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Heirloom Seeds : Herbs, Fruit & Flowers

Heirloom Seeds : Herbs, Fruit & Flowers


Nothing beats the pleasure of growing your own food, especially growing from seed.

Saved and passed down from generation to generation, heirloom seeds are old-time varieties (pre-dating the sixties) open-pollinated to capture exceptional taste, nutritional value, yield and disease resistance.

Based in Melbourne, The Little Veggie Patch Co. has been dedicated to helping people grow food since 2008. Each seed pack comes with detailed growing instructions.

Choose from this selection of herbs, fruit and edible flowers, and see our range of vegetables here

Anise Hyssop : an extra sweet anise, makes a delicious herbal tea and great herbacious border the bees will love

Basil : quintessential Italian pesto basil with a sweet and peppery flavour

Calendula 'Pacific Beauty' : a medicinal herb, excellent cut flower, easy to grow and bees love it

Chives : easy to grow with a subtle mild onion flavour, great raw or cooked, with a pretty purple edible flower

Coriander 'Eureka' : tall standing plants, slow to bolt, the entire plants is edible and delicious

Cornflower 'Dwarf Polka Dot' : easy to grow, this semi dwarf cornflower provides a mix of colour

Marigold : easy to grow, dwarf crested French Marigold, grows to 30cm tall, with bright orange and red flowers.

Nasturium : brightly coloured flowers for many months, a great companion plant, with every part of the plant being edible. 

Oregano : perennial herb with aromatic leaves and pink flowers in summer. 

Parsley : classic flat leaf parsely, native to the central Mediterranean and super versatile in the kitchen

Rockmelon 'Hales Jumbo' : classic rockmelon producing large fruit with a rich aroma, orange flesh and a lovely melon taste, early maturing vine ideal for the home gardener.

Strawberry 'White Soul' : alpine variety of berry, white skinned and pest resistent

Sunflower 'Hi-Sun' : up to 1.2m tall, ideal bee attracting border, providing a wind break and shade for summer crops. 

Thyme 'Summer' : reputedly the most flavoursome thyme, strong and sweet, with narrow, delicate grey-green leaves and pink flowers

Viola 'Johnny Jump Up' : this low border seems to bloom endlessly in our climate attracting beneficial insects to the garden

Watermelon 'Bush Sugar Baby' : space saving variety, early yielding melons up to 30cm diametert on a compact vine