Author(s): Sarah Garland
A beautifully illustrated and researched exploration of herbs and spices: their history, cultivation and uses, both familiar and forgotten. The comprehensive modern herbal lists nearly 300 plants and is complemented by delicate botanical watercolours.
"'Outstanding both in its appearance and the detail of its text.' The Daily Telegraph"
Sarah Garland first became interested in herbs and their uses during her childhood in the New Forest and in recent years has concentrated on growing and using a very wide variety of herbs in her kitchen, and to treat minor ailments. She is the author of Wild Flowers of Britain and The Herb Garden (also published by Frances Lincoln).