Preorder: The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Herbs and their Culinary, Medicinal and Mystical Properties by Gary Carter
Author: Gary Carter
List Price: 24.99 plus shipping
Publication Date: June 21, 2019
About the Book
Interested in growing herbs? Then this book is for you. It comprises what, how, when and where you can grow them, along with their culinary, medicinal and mystical properties, and much more.
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Herbs and their Culinary, Medicinal and Mystical Properties was conceived to help beginning, and seasoned, gardeners get a on a fast track to learning about herbs. The book is a composite of all things related to growing herbs and their uses. It’s an easy, condensed, one to two page read for 53 of the most popular herbs currently on the market. In addition there are 46 pages on Native American herbs that were in use before white men and women came to America. Each individual herb page includes the plant’s common and scientific name, plant family, place of origin, growing zones, type (annual or perennial, herbaceous or deciduous), inclination (invasive, non-invasive), exposure, propagating methods (seeds, cuttings, runners), growth (approximate heights and widths), flowers, harvest (leaves, berries, etc.), fertilizer, soil, tolerance (wind, heat, etc.) attracts (bees, etc.), seaside compatibility, and whether or not suitable for container growing. Each page also includes a short paragraph on the culinary, medicinal and mystical properties of the plant. Other pages include a history of herb usage in Asia, Europe, the Mideast and India. Also included are seven pages of bee friendly plants, three pages of deer resistant plants, pages on how to make herbal teas, drinks and sodas, incense, capsules, ointments and oils, candy, how to dry herbs, aromatherapy, and an extensive, easy to read guide on what herbs can help to cure what ails you. What more can you ask?