Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs

Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs - Gardening Book

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Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs

by Claire Kowalchik& William H. Hylton, editors

ISBN 087596964X
545 pages, full-color photographs and Black and White sketches.

Presented in an A to Z format, supplemented with easy-to-use charts and lists, and beautifully illustrated with drawings and color photos, this is the only book on herbs you even need to buy.

Valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities, an herb is a plant not merely to look at, but also to use. And using herbs is the focus of this book, published by Rodale Press, one of the leading names in the field of health. Compiled by a team of experts, this invaluable reference will teach you how to grow all sorts of herbs, from familiar ones commonly used in cooking to some lesser-known but immensely practical varieties. Discover herb gardens in all their splendid diversity: knot gardens; kitchen gardens; fragrance and cutting gardens. And learn some useful herbal secrets, including which plants can be used to dye yarn or cloth; how to create herbal baths, sachets, and bouquets; and more.

Presented in an A to Z format, supplemented with easy-to-use charts and lists, and beautifully illustrated with drawings and color photos, this is the only book on herbs you even need to buy.


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