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"Will delight both the gardener and the cook." — Library Journal. Versatile handbook for the wide range of American herbalists — from backyard gardeners to gourmet chefs — provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices available in North America. 4 illustrations. Index. Glossary.

Synopsis:

Versatile handbook for the wide range of American herbalists — from backyard gardeners to gourmet chefs — provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices available in North America. Everything from preparing seedlings for early transplanting to drying, cutting and quick-freezing fragrant herbs for potpourris, medicinal lotions, pomanders, and even moth preventives. "A wonderful compendium — for anyone who wants to cultivate them or cook with them and so written as to definitely stimulate the interest of the passing page flipper". — Kirkus Review.

Synopsis:

Versatile handbook provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices available in North America. 4 illustrations. Index. Glossary.

Table of Contents

QUOTATION

MANY THANKS

INTRODUCTORY COMMENT

1. HERBS IN A SMALL GARDEN

    DIVERSITY OF DESIGN

    ADAPTABILITY OF HERBS

    SUGGESTIONS FOR A FIRST HERB GARDEN

    PLANT DISEASES?NOT FREQUENT

    HERBS EASILY GROWN IN A SMALL GARDEN

  SELECTING CULINARY HERBS FOR INDIVIDUALS GARDENS:

    Foliage Colors for Creating Designs

    Blossom Colors for Grouping

    For Planting in Shady or Partially Shady Places

    For Planting in Sunny Places

    For Attracting Honeybees

    As Hedges and Back Borders

    As Edges and Low Borders

    In Rock Gardens

    As Ground Carpets

  ILLUSTRATIONS OF HERB GARDEN DESIGNS

    Traditional Designs

    Herb Garden in The New York Botanical Garden

    The Wade Park Herb Garden in Cleveland

    "Small Culinary Herb Garden in Spokane, Washington"

2. HERBS INDOORS IN A WINDOW BOX

3. DEVELOPING SEEDLINGS FOR EARLY TRANSPLANTING

    Seedlings in Cold Frames

    How to Construct a Cold Frame

    Ventilating the Cold Frame

    Transplanting Seedlings into the Open Garden

    Watering the Young Plants

4. CULINARY HERBS ADAPTED TO GROWING IN VARIOUS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCALITIES

    "Eastern United States, Canada, England, and the Continent"

    Middle Western United States

    Southern United States and Southern Europe

    Southwestern United States and Mexico

    Western and Northwestern United States and Canada

5. DRYING HERBS

    Cutting and Preparing

    Bunches of Herbs

    Flower Heads

    Leaves

    Petals

    Roots

    Seed

6. QUICK-FREEZING AND PRESERVING FRESH HERBS

    Selecting Herbs for Quick-Freezing

    Instructions for Quick-Freezing

    Using Quick-Frozen Herbs

    Herb Blends

    Preserving Fresh Herbs in Salt

    Old-fashioned Recipe for Herb Butter

    Basic Recipe for Salted-down Herbs

7. FRAGRANT CULINARY HERB LEAVES AND SEED

    Botanical Names

    "History, Superstitions, and Legends"

    Characteristics and Descriptions

    Uses in Basic Foods

    How to Cultivate

    How to Harvest

8. SPICES AND CARAVANS

    Elephant Bells and Patimars

    Sources of Spices

    Botanical Names of Each Spice

    "History, Superstitions, and Legends"

    Characteristics and Descriptions

    Uses in Basic Foods

    How Each Spice Is Cultivated and Harvested

9. HERB AND SPICE SWEET SCENTS AND SACHETS

    Culinary Herbs for Fragrant Lotions

    Culinary Herbs for Spices in Fragrant Moth-Preventive Blends

    "Herbs and Spices for Sweet Scents, Sachets, and Potpourri Blends"

10. RECIPES FOR HOUSEHOLD USES OF HERBS AND SPICES

    Sweet Scents and Potpourris

    Rose Jars

    Sachet Powders

    Herb Pillows

    "Bath Blends, Pomanders, and Lotions"

    Moth Preventatives

11. FRAGRANT HERBS AND BLOSSOMS DRIED AND PRESERVED IN THREE DIMENSIONS

    Unique Method of Drying in Three Dimensions

    Bouquets of Dried Herbs in Three Dimensions

    Procedure for Three-Dimensional Drying and Preserving

    Fragrant Herbs Which Retain Their Natural Beauty When Dried in Three Dimensions

GLOSSARY

  Botanical Names of Herbs and Spices

  Botanical Family Names of Herbs and Spices

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486250588
Author:
Miloradovich, Milo
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Herbs, Spices, Condiments
Subject:
Home economics
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Herb gardening
Subject:
Nature craft
Subject:
Spices
Subject:
Specific Ingredients - Herbs, Spices, Condiments
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Seashells
Subject:
herb garden
Subject:
culinary herbs
Subject:
Backyard gardens
Subject:
Gardening-General Herbs and Spices
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Herbs, Farming and Gardening
Series Volume:
no. 12
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Versatile handbook for the wide range of American herbalists — from backyard gardeners to gourmet chefs — provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices available in North America. Everything from preparing seedlings for early transplanting to drying, cutting and quick-freezing fragrant herbs for potpourris, medicinal lotions, pomanders, and even moth preventives. "A wonderful compendium — for anyone who wants to cultivate them or cook with them and so written as to definitely stimulate the interest of the passing page flipper". — Kirkus Review.
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Versatile handbook provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices available in North America. 4 illustrations. Index. Glossary.
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