Living with Herbs (Paperback)

A Treasury of Useful Plants for the Home and Garden

By Jo Ann Gardner

Countryman Press, 9781581572292, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 31, 2014



Every gardener will benefit from the author's intimate knowledge of herbs and their histories, growing needs, and uses in the kitchen and home. The wisdom she shares--with vivid stories, a self-deprecating wit, and an infectious delight in the garden--will be useful to herb growers living anywhere in the United States or Canada. Included in this practical guide is instruction on: - Planting, caring for, and propagating herbs indoors, outdoors, and in containers - Harvesting, drying, and preserving herbs, flowers, and seeds - Two dozen ways to use herbs in the home, from aromatherapy and infusions to vinegars and wreaths - Landscaping with herbs, with plans for a harvest bed, rose garden, and other themed gardens - The growing needs and unique uses of more than 90 herbs, along with favorite recipes "Readers from all regions will benefit from these simple strategies for dealing with common problems." --Booklist.