The Herb Garden Specialist: The Essential Guide to Growing Herbs and Designing, Planting, Improving and Caring for Herb Gardens

Overview

People now use herbs in their cooking on an everyday basis and there's nothing nicer than being able to go out into your garden, snip some fresh herbs and put them straight into the pot. The beauty of a herb garden is that it does not have to be big -- it can be part of a larger garden or it can merely be a windowbox. This book tells you what herbs are, how to use them and discusses in detail how to plan a herb garden, including a cartwheel garden, a paved herb garden, corners and narrow borders and containers. ...
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Overview

People now use herbs in their cooking on an everyday basis and there's nothing nicer than being able to go out into your garden, snip some fresh herbs and put them straight into the pot. The beauty of a herb garden is that it does not have to be big -- it can be part of a larger garden or it can merely be a windowbox. This book tells you what herbs are, how to use them and discusses in detail how to plan a herb garden, including a cartwheel garden, a paved herb garden, corners and narrow borders and containers. There is valuable information on buying, planting, increasing and looking after herbs, as well as an informative A-Z herb identifier.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845371074
  • Publisher: New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Series: Specialist Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

David Squire trained as a horticulturist and is the author of over 70 gardening titles, including The Scented Garden, which won the Garden Writers of America Quill and Trowel Award, as well as The First-time Garden Specialist and The Small Garden Specialist
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Table of Contents

Author's foreword 2
Getting Started
What are herbs? 3
Culinary or medicinal? 4
Herbs in the kitchen 5
Planning a Herb Garden
Herbs in gardens and containers 6
Design and construction 8
Cartwheel herb gardens 10
Paved herb gardens 12
Narrow, corner and 'island' beds 14
Cottage herb gardens 15
Herbs in containers 16
Growing herbs indoors 18
Colour-themed herb gardens 19
Nosegay gardens 20
Herbs in flower arrangements 22
Herbs in pot-pourri 24
Culinary Herbs
A-Z of culinary herbs 26
Growing herbs
Buying and planting herbs 66
Raising herbs from seeds 68
Raising herbs from cuttings 70
Dividing established herbs 71
Harvesting herbs 72
Drying and freezing herbs 74
Pests and diseases 76
Glossary 78
Index 79
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