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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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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

Chicory Herb 9cm

Chicory Herb 9cm

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

£2.30

Chives Herb 12cm

Chives Herb 12cm

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

£3.99

Comfrey Herb 12cm

Comfrey Herb 12cm

(Symphytum officinale)Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for..

£3.99

Common Thyme ( Thymus Vulgaris) 9cm

Common Thyme ( Thymus Vulgaris) 9cm

Used in medieval times to protect people from Witchcraft.  This low growing plant has..

£2.30

Compact Marjoram Herb 12cm

Compact Marjoram Herb 12cm

(Origanum vulgare ‘Compactum’)Height/spread: 15 x 30cm. Mat forming habit.Flowers: Pretty ..

£3.99

Compact Thyme Herb 12cm

Compact Thyme Herb 12cm

(Thymus vulgaris Compactus)Height/spread: 30cmx30cmFlowers: pale pink flowers in summerSun..

£3.99

Compact Thyme Herb 9cm

Compact Thyme Herb 9cm

(Thymus vulgaris Compactus)Height/spread: 30cmx30cmFlowers: pale pink flowers in summerSun..

£2.30

Corsican Mint Herb 12cm

Corsican Mint Herb 12cm

(Mentha requienii)Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for win..

£3.99

French Sorrel Herb 12cm

French Sorrel Herb 12cm

(Rumex scutatus)Height/spread: 15 x 45cm Sun/shade: Grow in sun or partial shade.Main..

£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

Garlic Chives Herb 12cm

Garlic Chives Herb 12cm

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

£3.99

Golden Marjoram Herb 12cm

Golden Marjoram Herb 12cm

(Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’)Height/spread: 30/40cm. Mat forming habitFlowers: Pretty pale l..

£3.99

Golden Sage Herb 12cm

Golden Sage Herb 12cm

(Salvia officinalis Icterina)Height/spread: 70cmFlowers: Pale blue sage flowers in summerS..

£3.99

Green Fennel Herb 12cm

Green Fennel Herb 12cm

(Foeniculum vulgare) Height/spread: 2m x 45cmFlowers: Large flat umbels of yellow flo..

£3.99

Green Sage Herb 12cm

Green Sage Herb 12cm

(Salvia officinalis)Height/spread: 60cm x 60cm Flowers: Mauve – blue flowers in summe..

£3.99

Lemon Thyme Herb 9cm

Lemon Thyme Herb 9cm

Lemon Thyme(Thymus citriodorus)Height/spread: 30cmx30cmFlowers: Pale pink flowers in summe..

£2.30

Lime Mint Herb 12cm

Lime Mint Herb 12cm

(Mentha x piperita citrata)Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying bac..

£3.99

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