The Thyme Garden is mentioned in my latest Herb Companion blog post called Herb Seed Catalogs Mark the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. This is a $2 catalog, but it is a wonderful catalog just full of wonderful herb seeds and interesting information. They started out as a restaurant and then bought a farm to carry on their herb seed and plant business. They do have herbal lunches during the summer months plus they host weddings. What a beautiful place to have a wedding. It is definitely on my herbal list of places to visit on the west coast. I will be honest though. I have never ordered anything until this year! So here are my selections.
Mulberry Creek Herb Farm in Ohio, but lately they have not carried it, Black Lovage (Smyrnium olusatrum), the description says it is a native of the Mediterranean area and W. Europe. It looks like a huge parsley plant. All parts of the plant are used in cooking and have a mild celery flavor, Lime Basil (Ocimum americanum) is a different flavor to make jelly and I had a bumper crop of lemon basil jelly last year. Let's try lime this year and finally, White Borage (Borago officinalis cv) because it reminds me of Sissinghurst Castle and their white garden.
I love the Thyme Garden's small seed packets, but I love what's on the back on the package the most. I think it sums it up beautifully!
- Lemon Verbena Fact Sheet
- Lemon Verbena Recipes
- List of Perennial Herbs
- A List of Annual Herbs
- A List of Tender Perennials
- A List of Edible Flowers and Ten Rules for Eating Them
- A Partial List of Nonedible or Poisonous Flowers
- Links to Guest Posts for Mother Earth Living Magazine
- Links to Timber Press Book Reviews
- Link to My Handout for The Zen of Making Herbal Jelly!