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The Encyclopedia of Herbs

A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance

by Thomas DeBaggio
Arthur O. Tucker

eBook

This meticulously researched compendium provides every aspect of growing, identifying, harvesting, preserving, and using more than 500 species of herbs. Thorough profiles provide a plant's botanical name and family, whether it is an annual or perennial, its height, hardiness, light requirements, water consumption, required soil type, and pH. The often fascinating history of the plant, the chemistry of its essential oils, and its culinary, landscape, and craft uses are also included, as is advice on how to propagate.

For the first edition of their work, both authors received The Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature from the Herb Society of America. This new edition adds important species and includes updated nomenclature.


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Publisher: Timber Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 3, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781604691344
  • Release date: May 3, 2010

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781604691344
  • File size: 8898 KB
  • Release date: May 3, 2010

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

This meticulously researched compendium provides every aspect of growing, identifying, harvesting, preserving, and using more than 500 species of herbs. Thorough profiles provide a plant's botanical name and family, whether it is an annual or perennial, its height, hardiness, light requirements, water consumption, required soil type, and pH. The often fascinating history of the plant, the chemistry of its essential oils, and its culinary, landscape, and craft uses are also included, as is advice on how to propagate.

For the first edition of their work, both authors received The Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature from the Herb Society of America. This new edition adds important species and includes updated nomenclature.


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