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Herb Pot

Cooking with freshly cut herbs seals in a freshness that can't be bought in any supermarket. This decorative ceramic pot will help you to create the perfect kitchen herb garden so you can take herbs straight from the pot to the pan! Contains basil, chives, coriander, oregano, chervil and parsley seeds so you can grow your own fresh herbs.
12.5 x 12.5 x 12cm high (including saucer, which is attached)
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Unwins Mediterranean Kitchen Garden Herb Kit

This Unwins Mediterranean Kitchen Garden Herb Kit contains all you need to grow wonderfully flavoured herbs all year round! Mediterranean herbs not only add beauty to a kitchen garden but are also wonderful for flavouring everything from meats, soups and stews to pizza and spaghetti. The wooden trough makes a lovely rustic addition to your windowsill and the seeds can be sown indoors at any time of the year. It would make a lovely gift and kids will have fun growing the herbs too!

The kit contains:

  • Wooden trough
  • Compost
  • Lemon Basil, Italian Parsley, Greek Oregano and Sweet Marjoram seeds

    Dimensions: 34 x 10 x 9cm high

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    Indoor Metal Herb Kit Tray

    This Indoor Metal Herb Kit Tray is great for growing your own herbs and features seeds for making thyme, rosemary and sage.

    Consisting of seeds and compost, this is a great set complete with a trio of aluminium containers that have a bundle of uses once you have enjoyed the herbs. The rosemary and sage both have strong distinctive flavours, while the thyme has an interesting aromatic scent that would go great with a whole host of dishes, recipes and ideas you can muster. Everyone knows that homemade food tastes that little bit better.

    Product specifications:
    Tray measures approximately: 36 x 10 cm
    Containers measure approximately: 10 x 10 cm

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    Herb Seeds - Rosemary

    This herb's powerful fragrance goes well with lamb and chicken, as well as tomato soup, stews and fresh cooked peas.

    Sow the seeds from late winter to early summer in seed compost. Do not cover the seed with compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 12-40 days at 16C.

    Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots. Later plant out 60cm apart into well drained soil in a sunny sheltered site.

    Quantity: 100 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Basil Sweet Green

    Tasting like a mixture of mint and cloves, this Basil compliments courgettes and is legendary in tomato and pasta dishes.

    Use fresh or dried in salads, casseroles and vinegars. This versatile herb can be used as an insect repellent and companion plant for tomatoes, reputed to improve the growth and flavour of tomatoes, and keep most insects and bugs off most of your vegetables.

    Sow these seeds from late winter to spring 1.5mm deep in good seed compost. Germination usually takes 14-21 days at 21-24C.

    Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots. Later harden off and plant out 38cm apart into ordinary well drained soil in full sun when all risk of frost is past.

    Quantity 400 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Olde English Thyme

    An old favourite for stews stuffings, old English thyme stimulates the appetite and helps the digestion of fatty foods. Thyme also helps repel cabbage root fly and is therefore excellent for planting next to cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli and brussel sprouts.

    Sow these seeds from late winter to early summer 1.5mm deep in Seed Compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 18-24 days at 13-16C.

    Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots. Later plant out 23- 30cm apart into well drained soil in full sun.

    Quantity 500 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Dill

    An attractive borders plant with aromatic, ferny foliage. It has a flavour all of its own in both leaves and seeds and is excellent in sauces, salads, soups etc. The leaves are a good substitute for parsley, tarragon and mint in sauces.

    For a regular supply of fresh leaves sow the seeds from spring to summer at monthly intervals at a depth of 1cm and in rows 30cm apart in ordinary garden soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.

    This hardy annual prefers full sun and ordinary garden soil and the leaves are ready to be picked 6-8 weeks after sowing. For a crop of seeds sow in spring to give the plants time to develop.

    Quantity 750 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Parsley Champion Moss Curled

    A superb strain with tightly curled rich green leaf, ideal for garnishes, soups, and stews. A fine windowsill pot plant which will supply fresh parsley on demand.

    Parsley will grow in ordinary soil in sun or part shade, but for best results prefers a rich moist soil. Soak the seeds overnight before sowing indoors from August to February or outdoors from April to July.

    Earliest sowings can be made in the warmth during late winter and planted out in early spring after hardening off. Outdoors, sow 1cm deep in drills 30cm apart.

    To harvest, pick over all the plants regularly to encourage fresh new growth.

