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.
About the Author
D.J. Herda is a professional author, gourmet chef, and master indoor/outdoor gardener. He is a former Challenger Space Center project creator/coordinator, syndicated newspaper and magazine garden writer and columnist, and test grower for Jackson & Perkins and the Rodale Institute, along with other recognized innovators in gardening plants and practices. He has written and published more than 80 books and thousands of short pieces. As an avid chef, D.J. has been cooking with dried and fresh herbs for more than 50 years and has been growing herbs indoors in pots for nearly as long. He lives and works in the Rocky Mountains of the southwestern United States. www.djherda.org
About the Author
D.J. Herda is a professional author, gourmet chef, and master indoor/outdoor gardener. He is a syndicated newspaper and magazine garden writer, columnist, and test grower for Jackson & Perkins and the Rodale Institute. He lives and works in the Rocky Mountains of the southwestern United States. www.djherda.org