Herbs & Flowers
Sweet-smelling sweet peas and three unique beautiful basils plus the workhorse, parsley. Plant out basil when it's consistently warm at night.
Dwarf Sweet Pea Pots
Fragrant dwarf sweet peas!
Colors include rose pink and white, shell pink, lavender and deep purple.
Vines grow only 8 – 12” long, and will cascade over the edge of the container.
Sweet peas are heavy feeders, so fertilize throughout the growing season. Deadheading encourages a longer season of bloom.
Keep soil evenly moist and protect from hot direct sun.
Emily Genovese Basil
Emily is a compact bushy Genovese-type variety great in containers. Grows only to 12 inches. Intensely flavored medium-sized dark green leaves are perfect for making pesto and flavoring tomato dishes. Keeps well after harvesting. Basil may have originated in India and has been cultivated throughout the world for over 5,000 years. This variety is petite, but potent!
Lettuce Leaf Basil
An Italian heirloom considered the most productive of all the sweet basils, on 18 – 24 inch, vigorous, bushy plants. Very large, crinkled and highly aromatic leaves that look like lettuce are more sweet than spicy, and not quite as sharp as other basils. The large leaves take some of the work out of making pesto or basil oil, and are excellent wrappers for grilled vegetables, fish, and appetizers.
Siam Queen Thai Basil
Siam Queen adds tremendous punch to any Asian-inspired dish, with its spicy anise-clove scent and flavor. The large and lovely violet-pink flowers are edible, too. Plants are 12-18" tall and happy in containers. A member of the mint family, basils have been cultivated for thousands of years. It was introduced in ancient times to Asia through the spice routes.
Italian Flat Leaf Parsley
The world’s most popular herb – happy in containers, and attractive planted throughout your garden. Flat leaf parsley was specifically developed for use as a fresh seasoning. The early Greeks made crowns of parsley to bestow upon the winners of sports games, and the Romans used parsley to cure that “morning after the banquet” feeling. Its uses are virtually endless!
Please read all sale guidelines:
1. ORDERING: All orders must be placed online at here by 5 PM on May 12. No additional purchases are possible at pick-up time. All sales are final. No refunds are available after an order has been placed.
2. PICK UP PROCEDURE: In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines to keep us all safe, plant pick up will be at assigned times only on Saturday, May 16, between 9 AM and 3 PM, in the Mullis Senior Community Center parking lot. You will be able to choose a pickup window between 9 AM and 3 PM.
3. PICKUP TIMES: After completing your order online, you will receive an email order confirmation and a link to choose your preference for a morning or afternoon pick up assignment. If you are available at any time between 9am-3pm for pick up, you do not need to fill out this form. On Thursday, May 14th, you’ll receive an email with instructions and your specific pick-up time.
4. UNCLAIMED ORDERS: If you’re not sure that you, or a friend or relative can pick up your order, please do not place an order. We regret that we cannot hold orders after 3 PM, May 16. If your order is not claimed, it will be donated to the Family Resource Center for distribution.
Thank you for your support and help in making this sale as safe as possible for you and our volunteer San Juan County Master Gardeners! Questions? Call 360-378-4414.
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