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The Herb Book: The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published (Dover Cookbooks)

The Herb Book: The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published (Dover Cookbooks)
$16.75

"I have an old copy of this book that I've had for years and would never let go of, no matter how many times I moved and thinned out my books. This is a re-release and I'm really happy to see it back in print. Part two of the book is the real treasure. It is an alphabetical list of herbs that gives detailed information about their properties, including any cautions required." Lora's Rants & ReviewsAlso known as "The Natural Remedy Bible," "The Herb Book" provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughing fits as well as suggestions for adding spice to recipes, coloring fabrics, freshening breath, and a host of other benefits. Complete and concise descriptions of herbs, illustrated by more than 275 line drawings, offer the most comprehensive catalog of "miracle plants" ever published.Written by an expert and pioneer in the field, this easy-to-use reference features three parts. The first presents introductory historical information and background for using the rest of the book. The second part features individual numbered listings of medicinal plants with their botanical descriptions and uses. The third part emphasizes the variety of uses for the plants listed in Part 2, including mixtures for medicinal treatments, nutritious and culinary plants, cosmetic and aromatic purposes, plant dyes, and other applications. The book concludes with a captivating look at plant-related astrology, lore, and legends."

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A Book of Garden Wisdom: Organic Gardening Hints, Tips and Folklore from Yesteryear, from Companion Planting to Compost

A Book of Garden Wisdom: Organic Gardening Hints, Tips and Folklore from Yesteryear, from Companion Planting to Compost
$3.83

The skill of gardening and nurturing the land is as old as time. For gardeners everywhere there can be no greater pleasure than watching a tiny seed thrive, and to witness plants blooming and fruiting. This inspirational book offers practical advice for every gardener, whether your interest is in growing healthy vegetables, fruit-filled trees, a beautiful flower garden or a delightfully fragrant herb garden. The book contains a wealth of traditional gardening hints and tips, from understanding the importance of age-old crop rotation to creating perfect compost and feeding the soil. There is helpful advice on basic skills such as sowing and planting, and invaluable information on developing natural, organic defences against pests and diseases. Discover the folklore and wisdom of yesteryear to bring natural balance, glorious scent and stunning flowers to your garden.

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My Book of Herbs

My Book of Herbs
$3.83

Collection of poetry, rhymes, stories, tips and recipes about herbs and flowers. Items include how to establish a herb garden, make herbal teas and remedies, and prepare potpourri. The author is a member of the Herb Society of South Australia.

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Collins Complete Garden Manual: The Only Garden Book You'll Ever Need

Collins Complete Garden Manual: The Only Garden Book You'll Ever Need
$3.83

This guide features chapters on: garden planning and design (David Stevens includes complete garden plans, garden features, design advice for problem sites, plant selector charts); choosing plants (Anne Swithinbank includes ornamental trees, shrubs for flower and foliage, climbing plants, roses, conifers, garden flowers, alpines and rock plants, water plants, plants for containers, houseplant guide, greenhouse and conservatory plant guide, wildlife gardening, children's gardening); gardening in practice (Sue Phillips includes choosing tools for every task, guide to garden soil, guide to feeding plants, guide to lawn care, the flower garden, greenhouse gardening guide, water gardens, guide to pruning, growing in containers, watering, how to raise new plants, composting, problem-solving, pests & termites); the kitchen garden planner (Andi Clevely includes herbs, vegetables).

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The Everything Whole Foods Cookbook: Includes: Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie, Spicy Bison Burgers, Zucchini-Garlic Chili, Herbed Sal

The Everything Whole Foods Cookbook: Includes: Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie, Spicy Bison Burgers, Zucchini-Garlic Chili, Herbed Sal
$3.95

Want to improve your health, prevent illnesses, and achieve and maintain a healthy body weight? Whole foods are the answer This comprehensive cookbook incorporates an incredible variety of nourishing foods and recipes--you?ll decrease inflammation, fend off disease, and increase energy, all without excess sugar, fat, and artificial additives. These minimally processed foods, such as fresh produce, lean meats, and whole grains, are packed with both the essential nutrients you need and the amazing flavor your family craves. Inside, you?ll learn how to use the delicious variety of wholesome, natural foods to create satisfying recipes like: Raspberry-Yogurt Muffins Spicy Peanut Noodles Peach and Ch?vre Panino Fruit-Glazed Pork Loin Summer Vegetable Stew Raspberry Sorbet From easy weeknight meals to indulgent special-occasion treats, the recipes in "The Everything? Whole Foods Cookbook" give you the confidence you need to start cooking with whole foods every day.

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Quick from Scratch Herbs & Spices Cookbook

Quick from Scratch Herbs & Spices Cookbook
$3.46

From a windfall of fresh basil to crisp mint, see how to increase the depth and complexity of your food with delicious herbs and spices. Go right to the charts for quick advice on tastefully matching herbs or spices with different foods, or to use the ones you have on hand with confidence. Follow the tips and variations for customizing each recipe. Then start preparing dozens of wonderful meals, including Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup with Lemongrass, Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Grapes, and much more. "A joy...packed with easy, mouth-watering recipes for food that's both healthful and exciting."--"Paula Wolfert"

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China Bayles' Book of Days: 365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs from the World of Pecan Springs

China Bayles' Book of Days: 365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs from the World of Pecan Springs
$4.47

A companion treasury from the author of the national bestselling series. Readers of the China Bayles mystery novels are familiar with the usefulness and wonder of the many herbs the amateur sleuth sells in her beloved Thyme and Seasons shop. Compiled by national bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert at the request of her fans, "China Bayles' Book of Days" gathers together tidbits and treasures about plants and reveals ways you can put more green into your daily life. Featuring 365 days of recipes, crafts, gardening tips, remedies, and more, this special volume is a personal calendar of the legends and lore of herbs and also features brand-new essays from the author, clues from China's mysteries, and some special contributions by the irrepressible members of the Myra Merryweather Herb Guild, Pecan Springs's oldest civic organization.

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The Herbal Menopause Book: Herbs, Nutrition and Other Natural Therapies

The Herbal Menopause Book: Herbs, Nutrition and Other Natural Therapies
$3.95

This book offers a wealth of natural self-care therapies for women during the "Change". Drawing on the author's extensive practice as an herbalist, this comprehensive volume provides dozens of specific herbal remedies and other natural therapies for women facing the health issues that arise in premenopause, menopause, and postmenopause.

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