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.
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