Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Spindrift’

Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Spindrift’ A compact form of Santa Barbara Daisy, ‘Spindrift’ grows 8-12” tall and wide, and is covered with dainty white daisy-like flowers that fade to deep rose as they age. This perennial is at home when planted along the edge of a garden path, or tucked in between stones in a rock garden. It’s graceful trailing habit makes it the perfect plant for window boxes and mixed containers. ‘Spindrift’ prefers full sun but will tolerate light shade as well. It does best when planted in light, well-drained soil and can withstand drought conditions once established. However, it will look its best when given regular irrigation. The petite flowers attract Butterflies, making

Kapoor Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Kapoor Tulsi (Holy Basil) Native to India and South East Asia, Kapoor Tulsi has a complex scent – spicy and sweet, with hints of cloves, fruit and chocolate. The plant itself has a similar look to the perennial Basil ‘African Blue’, however the leaves have a different taste and scent. Small pinkish-purple flowers grow in whorls along spikes that stand out above the foliage. The sweetly fragrance flowers attract beneficial pollinators to the garden, however the scented foliage acts as a natural mosquito repellant. Kapoor Tulsi in generally cultivated for its religious and medicinal purposes and for its essential oils. It is frequently used in both Indian and Thai cuisines as a spice in stir-

Basil Everleaf ‘Emerald Towers’ (Ocimum basilicum)

Basil Everleaf ‘Emerald Towers’ (Ocimum basilicum) ‘Emerald Towers’ is the perfect description for this variety of Basil. It has an upright, columnar growth habit and is adorned with glossy, emerald green leaves. Boasting the traditional Genovese flavor, ‘Emerald Towers’ is perfect for eating fresh in Caprese salads and chopped into pesto, soups, and sauces. It is an excellent source of vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It is also a good source of calcium, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids. In addition, the oils and extracts of Basil are good for digestion, have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial properties. So, all in all, for most people, Basil is a really

Hyssop officinalis (Hyssopus officinalis)

Hyssop officinalis (Hyssopus officinalis) A perennial herb in the Lamiaceae family, that is originally from areas of Southern Europe near the Caspian Sea. Hyssop has been used for generations as both a culinary herb and as a medicinal herb. The flavor is slightly minty, slightly lemony, with floral overtones. When used sparingly, it adds a bright flavor to roasted meats, soups and sauces. Hyssop is also used in teas and cocktails and is one of the ingredients in the alcoholic beverage Absinthe. When steeped in hot water, Hyssop officinalis is purported to help relieve coughs and congestion. Hyssop has narrow, deep green leaves that grow on woody stems. Dark purple-blue flowers bloom in whorl

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