Reader's Digest, distributed by Bookwise International
HERBS are quite fascinating,
with all their different uses, from aromatic garden plants to culinary
essentials - and for their time-honoured healing powers.
This substantial new
book, Wild About Herbs, tells:
- how to grow a variety
of herbs in any garden, from a courtyard to a country estate
- which herbs to use
in cooking to boost health and add flavour
- why herbs make powerful
treatments for many medical conditions - from colds to bee stings
- how herbs can be used
to make household preparations including effective cleansers and
The author, Roger Tabor,
is a well-known biologist, broadcaster and best-selling author who
has a lifelong interest in herbs.
Wild About Herbs
takes you on a fascinating tour of more than 100 herbs, complete
with practical advice for their growing and harvesting. There are
also tips for making your own healing remedies, natural cleansers,
insect repellents and more.
Gardener, Issue 119, 2003, Page 30
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH