The Harrowsmith Illustrated Book of Herbs

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Camden House, 1986 - Gardening - 175 pages
From the tasty practicality of sweet basil to the ornamental splendor of roses, here is a definitive guide to growing a herb garden in Canada or the northern United States. Full-color illustrations by botanical artist Turid Forsyth.

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A foray into the world of gardener Lima, whose Ontario herb garden provides his livelihood and who seems to be familiar with every sort of herb that thrives in North America. His advice on selecting ... Read full review


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Patrick Lima is the author of several books, including "The Harrowsmith Perennial Garden: Flowers for Three Seasons" (Camden House, 1987) and "The Kitchen Garden: Growing Vegetables and Fruit Naturally" (Key Porter, 1992). A regular contributor to "Harrowsmith" magazine, he has been gardening organically, with his partner John Scanlan, on the Bruce Peninsula for the past thirty years. Their garden, Larkwhistle, has been profiled in many publications.

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