Italian Herb Kitchen - Seedball

  • £15.00

Basil, Parsley & Sweet Marjoram Seedballs

 

Peat-free Coir & Recycled Aluminium Growing Pots

 

 

A complete herb grow kit to start growing your own herbs.  

Each recycled aluminium pod contains 2 peat-free coir discs and one seedball with 5-10 organic herb seeds. To use simply remove the seedball, fill the pod with warm water up to the neck and set aside while the coir discs expand.  Then, pop the seedball on top of the coir, where it will absorb water and stay nicely soaked (you’ll need to add more water if it becomes a tad dry). From here the seed balls will sprout within a few weeks and once the growth is well above the top of the pod you can transfer into a bigger pot to allow the plant to fully grow, leaving a re-usable pod for storing dried herbs. Neat!

 

Vera-bee loves...

  • Peat-free coir
  • Organic herb seeds
  • FSC-certified cardboard box
  • Re-usable recycled aluminium with cork topper
  • Ideal for a kitchen windowsill
  • Full instructions on the box

 

Basil (Ocimum basilicromatic)

Aromatic annual or biennial with bright green, elliptic leaves and small, tubular white or pink-tinged flowers.
The Latin word basileus means king: in ancient times these leaves were used to create perfumes for monarchs.

 

Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Leaves and flowering sprigs are popular in Greek and Italian meat dishes, soups, stuffings, tomato sauces and pasta, where they are best used towards the end of the cooking process.
It was once believed that marjoram helped to nurture love.

 

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

Aromatic biennials with broad, pinnate to 3-pinnate leaves and compound umbels of small white or pale green flowers.