Features over 350 varieties of herb to grow and over 200 recipes. This book features the various aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. It also contains chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils.
At last a South African how-to with everything you need to know to create a dream indigenous garden. Accomplished landscape designer and botanist Marijke Honig puts forward the fundamentals in this comprehensive reference that is at once inspirational, practical and easy to use.
Do you love living in the city but dream about growing your own wholesome fruit and vegetables? South AfricaÆs organic gardening guru, Jane Griffiths, shows you just how easy it is to achieve a flourishing food garden, no matter how small your space.
Addresses the most common myths and misconceptions that plague home gardeners and horticultural professionals. The author offers advice to gardeners who have wondered: Are native plants the best choice for sustainable landscaping? Should you avoid disturbing the root ball when planting? And are organic products better or safer than synthetic ones?
Throughout "Front Yard America," Schroeder inquires into the functions, values, and meanings that Americans have found in the domestic landscapes of back yards and front yards, walls and fences, porches and patios.