|Author||: Karan Davis Cutler|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Total Pages||: 399|
|Rating||: 4/5 (780 Downloads)|
Download or read book Herb Gardening For Dummies written by Karan Davis Cutler and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2010-11-23 with total page 399 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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!