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Herb - Anise Hyssop | The Good Seed Company
Anise Hyssop
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Aka as Licorice Mint, this North American native hardy perennial produces copious amounts of nectar, attracting hosts of pollinators. Long-lasting spires of fragrant purple flowers bloom from July-September. Grows 3-4 ft, making a strong vertical garden accent. Valued culinary and medicinal plant. Mint family member. Homestead, permaculture and polyculture garden favorite.

Herb - Culver's Root | The Good Seed Company
Culver's Root
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Native to North America, this hardy perennial medicinal is an elegant garden addition. Grows 3-6 ft with striking spikes of showy white blossoms midsummer. Aged root is treasured liver tonic. Aka Black Root by Native American herbalists. Pollinator friendly and homestead, permaculture and polyculture garden favorite.

Herb - Anise | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Anise
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This sweet, spicy, aromatic, mineral-accumulating Mediterranean culinary and medicinal herb grows to 24” with white flowers in summer, attracting pollinators. Renowned for its licorice flavored leaves, seeds, fruit and essential oils to season dishes and baked goods. Highly valued medicinal. Excellent companion plant. A permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite. Also known as aniseseed.
Herb - Arnica | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Arnica
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Also known as “Meadow Arnica.” With its bright sunny flowers, this naturalized alpine perennial is a pretty focal point for the home apothecary garden. Treasured by herbalists for centuries as an effective topical treatment for soothing sore muscles, reducing inflammation and healing wounds. A favorite for the permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden.



Herb - Ashwagandha | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Ashwagandha
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Aka Indian Ginseng or Winter Cherry. This easy-to-grow member of the nightshade family, native to India, is treasured by Ayurvedic herbalists for its root, which has restorative and rejuvenating properties. Considered an adaptogen - a natural substance which helps the body adapt to stress and exerts a normalizing effect upon bodily processes. Attributed properties include: immune stimulant, replenishing strength and energy reserves, increasing mental awareness and mood balancer. Grows to about 3 ft and produces pretty red berries in lantern-like pods in late fall.

Herb - Basil - Genovese | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Basil - Genovese
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The basil for pesto, with large luscious green leaves and a heavenly aroma. Will make your pesto famous. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, this mint family member is also a valued medicinal herb.
Herb - Basil - Spicy Bush | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Basil - Spicy Bush
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Aka Greek Basil, this compact globe-shaped plant is great for container gardening. Petite shiny green leaves have a spicy, sweet flavor great in pestos and salads. Beautiful, tasty and no chopping! This mint family member is also a valued medicinal herb.
Herb - Basil -Thai | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Basil -Thai
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Highly aromatic leaves, with an anise-like flavor and mint/citrus undertones. Holds its flavor well under high heat cooking. Compact plant is great for container gardening. This mint family member is also a valued medicinal herb and good companion plant.
Herb - Bee Balm | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Bee Balm
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This easy-to-grow perennial mint family member, also called Bergamot or Horsemint, produces large attractive fragrant lavender blossoms that the bees and butterflies adore and the deer won’t eat. An excellent companion plant and treasured medicinal. Blooms July-September.

Herb - Blue Vervain | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Blue Vervain
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Also known as Ma Bian Cao. Cold-hardy herbaceous perennial native to North America and long prized as a medicinal and ceremonial plant. Its European counterpart has been valued by cultures around the globe for millenia. One of the Bach Flower remedies. Whole plant value. Also pollinator friendly. Wildflower garden favorite. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.

Herb - Boneset | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Boneset
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Easy to grow tall,cold-hardy, showy perennial native to eastern US with distinctive hairy stem, large lance-like leaves and long-lasting, fragrant white florets adored by pollinators. Birds love the seeds. Treasured native medicinal as anti-flu remedy, immune system stimulant, diuretic and laxative. Blooms July-September. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite.

