Grow your own herb garden is a really nice idea, whether you like to just grow herbs to use for cooking on the windowsill, grow herbs for beauty or health, or even grow herbs professionally to sell at local farmers’ markets or your own indie shop.
100 Herbs to Grow is by our best herb-growing expert Jekka McVicar. Packed with knowledge, it includes herbs that are easy to grow, taste great and have medicinal properies. The book offers historical knowledge and anecdotes and culinary/medicinal uses to reap the rewards.
Before cooking, read up on food safety for people and pets, and talk to your doctor before taking herbs, especially if on medication.
Complete Container Herb Gardening is a book by a certified horticulturalist on how to grow dible plants with easy on a patio, urban rooftop, balcony or front porch. Learn which herbs grow best in pots and how to select ideal containers and tend your container herb garden. Includes a dozen container ‘recipes’ to mix and match.
My Tiny Kitchen Garden offers tips to grow 20 plants in a microgarden including fresh herbs for cooking, to save money on your food bill and reduce your carbon footprint. Find plant profiles to help you choose what to grow and advice on growing food from scraps.
The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer is a book for novice and seasoned farmers, from experienced growers who show what they have learned over 25 years of growing herbs. It offers tips on size and scale, profit, choosing herbs, building good soil and natural weeding.