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Herb Gardening for Dummies

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Informationen zum Autor Suzanne DeJohn is an editor with the National Gardening Association. The National Gardening Association is the leading garden-basededucational nonprofit organization in the United States, providingresources at www. garden.org and www.kidsgardening.org. Klappentext A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardeningStarting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home.This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of herb gardening. It gives you tips and advice to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals-as well as boost your health.* How to choose, plant, and care for herbs* Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals* How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers* Over 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and moreWhether you're interested in getting step-by-step instructions for starting on your first herb garden or already have one and want to learn new tips and techniques, Herb Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered! Zusammenfassung A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardening Starting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction.Part I: Herb Basics.Chapter 1: Why Grow Herbs?Chapter 2: Herbs.Part II: Deciding How and What to Grow.Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Home Ground.Chapter 4: Designing Your Herb Garden.Chapter 5: Herb Garden Plans.Chapter 6: Herbs in Containers, Indoors and Out.Part III: Getting Down to Earth.Chapter 7: There's No Place Like Loam: Preparing Your Soil for Planting.Chapter 8: It's Time to Plant.Chapter 9: Everyday Care and Feeding.Chapter 10: Managing Pests in Your Herb Garden.Part IV: Cut and Dried: Handling the Herbal Bounty.Chapter 11: Harvesting and Preserving.Chapter 12: Culinary Concoctions.Chapter 13: Herbs for Healing and Soothing.Chapter 14: Herbs for Beauty.Chapter 15: Herbs for Hearth and Home.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 16: Ten Gifts to Make from Herbs You Grow.Chapter 17: Ten Lists of Herbs for Different Uses and Garden Situations.Appendix: An Encyclopedia of Herbs.Index....

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Authors Cutler, Karan Davi Cutler, Karan Davis Cutler, Karan Davis Fisher Cutler, Dejohn, Suzan DeJohn, Suzanne DeJohn, FISHER, Kathlee Fisher, Kathleen Fisher, National Gardening Association
Publisher Wiley, John and Sons Ltd
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 02.12.2010
 
EAN 9780470617786
ISBN 978-0-470-61778-6
No. of pages 384
Dimensions 190 mm x 235 mm x 20 mm
Series For Dummies
Subjects Guides > Nature > Garden

Lifestyle, Kräuter, Gartenarbeit, Garten /Ratgeber, Lifestyles, Gardening (general)

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