Herb - Borage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Borage
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Large (3 ft tall) plant with a profusion of bright blue flowers all summer long, adored by bees, making borage a favorite of beekeepers. Young leaves and flowers have a delicate cucumber-like flavor, delightful in summer drinks, cold soups, and salads. Potassium-rich herb long valued as a medicinal by herbalists. Excellent companion plant. Flowers make pretty blue food and fabric dye.
Herb - Burdock | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Burdock
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Aka "Gobo", the burdock tap root is a crunchy vegetable with a lightly sweet, mild, warm earthy flavor used in Asian cooking and rich in vitamins and minerals. Seeds and leaves are also good in soups, stews and pickled. Related to the artichoke, plant also has been used as a medicinal by herbalists for centuries.
Herb - Caraway | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Caraway
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Fabulous multi-purpose, hardy biennial. Grown primarily for pungent licorice-like seeds that appear in year two, highly valued as a culinary spice and medicinal. The entire plant is edible and also makes an excellent mineral accumulator, pollinator attractor, and companion plant. Delicate feathery foliage is pretty as a garden border. [No shipping to Colorado.]

Herb - Catnip | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Catnip
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This easy-to-grow fragrant mint family member is beloved by cats, beneficial insects and humans. Blooms all summer. Makes pretty container or border plant. Treasured medicinal through the centuries for soothing nerves and headaches, reducing cramps, and promoting sleep. Pollinator friendly and good companion plant.

Herb - Celandine | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Celandine
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This herbaceous perennial, now a naturalized wildflower, was imported by European settlers in the 1600’s because of its myriad medicinal values. A member of the poppy family, it was used for treating skin ailments, improving eye sight, alleviating tooth aches, tonifying the liver and as anti-cancer medicinal, among others. Plant sap also useful fabric dye. Shade-loving woodland plant with pretty yellow flowers in spring and early summer. Pollinator friendly. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden plant. Also known as Celandine Poppy and Wood Poppy.

Herb - Chamomile - German | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Chamomile - German
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An annual form of chamomile that is a treasured medicinal. Prolific petite daisy-like flowers on 12-inch stalks bloom all summer. Plants spread quickly, making a fragrant apple-scented pollinator friendly carpet. Excellent companion and fabric dye plant. Rich source of potassium, calcium and sulfur due to tap root; valuable dynamic mineral accumulator. Reseeds readily. Prized permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.
Herb - Chervil | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Chervil
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Also known as “French Parsley,” this green herb grows to 2-ft with feathery leaves and delicate umbels of white flowers. Delightful light anise flavor and aroma, and member of French “fine herbes” combination. Rich in vitamins and minerals, it also is a cherished medicinal. Makes a great companion plant.
Herb - Chives | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Chives
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Fabulously easy to grow, ready to eat greens in the early spring. Sweet, mild-onion flavor, loaded with vitamins, minerals and allicin. Considered a blood tonic and valued as a medicinal by herbalists. Produces pretty purple blossom globes. Excellent companion plant.
Herb - Cilantro (Coriander) | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Cilantro (Coriander)
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This member of the carrot family provides a perfect spicy green for salsas, stir-fries, salads and soups. The aromatic seed (coriander) is a valued cooking spice and long prized by herbalists for its medicinal properties. Long tap root makes plant leaves mineral and vitamin-rich.
Herb - Clary Sage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Clary Sage
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Aka “Clear Eye” and “Eye Bright”, this biennial mint family member produces a potent essential oil prized for centuries by herbalists and perfumers. Flowers and leaves are edible. Highly fragrant flower columns. Pollinator friendly and excellent companion plant for beans, brassicas, carrots. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite. [No shipping to Washington]
Herb - Dill | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Dill
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This elegant plant grows to 5ft tall with delicate feathery foliage. Use the leaves to flavor salads, stews, soups and breads. Collect the seeds for pickling or to add a caraway-like flavor to baked goods. Rich in vitamins, minerals and therapeutic essential oils, herbalists have recommended dill for centuries.
Herb - Echinacea purpurea | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Echinacea purpurea
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Versatile perennial native to the American prairie, treasured through the centuries for its medicinal value. Aka “purple coneflower,” it produces pretty daisy-like blossoms up to 4” across June through August. Equally at home in a formal garden or a meadow. Flowers and roots useful fabric dyes. A prized homestead plant.
Herb - Elecampane | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Elecampane
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Giant deer-resistant, pollinator-friendly perennial (up to 5 ft), native to central Asia, with large tobacco-like leaves and bright yellow flowers. Root valued by homesteaders over the centuries as dye source and proven medicinal for remedying bronchial and digestive issues. Rich source of inulin. A favorite for permaculture, polyculture and homestead gardens.
Herb - Feverfew | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Feverfew
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A perennial medicinal plant with lots of pretty daisy-like flowers that grows to about a foot tall & self-seeds easily where it does not winter over. Long-lasting blooms are beautiful in bouquets. Indigenous to the Balkan peninsula of Europe, the citrus-scented leaves of this medicinal plant have been used by herbalists for centuries. A favorite for the homestead, permaculture, polyculture garden.

