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RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener By The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener by The Royal Horticultural Society

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Summary

A beautifully illustrated manual of edible herbs and their history, cultivation and preparation.

RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener Summary

RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener: Old, new, common and curious herbs to grow and eat by The Royal Horticultural Society

More and more gardeners are discovering the delight of preparing and eating fresh homegrown food. For this growing band of enthusiasts, RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener is the indispensable guide to what to grow, cook and eat. Alongside familiar herb varieties are numerous novel options that offer a world of new colours and tastes.

Each herb has its own listing, providing accessible information on climate, size, origin, storage, preparation and cultivation. Fascinating historical facts, nutritional information and classic recipes are interspersed with feature spreads on topics such as edible flowers and herbs to drink.

RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener Reviews

...Satisfyingly put together, with beautiful patterned and textured hardback covers and a ribbon for finding your way back to a chosen page....There are very few photographs, instead relying heavily on botanical artists for their depictions of the plants, a lovely touch that serves both to unify the look of the books and to bestow upon them a sort of Victorian sensibility that plays nicely on the Society's history and image....useful, endlessly interesting and very good-looking... * Gardeners Illustrated *

About The Royal Horticultural Society

Caroline Holmes is an author, broadcaster and lecturer in garden history, and former Chairman of the Herb Society. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature from the Herb Society of America (2011) and the Radio Broadcast of the Year Award from the Garden Media Guild (2001), and she is in great demand as a speaker in the UK, US, Australia, Japan and throughout Europe. Caroline's previous books include Monet at Giverny, Impressionists in Their Gardens, A Zest for Herbs, The Romantic Herb Garden and Why Do Violets Shrink?

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is the UK's largest gardening charity, dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners and promoting the ecological, aesthetic and psychological benefits of gardening in an urban environment. The RHS has 411,000 members.

Additional information

GOR005993648
9781845338855
1845338855
RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener: Old, new, common and curious herbs to grow and eat by The Royal Horticultural Society
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2014-09-01
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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