Herb Gardening For Dummies by Suzanne DeJohn

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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.

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 herbsCovers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentalsHow to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containersOver 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and more

Whether 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!


About Suzanne DeJohn

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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.
Published November 2, 2010 by For Dummies. 395 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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