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The ultimate source for designing an herb garden.,
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This review is from: The Complete Herb Gardener (Paperback)
An aptly titled practical handbook for the novice herb grower and the "old hand" alike. The ultimate source for designing an herb garden. The Herb Garden Primer includes many tips to make your garden a success: How to choose companion plants to enhance flavors of neighboring vegetables. How to attract beneficial and ward off pest insects. How to dry and preserve. How to prepare oils, vinegars, spirits, salves, and creams. And a complete and comprehensive Plant Profiles reference section, which lists physical characteristics, active substances, cultivation, harvesting, and culinary and medicinal uses of 75 herbs.