The Classic Herb Garden

Gordon Thorburn

 
Date Published :
June 2010
Publisher :
Remember When
Language:
English
Illustration :
120-150 color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844680740

Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches Pages : 192
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$39.95

Overview
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Herbs have been used since ancient times both to flavor food and as natural medicines. In this easy-access guide, gardener Gordon Thorburn reveals different types of herb garden to suit your needs, from those that don’t need much attention (e.g. mint and rosemary don’t need much watering but basil and the beautiful Vietnamese coriander are very demanding), to classic herb gardens, culinary options and medicinal herb gardens. Whether you suffer from migraines, insomnia, coughs and colds or fatigue, there are herbs which can treat you without side effects. But some herbs can prove fatal and they’re not always sold as such, so discover which herbs are safe to use as herbal teas but not as salad leaves in this must-buy guide to creating the perfect herb garden for your needs. Each herb is listed with growing instructions and its culinary and medicinal uses, plus the color of its flowers and any must-know information from health warnings to nature-friendly herbs which attract butterflies and bees to help pollinate your garden.

About The Author
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Gordon Thorburn is the author of almost thirty books, including best-sellers Men and Sheds and Cassius: The True Story of a Courageous Police Dog. This comprehensive new title follows the success of Luck of a Lancaster, published to great acclaim in 2013 by Pen and Sword Aviation.

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