Series Title: Herbs (Stackpole Books)
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Author: Ellen Spector Platt
Item Number (DPCI): 247-20-5713
New full-color photosGrowing and using in the gardenInstructions for a variety of crafts and potpourris plus recipes for entrees, sides, and pastriesThe leaves, stems, buds, and flowers of lavender are valuable for a variety of uses. This revised and updated edition of the best-selling guidebook gives instructions for growing and harvesting the popular aromatic herb, with ideas for using it in the garden landscape, in crafts, and in recipes. Projects are included for making potpourris, wreaths, garlands, arrangements, and even lavender-spiced chicken, halibut, potato salad, madeleines, and bread. An added section on festivals and farms offers travel opportunities for those who want to experience lavender culture. A full list of sources completes this definitive book.