The Harrowsmith Illustrated Book of Herbs

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Camden House, 1986 - Gardening - 175 pages
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From the tasty practicality of sweet basil to the ornamental splendor of roses, here is a definitive guide to growing a herb garden in Canada or the northern United States. Full-color illustrations by botanical artist Turid Forsyth.

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User Review  - Michael Gentile - Goodreads

Tells the story of herbs in canada. Then details different garden layouts for herbs, including specialty gardens such as culinary and tea. Finally the book goes into detail with each herb and its uses ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Patrick Lima is the author of several books, including "The Harrowsmith Perennial Garden: Flowers for Three Seasons" (Camden House, 1987) and "The Kitchen Garden: Growing Vegetables and Fruit Naturally" (Key Porter, 1992). A regular contributor to "Harrowsmith" magazine, he has been gardening organically, with his partner John Scanlan, on the Bruce Peninsula for the past thirty years. Their garden, Larkwhistle, has been profiled in many publications.

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