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New book of herbs / Jekka McVicar.

By: McVicar, Jekka.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2002Edition: 1st American ed.Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0789489422; 9780789489425; 0751346470; 9780751346473.Subject(s): Herb gardening | Cooking (Herbs) | Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Cooking (Herbs) | Herb gardening | Herbs -- Therapeutic useGenre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 635/.7 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
What is an herb? -- Why grow herbs organically? -- Managing herbs the natural way -- Your garden environment -- Soil analysis -- Preparing new beds for planting -- Designing an herb garden -- Feeding the soil -- Herb propagation -- Seasonal maintenance -- Harvesting -- Why use herbs in cooking? -- Hot and cold drinks -- Salads -- Mayonnaise and mustards -- Oils and vinegars -- Marinades and butters -- Sweet and on-sweet sauces -- Cooked dishes -- Why use herbs in the home? -- Furniture, fabric, and surface cleaners -- Home fragrance -- First aid -- Beauty -- Relaxation -- Petcare -- Top 100 herbs.
Summary: A unique and innovative combination of cookbook, gardening guide, and organic reference, "New Book of Herbs" illustrates how growing and using fresh herbs can enhance oneUs home, health, and garden.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-287) and index.

A unique and innovative combination of cookbook, gardening guide, and organic reference, "New Book of Herbs" illustrates how growing and using fresh herbs can enhance oneUs home, health, and garden.

What is an herb? -- Why grow herbs organically? -- Managing herbs the natural way -- Your garden environment -- Soil analysis -- Preparing new beds for planting -- Designing an herb garden -- Feeding the soil -- Herb propagation -- Seasonal maintenance -- Harvesting -- Why use herbs in cooking? -- Hot and cold drinks -- Salads -- Mayonnaise and mustards -- Oils and vinegars -- Marinades and butters -- Sweet and on-sweet sauces -- Cooked dishes -- Why use herbs in the home? -- Furniture, fabric, and surface cleaners -- Home fragrance -- First aid -- Beauty -- Relaxation -- Petcare -- Top 100 herbs.

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