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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Mints Sale $2 each

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.Sold out

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.Sold out.

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.


Traditionally used as a tea to soothe the stomach.  

Red Stemmed Apple Mint

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

Spiral Spearmint

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

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.

Wintergreen Mint

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