Growing & Using Herbs Successfully

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Storey Publishing, Feb 8, 2013 - Gardening - 240 pages
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Bursting with straightforward information on growing and using herbs, this illustrated guide will help you cultivate and maintain a thriving and fragrant garden. Betty E. M. Jacobs draws on years of experience running a commercial herb farm to provide clear instructions for planting, propagating, harvesting, drying, freezing, and storing 64 popular herbs. Whether you’re interested in keeping a few container plants or want to start a profitable business growing herbs, you’ll benefit from the expert advice in this practical guide.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER 2 Thirtytwo More Herbs to Grow
39
CHAPTER 3 A Guide to the Vegetative Propagation of Perennial Herbs
61
CHAPTER 4 Harvesting Drying Storing and Freezing Herbs
81
CHAPTER 5 Growing Herbs for Profit
93
CHAPTER 6 Markets and Marketing
113
CHAPTER 7 Growing Parsley
133
CHAPTER 8 Growing Chives
143
CHAPTER 9 Herb Products For Fun or Profit
157
Glossary
183
Cultural Recommendations for 64 Herbs
191
Propagation and Pots
195
Part of Herb to Harvest
199
Recommended Books
203
Herb Growers Suppliers
205
Noncommercial Herb Gardens
211
Index
217

CHAPTER 10 Building a Successful Business
177

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With her husband, Betty E. M. Jacobs started Canada's first commercial Herb Farm in 1965 on a southern Vancouver Island. Their experience running this farm for eight years and a lifetime of interest in herbs led to Betty's book, Growing & Using Herbs Successfully.

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