"Your Backyard Herb Garden captures all the excitement of herbs and makes them easy to grow and enjoy."--Susan McClure, author of The Herb Gardener
"A skilled gardener and teacher, Miranda Smith knows her subject well, writes about it easily, and obviously enjoys the special charms of herbs. She conveys all this in Your Backyard Herb Garden. Her no-nonsense advice on soil building, fertilizing, pest control, and watering is pure gold. She also covers harvesting and using herbs in teas, vinegars, cosmetics, potpourris, crafts, and more. Do try Miranda's rose geranium jelly!"--Bertha Reppert, author of Growing Your Herb Business and Herbs with Confidence, and herbarist in residence at The Rosemary House, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Everything you need to know about growing herbs is contained in this volume. A special encyclopedia section gives clear information on identifying, growing and enjoying more than 70 herbs.'