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

Susan Belsinger

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Timber Press
01 August 2019
Gardening: herbs
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. In Grow Your Own Herbs, garden experts Susan Belsinger and Arthur O. Tucker share everything a new gardener or home cook needs to know to grow the forty most important culinary herbs. Grow Your Own Herbs starts with basic gardening information with details on soil, watering, and potting. Profiles of 40 herbs - including popular varieties like basil, bay laurel, lemon verbena, tarragon, savoury, 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. Grow Your Own Herbs is perfect for those new to gardening, gardeners with limited space, and anyone looking to add fresh herbs to their daily meals. AUTHORS: 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. SELLING POINTS:

Nothing tastes better than fresh herbs. Growing them at home is easy, affordable, and can be successfully done indoors and outdoors and in a garden of any size.

Includes complete growing information and tasting notes for the 40 most important culinary herbs including basil, bay laurel, lemon verbena, tarragon, savory, thyme, and more.

Herbs are the perfect plant for gardeners in restricted spaces. They can be grown in small plots, in containers, on balconies, and even on a windowsill. 141 colour photographs
By:   Susan Belsinger
Imprint:   Timber Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 178mm, 
ISBN:   9781604699296
ISBN 10:   1604699299
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

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.

Reviews for Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens

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


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