Herb - Garlic Chives | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Garlic Chives
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A delightful perennial herb, also known as “Chinese Leeks”. Similar to chives, with flat leaves and the addition of a delicate garlic flavor and aroma. Charming long-lasting edible white flowers appear in August, adored by pollinators. Native to Asia, whole plant is treasured by herbalists. Used topically as antibacterial agent, internally as a whole body tonic and for improving liver and kidney function. Plant by kitchen for ready access or use as companion plant to carrots and cucumbers.

Herb - Gumweed | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Gumweed
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Aka “curlytop” or “Curlycup” gumweed. An aromatic, drought-tolerant medicinal native to the western US. Valued late season native bee pollinator, flowering through September. Grows to about 3 ft, with yellow, daisy-like flowers. Flower bud resin prized in teas and tinctures for treating asthma and as topical remedy for poison oak and poison ivy.

Herb - Horehound | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Horehound
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This herbaceous medicinal perennial is a member of the mint family. Particularly valued for treating cough and cold-related symptoms and for improving digestion. Excellent companion plant and pollinator friendly. Tolerates shade and poor soil well. A favorite for the permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden.

Herb - Hyssop | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Hyssop
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An age-old favorite of herbalists and beekeepers, this delightfully aromatic mint family woody perennial makes a lovely container or edging plant. Grows to about two ft with deep purple flower spikes adored by butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Excellent companion plant.
Herb - Lemon Balm | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Lemon Balm
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An aromatic mint family homestead perennial treasured by herbalists for centuries. Native to the Mediterranean and Middle East, it is the classic herb for tea and essential oil remedies. Vibrant green citrus-scented leaves and pollinator-friendly flowers all summer long. Good companion plant. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite.
Herb - Maral Root | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Maral Root
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Rare, hardy, long-lived perennial native to Siberia whose root is valued adaptogen (natural substance considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalizing effect upon bodily processes). Attributed properties include: immune stimulant, replenishing strength and energy reserves, increasing mental awareness, mood balancer. Grows to about 6 ft, with showy pink thistle-like flowers that make nice cut flower. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden plant. Also classified as Stemmacantha carthamoides and Rhaponticum carthamoide.


Herb - Marjoram-Sweet | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Marjoram-Sweet
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This mint family member is a milder, sweeter cousin to oregano. Native to the Mediterranean, it excels in tomato-based dishes and Greek cuisine. Also treasured by herbalists for centuries for easing anxiety and insomnia. Makes good companion plant, particularly among the squash and cucumbers. Like all mint family members, sweet marjoram is a good companion plant.
Herb - Marshmallow | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Marshmallow
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Indispensable herbaceous perennial, valued by cultures around the globe for centuries. Every part of the plant (root, sap, flower, leaf, seed) provides nutrition and medicine. And yes, it is the source of the sticky confection we all love...thank the early Egyptians! Pollinator friendly. Dynamic accumulator due to long tap root. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite.



