Herb Gardening For Dummies

Herb Gardening For Dummies

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by Karan Davis Cutler, Kathleen Fisher, Suzanne DeJohn, National Gardening Association
     
 

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A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardening

Starting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home.

This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of

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A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardening

Starting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home.

This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of herb gardening. It gives you tips and advice to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals-as well as boost your health.

  • How to choose, plant, and care for herbs
  • Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals
  • How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers
  • Over 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and more

Whether you're interested in getting step-by-step instructions for starting on your first herb garden or already have one and want to learn new tips and techniques, Herb Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470617786
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
727,729
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Suzanne DeJohn is an editor with the National Gardening Association.
The National Gardening Association is the leading garden-based educational nonprofit organization in the United States, providing resources at www.garden.org and www.kidsgardening.org.

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Herb Gardening For Dummies 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book on the subject
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It covers a lot of the basics and its very organized for quick reference. Easy for a beginners. The herb reference guide is worth it alone.
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