Herbs at Hutchinson Farm
Available May 2016, in 4" pots, containers
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Nothing beats walking out to your garden, armed with a pair of scissors, and harvesting a bowl full of fresh herbs to use in your favourite dishes. We grow just about all the common herbs, plus a few fun exotic ones. All our herbs are easy to grow in containers or in your garden. We grow our herbs without pesticides, so you can begin using them immediately.
Follow the links to more detailed information on varieties, cultivation in your garden, and common culinary use.
 
Basil
Basil
We grow more basil than any other herb, and not just the standard sweet basil. We've got lots of exotic basils featuring different heights, leaf sizes, colours, and flavours. Annual.

Bay Leaf
Bay Laurel (common bay leaf). Only available August - Sept. Indoors for winter.

Chives
Regular chives should be a part of all herb gardens. Perennial.

Garlic Chives
A flat leaf, white blossom chive. Perennial.

Cilantro
Usually cilantro refers to the leaves; coriander refers to the seeds. Essential in many cuisines, Annual.

Dill
Not just for pickles. Annual.

Epazote
This exotic herb is essential to many Mexican recipes. Often used with beans. Re-seeds.

Lemon Grass


Lovage
Tall European herb. Perennial.

Mint
Peppermint, spearmint, and others. Perennial.

Oregano
The pizza herb. Perennial.
Parsley
Parsley
Curly or Italian (flat leaf). Biennial.
Rosemary
Rosemary
Fragrant needle like leaves. Annual.
Sage
Sage
Think turkey stuffing! We have purple sage too. Perennial.

Shiso
Green Perilla

Tarragon
Perennial.

Thai Basil
Annual. Perfect for Thai dishes, not so much for tomatoes.

Thyme
aka common thyme, or English thyme. Tender perennial.
Lemon
                Thyme
Thyme (Lemon)
A great looking leaf, with a great lemon scent. Perennial.