ORGANIC HERB SEEDS
Organic herb seeds provide yet more variety and diversity to an already extensive seed selection. All of our organic seed varieties are certified organic according to the USDA National Organic Program standards. They have been carefully chosen with your gardening enjoyment and success in mind.
NUFAR Organic Basil Seeds
(OP) 77 days
A prolific Genovese-type basil with lustrous, deliciously aromatic dark green leaves perfect for pesto. 'Nufar' is highly resistant to fusarium wilt. Slow-bolting plants grow 18 to 24 inches high by 12 to 15 inches wide. Naturally helps repel insect pests, try companion planting with leafy vegetables. Well-suited for both greenhouse and outdoor gardening.
RED RUBIN (PURPLE PASSION) Organic Basil Seeds
Here is a purple variety that really is close to 100% purple. While it is true that Red Rubin is a superb ornamental variety for vegetable gardens or containers, it is also quite tasty; delivering a gourmet quality flavor that adds zip to salads and pasta dishes. Packet is ¼ gram, about 175 seeds.
RESINA Organic Calendula Seeds
(OP) 70 days
Highly aromatic bright yellow (occasionally orange) flowers with lighter centers. 'Resina' has an especially high resin content. It is ideal for use in oils and tinctures. Used medicinally in skin ointments and lotions. Edible blooms can be used to add color and texture to salads and omelets.
STARO Organic Chives Seeds
Allium schoenoprasum 'Staro'
(OP) 75-85 days
'Staro' has deep green, thicker-than-usual leaves. Yields are higher, harvest is easier compared to conventional chives. Excellent for freezing, drying, or eating fresh. Snip leaves with sharp scissors to harvest. Mild onion flavor perfect for salads, vegetables, egg dishes, and soups. Clover-like purple flowers appear in the spring. Blooms are edible, make a flavorful addition to salads, or use as colorful garnish. 'Staro' Chives are outstanding edging plants for the herb, vegetable or flower garden. Plants are equally handsome when grown in containers. Growth is clumping to 2 feet tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.
VALERIAN Organic Valerian Seeds
Valeriana officinalis 'BLBP 19'
An improved strain of valerian that contains high levels of essential oils. Very high root yield. Exceptionally fragrant white to light lavender-pink flowers appear in early to midsummer and are a terrific addition to bouquets. Grows to 3-4 feet tall. A winter hardy perennial to zone 4. Organically grown.
BOUQUET Organic Dill Seeds
'Bouquet' is the best variety for producing dill seed. Plants bloom early and seed umbels are large. You will get more seeds faster compared to other dill varieties.
BRONZE Organic Fennel Seeds
Attractive feathery smokey-bronze foliage has a mild, sweet anise-like flavor. It is good with fish (improves digestibility) and in soups, sauces and salads. This is one of the very best plants you can grow to attract beneficial insects to your garden. Grows 3-4 feet tall. A perennial grown as an annual. Packet is ½ gram, about 180 seeds.