Growing Herbs is a great way to add interest to your own cooking; cure or prevent a few ailments; spruce up your appearance; make your hair shine etc etc etc.
Need more motivation. Ok! They also look great either in their own bed, container or mixed with other ordinary plants.
Now you have the bug, these web sites will tell you where to buy them - and how to grow them.
Herb Nurseries UK
The National Herb Centre - A visit to see, smell and learn about herbs for the garden, kitchen, medicine or aromatherapy.
http://www.herbcentre.co.uk/ - Oxfordshire
The Herb Nursery - A small family run garden nursery which has developed on the same site over nearly thirty years. Specialise in growing Herbs, Wild flowers, Cottage garden plants and Scented-leaf Pelargoniums. http://www.herbnursery.freeuk.com / – Rutland
Bodmin Plant and Herb Nursery - Specialists in herbs and herbaceous perennials based in Bodmin. http://www.bodminnursery.co.uk / Mid Cornwall.
Laurel Farm Herbs – One of the leading Herb nurseries in East Anglia selling to the retail trade. All plants are grown cold and no chemicals are used. We grow all plants in peat free compost without artificial heating and with no chemicals. http://www.laurelfarmherbs.co.uk/ – Suffolk
Brin Herb Nursery - Home of Herb plants and wild
flowers. Also Speciality Fine food shop and The Schoolroom Cafe and
tourist information point.
http://www.brinherbnursery.co.uk/ - Scottish Highlands
Iden Croft Herbs - Iden Croft Herbs are internationally known as the UK centre for supplying and providing information about herbs of every description.
http://www.uk-herbs.com / – Kent
Jekka's Herb Farm - Specialising in Organic Culinary, Aromatic, Decorative and Medicinal Herbs. http://www.jekkasherbfarm.com - Bristol
Up from Earth - A small nursery situated in the
Somerset specializing in producing pot grown herb plants. Our aim is to
offer a large range of herbs for you to create your own herb garden, be
it culinary, medicinal or even magical! Come and look round our unique
astrological herb garden, designed and planted twenty years ago, and
experience how herbs can transform any garden, into a place that will
evoke your senses.
http://www.upfromearth.co.uk/ - Somerset
Arne Herbs - Over 900 varieties of rare plants,
cooking and medicinal herbs, wild flowers to buy from UK Nursery.
Suppliers of Fresh Medicinal and Cooking Herbs. Unusual plants on sale
for historic Medieval and Mediterranean garden designs.
http://www.arneherbs.co.uk/ - Bristol
Mentha Nurseries Ltd. - Plug Plants including perennial plants, alpines, herbs, shrubs, ornamental grasses and loads of garden ideas and plants online.
http://www.menthanurseries.co.uk / - Cambridgeshire