapefruit scented leaves. Great Butterfly attractor with large purple blooms.

Kentucky Colonel Mint Julep

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

Lavender Mint

Lavender scented mint.

Lemon Mint

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.

Lemon Bergomot Mint

 

Lime Mint

Lime scented leaves. Used in Margaritas.

Macho Mint

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

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.

Peppermint

Traditionally used as a tea to soothe the stomach.  

Pineapple Mint

White streaked leaves similar to apple mint, with sweeter, fruity scent.

Red Stemmed Apple Mint

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

Spearmint

Good cooking mint. Best for mint jelly for lamb.

Spiral Spearmint

Opposite paired leaves curl in opposite directions. Spiral effect when viewed from above.

Swiss Mint

 

Thai Mint

Vietnamese Mint

Sweet spearmint flavor, the strain featured in Vietnames dishes.

Wintergreen Mint

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