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Explore how to grow herbs in gardens, for designed affects. The first part of this book shows you how to grow herbs healthier, with fewer problems and faster growth. The book then moves on to provide guidance and inspiration for creating landscaped gardens; choosing an appropriate garden style, selecting herbs to grow and developing affects that are both functional and aesthetically captivating. 

 

 

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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