Herbs are herbaceous plants used to flavor foods and for home remedies. It is best to seed or transplant herbs during cooler months in the tropics. Flowers, as well as being pleasing ornamentals, serve to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Flowers are also used as companion plants, to repel insect and nematode pests, and to improve the soil.

 


  1. Edible landscapes combine ornamental flowers with vegetables, fruits and edible flowers. Floral ingredients such as peppery nasturtiums or tart Calendula add flavor, texture, and color, and transform an ordinary salad into an exciting dish. Are used to flavor and garnish foods Add variety and...
  2. Cymbopogon nardus, common namecitronella grass, is aperennialaromatic plant from thePoaceaegrass family, originating in tropicalAsia.
  3. Herbs are herbaceous plants used to flavor foods and for home remedies. It is best to seed or transplant herbs during cooler months in the tropics. Flowers, as well as being pleasing ornamentals, serve to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Flowers are also used as companion plants, to...
  4. TheJournal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plantsis an essential reference filled with recent research and other valuable information associated with herbs, spices, and medicinal plants.TheJournalserves as a focus point through which investigators and others may publish material of importance to...
  5. It is concluded that interplanting may influence insect populations. However, some insects may not be repelled by interplantings but may in fact be attracted to them. It must not be assumed that because a plant species smells aromatic to humans that it will be effective in pest control....
  6. 2015-11-25 Speaker Bio: Sabine Scheucher is a botanist, teacher, and horticultural therapist, originally from Austria. She worked in Nepal for about seven years, including Tibet and North-India, mainly doing research on herbs (culinary, aromatic, medicinal) and horticultural therapy. Currently, Sabine is...
  7. Describes the characteristics and uses of more than ninety herbs, offers advice on their cultivation and harvesting, and includes recipes featuring herbs
  8. Gardeners, gourmets, botanists, and nature lovers are given helpful growing, harvesting, drying, cooking, and scenting tips pertaining to herbs and spices. 2 COPIES
  9. Everything you need to know to grow fresh, tasty vegetables, fragrant herbs, and colorful flowers is included in Desert Gardening for Beginners. The authors, all life-long gardeners, have tralated the most current horticultural information from University of Arizona researchers into...
  10. Miller walks the reader through a hands on course in herb and spice production on the small farm--at a profit.
  11. Chinese, Japanese, Thai: Growing, selecting & cooking! 2 Copies
  12. This book discusses conservation and cooperation, dehydration, extraction of herbal material, dehydration apparatus, the home based herbal business, skin care lotions and medicinal balms, and extraction apparatus of herbs in Africa.
  13. This book discusses the history of Russian comfrey, research that has been completed and its use as feed for pigs, poultry, grazing animals, and its use as a herbal supplement.
  14. 1974-01-01 Arona Petersen has not only written an entertaining book on Virgin Islands herbs and the old sayings that go with their varied uses, but she has also captured a large slice of West Indian culture between the two covers.
  15. Cut Flowers is aimed particularly at tropical growers and agricultural colleges. Details are given of the main production factors such as climate, soils, propagation, fertilizers, pest and disease control, and there is a section on packaging, trransport with markets. Thirty-five popular flowers...
  16. Here you will learn what a healthy rose bush should look like before you buy it and exactly what to do with it after you have. You will find descriptions of the characteristics, good and bad, of more than 200 of the best roses--minatures, climbing roses, tea roses, floribundas, old garden roses,...
  17. 1967-01-01 Whether you're a seasoned gardener enchanted with their lush vines and unusually shaped fruit or a crafter in search of the perfect gourd for a specific project, this easy-to-use primer takes the mystery out of growing gourds. Largely ignored by most gardening books, gourd plants require specific...
  18. Duke discusses more than the culinary uses of herbs in this book, even listing ornamental herbs, and the medical uses of herbs.
  19. Successful entrepreneur Sandie Shores offers the only guide for starting an herb business that includes complete growing and harvesting information with savvy advice for starting and maintaining a profitable company. Profiles of other successful entrepreneurs are included.
  20. Whether it's creating an herbal wreath for Christmas, a circular herb garden in April, a bridal bouquet in June, or a savory harvest feast, this lively book is brimming with dozens of exciting things to do with herbs every month. You'll learn to plant an indoor herb garden, make herb breads and...
  21. With over 400 plants illustrated in full color, this is the most comprehensive photographic guide to herbs and plants grown all over the world for theirculinary and medicinal properties. Included are descriptions of the plants' distinctive features for identification, botanical information...
  22. This book shows you how to enjoy the full benefit of herb gardening.
  23. This accurately illustrated guide gives detailed descriptions of over 200 plants to enable easy identificaiton, and provides information on the distribution and natural habitat of each species.
  24. A college text that introduces the methods for classifying plants, and identifies the families and characteristics of individual fauna.
  25. 1998-01-01 This book has been written as a work-study guide for students and others interested in learning about medicinal and aromatic species, plants commonly known as herbs. This book of laboratory exercises familiarizes the reader with production, propagation, identification, maintenance, landscaping,...