The Edible Herb Garden [NOOK Book]

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Now from the doyenne of edible landscaping comes a comprehensive and accessible guide to cultivating and cooking herbs.

If you have only one book on growing, harvesting and cooking with herbs, this should be it. Creasy takes you from seeds to stove top, from preparing soil to elegant dining, with easy-to-follow instructions and inspirational, imaginative ideas for every ...
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The Edible Herb Garden

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Overview


Now from the doyenne of edible landscaping comes a comprehensive and accessible guide to cultivating and cooking herbs.

If you have only one book on growing, harvesting and cooking with herbs, this should be it. Creasy takes you from seeds to stove top, from preparing soil to elegant dining, with easy-to-follow instructions and inspirational, imaginative ideas for every step of the way, with a complete "Resources" section.

There's information on how to design and grow an herb garden just about anywhere - from a spacious country plot to a small city balcony, from California to Maine and anywhere in between.
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Editorial Reviews

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A plethora of herb gardening and cooking books is available, some by Creasy herself. But if your collection needs a new one, this work, combining gardening information with recipes, is recommended. The price is a bargain for an attractive, well-designed package with over 70 color photographs and illustrations. Included are sections on growing herbs and designing an herb garden. An appendix addresses pest and disease control, and there is a selection of recipes using fresh herbs. The heart of the book, though, is the "Encyclopedia of Culinary Herbs: From Angelica to Thyme." Here each plant is pictured in color with text explaining how to grow and prepare it. Both Creasy and the "Edible Garden" series are well regarded; Creasy's The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping (LJ 5/1/82) was named one of the 75 Great American Garden Books by the American Horticultural Society. Her new book is a visual treat that also offers useful, well-organized, and well-presented information.--Carol Cubberley, Univ. of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462906185
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/8/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Rosalind Creasy, a resident of Los Altos, California, is a landscape designer and leading authority on appropriate gardening techniques as well as a widely published garden writer and popular lecturer. Creasy specializes in residential landscapes that include edible, native, and drought-tolerant plants. She is a winner of the Garden Writers of America's award for excellence, and her articles have appeared in Organic Gardening, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Country Living Gardener, and Horticulture magazines. In addition to Cooking from the Garden, Creasy is the author of Earthly Delights: Twelve Distinctive Theme Gardens, The Gardener's Handbook of Edible Plants and a book for young gardeners, Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes. Her Complete Book of Edible Landscaping received a Garden Writers Association of America's award and has become a contemporary gardening classic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

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    Gathers medicine hetbd quickly and walks away.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2010

    It wasn't applicable for my needs

    More emphasis on using the herbs in cooking, not enough information
    about the plants themselves and growing them.

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