Perfect Gift for Cooks: An Outdoor Herb Garden

Perfect Gift for Cooks: An Outdoor Herb Garden

ASSOCIATED PRODUCTS

Chef's Collection

Collection of Culinary Herb Kitchen Garden Plants | Season Herbs

Classic Collection

Collection of Classic British Herbs | Season Herbs

Lavender Collection

Collection of Lavender Edible Herb Plants | Season Herbs

Starter for Spring

Collection of Herbs for Spring in Starter Pots | Season Herbs

Wildlife Collection

Collection of British Wild Herbs in Starter Pots | Season Herbs

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your green-thumbed friend who is also a passionate cook? Consider giving them an outdoor herb garden! Not only will it add beauty to their outdoor space, but it will also provide them with fresh and flavourful herbs to use in their cooking. Here are some herb collections to consider for your gift:

 

The Chef's Collection

The Chef’s Collection for Cooks

The Chef's Collection includes six essential herbs that every cook should have in their outdoor herb garden. They are:

  • Flat Leaf Parsley: a versatile herb that can be used in salads, sauces, and soups
  • Coriander: also known as cilantro, this herb is a staple in Mexican and Asian cuisine
  • Chives: adds a mild onion flavour to dishes and is great for garnishing
  • Mint: perfect for making refreshing drinks, desserts, and sauces
  • Basil: a classic herb used in Italian cuisine, great for making pesto
  • Oregano: a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, adds flavour to pizza and pasta sauces

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The Classic Collection

Classic Collection

The Classic Collection includes six popular herbs that are easy to grow in an outdoor herb garden and can be used in a variety of dishes. They are:

  • Mint: perfect for making mint tea, mojitos, and other refreshing drinks
  • Rosemary: adds flavour to meats, roasted vegetables, and potatoes
  • Thyme: a versatile herb that can be used in soups, stews, and roasted meats
  • Coriander: also known as cilantro, this herb is a staple in Mexican and Asian cuisine
  • Basil: a classic herb used in Italian cuisine, great for making pesto
  • Flat Leaf Parsley: a versatile herb that can be used in salads, sauces, and soups

 

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Starter for Spring

Starter for Spring for Gardeners

The Starter for Spring Collection is perfect for someone who is just starting their outdoor herb garden. It includes six easy-to-grow herbs that are perfect for spring. They are:

  • Parsley: a versatile herb that can be used in salads, sauces, and soups
  • Thyme: a versatile herb that can be used in soups, stews, and roasted meats
  • Mint: perfect for making refreshing drinks, desserts, and sauces
  • Chives: adds a mild onion flavour to dishes and is great for garnishing
  • Rosemary: adds flavour to meats, roasted vegetables, and potatoes
  • Hidcote Lavender: a fragrant herb that is great for adding to teas and desserts

 

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The Wildlife Collection

Wildlife Collection

The Wildlife Collection includes six herbs that are perfect for attracting wildlife to your garden. They are:

  • Thyme: a versatile herb that can be used in soups, stews, and roasted meats
  • Lavender: a fragrant herb that is great for adding to teas and desserts
  • Chives: adds a mild onion flavour to dishes and is great for garnishing
  • Fennel: attracts bees and butterflies and is great for adding to salads
  • Mint: perfect for making refreshing drinks, desserts, and sauces
  • Oregano: a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, adds flavour to pizza and pasta sauces

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The Lavender Collection

 

Lavender Collection for wildlife lovers

The Lavender Collection includes four different types of lavender that are perfect for adding fragrance to your garden. They are:

  • Lavender Hidcote: a fragrant herb that is great for adding to teas and desserts
  • Lavender Munstead: a popular lavender variety that is great for adding to sachets and potpourri
  • Melissa Lilac: a fragrant herb that is great for adding to teas and desserts
  • Lavender Platinum Blonde: a unique lavender variety with silver-grey foliage

 

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Lavender Melissa Lilac

A lovely alternative to flowers

A herb collection makes a lovely alternative gift to flowers, but something else to consider for those starting out with their outdoor herb garden are our 2L Lavender varieties . One of our favourites is the Lavender Melissa Lilac, a Lilac-flowered lavender, with fragrant, lilac flower spikes and silvery-grey leaves. Grow in borders, along paths or clip into hedges. Attractive to bees and other pollinators.

No matter which herb collection you choose for your gift, an outdoor herb garden is a thoughtful and practical gift that will be appreciated by any keen gardener or cook. 

Here are some reasons why an outdoor herb garden makes the perfect gift:

It's Personalised

By choosing a specific herb collection, you can tailor your gift to the recipient's taste and gardening experience. Whether they're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, there's a collection that's perfect for them.

It's Useful

An outdoor herb garden provides the gift recipient with fresh and flavourful herbs that they can use in their cooking. It's a gift that keeps on giving, as the herbs will continue to grow and provide fresh ingredients for months to come.

It's Sustainable

Growing your own herbs is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and live a more sustainable lifestyle. By giving an outdoor herb garden, you're helping the recipient to make a positive impact on the environment.

It's Easy to Maintain

Herbs are generally easy to grow and maintain, making them a great choice for anyone who wants to start gardening but doesn't have a lot of experience. With a little bit of water and sunlight, the herbs in an outdoor herb garden will thrive and provide fresh ingredients for the recipient's cooking.

It's Beautiful

An outdoor herb garden adds beauty and fragrance to any outdoor space. With a variety of herbs to choose from, the recipient can create a garden that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

In conclusion, an outdoor herb garden is the perfect gift for any keen gardener or cook. Whether you choose a chef's collection, a classic collection, or one of the other collections mentioned above, you're giving a personalised, useful, sustainable, easy-to-maintain, and beautiful gift. So why not surprise your friend or family member with an outdoor herb garden and watch their culinary skills flourish!

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ASSOCIATED PRODUCTS

  • Chef's Collection

    Collection of Culinary Herb Kitchen Garden Plants | Season Herbs
  • Classic Collection

    Collection of Classic British Herbs | Season Herbs
  • Lavender Collection

    Collection of Lavender Edible Herb Plants | Season Herbs
  • Starter for Spring

    Collection of Herbs for Spring in Starter Pots | Season Herbs
  • Wildlife Collection

    Collection of British Wild Herbs in Starter Pots | Season Herbs
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