Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens [Minkštas viršelis]

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  • Formatas: Paperback / softback, 224 pages, aukštis x plotis x storis: 229x178x14 mm, 141 colour photographs
  • Išleidimo metai: 01-Aug-2019
  • Leidėjas: Timber Press
  • ISBN-10: 1604699299
  • ISBN-13: 9781604699296
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
  • Formatas: Paperback / softback, 224 pages, aukštis x plotis x storis: 229x178x14 mm, 141 colour photographs
  • Išleidimo metai: 01-Aug-2019
  • Leidėjas: Timber Press
  • ISBN-10: 1604699299
  • ISBN-13: 9781604699296
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
Provides basic gardening information, including soil, watering and potting for growing over 40 herbs in your own backyard, including basil, bay laurel, lemon verbena and tarragon, along with instructions for preserving, storing and using them in recipes. Original.

Fresh herbs are a kitchen staple, and this hardworking guide details how to grow and use the 40 most important culinary varieties.
 


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.

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"A practical, creative book that is a great introduction to learning how to grow and use herbs at home." --The American Gardener "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 "Readers will find useful information without being overwhelmed by detail. Practical advice is augmented through helpful diagnosis and treatment sections addressing common problems likely to be encountered by readers, such as plant diseases and pests." --Choice "This is herb growing 101." --Simply Southern Mom

Preface 8(3)
Introduction 11(8)
Growing Herbs at Home
19(20)
Harvesting and Preserving Your Herbs
39(10)
Using Herbs in the Kitchen
49(14)
40 of the Best Homegrown Culinary Herbs
63(2)
40 Culinary Herbs You Can Grow
Anise hyssop
65(2)
Basil
67(4)
Bay laurel
71(2)
Black cumin
73(2)
Calendula
75(4)
Chervil
79(2)
Chives
81(4)
Cilantro
85(4)
Dill
89(4)
Fennel
93(2)
French tarragon
95(4)
Garlic
99(4)
German chamomile
103(4)
Horseradish
107(4)
Lavender
111(2)
Leaf celery
113(2)
Lemon balm
115(2)
Lemongrass
117(2)
Lemon verbena
119(2)
Lovage
121(2)
Mexican oregano
123(2)
Mexican tarragon
125(2)
Mint
127(4)
Monarda
131(4)
Nasturtium
135(4)
Oregano
139(4)
Parsley
143(4)
Roman chamomile
147(2)
Rosemary
149(4)
Saffron
153(2)
Sage
155(4)
Salad burnet
159(2)
Scented geranium
161(4)
Sorrel
165(4)
Stevia
169(2)
Summer savory
171(2)
Sweet marjoram
173(2)
Thyme
175(4)
Viola
179(4)
Winter savory
183(3)
Metric Conversions 186(2)
Sources 188(2)
Suggested Reading 190(2)
Acknowledgments 192(1)
Photography Credits 193(1)
Index 194
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 has spent more than 50 years using, researching, and writing about herbs in popular and scientific media. His book The Encyclopedia of Herbs was published by Timber Press.