    Quantity 1750 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Chives

    This savoury garnish will add zest to any salad. This plant also makes itself useful when grown close to carrots. This herb is said to improve their growth and deter carrot fly.

    Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing, Sow seeds in early spring outdoors 12mm deep in rows 30cm apart. They can also be started off under glass and planted out later. Germination usually takes 6-21 days at 18-21C.

    When large enough to handle thin out to 15cm apart and transplant in late spring to their final positions 30cm apart. These plants prefer ordinary well drained garden soil, sun or part shade.

    Quantity 1000 seeds

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    Unwins Salad Kitchen Garden Set

    Grow fabulous herbs all year round with this Unwins Salad Kitchen Garden Set! Perfect for your kitchen windowsill. There’s nothing like having fresh salad ingredients at your fingertips and think of all those vitamins and minerals! The wooden trough makes a lovely rustic addition to your windowsill and the seeds can be sown indoors at any time of the year. It would make a lovely gift and kids will have fun growing the herbs too!

    The set contains:

  • Wooden trough
  • Compost
  • 2 packets of seeds

    Dimensions: 34 x 10 x 9cm high

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    Herb Seeds - Mint

    This herb is the ideal accompaniment to roast lamb, and is great with boiled new potatoes and peas. Mint has a piquant aroma and as such is disliked by much of the insect world, making it a good companion plant.

    This means that there is advantage to planting mint close to cabbages as it will repel the Cabbage White Butterfly. Sow these seeds from late winter to early summer in Seed Compost, but do not cover the seed with compost.

    Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 7-16 days at 21-24C. Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots. Later plant out 30cm apart into ordinary soil in part shade.

    Quantity: 1250 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Basil Christmas

    A wonderful new basil resulting from British breeding of Thai and Genovese crosses, Basil Christmas produces large glossy leaves. As the name hints, this basil does relate to that festive time of year – it has a unique fruity, mulled-wine aroma – which we associate with Christmas.

    A profusion of stunning purple flowers makes this a decorative plant perfect for the windowsill, in a flower border or in containers outside in the summer.

    Type: Herb

    Sowing:
    Sow February to June.
    Sow seed on the surface of good, free-draining, seed compost. Cover with a fine sprinkling of vermiculite. Place in a propagator or sealed container inside a polythene bag and place at 20-25C (68-77F) until after germination which takes 14-21 days. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination. Keep compost on the dry side at all times, water lightly as seedlings emerge.

    Growing:
    Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3”) pots. Grow on in cooler conditions for 1-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 3cm (12”) apart.

    Quantity: 150 seeds

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    Flower Seeds - Catmint Seeds

    Catmint, or Catnip has a reputation for sending cats into a state of kitten-like liveliness and euphoria. No cat should be deprived of this treat, and their reaction to this aromatic silver grey foliage is fascinating. This scented plant has edible flowers, and will flower in its first year.

    Plant Type: Hardy Herbaceous Perennial
    Flowering Period: Summer
    Height: 91cm (36”)
    Ideal For: Borders

    Sow: Sow spring to autumn in good free draining seed compost, just covering the seed with compost. Germination will usually take 7-21 days at 16-20C (60-70F). The seed can also be sown in Spring, where it is to flower in a well-raked moist, seed bed.

    Growing: When the seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 8cm (3”) pots. Grow in a cool environment and finally plant out 30cm (12”) apart into a sunny spot in free draining soil.

    Aftercare: Overwinter Autumn sown plants in a well ventilated coldframe and plant out in Spring.

    Quantity: 225 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Rocket

    This very useful salad plant is popular with todays chefs, and is widely used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute.

    Late summer sowings will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches. Sow these seeds from April to July in any good fertile, well drained soil. Sow thinly 6mm deep in drills spaced 45-60cm apart. When the seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 23-30cm apart.

    Pick the young leaves as required over the whole row rather than just one or two plants as this would weaken them. As the flower buds appear pinch them out to prolong cropping.

    Quantity: 500 seeds

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    Plant n Grow Herb Starter Kit

    Have you ever wanted to have fresh ingredients to hand when you are preparing meals at home? With the Plant n Grow Herb Starter Kit you can have just that, and the beauty is you will know exactly how they have been grown, because you will have done it yourself.

    The Herbalicious herb seed starter kit includes following highest quality seeds:

    • Chives
    • Coriander
    • Dill
    • Greek Basil
    • Mint
    • Parsley

    Provided is a 5-step illustrated how-to instruction card as well as growing on, outdoor sowing, harvesting and uses instructions. A mini-propagator is used to house 6 Mini Compost Discs which you soak with warm water, then plant the seeds and watch your herbs grow.

