The Green Guide to Herb Gardening: Featuring the 10 Most Popular Herbs

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Llewellyn Publications, Jan 1, 2000 - Gardening - 178 pages
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Examines ten popular herbs, including basil, calendula, chamomile, chives, garlic, lemon balm, mint, oregano, parsley, and thyme; explaining what they look like, their history, magical properties and folklore, propagation and how to grow them, their harvest and storage methods, and use in remedies, cosmetics, recipes, and decor.

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Many herb books are encyclopedic, covering dozens, if not hundreds, of varieties but not providing much depth. Such works have their place but can be confusing to beginners and sometimes don't provide ... Read full review

Contents

A Word on the Magic Uses of Herbs
11
Calendula the Consort of the Sun
35
Chives a Taste from the Orient
55
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About the author (2000)

Harding has studied herbs and gardening for many years. She and her husband, Tony publish the Pryme Thyme Newsletter, an on-line almanac of gardening tips and seasonal recipes and traditions.

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