June 1st, 2022

Savour the Flavour of Fresh Culinary Herbs!

The Nature of Herbs

If you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs there is nothing more rewarding than a herb garden full of Rosemary, Thyme, Sage, and Basil to use in your culinary creations. There are many flavourful herbs that are easy to grow in your garden or in pots on your patio. In addition to their flavour many herbs are very aromatic and make an excellent addition to your garden. The beautiful blue flowers of rosemary are as ornamentally beautiful as they are culinarily delicious. I can not imagine a garden without at least a few herbs.

Click here to download our information brochure on growing herbs. There is also a section in the document that touches on drying herbs!

Types of Herbs

You can choose from a broad range of herbs including:

  • Basil
  • Bay Leaf
  • Cat Grass
  • Chamomile
  • Chives
  • Cilantro/Coriander
  • Curry
  • Dill
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Majoram
  • Mint
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Savory
  • Stevia
  • Thyme

Herbs & Veggies

Many herbs pair well with vegetables – both in the kichen and in the garden. For a list of companion planting for herbs and veggies, click here.

At Hunters Garden Centre in Surrey and Vancouver, we have a great selection of herbs and veggies. Our Surrey location has a larger selection with our covered greenhouse and polyhouse where you can take a stroll to browse.

Learn more about popular herbs and other edible plants by visiting our Edible Plants page here.