      Also included;
    • 6 plant markers
    • Pencil
    • Specially tailored recipe card from chefs at an award winning cook school

    This is a really environmentally friendly way to get your vitamins and anti-oxidants, and even the box that this kit comes in is both recyclable and biodegradable. The box wraps, instruction and recipe cards are all printed on FSC card and are fully compostable.

    All Seeds comply with EC rules and standards and each seed packet is clearly labelled with the seed name and sow by date.

    Click here for planting Instructions.

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    Herb Seeds - Rocket Wild

    An alternative to the usual Rocket, these seeds will provide a plant with deep green, serrated foliage that makes an attractive garnish. Wild Rocket has a stronger flavour than standard Rocket, and the young leaves can be picked in succession and are perfect for salads.

    Easy to grow, these seeds will eventually reach a height of 15-20cm. Sow these from April to July and spread thinly, 1cm deep in drills 30cm apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth.

    When large enough to handle, thin the seedlings to 23-30cm apart. Harvest young leaves as required, picking only a few from each plant ensuring you don't weaken the plant. Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun.

    Quantity 1000 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Borage

    A beautiful upright herb with rough leaves covered with silvery hairs and most attractive celestial blue flowers. Beloved by bees, it has a cucumber like flavour. Chopped leaves make a healthy soup or young leaves can be dipped in batter and lightly fried until crisp.

    Finely cut leaves make a delicious sandwich filling. Grow it close to tomatoes to attract bees, which fertilise the tomato blooms, and anything else in the vegetable garden.

    Sow in spring, in drills 6mm deep. Thin out to 30cm apart when large enough to handle. Borage will grow in most soils but prefers well drained soil and full sun.

    Quantity: 100 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Rocket Discovery

    Herb Rocket Discovery is a popular and easy to grow salad leaf. Widely used in salads, sandwiches this has a unique aromatic taste and can also be included in pizza and pasta dishes.

    Plant Type: Hardy Perennial Herb
    Cropping: From 30 days as a salad leaf

    Sow: Sow seeds from March to September outdoors, or all year on a windowsill.
    Sow seeds thinly, 13mm deep in drills 37cm (15”) apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth. These can also be sown in pots of good seed compost on the windowsill or in containers on the patio. Sow successionally for fresh leaves virtually all year round

    Growing: When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to 15cm (6”) apart. The seeds prefer to be grown in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

    Aftercare: Pick regularly as tender salad leaves. Keep well watered during hot, dry weather or the leaves will be hot, inedible and likely to bolt (run to seed).

    Quantity: 750 seeds

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    Herb Seeds - Oregano

    A herb with gloriously sweet smelling, aromatic foliage, Oregano can be used either fresh or dry for flavouring a variety of tasty dishes. Try sprinkling Oregano on lamb or pork before cooking – delicious. Did you know the flowers produced in summer and autumn can also be used for flavouring, once they have been gently dried.

    Oregano makes the ideal companion plant; plant oregano among broccoli to repel the cabbage butterfly.

    Plant Type: Hardy Perennial Herb
    Height: 30 - 45cm (12-18”)
    Flowers: Summer

    Sow: Sow seeds from late winter to early summer 1.5mm deep in good, free draining seed compost. Make sure it is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination, which usually takes 14-21 days at 16-18C (60-65F).

    Growing: Transplant seedlings when they are large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3”) pots. Later plant out 30cm (12”) apart into ordinary well drained soil in full sun.

    Aftercare: A little winter protection in the form of a layer of peat of leaf mould is helpful in cold areas.

    Quantity: 1500 seeds

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    Urban Seed Collection - Rocket Sweet Oakleaf

    Rocket Sweet Oakleaf (Eruca vesicaria sativa) has a very attractive oak leaf shape. Very vigorous with a great flavour combining an unusual sweetness with a pungent Wild Rocket kick.

    Type: Vegetable

    Cropping:
    Harvest all year round.

    Sowing:
    Sow April to September outdoors, October to March indoors.

    Sow seed thinly direct outside or in a pot on the windowsill at regular intervals, 13mm deep, in drills 38cm apart.

    Growing:
    Thin seedlings to 23cm apart, or leave unthinned as baby salad leaves.

    Aftercare:
    Keep well watered during dry weather.

    Quantity: 600 seeds

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