All of the herbs listed below are hardy.
As with all plants it is best to plant in threes.
A good and popular starter pack of three herbs ...Rosemary, Thyme, Garden Mint.
Six of the best...Chives, fennel, sage, marjoram, french parsley, chervil.
Nine more may include...Lemon Verbena, Vietnamese Coriander, Prostate rosemary, Purple Sage, Apple Mint, French Tarragon, Garlic Chives, Doone Valley Thyme, Curry Plant .
Cooks Herb Garden
Recommended to get you cooking...Thyme, Sage, Rosemary, Parsley, Oregano, Garden Mint and Marjoram.
Fragrant /sensory herb gardens
Especially good for those with vision impairment ...Hyssop, Lavenders, Thymes, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena.
'Busy persons' herb garden
Hard to kill herbs, which will survive with little care and attention...Borage, Chicory, Chives, Fennel, English Lavenders, Lemon balm, Parsley, Rosemary and Sage.
Moisture - loving Herbs
Will grow well in any poorly drained area. Even heavy clay soils...Chervil, Feverfew, Chives, LemonBalm, Marjoram, Mint, Parsley.
Herbs for Coastal Climates
Land by the sea has its own beauty. It is often exposed to drying salt-laden wind. Soils can be sandy and poor...Rosemary, Lavender, Cat-mint.
Buying young, small plants will help to give them a better chance of survival.
Cool Climate Herbs
For winter temperatures as low as -5c, and ok for moderate climate too...Chervil, LemonBalm, Tarragon, Valerian and Chicory.