A Complete Guide to Growing, Using, and Enjoying More Than 100 HerbsBook - 2011
Homegrown Herbs is the definitive guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using more than 100 herbs. An internationally renowned herbalist, teacher, and certified organic grower, author Tammi Hartung has filled this indispensable reference with a wide range of information gathered from her 30 years of studying and working hands-on with herbs of all descriptions.
Homegrown Herbs is a step-by-step primer for gardeners of every level. It includes in-depth profiles of 101 cultivars, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance and care, harvesting, and drying, as well as uses in cooking, home pharmacy, crafting, and body care. Hartung supports these profiles with an array of herb garden designs, illustrations, and at-a-glance charts. Sensational four-color photographs by Saxon Holt bring the information to life, and an introduction by renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar highlights the importance of the book to both individuals and the planet as a whole.