A Harvest of Herbs : Practical advice on every aspect of growing herbs, from propagation, pruning and training, to topiary and clipping, tips on designing your own herb garden and raising healthy herbs. A botanical A-Z of over 150 herbs for easy plant identification, with information on their uses, cultivation and related species as well as detailed descriptions of each plant variety. Over 80 tasty and innovative herb recipes from summer soups and snacks, fragrant barbecues, rich country stews and scented casseroles to light salads, refreshing desserts and sophisticated cocktails and punches. Natural herb remedies, healthy tonics, pick-me-ups, and relaxing teas and tisanes including dandelion, thyme and marigold. Attractive easy-to-make craft gift ideas, including scented candles, pomanders and posies, together with cards, table decorations and wreaths, relaxing bath lotions and natural chemical-free cosmetic preparations.