All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Field Guides & Natural History  Botany  Plants & Gardens

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs A Comprehensive A-Z of Herbs and Their Uses

Field / Identification Guide Popular Science
By: Jessica Houdret
160 pages, 700 Colour Photographs
Publisher: Southwater
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs ISBN: 9781844765461 Paperback Aug 2008 Usually dispatched within 4 days
    £10.99
    #176233
Selected version: £10.99
About this book Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

The fragrant waft of herbs from a sunlit garden is a sensory experience to be relished. Since ancient times, cultures all over the world have prized herbs for their scents, medicinal properties, and remarkable seasoning qualities. Herbs are as relevant today as they have always been. A Visual Directory of Herbs is a comprehensive botanical A-Z reference to over 270 individually photographs herbs.

Full descriptions of each herb are given, with essential information on habitat, cultivation, and the parts of the herb used for their culinary, fragrant or medicinal properties. Harvesting and storage are clearly explained, and you can delight in recipes for herb oils, vinegars, teas, poultices, and other therapeutic concoctions. Caution boxes will alert you to any aspects of the plant's character you should steer clear of. An inspirational but practical directory of herbs, this is the ultimate reference to using and growing herbs successfully.

Customer Reviews

Biography

Jessica Houdret's interest in herbs began over 20 years ago, when she started a business in growing and selling herbs and ran workshops on their many uses. She is a long-standing member and a past Chairman of the Herb Society and was on the council of the British Herb Trade Association. Jessica writes articles on herbs for national publications and was a regular contributor to the part-work Aromatherapy and Natural Health. She has written books on cooking with herbs, herb gardening, pot-pourri and natural fragrance as well as editing titles on healing with herbs. She is the author of The Home Apothecary, a guide to growing and the Ultimate Book of Herbs and Herb Gardening.

Field / Identification Guide Popular Science
By: Jessica Houdret
160 pages, 700 Colour Photographs
Publisher: Southwater
Current promotions
Backlist BargainsThe Mammal SocietyOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife