Table of Contents Introduction How to Lay Out a Herbal Garden Thinking of Layout Plans Making Paths Best Flower Choices Making a City Herbal Garden Making Leaf Mold Making Natural Organic Compost Feeding the Soil My Way of Planting Making Soil Beds Wooden Boxes as Plant Containers Window Boxes Other Containers Herb Growing Project for Children Suitable Herbs for Your Garden Perennials for herb borders and for beds Culinary and Beauty Uses of Herbs Elderflower Water Conserves Herbal wines Herbal Force Meat Stuffing Apple and Mint Jam The Power of Herbs Which Herbs to Grow Where Do You Grow Herbs? Best Soil for Herbs. Planning Your Garden Chessboard Garden Propagation of Herbs Growing through Cuttings Test – Have Roots Been Formed? Herb Plant Division Plant maintenance Harvesting Your Plants Root Plants Whole Plant Harvesting Leaves Harvesting Herbal Harvesting Flowers Harvesting Seed Harvesting Drying Your Herbs Herb Storing Using Herbs Herbal tips Bouquet Garni Omelet aux herbes fines Making Herb Tea Growing herbs on your window sill Knowing More about Herbal Plant Culture Some Important Herbs and How to Grow Them Basil [Ocimum basilicum] Chives [Allium schoenoprasum] Horseradish [Armorecia rusticana] Horseradish and Applesauce Root Cuttings Sweet Marjoram [Origanum majorana] Parsley Petroselinum crispum Fish Parsley First Method Second Method Fennel [Foeniculum vulgare] Mint Mint Chutney Herb Harvesting Herbal Teas Basil Tea Mint Tea Lavender Chamomile Medicinal Chamomile Tea Sweet Woodruff [Gallium odoratum] Sweet Cicely [Myrrhis odorata] Beneficial Herbs Knowing More about John Innes Compost How to Make Leaf Compost A Little Rant about Outdated Agricultural Practices Growing Herbs in Pots Marjoram- Origamum omites- leaves Thyme – Thymus vulgaris-Leaves Thyme Vinegar Chives –Allium choenoprasum –leaves Tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus – leaves. Fennel -Foeniculum vulgare–F.officinale – Leaves, Stem and Seed Shrub Permanents for Your Garden Lavender – Lavandula angustifolia Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis Sage – Salvia officinalis Roses Rue –Ruta graveolens Artemisias –Artemisia pontica – the Roman wormwood Hair Growth Recipe Bay – The Roman Laurel –Laurus nobilis Winter Savory – Satureja Montana Medieval Sciatica Remedy Other Herb Garden Favorites Sorrel – Rumex acetosa Traditional Sorrel Sauce Tansy – Tanacetum vulgare Poppy – Papaver Orientale Clove Carnation – Dianthus caryophyllus Borage – Borago officinalis – leaves, flowers, and stems Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction The moment you hear the word “Herb” you visualize a soft stemmed plant, which is normally used in cookery, as well as in alternative medicine. These herbs used for millenniums have been an important part of our social traditional and religious fabrics all over the world. No one, without an interest in nature is not going to know more about Rosemary, sage, lavender, thyme, hyssop, basil, and other herbs put into use down the centuries.
To do what no other magazine does: Deliver simple, delicious food, plus expert health and lifestyle information, that's exclusively vegetarian but wrapped in a fresh, stylish mainstream package that's inviting to all. Because while vegetarians are a great, vital, passionate niche, their healthy way of eating and the earth-friendly values it inspires appeals to an increasingly large group of Americans. VT's goal: To embrace both.
"A compendium of facts, myths, and folklore on using wild plants to attract fish and game, make bows and arrows, bring good luck in the field, treat your ills and those of your horse, sharpen your senses, fashion lines and nets, and much more ..."--Jacket subtitle. Also covers butchering mats, fish baits, fish narcotics, horse food, and herbal horse medicine.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.