HERBS: Treat yourself to fresh herbs right from your garden! The difference when home grown is impressive! All are excellent for adding distinctive flavor to meat, and fish dishes, gravies, soups, salads and vegetables. They are fun to grow and make an attractive garden addition!
Borago officinalis. Medicinal 18-24 in. Tender Annual/Reseeding. According to Culpepper's 17th century Herbal, "The leaves, flowers, and seed, all or any of them, are good to expel pensiveness and melancholy." Bushy, fuzzy-leafed plants produce edible 1 in. blue flowers that bees love. Tasty in tea and salads, the flowers also make pretty cake decorations. Sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last expected spring frost. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Pick flowers at peak of bloom to add to salads. Harvest leaves throughout the growing season to use medicinally. Planting Depth: 1". Soil Temp. for Germ.: 60-75 degrees F. Days to Germ.: 7-14. Plant Spacing: 12" Days to Maturity: 60-70. Full Sun to Partial Shade. Moderate Water. Pack weight 2.0gms. 100 seeds