Growing 101 Herbs That Heal: Gardening Techniques, Recipes, and Remedies

Growing 101 Herbs That Heal: Gardening Techniques, Recipes, and Remedies

by Tammi Hartung
     
 

Complete instructions for successfully growing 101 medicinal plants using totally organic techniques. Hartung, a certified organic grower and board member of United Plant Savers, shares all the secrets of propagation, soil preparation, natural pest management, harvesting techniques, and even garden design for both beauty and highest yield. Also includes

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Complete instructions for successfully growing 101 medicinal plants using totally organic techniques. Hartung, a certified organic grower and board member of United Plant Savers, shares all the secrets of propagation, soil preparation, natural pest management, harvesting techniques, and even garden design for both beauty and highest yield. Also includes herb-by-herb profiles and a guide to making medicines and delicious healing foods.

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" Modern society is learning anew how to grow, harvest and use this bounty from nature." - Rocky Mountain News

"This very attractivly illustrated gardening guide offers planting tips, garden design ideas, harvesting and market information, recipes and more-…" - Tampa Tribune & Times

"Herbalist Hartung draws on personal experience of running an organically- certified medicinal herb farm in Colorado…"- Garden Sages

" She [Hartung] covers all aspects of cultivation and harvesting including organic methods for pest and disease control…" - Garden Sages

" This is pretty serious stuff without being preachy." - The Herb Society of America

" If you know a landscape gardener who explores alternative medicines, this is the gift." - Washington Post

" It melds the two disciplines, landscape and medicinal gardening." - Washington Post

" For the herb lover who knows the difference between fennel and mugwort…" - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

PW
In addition to explaining the essentials of herb growing, Hartung teaches how to create elixir blends, ointments and therapeutic dishes, including dandelion fritters (for the liver) and gingered pumpkin soup (for the circulatory and digestive support). The specifics for growing herbs such as Echinacea (for boosting immunity), evening primrose (for healthy skin and nails) and basil (for digestive support) are laid out in this handy reference guide.— January 10, 2000

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580172158
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
02/15/2000
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.57(d)

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Rosemary Gladstar
Rosemary Gladstar, author of Herbal Healing for Women and Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest

This book takes a forward look at growing medicinal herbs that will positively affect, not only the health of the gardener, but the earth as well.

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