THIS IS AN EASY GUIDE TO USING HERBS
How to easily grow 10 of the most popular herbs; lavender, rosemary, thyme, basil, lemon balm, sage, parsley, chamomile, marjoram and mint. Learn over 50 ways for using herbs around the home and really make them work for you.
If you think cooking with herbs is the only way to go, think again. They are useful in every room of the house, from sleep sacks and moth chasers for the bedroom to handmade herbal beauty and bath products in the bathroom, and of course natural cleaners and air fresheners to use anywhere in the home.
HERBS ARE NATURE'S GIFTS AND YOU CAN MAKE GREAT GIFTS FROM THEM TOO
This is herb crafting the easy way, with hints and tips on making gorgeous gifts from your garden, including herb rolled candles, fragrant pot pourri, bath goodies and of course lots of lovely ideas for foodie gifts like herb teas, flavoured sugars and infused vinegars.
COOKING WITH HERBS IS EASY AND FUN
Want to know what herbs make great partners for particular foods? Learn how to make your cooking easier with herb infused oils and your own dried cooking blends. How to create wonderful summer salads and enjoy lavender and strawberry gin or lemon balm lemonade.
HERB CRAFTING SAVES MONEY TOO
Everything adds up, and all those fabulous flavoured oils, butters and blends, plus home fragrancers, bath products, herb teas and great gift ideas will save you so much money and be so much better.
HERB GARDENING BASICS FOR THOSE WHO DON'T DIG THE GREAT OUTDOORS
You don't even need a garden to do all this, you can easily grow your 10 herbs in containers on a windowsill or in patio pots. There are tips on planting, herb care and harvesting and keeping your produce throughout the year.
in fact you can create all these wonderful herb crafts and recipes using fresh herbs from the farmers market or supermarket, it's as easy as that!
Review; "At last, a simple guide to using and enjoying herbs! This is a back to basics guide, and i love the fact that Karon has made it accessible to all, even those without a garden." Janey Lee Grace; Bestselling author of How to look good naturally - without ditching the lipstick.
About the author
Karon Grieve is Homecrafts Expert on BBC Radio Scotland's McAulay & Co Show and was Herb Crafts Expert on Scottish Television's The Hour programme. She is author of So Easy Christmas and Simply Scottish Cakes & Bakes as well as regularly writing for many UK magazines including Handmade Living, Simply Beautiful and Scottish Woman. She is a regular speaker at Country Living Magazine's fairs and other prestigious events.
Karon has tought hundreds of people to get more out of herbs and really enjoy herb crafting the easy way.