NEW TRENDS IN ‘EDIBLE LANDSCAPING’:
WE CAN HELP!
herbs in your garden, or in a container placed on
your deck or on a windowsill, ready to clip for dinner.
Integrate herbs with your flowers or vegetables –
they make wonderful companion plants, adding great
fragrance and beauty, and often acting to deter pests.
As many herbs originate from the area of the Mediterranean
they often require less water, and far less care than
other plants (there are a few exceptions).
Hang a herbal hanging basket with
a collection of your favourite herbs, near your kitchen
or by the barbecue. Take the hanger off & bring
it inside for winter. We’ll help you with how
to care for it – inside and outside.
We have more varieties of herb plants
available to purchase than you’ve ever seen
in one location! Our herbs not only include many of
your favourites, but also include a great selection
of herbs often difficult to find in northern Alberta.
We sell herb bedding plants, fresh-cut
herbs, and herb mixes. NEW for 2006 - we will also
be selling herb seeds!
We have herbs in beautiful hand-made
pots, and wonderful herb collections in hanging baskets
and in patio/windowsill planters. Select one for yourself
or give someone a beautiful living gift. Take one
of our creations, or you can you can choose your favourite
plants and a container, and we’ll put one together
for you – while you wait, or made-to-order –
and you pay only for the materials!
Our herbs include many varieties of
popular herbs such as Basil, Chives, Cilantro/Coriander,
Dill, Fennel, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Mint, Oregano,
Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Stevia, Tarragon,
Thyme, plus a great variety of other herb plants.
Please view our HERB
section for full details on plant available, growing
and harvesting tips, and culinary uses.
flowers not only look and often smell wonderful, they
integrate with herbs
beautifully, and most make wonderful cutting blooms
Edible flowers add unique flavour
and zest to cooking or baking, to salads, or as a
It’s easy to integrate edible
flowers into your garden, or after visiting this site
or talking to us, you may discover that you already
have some edible plants in your yard! Please be cautious
however – many plants are not edible (may even
be toxic), or if bought from a traditional greenhouse,
may have been sprayed with chemicals. We specialize
in edible flowers, and because everything is grown
organically you know it is safe.
of the flowers we grow are heritage blooms - you may
remember them from your mother’s or grandmother’s
or a friend’s garden. We sell our flowers as
plants, in collections in patio pots or hanging baskets,
as individual blooms, or gathered together in signature
flower arrangements. Again we can help you create
your own unique collection in a pot or basket.
Our flowers include: Bee-balm, Borage,
Calendula, Carnations, Clove Pinks, Hollyhocks, Mallow,
Marigolds, Nasturtiums, Pansies, Roses, Snapdragons,
Violas, and so many more!
Please view our EDIBLE
FLOWER section for full details on plants available
along with growing and harvesting tips. There we also
provide a description of edible flower flavours and
suggested culinary uses, and information on buying
our edible blooms and how they are packaged. You will
also find a ‘Top Ten Edible Flower Rules’
list, and information on inedible and toxic flowers.
with Salads and Gourmet Greens:
your salad veggies in your herb and flower beds –
plants such as Arugula, Garland Round (Shungiku),
and Mustards have lovely edible flowers as well as
providing tasty greens. Many cabbages and lettuces
are now very colourful and have interesting textures
as well as being flavourful.
We specialize in pre-mixed gourmet
salads, combining dozens of such ingredients - herbs,
great greens, specialty lettuce, edible flowers. Did
you know? – The head gardener of King James
II thought that there should be at least 35 different
ingredients in a salad! Our salads have that and more
– making them interesting in taste and texture,
colourful, and incredibly good for you (don’t
tell the kids!).
Currently we sell an “Inspired
Herb Salad” and a “Spicy Herb Salad”,
both available in two sizes. People tell us all the
time “that was the best tasting salad I ever
Individual gourmet greens are
also available, by bag or by weight. In addition to
a dozen different varieties of lettuce we have such
tasty greens as: Arugula, Mache, Mizuna, Mustard greens,
Purslane, Spinach, Salad Burnet, and again, so much
Please view our INCREDIBLE
SALADS & GREENS section for full details on
salads, and on types and varieties of greens available,
plus growing and harvesting tips.