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Ginny's herb handbook : a guide for New Zealand & Australian herb lovers / Ginny Clayton.

By: Clayton, Ginny.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : David Bateman, 2010Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869537524 (pbk.).Other title: Herb handbook.Subject(s): Herb gardening | Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Cooking (Herbs) | Cooking (Herbs) | Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Therapeutic use | Herb gardening -- New Zealand | Herb gardening -- Australia | Herbs -- New Zealand | Herbs | Herbs -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 635.7
Contents:
Includes index (p. 78-80).
Subject: "One of gardening's greatest pleasures is growing herbs & using them fresh from your garden. Ginny Clayton shows you how in this handbook for the modern herb grower. From culinary herbs such as Thai basil and French tarragon to herbs for healing, including comfrey and chamomile, Ginny describes how to propagate, raise and maintain over 60 herbs using organic growing methods. There are tips on how to plan your kitchen herb garden, companion planting, which herbs to plant to attract bees, and which ones repel insect pests. Also included are delicious recipes using fresh culinary herbs that boost flavour and your health, and how to make herb oils, butters and vinegars and relaxing and refreshing herbal teas. Easy to use and full of great advice, this friendly guide to homegrown herbs is all you need to get started on the road to a more herbal, and healthier, lifestyle." -- Publisher.
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From culinary herbs such as Thai basil and French tarragon to herbs for healing, including comfrey and chamomile, Ginny describes how to propagate, raise and maintain over 60 herbs using organic growing methods. There are tips on how to plan your kitchen herb garden, companion planting, which herbs to plant to attract bees, and which ones repel insect pests. Also included are delicious recipes using fresh culinary herbs that boost flavour and your health, and how to make herb oils, butters and vinegars and relaxing and refreshing herbal teas. Easy to use and full of great advice, this friendly guide to homegrown herbs is all you need to get started on the road to a more herbal, and healthier, lifestyle.

Includes index.

Includes index (p. 78-80).

"One of gardening's greatest pleasures is growing herbs & using them fresh from your garden. Ginny Clayton shows you how in this handbook for the modern herb grower. From culinary herbs such as Thai basil and French tarragon to herbs for healing, including comfrey and chamomile, Ginny describes how to propagate, raise and maintain over 60 herbs using organic growing methods. There are tips on how to plan your kitchen herb garden, companion planting, which herbs to plant to attract bees, and which ones repel insect pests. Also included are delicious recipes using fresh culinary herbs that boost flavour and your health, and how to make herb oils, butters and vinegars and relaxing and refreshing herbal teas. Easy to use and full of great advice, this friendly guide to homegrown herbs is all you need to get started on the road to a more herbal, and healthier, lifestyle." -- Publisher.

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