Garden Bon Bons - Italian Herbs
By Maker Market
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Eight garden truffles in this herb collection, two each of Basil, Parsley, Chives and Thyme.
Garden Bon Bon descriptions:
Round Red Clay Truffle - Basil 'Italian Large Leaf'/Ocimum basilicum. Classic Italian larger-leaved basil. Use in everyday cooking and pesto.
Red Clay Squares - Parsley 'Giant of Italy'/Petroselinum crispum. A flat, flavorful large dark leaf parsley. Use in everyday cooking and for garnishes.
Red Clay Truffle + Coffee Bean - Chive/Allium shoenoprasum. A heavy-leafing chive,excellent fresh or dried; freezes well. The coffee bean is a natural pesticide.
White Whipped Clay Truffle - Winter Thyme/Thymus vulgaris. An excellent thyme variety. Use as a culinary staple.
All Garden Bon Bons are hand-made using a centuries-old technique of rolling seeds with rich organic compost and clay into a ball. The compost provides nutrients and the clay protects the seeds from insects. We present our unique seed balls as special garden truffles, a different shape for each seed - and have dusted some with natural pesticides like ground coffee and cinnamon. Enjoy!
GARDEN BON BONS PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Find a sunny spot for your Garden Bon Bon to grow. 2. Put the Garden Bon Bon on top of the earth, gently pressing it in a tiny bit or simply tossing it on top. The seeds won’t germinate if the Bon Bon is buried by earth. 3. Water Garden Bon Bon and soil well until it germinates. This is important! (And if by chance you forget about the bon bons and the soil dries out, try again. There are likely some seeds that will grow a second batch. Its happened to me...) 4. Watch it grow (if the Garden Bon Bon isn’t getting enough water outdoors, help nature along by watering regularly).