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Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens (Paperback)

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Nothing tastes better than herbs harvested fresh from the garden!

Grow Your Own Herbs shares everything you need to know to grow the forty most important culinary herbs. You’ll learn basic gardening information, including details on soil, watering, and potting. Profiles of 40 herbs—including popular varieties like basil, bay laurel, lemon verbena, tarragon, savory, thyme, and more—feature tasting notes, cultivation information, and harvesting tips. Additional information includes instructions for preserving and storing, along with techniques for making delicious pastes, syrups, vinegar, and butters. If you are new to gardening, have a limited space, or are looking to add fresh herbs to their daily meals, Grow Your Own Herbs is a must-have.

About the Author


Susan Belsinger has written and edited more than 25 books and hundreds of articles about gardening and cooking. A flavor artist, Belsinger delights in kitchen alchemy—the blending of harmonious foods, herbs, and spices.


Arthur O. Tucker is a botanist specializing in the identification and chemistry of plants of flavor, fragrance, and medicine. He is the research professor and director of the Claude E. Phillips Herbarium.

Praise For…


“Large color photographs illustrate the beauty of the plants in flower and what the useful parts of the herb look like.  For those using herbs culinarily, this is both a guide for beginners and a reference that can be used at any level.” —Booklist

“Recommended for anyone interested in homegrown herbs for cooking.” —Library Journal
 

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604699296
ISBN-10: 1604699299
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
Pages: 224
Language: English