The Herb Gardening Handbook: A Beginners' Guide to Growing and Harvesting Herbs No Matter Your Space (Hardcover)
The Herb Gardening Handbookgives you the know-how of what herbs to buy, what to plant them with, how to use them and even how to make herbs look good, no matter the space available. Beginning with a simple guide of how to get started and the best growing conditions for herbs, The Herb Gardening Handbook is a stylish guide to 12 herb projects that will suit everything from indoor window ledges to balconies and gardens. From the cocktail herb garden, which focuses on the botanicals that will make summer cocktails and drinks all the more fragrant to the Pizza Pantry Garden where readers will grow everything needed to create delicious pizza toppings. There are also projects looking to make a positive impact on the environment, such as the Bee Buffet, which will feature tasty herbs that pollinators will love to be a part of. Using widely accessible herbs as well as suggestions for more interesting varieties and including stunning photography, this book is perfect for gardening beginners, as well as seasoned pros looking to learn some new tips and tricks on how to make the most of herbs.
About the Author
Andrew Perry is the brain behind Urban Herbs, an online retailer of beautiful, unusual varieties of herbs, as well as all the classics. He believes that through growing a wide variety of herbs, you can improve the flavours in your kitchen and give a little pep to your mental wellbeing with some easy gardening, too. Urban Herbs began in 2011 on a few window ledges in Andrew’s home, and has grown to a whole city centre herb farm in Birmingham, supplying London restaurants and cocktail bars, as well as selling at everything from BBC Good Food shows to regional markets and food festivals and working with schools and local authorities to create community herb gardens and classes for children at inner city schools how growing can be rewarding for both body and mind.Through his engaging Instagram posts, Andrew has built a following of more than 38,000 on the Urban Herbs Instagram, with a following of 19,000 on his personal account, @andygrowsherbs.