Mint in Winter

The weather is having a field day; packing a punch with gale force winds and taking us from sunny highs to chilly lows sometimes within a few hours. Winter is coming…….. and with it comes roast dinners, warming soups and stews. Which brings me to Mint: Mint sauce and lamb…

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Winter is coming

Often we are asked, what are good herbs for growing indoors over winter, so here’s a list that you can recommend. Basil: (If you still have supplies) Place in a north-facing window as it likes lots of sun and warmth. Bay:  Place in a pot in an east or west…

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Valentines Bundle of Love

Look past the expensive and standard red roses this Valentines Day – say so much more with herbs and a romantic, scented Bundle of Love. In the language of herbs Basil says LOVE, Calendula JOY, Lavender DEVOTION and Thyme AFFECTION. These sentiments mean so much more than red roses don’t you think??…

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All Things BLACK

Just HAD to do it – so so proud to be Kiwi and celebrate our small nations world dominating excellence. Living Herbs Black Olive Chili is a black herb that is an absolute beauty. This award-winning plant has purple foliage and clusters of fiery edible BLACK fruits that turn red.…

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Basil is BACK

Yay!!! Basil being back is the BEST sign that Spring and Summer are on their way. Keep plants in a warm, sheltered spot at this time of year and enjoy – fabulous scent when you pick leaves fresh from the plant and even better FLAVOUR however you use it. I…

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