Many cats have a great affection for catnip. Its essential oils can frenzy a cat as they are seduced by the chemical nepetalacton. The excitement is short-lived, and those who are susceptible will need to recuperate before indulging again. Keep in mind, not all cats like catnip. Transplant after the last frost in your growing area. Some people have recommended soaking the seed in water the night before planting.
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These fast growing basil plants have a unique flavor that makes for an excellent tea leaf, poultry or seafood herb spice. If you really like the flavor, use in place of basil in your other menu items. Can be grown in containers and reaches 24 to 28 inches. 75 to 80 days.
Lavender vera is an herb and flower that is very attractive in the garden. It works as an herb for burns, insect bites, and ointments. It can just grow in a pot as an attractive flower, too. This variety flowers in the second year of growth as a perennial plant, which can survive in most parts of zones 5 to 9. It looks attractive as beds and borders in the garden as well.