Complete Container Herb Gardening
Capitalising on the popular trends of edible, container, and small-space gardening, Complete Container Herb Gardening offers all the info needed to grow fresh herbs on balconies, patios, rooftops, decks, and even on the kitchen counter.
In Complete Container Herb Gardening, herbal guru and certified horticulturist Sue Goetz walks you through the ins and outs of growing these fragrant and flavorful plant treasures in containers. Herbs are among the easiest edible plants to grow, and when you cultivate your own fresh herbs, you can enjoy their abundant flavors, healing properties, and uses for natural home and beauty every day-plus reap big savings at the grocery store or farmers market. Whether you grow on a suburban patio, an urban rooftop, a condo balcony, or on the front porch of your duplex, discovering which herbs grow best in pots, how to select the ideal containers for the job, and how to tend your container herb garden to maximise production (and flavor!) is key to your success.
Highlighted by gorgeous photography, Sue also presents over a dozen container "recipes" for mixing and matching your favourite herbs to create stunning and useful combinations. From the perfect culinary partnerships and natural aromatherapy combos to collections of herbs for natural beauty and chemical-free cleaning products, these herbal arrangements are no-fail and perfectly Instagram-worthy. Complete Container Herb Gardening is the ideal roadmap for success, even for brand-new gardeners. Learn how to:
- Grow fresh kitchen herbs in small spaces
- Choose the best containers, soil, and tools for herbal success
- Make more herb plants…for free!
- Cultivate unique herbs and spices, like turmeric, saffron, and ginger
- Design herb containers that are both beautiful and highly productive
- Harvest armloads of herbs from a porch or patio
- Tend an indoor herb garden on a windowsill
Friendly, accessible, and packed with practical information, growing herbs has never been easier-even if you have just a small corner of space to spare. Unleash your inner #herbnerd with Complete Container Herb Gardening!