Synopses & Reviews
The consummate beginners guide for anyone interested in starting an herb garden. It will explain, in simple terms, everything you need to know about choosing the site, preparing the soil, choosing the plants, caring for them, dealing with pests and diseases, and what to do with the harvest at the end of the summer. Included will be actual easy-to-follow garden plans, lots of helpful tips, expert advice, and useful figures.
A comprehensive guide to starting an herb garden, written for beginners
About the Author
Melissa Snyder is co-owner of Barleywine Herb Farm with her husband, Stephen, author of several books on beer and homebrewing, including The Brewmaster's Bible. Their 40-acre organic farm is located at the base of a mountain in Vermont and is home to more than 375 varieties of rare and unusual herbs, flowers, and heirloom tomatoes. In addition to writing articles for various publications, the Snyders give frequent seminars, tours, and workshops.