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Title:
Herbal remedy gardens : 38 plans for your health & well-being
Author:
Byers, Dorie.
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Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
iv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580170956
Format :
Book

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Boston Free Library SB351.H5 B93 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

Enhance your health naturally with herbs from your own garden. In this easy-to-use guide, Doris Byers offers simple instructions for growing, harvesting, and making healing mixtures from a variety common medicinal herbs, such as garlic, chamomile, and echinacea. Illustrated plans for 38 health-care themed designs include the Cold and Flu Garden, the Healthy Heart Garden, and the Rejuvenation Garden. You'll be sure to find the right mixture of herbs to cure whatever ails you!


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 An Introduction to Growing Medicinal Herbs
2 Using Herbs as Medicine
3 Herbs to Know and Appreciate
4 Planning Your Medicinal Herb Garden
5 Designing a Garden for Your Special Needs
6 Starting and Nurturing Your Plants
7 Garden Maintenance
8 Controlling Pests and Diseases
9 Harvesting and Storing Your Herbs
10 Gathering the Wild Things
Glossary
Recommended Reading
Resources
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