Growing & Using Herbs Successfully

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With homegrown herbs come the promise of flavor, scent, healing, and beauty. Open your garden to the beauty of herbs and the rewards will be manifold.

Herb growers and those who have always wanted to try it will find a wealth of encouragement and sound advice in this well-illustrated book.

Betty Jacobs will tell you in helpful, easy-to-understand language how to get the best results with 64 herbs — how to grow, harvest, and use them, plus a lot...

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Overview

With homegrown herbs come the promise of flavor, scent, healing, and beauty. Open your garden to the beauty of herbs and the rewards will be manifold.

Herb growers and those who have always wanted to try it will find a wealth of encouragement and sound advice in this well-illustrated book.

Betty Jacobs will tell you in helpful, easy-to-understand language how to get the best results with 64 herbs — how to grow, harvest, and use them, plus a lot more:

- Starting herbs indoors and outdoors.

- Harvesting and storing herbs.

- Getting the most from your greenhouse and lath house.

- How to sell herbs, both wholesale and retail.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882662497
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/4/1981
  • Series: Garden Way Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 796,684
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Starting Your Herb Garden

Chapter 2: Thirty-two More Herbs to Grow

Chapter 3: A Guide to the Vegetative Propagation of Perennial Herbs

Chapter 4: Harvesting, Drying, Storing, and Freezing Herbs

Chapter 5: Growing Herbs for Profit

Chapter 6: Markets and Marketing

Chapter 7: Growing Parsley

Chapter 8: Growing Chives

Chapter 9: Herb Products For Fun or Profit

Chapter 10: Building a Successful Business

Glossary

Appendix A: Cultural Recommendations for 64 Herbs

Appendix B: Propagation and Pots

Appendix C: Part of Herb to Harvest

Appendix D: Recommended Books

Appendix E: Herb Growers & Suppliers

Appendix F: Noncommercial Herb Gardens

Index

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