Herbs at Hutchinson Farm
Available May 2016, in 4½" pots, containers
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.
||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 Laurel (common bay leaf). Only available
August - Sept. Indoors for winter.
||Regular chives should be a
part of all herb gardens. Perennial.
||A flat leaf, white blossom chive. Perennial.|
||Usually cilantro refers to the leaves; coriander refers to the seeds. Essential in many cuisines, Annual.|
||Not just for pickles. Annual.|
||This exotic herb is essential
to many Mexican recipes. Often used with beans. Re-seeds.
||Tall European herb. Perennial.|
||Peppermint, spearmint, and others. Perennial.|
||The pizza herb. Perennial.
||Curly or Italian (flat leaf).
||Fragrant needle like leaves. Annual.|
||Think turkey stuffing! We
have purple sage too. Perennial.
||Annual. Perfect for Thai dishes, not so much
||aka common thyme, or English
thyme. Tender perennial.
||A great looking leaf, with a
great lemon scent. Perennial.