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Posted by dom in Plant and Place

31 October 2008

In my herb garden this year: Part two

Carry on imagining the ellipse walked in part one, you got half way round, the chamomile bench was your rest point… you landed on the south side of the curve…

Leading from the Chamomile bench: dry sunny bed
Thymus Magic Carpet Magic Carpet Thyme, French Tarragon Artemisia dracunculus, Lemon Grass Cymbopogon citratus, Hyssop (white flowered) Hyssopus officinalis, Betony (white flowered) Stachys officinalis, Tree Spinach Chenopodium giganteum, Chicory Cichorium intybus, Anise Hyssop Agastache foeniculum, Red Chicory Cichorium intybus, Lavender Kew Red Lavandula stoechas, Garlic Chives Allium tuberosum, Clary Sage Salvia sclarea, Cat Mint Nepeta cataria (I think), Garlic Chives Allium tuberosum, Borage Borago officinalis, Camphor Plant Balsamita major tomentosum, Bergamot Monarda, Evening Primrose Oenothera biennis L., Feverfew (Golden?) Chrysanthemum parthenium, Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis, Majoram Gold Tipped Origanum vulgare, Common Thyme Thymus vulgaris, St. Johns Wort Hypericum perforatum, Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor

Arching from the Mint seat: wet to dry bed
Goats Rue (white flowered) Galega officinale, Eau de Cologne Mentha x piperata f. citrata, Wild Rocket Eruca vesicaria, Corsican Mint Mentha requienii, Black Horehound Ballota nigra, Tree Onion Allium cepa proliferum group, Jacobs Ladder (white flowered) Polemonium caeruleum, Land Cress Barbarea verna, Wild Rocket Eruca vesicaria, Lemon Mint Mentha sp, Marsh Mallow Althea officinalis, Vietnamese Coriander Persicaria odorata, Celery Leaf Apium graveolens, Black Horehound Ballota nigra (potted), Fennel Foeniculum vulgar, Flat Leaved Parsley Petroselinum crispum, Evening Primrose (need to track the name of this type)

The north curve again, at the black buttress: dry hot bed
Wood Sage Teucrium scorodonia, Golden Marjoram Origanum vulgare,  Tea Tree Melaleuca (I think), Golden Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium aureum, Welsh Onion Allium fistulosum, Thyme Russetings Thymus serpyllum ‘Russettings’ (potted), White Horehound Marrubium vulgare, Sage Salvia officinalis (need to move this), Mace Myristica fragrans, Lemon Verbena Aloysia triphylla, Pot Marigold Calendula officinalis (potted)

You’re back at the beginning, at the bottom of the steps, Tea Plant Camellia Sinensis (potted)

What I lost this year (and what the geese ate)
White Borage Borago officinalis ‘Alba’, Chocolate Mint Mentha x piperita f. citrata, (think I’ve just got a Peppermint of this) Sweet Rocket Hesperis matronalis, Sweet marjoram Za’atar Origanum, Lovage Levisticum officianle, Bush Basil Ocimum basilicum ‘Marseillais’, Dark Opal Basil Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’, Cinnamon Basil Ocimum basilicum