Organic Herbs and Edible Flowers from Small Spaces
From Gayla Trail, the author of Grow Great Grub and You Grow Girl
Growing a handful of herbs and edible flowers can add sparkle to dozens of meals year-round. Fortunately for us, these plants are not fussy. In Easy Growing, Gayla Trail shares the tips, ideas, and know-how you need to raise delicious organic edibles wherever you can squeeze in a planter.
Herbs give big rewards with a small amount of work—even the most inexperienced, space-strapped gardener will have success. This handbook includes:
- Guidance on choosing the right plants, designing dazzling in-ground gardens and striking edible containers, and growing herbs indoors year-round Ins and outs of growing hundreds of plant varieties, from warm and aromatic Mojito mint to peppery nasturtium flowers, from fruity lemon verbena to exotic ‘Cinnamon’ basil, and more…
- Handy tricks for winterizing plants and extending the season
- Simple recipes for cooking with and preserving your harvest: Herb-Encrusted Goat Cheese; Homegrown Bloody Mary Mix; Lavender Shortbread; Orange, Rosemary, and Honey Ice Cream
- Upcycling projects based on reusable materials
Perfect for novice gardeners and longtime enthusiasts looking for inspiration, Easy Growing is a fun, power-packed resource for creating a delicious herb garden anywhere.
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Gayla Trail is the creator of YouGrowGirl.com, the hit community for enthusiastic gardeners, where she has spent over a decade sharing her experiences growing food in difficult urban spaces. Her work as a writer and photographer has appeared in the New York Times; O, the Oprah Magazine; ReadyMade; Domino; Budget Living; and more. She is the author of Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces and You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening.