Herbs and Wildflowers
A native plant of England that has delicate fragrant white flowers.
Catmint or Catnep is the famous catnip that cats are so addicted to! Luckily the leaves are only aromatic when they are torn.
Yes, Catmint is the famous catnip that cats are so addicted to! Luckily the leaves are only aromatic when they are torn.
Chives are an easy plant to grow and have been used in English Gardens for hundreds of years.
An aromatic plant that has been grown in the English Garden since the Sixteenth century.
Culinary herbs for your English Garden
A list of herbs for the English garden, and how to use them in your cooking.
Culinary herbs for your traditional English Herb Garden
English Garden herbs for cooking and creating delicious salads or just popping in a drink.
English Cottage Garden Herbs
Here is a list of a few of the herbs found in a traditional English Cottage Garden. They are easy to grow and smell wonderful.
Wildflowers for a sunny spot
It has small clusters of single white flowers with flat yellow centers similiar to those of a daisy and blooms widely from June to the first frosts. How to grow.
Foxgloves have lovely crinkled broad leaves which contrast with the tall spikes of pink tubular, bell-like flowers and make a colorful dramatic accent if dotted in amongst smaller border plants.
Growing Herbs [offsite link]
Explains what a herb is and gives some history of growing herbs with detailed descriptions of individual plants
Herbs for the garden [offsite link]
List of easy to grow herbs with cultural instructions - check out plants like angelica, chamomile and sage - with medicinal and cosmetic uses.
Iris germanica “Florentina” or Orris Root.
Cultivation notes on Iris Florentina whose ground up violet scented root has been used for centuries in perfumes and pot pourri.
Lemon Balm or Sweet Balm
Lemon Balm plants will fill your English Garden with the fresh scent of lemons whenever you brush past their aromatic leaves.
Pulmonaria, or Lungwort, is an easy to grow perennial for your English garden.
Mint - famous in the traditional herb garden.
Everyone should have at least one mint plant.Read on to find out how and where to grow the mint family and how it is used
More on herbs
BellaOnline´s Herbs Site
Rosemary, the herb of remembrance.
The history, cultivation and uses of Rosmarinus officinalis.
Soapwort is also known as Bouncing Bet, Hedge Pink, Dog cloves, or Latherwort,
Thyme in an English Garden
A traditional herb in an English Garden - it is very easy to grow and care for.
Using Herbs in an English Garden
How to use herbs in an English Garden.
Wild flowers for your English Garden
A selection of delicate but easy to grow - wild flowers that have been grown for centuries in England.
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