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5.0 out of 5 stars How do your herbs grow...
`Grow Herbs' is probably one of the better all-encompassing books on herbs, with the exception of growing herbs indoors. You can use the height and spread and sunshine information to grow some herbs indoors, but this is really an outside garden herbal book. It gives a very clear detailed informative beginning with a discussion of What is an herb?, managing herbs in a...
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
My mistake but I was after herbs for cooking rather than herbs for alternative medecine.
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5.0 out of 5 stars How do your herbs grow..., 4 April 2011
This review is from: Grow Herbs (Hardcover)
`Grow Herbs' is probably one of the better all-encompassing books on herbs, with the exception of growing herbs indoors. You can use the height and spread and sunshine information to grow some herbs indoors, but this is really an outside garden herbal book. It gives a very clear detailed informative beginning with a discussion of What is an herb?, managing herbs in a natural way, planning the garden. There is in depth information on soil analysis, preparing and designing the beds, herbs in containers (outside), compost, propagation, the different seasons, harvesting.
Pictures are clear and in colour and usually there are several for each herb. The section on herbs themselves, gives a bit of background information on each, how to grow, propagation, site, maintenance, harvesting and how to use.
A section on herbs in the kitchen is included, including some recipes and one on using herbs in the home, with clear concise instructions. An index is also incorporated.

Anyone wanting to grow and use herbs, no matter if they are a beginner or a more experienced gardener would certainly benefit by using this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!, 3 Mar. 2011
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This is a fantastic book! It is all very simply laid out, clear information and no fancy talk. I would highly recommend this book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good basic information on growing herbs, 15 Mar. 2013
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Doing an RHS course and found this to be one of the best books on herbs for the information I needed
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book, 4 July 2013
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This book is very well presented, giving clear instructions for culture and growth of a wide range of herbs. Pictorially it is also excellent. Other things covered are soil types and preparation and also receipes, both culinary and other uses for herbs in the home. Very good value.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful book!, 27 Feb. 2011
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A wonderfully illustrated and informative book about all kinds of herbs and their use in cooking, medicine, pet care and even household use. A real gem! I can't wait to get out and start growing some of them in my garden.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Comprehensive and easy to follow, 4 Aug. 2013
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A comprehensive guide which does not make assumptions about one's knowledge. Provides insight into which herbs to choose and takes you through from propagation to usage.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Gift, 6 Dec. 2013
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Bought as a gift - I'm sure as a new gardener and owner of a herb planter, she will love it!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, 15 Jun. 2015
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My mistake but I was after herbs for cooking rather than herbs for alternative medecine.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Herb book, 2 Feb. 2015
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A clear and easy book to read, good knowledge about herbs and some nice images to go by.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 Dec. 2014
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Loved this book came in excellent condition and very easy to browse through
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