Designing an Herb Garden

Endlessly adaptable and easy to grow, herbs are the perfect plants for designing a garden that's ornamental, practical, and intoxicatingly fragrant. This inspiring guide walks you through the project from plan to planting and harvest. Written by expert herb gardeners, this beautifully illustrated volume has everything you need to design a dazzling herb garden—simple garden plans, plant recommendations for each design, and indispensable growing tips.

  • A Short History of Herb Garden Design, by Deirdre Larkin
  • An Easy Formal Herb Garden, by Donna Gerbosi-DiFulvio
  • A Garden of Culinary Herbs, by Gwen Barclay and Madalene Hill
  • An Herb Garden for Tea Time, by Susan Belsinger and Tina Marie Wilcox
  • A Gray-and-Green Garden of Mediterranean Herbs, bySusan Belsinger and Tina Marie Wilcox
  • A Potted Herb Garden, by Holly Shimizu
  • A Garden of Shade-Loving Herbs, by Holly Shimizu
  • A Garden of Fragrant Herbs, by Scott D. Appell
  • Designing an Herb Garden for Butterflies, by Claire Hagen Dole
  • USDA Hardiness Zone Map
  • Contributors
  • Index

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