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 Gem Marigolds

Citrus scented leaves with yellow edible flowers. Prolific bloomer.

Orange Gem Marigold

Same as Lemon Gem with orange flowers.

Marigolds, Red Gem Marigolds

Same as Lemon Gem with red edible flowers,

Marjoram

Elegant and versatile culinary herb.  Aroma is similar to oregano, but sweeter and more balsam-like.  Annual.

Marshmallow

Roots were once used in the preparation of first version of marshmallows.

Menthol Plant

Coleus family with menthol scented leaves.

Mexican Mint Marigold

Aromatic leaves are a substitute for French Tarragon.  Sweet licorice flavor brightens salads and main dishes. Pretty, golden yellow flowers bloom all summer. Grown in the south where tarragon will not grow well.

Nasturtiums

Nutmeg Bush

Mugwort

Yellow and green leaves, produces panicles of sweet-scented white flowers. Pillows stuffed with the dried leaves are said to induce prophetic dreams. Good moth repellent.

Our Lady's Bedstraw

Leaves are similar to woodruff but smaller. Delicate spreading plant with panicles of yellow flowers. Legendary bedding for the Christ Child in the manager. Also used to curdle milk in the process of cheese making in Europe.  Excellent low growing ground cover, as it creates a straw bed under the foliage that deters weeds.

Palmarosa Grass

Rosha grass from India. Rose scented grass. Culinary.

Papaloquelite

Paprika Pepper, Supreme

Large long red peppers when ripe. Dry and then grind or place in food processor to make your own paprika.

Cuban Parsley

Larger leafed with slightly stronger flavor than Italian parsley.

Curly Parsley

Curly leaves. Often used as a garnish.

Italian Flat Leaf Parsley

Great flavor. Flat glossy dark green leaves have a strong parsley/celery flavor. Stiff upright stems for bunching.