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2019 Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac

2019 Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac


Item Number: 9780738746081


$ 14.99 each


Weight: 1.00 lbs




Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac offers a wide variety of practical ideas on how to benefit from nature's most versatile plants. With hands-on projects, fresh ideas, and tips and techniques, this guide is designed for herb enthusiasts of all skill levels. It also features innovative herbal ideas that span gardening, cooking, crafts, health, beauty, history, and lore.

312 pages | 5 x 8 x 1 IN.


Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Llewellyn’s Herbal Almanac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

  • Growing and Gathering

  • Getting to "Perennial" by JD Hortwort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
  • Quick and Easy Plant Propagation by Jill Henderson . . . . . .17
  • Zinnias: An Herb That Became a Favorite Flower by James Kambos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
  • Extending the Harvest Season by Kathy Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
  • Agastache: An Herb for the Perennial Border by Diana Stoll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
  • How to Attract Hummingbirds with Sage by Kathy Vilim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
  • Fruiting Vegetables and a Few Other Nuts by Charlie Rainbow Wolf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63

  • Cooking

  • Stinging Nettles by Suzanne Ress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
  • How to Make Chèvre: Easy and Rewarding Cheese Making at Home by Corina Sahlin . . . . . . . . . . .85
  • Hidden Treasures of the Garden: The Joys of Root Vegetables by Dawn Ritchie . . . . . . . .95
  • Food for Thought by Monica Crosson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
  • Herbal Tonic Syrup by Emily Towne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
  • Introduction to Bento Making by Deborah Castellano . . . . . 125
  • Health and Beauty

  • Four-Tier Herbal Formulary by Holly Bellebuono . . . . . . . . 137
  • Love in a Cup: Abuelita’s Healing Garden by Thea Fiore-Bloom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
  • Herbs That Harm Dogs by Dallas Jennifer Cobb . . . . . . . . . 157
  • An Herbal First Aid Kit by Elizabeth Barrette . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
  • Aromatherapy in Your Kitchen by Diana Rajchel . . . . . . . . 175
  • Herbal Hair Rinses by Anna Franklin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

  • DIY and Crafts

  • Trim and Train: Espaliering for Beginners by Natalie Zaman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
  • Candlecraft: Light Up Your Own Little Corner of the World by Susan Pesznecker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
  • Miniature Gardens by Autumn Damiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209

  • Plant Profiles

  • Plant Profiles: USDA Hardiness Zones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220
  • Chives: Invite Them to Your Table All Summer Long by Anne Sala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223
  • Kale: A Decorative and Delicious Superfood by Doreen Shababy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
  • Asafoetida: Enriching Soil with Companion Planting by Estha K. V. McNevin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
  • For Cardamom: For Flavor and Health by Magenta Griffith . . . 255
  • Lavender: Purple Reign by Mireille Blacke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263

  • Gardening Resources

  • Companion Planting Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
  • Cooking with Herbs and Spices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
  • Gardening Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
  • 2019 Themed Garden Plans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
  • Planning Your 2019 Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292
  • 2019 Gardening Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294

  • Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307




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