Your Indoor Herb Garden
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Your Indoor Herb Garden


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101 Pages

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The complete how-to guide for growing herbs indoors for health, vitality, and culinary zest

  • Herda is award-winning freelance author, editor, and photojournalist who has written several thousand articles and more than 80 books.
  • His previous books with New Society, Container Gardening and Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors, have sold over 5,000 copies.
  • The definitive guide to growing organic herbs indoors
  • Answers the questions:
    • What are some of the easiest herbs to grow indoors?
    • What are the benefits of herbs?
    • What specific requirements do indoor herbs have?
  • Includes information on historical and current uses, and information on herbs and indoor air quality
  • Covers typical mistakes people make growing herbs
  • Highly illustrated, full color throughout with over 60 photographs
  • High production standards and photography make this book stand out from the many self-published books in this genre
  • Part of the Homegrown City Life series of introductory books for living sustainably in the city
  • New Society Publishers are committed to the highest environmental practices in the industry, including: printing all their books in North America, on 100% post-consumer recycled FSC-certified paper, using vegetable-based, low-VOC inks; and offsetting their emissions to make all of their business operations carbon neutral and is proudly B Corp certified. Their books are so Green you could eat them!

Audience: gardeners, cooks, parents, DIY-ers, healthy-living advocates, Instagram gardeners

Regional interest: Chicago, IL; Steamboat Springs, Trinidad, CO – author's previous homes where he was a well-known gardening writer for local newspapers and magazines

The complete how-to guide for growing herbs indoors for health, vitality, and culinary zest

Learn how to grow herbs for health, for taste, and for life with Your Indoor Herb Garden, a comprehensive guide to growing herbs indoors. Featuring all the tips and guidance you'll need to grow and harvest organic culinary and medicinal herbs right in your own home. Coverage includes:

  • Techniques for successfully growing herbs indoors
  • Equipment, soil types, and feeding
  • Why indoor herb gardens are an important part of life, from cooking to healing
  • Herbal medicine
  • Herbal history and lore
  • An annotated glossary of herbs, including their common uses, growing requirements, cautions, and more.

Growing herbs indoors leads the list of the healthiest and most useful indoor activities we can do. Herbs can clean the air of toxins, provide oxygen and humidity, and help vanquish our psychoses. And they're tasty!

This is the ideal practical guide for gardeners and cooks with an interest in healthy living and fresh flavors looking to create their own indoor herb garden anywhere.

1. Welcome to My World
An introduction explaining why herbs are an essential part of my life—and why they should be in yours, as well.

2 Herbal Life and Lore
From 5000 BC to the present— a fascinating historical look into the background of herbs.

3 From Magic to Medicine
Herbal medicine, how it began, and where it is in modern society.

4 Growing and Harvesting Herbs Indoors
A general introduction into how-to do it, equipment required, best soil types, feeding, etc.

5 Using Herbs at Home
Employing the use of herbs in cooking, bouquet garni, fines herbes, herb vinegar, drying, health foods, etc.

6 An Annotated Glossary of Herbs
Most important herbs, historical references, most common uses, growing tips, cautions, and other useful information.

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Published 05 May 2020
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EAN13 9781771423229
Language English
Document size 5 MB

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