Your Indoor Herb Garden
Growing and Harvesting Herbs at Home
Homegrown City Life
Published by: New Society Publishers
The complete how-to guide for growing herbs indoors for health, vitality, and culinary zest
Growing herbs indoors leads the list of the healthiest and most useful indoor activities we can do. Herbs can clean the air of toxins, provide oxygen and humidity, and help vanquish our psychoses. And they're tasty!
Learn how to grow herbs for health, for taste, and for life with Your Indoor Herb Garden, a comprehensive guide to growing herbs indoors. Featuring all the tips and guidance you'll need to grow and harvest organic culinary and medicinal herbs right in your own home. Coverage includes:
- Techniques for successfully growing herbs indoors
- Equipment, soil types, and feeding
- Why indoor herb gardens are an important part of life, from cooking to healing
- Herbal medicine
- Herbal history and lore
- An annotated glossary of herbs, including their common uses, growing requirements, cautions, and more.
This is the ideal practical guide for gardeners and cooks with an interest in healthy living and fresh flavors looking to create their own indoor herb garden anywhere.
1. Welcome to My World
An introduction explaining why herbs are an essential part of my life—and why they should be in yours, as well.
2 Herbal Life and Lore
From 5000 BC to the present— a fascinating historical look into the background of herbs.
3 From Magic to Medicine
Herbal medicine, how it began, and where it is in modern society.
4 Growing and Harvesting Herbs Indoors
A general introduction into how-to do it, equipment required, best soil types, feeding, etc.
5 Using Herbs at Home
Employing the use of herbs in cooking, bouquet garni, fines herbes, herb vinegar, drying, health foods, etc.
6 An Annotated Glossary of Herbs
Most important herbs, historical references, most common uses, growing tips, cautions, and other useful information.
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