Herbs have many uses - culinary, medicinal and decorative. In this guide, Jackie French provides inspiration and good, sound information about herbs, how to grow them and how to use them. She illustrates how to create your own lush herb garden which will not only beautify your home but will add a new dimension to your appreciation of herbs.
Each herb is listed alphabetically with notes on its origin and preferred growing conditions as well as its uses. It includes recipes for food and home herbal remedies, as well as recipes for herbal cosmetics, household cleansers, insect repellants and gift ideas.
With advice on how to propagate, the best herbs for certain climatic conditions, how to combat pests and diseases and how to care for your herb garden, this is a handy and practical reference, indispensable to anyone interested in growing herbs.