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This book provides both practical advice and inspiration for using herbs in any garden; to fulfill whatever style and purpose you are wanting to achieve in a garden.

Herbs can be used in many ways in the garden. A separate herb garden is, of course, something special and potentially a stunning feature.

However, herbs don’t have to be segregated from the rest of your plants. Most herbs are very hardy and adaptable plants which will grow well in containers or garden beds throughout the rest of the garden.

There are herbs to fit every garden situation including full sun or shade, wet or dry soil, and as trees, shrubs, climbers or groundcovers. The beauty of herbs is that they offer so much to an outdoor space by bringing fragrance to the garden and providing things

 

 

CONTENTS:

Chapter 1: GROWING HERBS 

  • Growing healthy herbs
  • Getting started
  • Propagation 

Chapter 2: SOILS & POTTING MIXES

  • What herbs to grow in what soils
  • Composting
  • Worms

 Chapter 3: ORGANIC GARDENING WITH HERBS 

  • Organic fertilisers
  • Other organic materials
  • Companion planting
  • Plants which improve the soil
  • How to make a no-dig garden

Chapter 4: HERB CULTURE

  • Mulching
  • Feeding herbs
  • Planting
  • Watering herbs
  • Protection
  • Safe pest & disease control
  • Allowable organic inputs
  • Hydroponic herbs

Chapter 5: LANDSCAPING WITH HERBS

  • Using herbs with other plants
  • Plan your herb garden
  • What to plant where (planting design)
  • How many herbs do i grow?
  • Keeping herbs apart
  • Herbs to fill gaps and tricky spots in your garden
  • Ideas of how to plant your herbs
  • Topiary
  • Hedges

Chapter 6: HERBS FOR DIFFERENT GARDEN STYLES

  • Some types of herb gardens
  • Creating a formal herb garden
  • Simple formal gardens
  • Herbs for a rockery
  • How to build a rockery
  • Xeriscape

Chapter 7: COLOURFUL AND FRAGRANT HERB GARDENS

  • Lemon scented herb garden
  • Creating a sensory garden with herbs

Chapter 8: CHOOSING HERBS FOR DIFFERENT SITUATIONS

  • Choosing different colours
  • Drought-resistant herbs
  • Very drought-resistant herbs
  • Herbs which grow in wet soils
  • Groundcovers
  • Climbers
  • Narrow leaves (moncotyledons)
  • Trees
  • Herbs which grow in tropical conditions
  • Spicy scented herbs
  • Earthy scented herbs
  • Floral scented herbs
  • Herbs for hedges
  • Herbs to grow in shade in tropical areas
  • Hardy herbs for different situations
  • Fast-growing, low herbs
  • Herbs that can be planted in summer

Chapter 9: GROWING HERBS IN CONTAINERS

  • Caring for herbs in containers
  • Choosing the right container
  • Choosing baskets
  • Choosing pots
  • Potting mixes
  • Maintenance
  • Herbs as indoor plants

Chapter 10: GREEN WALLS WITH HERBS

  • What is a vertical garden?
  • A vertical garden structure
  • Growing herbs for green walls in containers
  • Choosing the right herbs
  • Further reading and study
  • More ebooks available
  • Courses available


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