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Inside Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac, you'll find a colorful array of practical ideas on how to benefit from nature's most versatile plants. Spice up your favorite pasta dish with Presto Pesto. Restore health with an aromatic herbal soup. Even learn how to keep bees and make herbal honey.
This friendly herbal guide features hands-on projects, fresh ideas, and advice for herb enthusiasts of all skill levels. You'll be inspired by thirty creative articles on herb use in five unique categories-gardening, cooking, crafts, health/beauty, and myth/lore-on everything from quick meals to urban gardening to making herbal crafts.--Discover the culinary and medicinal uses of the carnivorous bog violet--Beautify your home with cheery sunflower crafts--Enhance your good fortune with an autumn luck bag--Make and use herb-based organic fertilizer--Explore the nasturtium's role in myth and literature, then create a hobbit garden
Published annually since 2000
Spice up your favorite barbeque dishes. Chase away illness with delicious soup. There are hundreds of ways to benefit from nature's most versatile plants inside Llewellyn's 2012 Herbal Almanac. Featuring thirty articles, this treasury of innovative herbal ideas spans five categories: gardening, cooking, crafts, health/beauty, and myth/lore. In this edition, you'll discover how to keep bees and make herbal honey, put together an autumn luck bag, whip up Presto Pesto Pasta and other quick meals, open your energy, create stunning crafts with sunflowers, control pests in your garden, and much more. From the carnivorous bog violet to innovative urban gardening to nasturtium's role in myth and literature, this practical almanac is your gateway to the herbal kingdom.