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The Herb Gardens wall calendar features beautiful photos of creative herb gardens paired with sumptuous recipes and a wealth of herbal folklore, remedies, and growing tips from horticulture author Maggie Oster. More than just a calendar, this is a useful herbal resource worth keeping. 12 x 12 wall calendar (12 x 24 open). A year of lush herb gardens (and recipes!) on your wall. Frameable artbook-quality printing. The perfect gift for the kitchen gardener or chef. Showcases exceptional photographs …

Part of a series of books on individual herbs and herb-related subjects, this title covers lavender. It provides information on the varieties available, how to grow them and what to do with them. The author advises on the best conditions for growing the herb and provides information on the varieties available in South Africa. She includes some recipes for the kitchen and for making cosmetics, and gives ideas on how to use the herb medicinally, as a companion plant and as a natural insecticide. …

This special reissue includes new introductory text and celebrates the vital link between growing, cooking and eating food all year round. For Monty and Sarah Don, a love of eating food must include an awareness of how that food is grown, and a love of growing your own food must include an active interest in how best to cook it. They demonstrate this philosophy in this seasonal month-by-month guide on how to cultivate and cook a range of vegetables, herbs and fruits which is accompanied by photographs …

In this companion volume to the bestselling book Sunday’s Kitchen, the physical environment of Heide is explored. When Sunday and John Reed purchased Heide, now the site of the Heide Museum of Modern Art, it was a neglected former dairy farm. At the end of their lives, it was unique among Melbourne’s parklands, densely forested with exotic and native flora and a stunningly beautiful cottage-style kitchen garden as the jewel in its crown. The transformation is an extraordinary aesthetic accomplishment, …

The shortest food mile is from your garden to your kitchen table – or from your local farmers’ market to your home. But what do you do if you have an abundance of harvest and don’t know how to make the most of it all? Jane’s Delicious Kitchen is a fun, inspiring and practical cooking journey through the seasons – whether you grow your own food or buy seasonal produce Whether you grow your own food or buy seasonal produce, this gorgeous cookbook is filled with practical advice, time-saving …

This title offers 200 simple recipes using the produce from your plot. The Allotment Cookbook Through the Year is the recipe book for those gardeners that would like to know how to cook delicious seasonal dishes to help make the most of their home-grown produce. Featuring over 200 recipes for popular crops such as apples, berries and herbs, this is packed with imaginative and inspiring ideas to turn your produce into healthy, fresh meals. Including techniques and expert advice to help you harvest, …

Berry fruits have long been used and appreciated in the kitchen, but the aesthetic and practical benefits they bring to the garden landscape are all too often ignored. Whether for the ground cover effect of a strawberry plant, the colorful autumn foliage of a blueberry plant, the climbing trait of a grapevine, or the hedge potential of an elderberry bush, these plants are highly versatile contributors to a range of garden environments. And growing such gems in your own backyard means convenient access …

Basic gardening book with monthly tips specifically for New Mexico climate. It also includes how-to information, designs for New Mexico landscapes, and best and worst New Mexico plant lists. This 4 color book covers everything from annuals to perennials to roses to vegetables to herbs to lawns to trees and shrubs. Readers will also find space to make journal entries about their own gardens. How-to section includes information about New Mexico watering, weeds, insects, harvesting, fertilizing and …
Amazon / Press
Price: 155.95 $

The use of herbs for medicine and cooking has a long and exceptionally vigorous tradition dating back over 60,000 years. This book is a celebration of herbs - the inspiration for so many forms of enjoyment - whether it be cooking, gardening, medicinal cures, folklore or history. Following a brief introduction to the history of the use of herbs throughout history, a gardening section examines all the options available to the novice or experienced gardener - whether you want to grow plants in a traditional …

Good cooks dream of that perfect kitchen garden just beyond the back door where they can grow fruit, vegetables and herbs. Cook s gardens tend to be small, but diverse: herbs spilling out of pots, flowers mingling with the vegetables, trees laden with fruit. Following the seasons, this work shows you how to prepare your soil, what to plant and when, and how to deal with pests and diseases. It provides cultivation advice on the most popular home crops and includes recipes for your garden s harvest …

During the period 1500-1750 a general shift in gardening practice took place, from which emerged three distinct types of gardens: (traditional) subsistence or kitchen gardens, aesthetic gardens, and gendered aesthetic gardens. The gardening and husbandry manuals published during the period, typified by the texts selected for this volume, reveal how and what one planted was related to ones role in society. These texts attest to the changing nature of gardening - from a largely subsistence endeavour …
Amazon / Routledge
Price: 137.73 $

Published to tie in with a BBC2 series and an Imperial War Museum exhibition, this book takes readers back to the days when Hitler s U-boats patrolled the Atlantic, and imported foods were scarce. For the men, woman and children left behind during World War II, life changed dramatically. People who had never gardened before had to start growing their own fruit and vegetables, housewives had to cope with rationing, and their families had to get used to unfamiliar foods such as spam and nettle soup. …
Amazon / BBC Books
Price: 133.62 $