In Homegrown Herbs, Tammi Hartung provides the definitive guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using more than 100 herbs. An internationally renowned herbalist, teacher, and certified organic grower, Hartung has filled this indispensable reference with a wide range of information gathered from her 30 years of studying and working hands-on with these amazing plants.
Homegrown Herbs is a step-by-step primer for gardeners of every level. It includes in-depth profiles of 101 cultivars, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance and care, harvesting, drying, and uses in the kitchen, home pharmacy, crafting, and body care. Hartung supports these profiles with an array of herb garden designs, illustrations, and at-a-glance charts. Sensational four-color photo- graphs by Saxon Holt bring the information to life, and an introduction by renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar highlights the importance of this book to both individuals and the planet as a whole.
Packed with valuable information, Homegrown Herbs is much more than an encyclopaedia of herbs. Hartung shares her passionate compelling vision for a world that is filled greater abundance, pleasure, joy, and collision. With Hartung as a guide, readers will that growing herbs is more than simply a practical act; it is also an inspired one that brings beauty, flavour, and healing to the everyday...and to the world at large.