Herb - Milk Thistle | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Milk Thistle
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A beautiful, miraculous, mineral and vitamin-rich multifunctional plant. Seeds are a valued medicinal, both as a liver tonic and liver tissue rebuilder. All parts are edible and highly nutritious, due to the plant's log tap root. The root is delicious raw or steamed; stem is edible, and the young leaves are tasty steamed or as salad greens (remove the prickles). Even the young thistle heads can be steamed like their relative, the artichoke. Striking green leaves with white veins and 2-inch purple flowers. The seeds also are a favorite food for goldfinches. Vigorous self-seeder. [No shipping to Washington, Oregon]
Herb - Motherwort | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Motherwort
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Highly prized cold hardy medicinal biennial. Well-known for balancing cardiovascular dysfunctions and promoting easy childbirth. Also valued dye plant and source for fragrant essential oil. Flowers are pretty in arrangements and tasty additions to soups and teas. Bee pollinator plant. Chinese herb name is Yi mu cao. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant. Good container plant.

Herb - Native Stone Seed | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Native Stone Seed - Western Gromwell
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Aka "Western Gromwell" and "Western Stone Seed", this Native herbaceous cold hardy perennial is a member of the borage family. Its root is a long-prized medicinal with anti-viral and antiinflammatory properties, and also is a valued red dye source. Pollinator friendly, with long tap root and beautiful shiny, hard, milk-colored seed “stones”. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden plant.

Herb - Nettle | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Nettle
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Aka “Stinging Nettle” because of the skin irritating “hairs” on its leaves, this herbaceous perennial is a prized multi-use medicinal and multi-function plant. Tap root loads up new leaves with vitamins, minerals and nutrients. When cooked, leaves lose their hairs and make an early season nutritional treat. Tea used as a whole body tonic. Also a pollinator friendly dye plant and fiber source for cordage and cloth. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.

Herb - Oregano | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Oregano
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This versatile stalwart garden herb, once established, provides years of use. Beloved by cooks in Italian, Greek and Mexican cuisines, its flavor and aroma hold up well fresh or dried. Also relied on by herbalists for centuries as a potent and valued medicinal.
Herb - Parsley - Moss Curled | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Parsley - Moss Curled
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The classic curled parsley, with dark green leaves and compact structure, this vigorous producer has a subtle, sweet flavor and is packed with vitamins and iron pulled up by its long tap root. Valued by herbalists for centuries as a digestive aid and diuretic. We think a handful of raw parsley each day will keep the doctor away and do amazing things for your skin. Attracts butterflies and good companion for peas, peppers, tomatoes and carrots. Leaves and root also are a good fabric dye source.

Herb - Rosemary | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Rosemary
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Woody perennial herb, long valued for its culinary and medicinal properties. Fragrant edible flowers and leaves. Plant oils have prized antiseptic, antioxidant properties. Excellent companion plant for brassicas, beans and peppers. This mint family member is a treasured permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.
Herb-Sage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Sage
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Easy to grow sun-loving hardy Mediterranean perennial introduced to North America by European colonizers. Treasured culinary and medicinal herb for centuries. Pretty purple flower spikes adored by bees and butterflies. Excellent insect-repelling companion plant and valued dye plant. Commonly known as "Garden Sage".
Herb - Skullcap | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Skullcap
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Native perennial wildflower. Leaves and blossoms valued for centuries for calming, tonifying and strengthening the nervous system. Also known as “Mad-Dog Skullcap”, Virginia Skullcap” or “Blue Skullcap”. Small blue flowers bloom July-September on 2 ft tall plants. Pollinator friendly. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite.


