Annual herbs usually do well

in the bed with vegetables.

Most herbs will want to be planted in spring after all danger of frost is past

and the soil is warm; exceptions are clearly noted.

Most annual herbs are easy to grow.

Many are members of the carrot family, like dill, parsley, and cilantro.

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Fam 8656 ammi

Ammi, Laceflower, Bishopweed

Visnaga, Ammi Laceflower, Bishopweed. Long grown in India for its powerful action against kidney stones, asthma, and heart problems, and in Spain to fight to...
  • Germination days: 12-16
  • Spacing: 10
  • Seeds per packet: 50
Has 7910 ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, Organic

Withania, "Indian Ginseng" Rejuvenating herb and traditional aphrodisiac.Tender perennial grown as an annual, like a tomato.  Ashwagandha is used like ginsen...
  • Spacing: 16-24
  • Germination days: 14-28
  • Days to maturity: 90

Borage, Organic

Pure azure-blue flowers are like scattered jewels in the garden when borage is sown here and there among vegetables, where it will not only life the spirits,...
  • Seeds per packet: 55
  • Spacing: 15
  • Germination days: 7-10
Hch 8040 chervil pic marinella+miglio


Major kitchen herb in Europe, also popular in salad and mesclun mixes. Looks like a flat-leaved parsley, but more delicate in looks and flavor. Mild, fresh t...
  • Germination days: 14-28
  • Seeds per packet: 150
  • Planting depth: 1/8

Chia, Organic

Real Chia seed from your own gardenYes, real chia seeds from you garden. Easy-to-grow tall summer annual with blue flowers that turn to heads full of seeds. ...
  • Seeds per packet: 500
  • Spacing: 12
  • When to plant: Late spring
Vgr 3703 chickweed web

Chickweed, Stellaria, Organic

Sow in early spring or fall for spring greensFast-growing in shade or sunClip often and use like sprouts or mild lettuce, in tacos, salads, garnish. Don't le...
  • Days to maturity: 37-50
  • Spacing: 12-18
  • Spacing: Broadcast

Cilantro (Coriander, Chinese Parsley), Organic

Major flavor in Mexican and Chinese food. Add fresh taste and zest to salsa, salads, beans, egg rolls and other dishes. Seeds (known as coriander) are used a...
  • Seeds per packet: 125
  • Germination days: 10-21
  • Spacing: 5
Hcu 8070 cumin


The seeds of this annual herb are a key ingredient in both curry and chili. Good in bean, vegetable, and cheese dishes. Needs four months of warmth, so plant...
  • Germination days: 10-21
  • Seeds per packet: 70
  • Spacing: 18

Dill, Organic

This herb is often succession-sown in vegetable gardens-good companion to cabbages, and a major attractor of beneficial insects and butterflies. Chopped leav...
  • Germination days: 21-25
  • Spacing: 8
  • Seeds per packet: 200

Evening Primrose

Easy-to-grow source of omega-3's and other essential fatty acids. Essential women's herb for PMS and menopause. Leaves and root are tasty, easy to grow medic...
  • When to plant: Early fall
  • Spacing: 6-8
  • Germination days: 15-20

Fenugreek, Organic

A beautiful nitrogen-fixing plant, excellent as winter cover, for opening heavy soils and forage for animals. Prefers warmth but germinates in cooler soils a...
  • Planting depth: 1.5-3
  • When to plant: Winter
  • Days to maturity: 70-182
Hch 8020

German Chamomile, Organic

A truly outstanding fruity-tasting tea is made from the flowers. Major ingredient of "tummy" and "sleepy" tea blends to safely and gently calm the mind and b...
  • Spacing: 6-10
  • Seeds per packet: 1200
  • Planting depth: Shallow

Medicinal Calendula, Organic

Selected for resins and medicinal strength. Mostly single and yellow-orange. Very long season of bloom--often blooms year-round in warmer zones.Likes cool we...
  • Germination days: 21-28
  • Planting depth: 1/2-1
  • Seeds per packet: 50
Hmi 8270 milkthistle2

Milk Thistle, organic

Large, glossy, spined plant with intricate white pattern on the leaves. Solitary 2" purple flowers. All parts are edible. Medicinal: detoxifying, anti-depres...
  • Germination days: Variable
  • Spacing: 24-36
  • Seeds per packet: 50


Hard to believe that such fuzzy leaves would make a great-tasting soothing tea! Indispensable herb for coughs and chest complaints, as tea or as an ingredien...
  • Seeds per packet: 200
  • Seed code: N
  • Spacing: 18
Hsa 8380 ccpic2 enrico+roman

Summer Savory

Fast and easy from seedThere is a reason why "savory" means "tasty".This is the main flavor in the famous "Herbs de Provence" blend from Southern France. Add...
  • Germination days: 10-15
  • Planting depth: Barely cover
  • Seeds per packet: 150
Hsw 8425 2pic pierfranco+arrigoni

Sweet Annie, Quing-Hao, organic

There is a huge market demand worldwide for this herb, which is used to fight cancer, parasites, and drug-resistant malaria. Deliciously scented foliage is u...
  • Spacing: 36
  • When to plant: Late winter
  • Planting depth: 1/8
Hwo 8470 chinese+woad growing+color+blog

Woad, Isatis

Source for a colorfast blue dye that has been used since ancient times. Woad is now in the spotlight as an herbal antiviral of great promise. It has been use...
  • Planting depth: 1
  • Germination days: 7-10
  • Seeds per packet: 30