The Big Book of Herbs: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance

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Interweave Press, 2000 - Gardening - 688 pages
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A typical entry provides the plant's botanical name and family, whether it is an annual or perennial, and its height, hardiness, light requirements, water consumption, and required soil type and pH. The plant's name in various languages is included, as is a history of the plant, its chemistry, how to propagate the plant, and its culinary and landscape uses. A botanical key is given to identify the plant, and its description includes its country of origin and various data on the plants, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds.

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Contents

Introduction
8
Flavors and Fragrances
21
Chapter 4 How to Maximize Flavor and Fragrance
29
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