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Mountain Rose Herbs: Lavender Seeds; Transplant to pots or out to the garden after the slow-growing seedlings produce 4 or 5 leaves. Lavender prefers a moderate supply of nutrients, lime and a well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. We offer only heirloom, open-pollinated varieties that produce the highest quality of essential oils. Lavandula Augustifolia
Mountain Rose Herbs: Meadowsweet Seeds Waist high bushes with sweet golden inflorescences (2nd year) that taste like nectar. The leaves of this wonderful plant are anti-inflammatory and provide pain relief. Does best in rich, moist soil with partial shade.
Mountain Rose Herbs: Plantain Herbaceous perennial. Press into surface of soil and keep moist. Prefers cool soils for germ. Plants prefer sun or shade with moist soil; feeding water and compost will help the plaint to attain impressive size. Anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. Particularly useful as a first-aid poultice and for dental infections.
Comfrey Seeds Herbaceous perennial native to Europe. True comfrey is the original medicinal herb as detailed in all the ancient literature. Comfrey prefers full to partial sun with rich, moist, well-drained soil. Sandy soil is fine as long as the plants are watered consistently during the growing season. 10 seeds/pkt $3.25
Mountain Rose Herbs: Self Heal (Prunella) Creeping herbaceous perennial. Sow seed in very early spring in a flat outdoors or give a short, cold and moist conditioning treatment before sowing in a warm place. The dried flowers make a pain-relieving, astringent tea to treat canker sores.
Drying racks: The three basic methods, for drying herbs: hang drying, slow air drying and dehydrating (which is just fast air drying). The purpose of drying your herbs is to remove the water (which causes most of the spoilage), but retain most of the plants natural oils (which is where nutrients and benefits, scent and flavor are).