A well-known gardener and garden historian, Eleanour Rohde was renowned for her passion for herbs and herb gardens. In this 1922 book, the British gardener provides readers with a complete yet concise guide to herbs -- from creating an herb garden to using herbs in various recipes including teas, syrups, conserves, pies, wines, waters, and even perfumes. As well as illustrations of historic herbal knot gardens, the volume contains interesting bits of herbal lore from throughout the ages. The work concludes with a chronological listing of key herbal texts from the fifteenth through the twentieth century.
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Paperback. 9" x 6" x 0.6".