A Modern Herbal


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A Modern Herbal Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Penguin Books Ltd
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Pages: 304 Language: English ISBN: 9780241368336 Categories: , , , , , , , , , ,

Pre-order this charming, modern miscellany of herbs – for gardeners, cooks and armchair botanists alike. Lovingly collated by horticultural expert and Guardian columnist Alys Fowler, this charming miscellany celebrates everything there is to know about herbs and their significance in our gardens, kitchens, medicine cupboards and daily lives. With her unparalleled horticultural experience, Alys explores the abundance of uses of these incredible plants and writes beautifully about how herbs have become entwined in our lives past and present. Designed to inform, entertain and delight, this book offers a fusion of botanical, practical, cultural and historical information, accompanied by beautiful line illustrations, and will be a welcome and well-thumbed addition to every potting shed, kitchen shelf and bedside table.

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Informative and enthusiastic * i Paper * An important and accessible herbal for the 21st century . . . this book provides plenty of practical growing advice . . . Her extensive experience as a hands-on gardener gives this book added weight . . . For anyone delving into herbs for the first time or those who want to broaden their herbal repertoire in the garden and home, this book is much needed * Gardens Illustrated * Explores the many medicinal uses for herbs and other plants * Daily Telegraph * Gardener and writer Alys Fowler has a knack with words as well as plants, and in this compendium of herbs (each one smartly illustrated), she infuses each page with lore, understanding and green-fingered know-how. It makes you feel like you're tapping into ancient botanical secrets. * The Herald * Your garden can be an invaluable medicine cabinet, says expert Alys Fowler * Woman's Weekly * Dip into this charming miscellany of herbs from renowned horticulturalist Alys Fowler. It is ready to answer all your herb-related questions. Packed from cover-to-cover with useful growing pointers, medicinal benefits, cultural and historical background information. A must-have reference resource for any potting shed or kitchen bookshelf * Grow Your Own * Alys Fowler explores remedies from the herb patch * The Simple Things * This manual shows you how to live a healthier lifestyle, involving the use of tried and tested plants * Garden News * Informative, enthusiastic and ideal dip-in material, it makes you feel like you're tapping into ancient and worthy botanical secrets * Belfast Telegraph * Equips you with the knowledge to harvest everything you need * Weekly News *