Dig. Seed Library
Also called Korean mint is a hummingbird magnet! The tubular flowers are perfectly shaped for their long thin beaks. Plant the seeds, enjoy the licorice fragrance, make a tea from the leaves, and watch the show. Deer and rabbit resistant. Hardy zones 4-9. H: up to 36" Germination: 14-21 days.
This seasoning pepper is flavorful and has zero heat. It's traditionally used in Caribbean countries to make sofrito, a seasoning used in a variety of dishes from rice to soups to stews. Plant 1/4" deep. Requires soil temps of 70F to germinate. Transplant when nights are warmer than 50F. Space 12-18" apart in full sun. 85 days.
One of more than 50 varieties of basil, Genovese is known for large, dark, fragrant and intensely flavorful leaves. Tasty for sure, but also it also has medicinal properties. Harvest frequently to encourage continued growth.
Sesame is an aromatic, long season crop. Save these seed for starting in early spring in northern climates. H: 3-6ft Plant 1/4" deep, in full sun. Space 12" apart. Harvest when seed pods turn yellow. Hang to dry. Agitate to separate seed and winnow to remove chaff. Hardy zone 10. Days to harvest: 160