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Herbs

We stock a wide range of herb plants to buy online and at both our Bridport and Little Groves Nurseries. Whether you use parsley with your cod, mint with your new potatoes or basil with your spaghetti, herbs are something which can enrich our lives.

 They can be used throughout the home and they can help to boost your health. They can be grown in the garden, allotment, planted in your flower borders, grown in pots on the patio, and in many cases kept in pots in the kitchen. There should always be room for herbs as they are plants that earn their keep!

A herb is a plant that is valued for flavour, scent, or other qualities and at Groves Nursery we like to stock all the usual herbs that you would expect to see such as sages, thymes, mints, bay (etc.) but we also like to have an element of surprise and so stock more unusual herbs from all over the world.

Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual usage. Culinary herbs are distinguished from vegetables in that, like spices, they are used in small amounts and provide flavour rather than substance to food.

Some culinary herbs are shrubs (such as rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis), or trees (such as bay laurel, Laurus nobilis) – this contrasts with botanical herbs, which by definition cannot be woody plants. Some plants are used as both a spice and a herb, such as dill seed and dill leaves or coriander seeds and coriander leaves.

All our herb plants are grown from seed or cuttings at our Little Groves Nursery and available for sale online (for mail order) and at both our nurseries.

We maintain a dedicated staff of herb gardener experts throughout the year and can offer you advice on the appropriate herb plants to purchase and post-sales help regarding maintaining your herb plants.

All our herb plants are grown in 9cm and 12cm plant pots by an expert Herb Gardener. As a result of their initial care and nurture we aim to deliver suitably robust herb plants for our customers to care for.

All our herb plants are sold 'pot based' and carefully despatched in protective cardboard packaging with the herb plant itself in a biodegradable flower pot.

Most herbs are suitable for indoor (kitchen) and outdoor growing (garden, patio) – see the individual guides for each herb plant.

All our herbs are available for sale online and at our award winning nurseries with mail order delivery throughout the UK and Europe.

Free postage for all orders over £50 (excludes garden buildings).

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Variegated Lemon Thyme Herb 12cm

Variegated Lemon Thyme Herb 12cm

(Thymus x citriodorus)Gold and green variegated leaves that are lemon scentedHeight/spread..

£3.99

French Parsley Flat leaved Herb 12cm

French Parsley Flat leaved Herb 12cm

(Petroselinum crispum French)Height/ Spread:60cm X 30cm Flowers: Small white umbel fl..

£3.99

French Tarragon Herb 12cm

French Tarragon Herb 12cm

(Artemisia dracunculus)Height/spread: 90cm x 45cm Flowers: Tiny yellow flowers in sum..

£3.99

Basil Mint Herb 9cm

Basil Mint Herb 9cm

(Mentha x piperata citrata 'Basil’)Height: up to 60cmFlowers: Purple flowers in summerSun/..

£2.30

Chives Herb 9cm

Chives Herb 9cm

(Allium schoenoprasum) Height/spread: 30cm x 30cm Flowers: Purple globe shaped f..

£2.30

Broad Leaved Thyme Herb 12cm

Broad Leaved Thyme Herb 12cm

(Thymus pulegiodes)Height/spread: 25cm x 45cmFlowers: Pretty mauve-pink flowers from midsu..

£3.99

Chicory Herb 9cm

Chicory Herb 9cm

(Cichorium intybus)Height/spread: 1m x 30cmFlowers: Very pretty blue daisy flowers from mi..

£2.30

Stevia Sugarleaf Herb 12cm

Stevia Sugarleaf Herb 12cm

Stevia rebaudianaPlease note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for wint..

£3.99

Apple Mint Herb 12cm

Apple Mint Herb 12cm

(Mentha suavelolens)Height/spread: 60-100cmFlowers: Mauve flowers in summerSun/shade: Sun ..

£3.99

Garlic Chives Herb 12cm

Garlic Chives Herb 12cm

(Allium tuberosum)Height/spread: Clump forming 30 x 30cmFlowers: Edible white flowersSun/s..

£3.99

Garlic Chives Herb 9cm

Garlic Chives Herb 9cm

(Allium tuberosum)Height/spread: Clump forming 30 x 30cmFlowers: Edible white flowersSun/s..

£2.30

Apple Mint Herb 9cm

Apple Mint Herb 9cm

(Mentha suavelolens)Height/spread: 60-100cmFlowers: Mauve flowers in summerSun/shade: Sun ..

£2.30

Basil Mint Herb 12cm

Basil Mint Herb 12cm

(Mentha x piperata citrata 'Basil’)Height: up to 60cmFlowers: Purple flowers in summerSun/..

£3.99

Bay Herb 9cm

Bay Herb 9cm

(Laurus nobilis) Height/spread: In 10 years approx 8 x 4ft.Flowers: Small yellow-gree..

£3.99

Black Peppermint Herbal Tea Herb 12cm

Black Peppermint Herbal Tea Herb 12cm

(Mentha x piperata)Height/spread: 45cm. Spreading habit.Flowers: Pale purple flowers. Dark..

£3.99

Blackcurrant Sage Herb12cm

Blackcurrant Sage Herb12cm

(Salvia microphylla)Height: 1m (3ft)Flowers: Stunning, fragrant red-pink flowers throughou..

£3.99

Bronze Fennel Herb 12cm

Bronze Fennel Herb 12cm

(Foeniculum vulgare purpureum)Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying ..

£3.99

Chervil Herb 12cm

Chervil Herb 12cm

(Anthriscus cerfolium)Height/spread: 60 x 30cmFlowers: Tiny white flowers in the spring an..

£3.99

Chervil Herb 9cm

Chervil Herb 9cm

(Anthriscus cerfolium)Height/spread: 60 x 30cmFlowers: Tiny white flowers in the spring an..

£2.30

Chicory Herb 12cm

Chicory Herb 12cm

(Cichorium intybus)Height/spread: 1m x 30cmFlowers: Very pretty blue daisy flowers from mi..

£3.99

Chives Herb 12cm

Chives Herb 12cm

(Allium schoenoprasum) Height/spread: 30cm x 30cm Flowers: Purple globe shaped f..

£3.99

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