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More and more gardeners are discovering the delight of preparing and eating fresh homegrown food. For this growing band of enthusiasts, RHS Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener is the indispensable guide to what to grow, cook and eat. Alongside familiar herb varieties are numerous novel options that offer a world of new colours and tastes.

Each herb has its own listing, providing accessible information on climate, size, origin, storage, preparation and cultivation. Fascinating historical facts, nutritional information and classic recipes are interspersed with feature spreads on topics such as edible flowers and herbs to drink.


...Satisfyingly put together, with beautiful patterned and textured hardback covers and a ribbon for finding your way back to a chosen page....There are very few photographs, instead relying heavily on botanical artists for their depictions of the plants, a lovely touch that serves both to unify the look of the books and to bestow upon them a sort of Victorian sensibility that plays nicely on the Society's history and image....useful, endlessly interesting and very good-looking...
Gardeners Illustrated