This book incorporates the whole thing you want to know about successfully growing and cooking with herbs. There are garden designs with illustrated plans to follow, from knot gardens to herb containers. A botanical A – Z directory incorporates over 250 herbs with plant descriptions and details about tips on how to grow every one. Over 300 aromatic recipes include Sorrel, Spinach and Dill Soup, Baked Herb Crepes and Lavender Cake, in addition to teas, drinks, cordials, sugars, salts, butters, stocks, sauces, chutneys and marinades. This book will permit you to to harness the scent, taste and health benefits of these versatile plants, both within the garden and on the dinner table.