Hang up your shovel and trowel! Now you can use the time (and money) you save laboring in your garden to actually enjoy it. Drawing on the amazingly simple layering system of gardening, developed in her previous lasagna gardening books, Patricia Lanza applies these principles to the ever-popular topic of growing herbs. Her organic, commonsense approach uses natural ingredients; close planting, and generous mulching with little or no fancy equipment. Here she shares her homegrown methods, based upon almost 50 years of experience, to give readers tips on:Using more than 50 favorite herbs in recipes
Making herbal wreaths and creating delicious herbal teas
Using herbs for aromatherapy and potpourri
Growing and using edible flowers
This is the perfect book for all the busy people who want to reap the rewards of a garden but who lack the time, the energy, or the confidence to get down in the dirt. Accomplished and amateur gardeners alike will love this ingenious process that allows you to create beautiful, productive, low-maintenance herb gardens.