Herbs

Herbs Greenhouse

Herbs add flavor to home cooking as well as offers medicinal usage. Canton Road Garden Center carries a large selection of herbs. The list below offers a small representation of the herbs we carry. Please call to confirm availability of your favorite herbs.

Basil

Basil

Basil

Genovese Basil - An Italian variety used for pesto and traditional Genovese sauce

Lemon Basil - Known for its strong lemon scent

Opal Basil - A dark colored basil known to retain its color and flavor better than other basils

Siam Queen Basil - More tender and intensely flavored than sweet basil

Spicy Globe - Like its name is spicy

Sweet Basil - Most popular

Bay

Bay

Dried leaves are used in soups and stews.
Catnip (Perennial)

Catnip (Perennial)

Contains nepetalactone, a natural sedative that helps to relax and provide sleep; also provides relief from constipation and bloating.
Chives (Perennial)

Chives (Perennial)

Belongs to the onion family and is drought tolerant; use to flavor salads and soups.
Chives, Garlic

Chives, Garlic

Also in the onion family with a hint of garlic.
Cilantro

Cilantro

Used in salsa, guacamole and even stirfrys.
Dill

Dill

For pickling.
Fennal

Fennal

Has yellow flowers and is anise flavored.
French Tarragon (Perennial)

French Tarragon (Perennial)

Distinctively flavored leaves with mint and anise taste that is complementary to seafood.
Lavender, Hidcote

Lavender, Hidcote

Deep blue flowers and a nice compact habit; heat and drought tolerant. A perennial.
Lavender, Lavandin

Lavender, Lavandin

Blue gray with foliage and lavender flowers. A perennial.
Lavender, Munstead

Lavender, Munstead

A June bloomer. A perennial.
Mint

Mint

Mint

Chocolate Mint (Perennial)

Corsican Mint (Perennial) - low growing with bright green leaves and a strong minty aroma

Mojito Mint (Perennial) - will grow 18 to 24 inches tall

Peppermint Mint (Perennial) - hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint

Spearmint Mint (Perennial)

Nasturtium, Jewel Mix

Nasturtium, Jewel Mix

Round green leaves with red, orange and yellow flowers add color and peppery zip to salads.
Nasturtium, Variegated Alaska

Nasturtium, Variegated Alaska

Variegated foliage with red, orange and yellow flowers.
Oregano, Greek (Perennial)

Oregano, Greek (Perennial)

Wonderfully aromatic.
Oregano, Italian (Tender Perennial)

Oregano, Italian (Tender Perennial)

Leaves are aromatic and flavorful.
Parsley, Curly

Parsley, Curly

Used for garnishes.
Parsley, Flat

Parsley, Flat

Sometimes known as Italian parsley.
Rosemary, Spice Island (Tender Perennial)

Rosemary, Spice Island (Tender Perennial)

Upright cultivator with dark blue flowers and thick leaves.
Rosemary, Tuscan Blue (Tender Perennial)

Rosemary, Tuscan Blue (Tender Perennial)

Has an added appeal of sea green foliage and violet blue flowers.
Sage (Perennial)

Sage (Perennial)

Used for digestive problems.
Sage, Gold (Perennial)

Sage, Gold (Perennial)

Fast growing with a flavor deer find distasteful.
Sage, Pineapple

Sage, Pineapple

Produces red flowers in late autumn and attracts hummingbirds.
Sage, Tri-Color

Sage, Tri-Color

Grows 10 to 18" tall in part sun to sun; heat and drought tolerant.
Scented Lemon Grass

Scented Lemon Grass

Oil is used to ward off insects.
Sorrel (Perennial)

Sorrel (Perennial)

Grows 3 feet tall and leaves are good in salads.
Stevia

Stevia

Used as alternative sugar sources.
Summer Savory

Summer Savory

Reminiscent of mint and thyme because the leaves are so tender they can be added to salads.
Sweet Woodruff (Perennial)

Sweet Woodruff (Perennial)

White flowers that scents potpourri sachets and herb pillows, the leaves and flowers are used to flavor tea and wine.
Thyme, English (Perennial)

Thyme, English (Perennial)

Has a pungent, clover flavor.
Thyme, English (Perennial)
ENGLISH THYME GOLD EDGE LEMON THYME LEMON THYME MINUS THYME SILVER POSIE THYME WOOLLEY THYME
Thyme, Gold Edge Lemon (Perennial)

Thyme, Gold Edge Lemon (Perennial)

Gold edged leaves with a lemon scent.
Thyme, Lemon  (Perennial)

Thyme, Lemon (Perennial)

Blooms mid to late summer with pink and lavender flowers.
Basil

Tony's Pro Tip: Herbs

Herbs grow best in the sun and in well-drained soils. Organic fertilizer can be applied to stimulate growth and a healthy herb plant.