Johnsons Seeds

Jekka's Herbs

A range of herb seeds, with Jekka McVicar, the UK's leading herb expert.

Jekka is an expert, author and broadcaster on the cultivation and use of herbs. She has published several books including Jekka’s Herb Cook Book and Jekka’s Complete Herb Book, which has sold over 1 million copies worldwide.

She regularly contributes to the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, RHS The Garden, BBC Good Food and The Guardian. She has also appeared on many television programmes, most recently on BBC 2’s Marcus Wareing’s Tales from a Kitchen Garden and ITV’s Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh. She has also featured on the Great British Garden Revival, Mary Berry Cooks and BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme, in The Herbal World of Jekka McVicar.

Jekka’s Herbetum, the first in the UK, was created in the grounds of Jekka’s Herb Farm in 2013, displaying the largest collection of culinary herbs in the UK.

The Jekka's Herbs collection from Johnsons is now made up of 49 varieties including well-known classic herbs as well as some more unusual varieties.

With large style packets, including beautiful photography from Jekka and advice on what each herb is best used for in cooking.


NEW for 2023

Spinach Tree Spinach

Easy to grow, arrow shaped leaves for use in salads. Rich in iron, calcium, vitamin B1 and C.


Bergamot Lemon

Beautiful mauve flowers surrounded by paler bracts, with intense lemon-scented leaves.