This book offers all the information a reader may wish to know about planting, growing and harvesting herbs and how to use them in the home.
A - Z herb directory includes standard headings for entries on cultivating and using each of more than 100 herbs.; Herbal folklore boxes with fascinating facts about herbs and their traditional uses; Comprehensive information on growing, propagating, harvesting and storing herbs.; Ideas for designing your own herb garden.; Recipes for natural garden insecticides,; Recipes for herbal remedies,; Recipes for skin tonics and other beauty preparations.; Attractive herb craft projects with step-by-step photographs and instructions.; Original step-by-step recipes that feature herbs in cooking: snacks, appetisers, soups, pasta and rice, vegetables, salads, meat and poultry, fish, etc. Plus recipes for sauces, condiments, pastes such as pestoes, marinades and rubs.