this unglazed ceramic pot looks and feels like an extra large egg. they are great for a windowsill or a sunny desktop. this would make a great gift. to plant: gently tap with a spoon to break open the top of the egg. water the enclosed soil, where the seeds are already embedded, and place the in the sun. $14US each. Branch Home offers a selection of herbs: mint, thyme, basil, and parsley (shown above). Modern Seed offers a selection of flowers: lobelia, chrysanthemum, petunia, and phlox.