The Herb Border

About the Herb Border

This border is planted up with perennial herbs including rosemary, thymes, fennel, mint, sage, and at any time of the year make a great sensory experience for visitors: especially good to ‘touch’, ‘taste’ and ‘smell’.

Featured Plants


Allium schoenoprasum are an edible member of the allium family. An easy to grow perennial herb with onion tasting leaves and edible flowers. Pollinators love this plant.


Evening Primrose

Oenothera fruticosa subsp. glauca ‘Erica Robin’. This plant is always interesting with pink and red stained young shoots that arch and drip with bright sunshine yellow flowers in summer. Autumn colour is a deep glowing red. Pollinators love this plant 



Lavandula angustifolia is highly prized for its fragrant flowers and aromatic foliage. It will thrive in a sunny spot with well drained soil, but hates a cold wet winter! Pollinators love this plant.