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 herbs
- Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals
- How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers
- Over 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!