Catnip Nepeta cataria

Nepeta cataria Herb famous for its effect on cats but also useful in the kitchen. Hardy perennial Member of the mint family Has pretty lavender flowers Attracts pollinating insects Makes an excellent edging plant Cats love the leaves, fresh or dried Deters rats, aphids and ants Also known as Catmint. It makes a most refreshing […]

Mint Black Peppermint

A delightful mint with a beautiful purply / black leaf, especially good for making tea as it is said to be stronger than the white variety. This peppermint is a must for any herb garden just because it looks so pretty (but don’t forget to grow it in a container even if you sink it […]

Mint Indian Mint

Indian mint is a slightly unusual mint variety as it has a trailing habit whereas most mints are upright in habit. This evergreen perennial is highly fragrant and will produce blooms for many months. The flowers will be seen from early to late summer. Indian mint makes a good border plant and can also be […]

Mint Moroccan Mint

Mentha spicata var crispa ‘Moroccan’ Compact, hardy variety of mint. Exceptionally good for making tea. Better suited to pot growing. A pretty little, compact variety of mint which looks good in a pot on your patio and can be used to flavour food, make into tea or simply scent your patio! A very refreshing drink […]

Mint Orange Mint

Mint, Orange – Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Orange’ Mint, Orange – Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Orange’ is a bushy mint with a rich perfume of oil of orange. This aromatic mint also has attractive purple flower spikes in summer. Use for garnishing fruit cups and sweet dishes. Maybe add some to jazz up a cocktail! As […]

Mint Bowles Mint

This herb dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.   Position: full sun or part shade Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil Rate of growth: fast Flowering Period: July to August Hardiness: fully hardyThe soft leaves of this delicious perennial are great for making sauces and jellies, which can be […]

Mint Apple Variegated Mint

MENTHA suaveolens Variegata also known as Mint Apple Variegated or applemint variegated has large round hairy leaves with white variegations, attractive flowers and an apple scent, it is suitable for the herb garden or can be inter-planted in the border and prefers full sun, with free-draining soil, it’s a hardy plant which will survive normal […]

Mint Spearmint Mint

Widely grown as a culinary herb and ornamental plant, spearmint is famous for its distinctive, fresh taste and fragrance. Alongside its extensive use in cooking, spearmint is also found in many of our everyday products, including mouthwash, toothpaste and chewing gum.