Herb - St John's Wort | The Good Seed Company
Herb - St John's Wort
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Shrubby, deer-resistant perennial herb that grows to 2 ft and 18-inches wide. Native to Europe and treasured through the centuries by fabric dyers for its brilliant red pigment and by herbalists for its medicinal value. Used topically for alleviating muscle pain and sunburns. Teas valued as nervous system tonics. [No Montana sales; no shipping to California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming]
Herb - Summer Savory | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Summer Savory
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Traditionally used to season beans, this versatile heirloom culinary herb works well with poultry, game, sausage, fish and in salads. A key ingredient in the “Herbs de Provence” blend. Treat as a hardy annual in our climate, and enjoy the masses of purple blossoms that attract the honey bees in summer. Highly valued by herbalists as a medicinal. Excellent companion plant for beans.
Herb - Thyme | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Thyme
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Thyme is one of those versatile plants that is a blessing in the garden. In addition to its well-known culinary talents, it is valued a medicinal herb and an attractive creeping plant used in rock gardens and along borders. Honeybees and butterflies LOVE its charming petite pink and purple flowers. Excellent companion plant.
Herb - Tobacco | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Tobacco
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Tall herbaceous annual, native to the New World. Traditionally prized as a ceremonial smoke medicine plant - one of four sacred plants, together with sweet grass, cedar and sage. These sacred plants are used in ceremony to connect consciously with Spirit on Earth. Leaves also used medicinally and as dye plant. Pollinator friendly plant with fragrant flowers; good companion plant for brassicas. Nicotine in plant also useful as insecticide. Valued permaculture, polyculture, homestead plant.
Herb - Zi cao | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Zi Cao - Asian Stone Seed - Gromwell - Arnebia
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Aka "Gromwell," "Stone Seed" or "Arnebia", this Asian counterpart to Western Gromwell is a well characterized and treasured Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perennial herb. The root is associated with the Heart and Liver meridians and has sweet and cold properties. Medicinal roots are harvested in year 3. Pollinator friendly dye plant. Good permaculture, polyculture, homestead plant.

Poppy - California | The Good Seed Company
Poppy - California
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This hardy poppy is a beautiful, easy to grow long-blooming wildflower. Self seeds readily to produce masses of pollinator friendly bright orange blossoms. A dynamic mineral accumulator due to the plant's tap root, bringing nutrients up to the leaves which,when young are a delicious source of nutrients. The whole plant can be used for dying. Treasured medicinal for calming the nervous system. Valued permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.

Poppy - Chesaw Mix | The Good Seed Company
Poppy - Okanagan Mix
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This is a mix of poppy seed from GSC’s Chesaw trial gardens in the Okanogan Highlands. A mix of all sorts of hardy poppies that will go wild in your garden and come back on their own if you let them self-seed. A riotous bouquet of colors that blooms all summer. At home in a formal garden or naturalizing in a meadow. Young leaves make tasty and nutritious greens for salads and stir-fries. Lovely cut flowers. Also known as Shirley and Oriental Poppies. Plants are source for herbal remedies and fabric dyes. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite.
Poppy Seed Mix | The Good Seed Company
Poppy - Poppy Seed Mix
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Also known as “Garden Poppy’ and “Opium Poppy”, this fast-growing annual is the source of sweet poppy seeds used in baking. Showy, pollinator friendly blossoms all summer in a range of colors are valuable dye plant sources. Young leaves picked before seed pod sets make a tasty treat raw or cooked and are a good mineral source due to plant’s tap root. At home in a formal garden or naturalizing in a meadow. Historically a valued medicinal all over the globe. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite. (No shipping to West Virginia)

Herb - Sweet Annie | The Good Seed Company
Sweet Annie
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Aka known as Qing-hao in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Highly valued anti-malarial, anti-parasitic medicinal annual herb native to China. Tall, ferny green stalks with sweetly fragrant foliage, Highly fragrant garden plant; grow it where you’ll touch it frequently.

   
 

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