Garden Shops: culinary 1 | About-garden.com

A Visual Directory of Herbs is a comprehensive botanical A-Z reference to over 250 individually photographs herbs. Full descriptions of each herb are given, with essential information on habitat, cultivation, and the parts of the herb used for their culinary, fragrant or medicinal properties. Harvesting and storage are clearly explained, and you can delight in recipes for herb oils, vinegars, teas, poultices, and other therapeutic concoctions. Caution boxes will alert you to any aspects of the plant …
Amazon / Brand: Anness
Price: 132.34 $

Potatoes are easy to grow and there are wonderful varieties which can t be found in supermarkets. In this guide a range of potatoes are described and illustrated. Information on their history and culinary uses is included as well as how-to gardening techniques. …
Amazon / Anness
Price: 107.86 $

Edible Mushrooms provides an advanced overview of the chemical composition and nutritional properties of nearly all species of culinary mushrooms. This unique compendium gathers all current literature, which has beendispersed as fragmentary information until now. The book is broken into five parts covering chemical and nutrient composition, taste and flavor components as well as health stimulating and potentially detrimental effects. Appendices provide helpful quick references on abbreviations, common …
Amazon / Academic Press
Price: 99.21 $

Flowers have been used for culinary purposes since earliest times; rose petals have been used to perfume sweetmeats, jellies and cakes for centuries, and the tiny, richly scented Parma violet was a popular flavouring during the Victorian era. Today, there is renewed interest in using flowers as ingredients in cooking; their subtle flavours and glorious colours impart an extra dimension to many of our favourite foods. …
Amazon / Brand: Anness
Price: 87.95 $

Herbs are the world s most interesting plants, says Howard Garrett. They make beautiful landscape choices, are useful for cooking, controlling insect and disease pests, healing wounds, and are effective for improving the immune system. In this fully illustrated, easy-to-use guide, Garrett and veteran herbalist Odena Brannam offer expert advice on growing nearly 150 herbs suited to Texas and Southwestern gardens, along with detailed information on each plant s landscape, culinary, medicinal, and other …

An excellent Christian resource on herbs. Beautifully-illustrated pages give tips on how to grow, use, and benefit from 130 herbs. Spiritual lessons from herbs mentioned in the Bible help the reader discover living parables of the natural world in relationship to God s spiritual world. For example, the herb Hyssop has internal and external cleansing value, and it is mentioned in the Bible in relationship to the cleansing of sins. Recipes, culinary and medicinal charts, and a devotional section titled …
Amazon / Cladach Publishing
Price: 79.79 $

Part gardening book, part encounters with remarkable vegetables, Amy Goldman s The Compleat Squash unearths the personalities—yes, personalities—of the pumpkin and the squash. They are members in good standing in the horticultural hall of fame, and Goldman lovingly ponders their case histories and culinary merits both with common and uncommon varieties. She gets glorious help from award-winning photographer Victor Schrager, who brings out their eclectic beauty in more than 150 luminous color …
Amazon / Brand: Artisan
Price: 79.60 $

Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.The Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Herbs & Spices introduces over 35 different herbs, spices and aromatics commonly found in Asia. Each item is clearly presented and described in …

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used-unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in a range of climates. Their uses include both the ornamental, offering striking foliage and culms, and the practical, such as for screening or erosion control, not to mention the culinary treat of bamboo …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 66.40 $

Showcases 150 of the most beautiful, gardenworthy species. Salvia is derived from the Latin word salvare, to heal, and for centuries salvias have been valued for their medicinal and culinary qualities. Salvias, commonly known as sages, grow throughout the world. They occur in many forms: perennial, biennial, annual herbs, and evergreen or deciduous shrubs. These amazingly varied plants are also noteworthy for their remarkable resistance to pests and diseases, their drought tolerance€” and their …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 63.64 $

Fresh? Juice? Paste? Canned? Stewed? Diced? Pureed? Sun Dried? Salsa? Sauce? Ketchup? Rare is the cuisine that does not make use of the tomato in some way, shape, or form, and the resulting culinary popularity of the tomato has led to its proliferation in fields and farms around the world. While some may still argue whether the tomato is a fruit or a vegetable, few would argue that tomato crops are highly lucrative, attractive to farmers in both developing and developed countries and on large and …
Amazon / CRC Press
Price: 63.17 $

Greenest of the Greek islands, Corfu has a rich but little-known garden heritage. This first-ever book on the subject is as inspiring as it is informative. Illustrated by multi-award-winning photographer Marianne Majerus, it focuses entirely on private gardens, and gives a unique entrée to a secret world ranging from romantic old estates to stunning contemporary works by international designers. Rich with stories about the gardens and their creation, the text brims with insights into the island …

Every year, Llewellyn puts out almanacs, specific to us witches, giving us highlights to look for throughout the year and spells to do on certain days; the 2012 Herbal Almanac is no different. Filled to the brim with information on herbs, this almanac is more than your usual yearly calendar! Among the articles found inside: Discover the culinary and medicinal uses of the carvivorous bog violet Beautify your home with cheery sunflower crafts Enhance your good fortune with an autumn luck bag Make and …
Amazon / Llewellyn Publications
Price: 61.74 $

Discover the Power of Herbs As nature’s most versatile and potent plants, herbs can be used in hundreds of ways to add zest and vitality to your life. Inspiring you with a bounty of innovative ideas and recipes, Llewellyn’s 2014 Herbal Almanac offers dozens of articles that explore many ways of using herbs, from gardening and cooking, to health and beauty, to herb craft and lore. Cultivate a radiant spirit and a healthy life. Try delicious new recipes. Create healing salves and lotions. This …