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,
Elegant and versatile culinary herb. Aroma is similar to oregano, but sweeter and more balsam-like. Annual.
Roots were once used in the preparation of first version of marshmallows.
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.
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.
Rosha grass from India. Rose scented grass. Culinary.
Paprika Pepper, Supreme
Large long red peppers when ripe. Dry and then grind or place in food processor to make your own paprika.
Larger leafed with slightly stronger flavor than Italian 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.