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How To Grow Cannabis - Your Growing Cannabis Information Kit: Get to Harvest in 10 Steps! (Paperback): Bonnie Oviedo How To Grow Cannabis - Your Growing Cannabis Information Kit: Get to Harvest in 10 Steps! (Paperback)
Bonnie Oviedo
R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Herbal Remedy Handbook - Treat everyday ailments naturally, from coughs & colds to anxiety & eczema (Hardcover): Kim... The Herbal Remedy Handbook - Treat everyday ailments naturally, from coughs & colds to anxiety & eczema (Hardcover)
Kim Walker, Vicky Chown 1
R529 R443 Discovery Miles 4 430 Save R86 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With self-care, mindfulness and mental health being at the forefront of the popular consciousness, taking control of your health has never felt so important. And learning about herbs and how they can treat and heal ailments and conditions is a good place to start. The Herbal Remedy Handbook is a collection of practical remedies for home care. It is an ailment and recipe-led reference for first-aid, simple conditions such as coughs and colds, and helpful self-management techniques for more complex conditions such as anxiety and eczema. From vinegars and tonics, creams and balms to syrups and teas, all the recipes use easily accessible, bought, foraged or grown ingredients for you to create your own herbal healthkit. An indispensable guide for the beginner or the budding herbalist, The Herbal Remedy Handbook is filled with tried-and-tested recipes that will inspire you to make your own remedies.

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback, New): Rosemary Gladstar Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback, New)
Rosemary Gladstar
R306 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R46 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Just as people are increasingly thinking about where their food comes from - and looking for greater control over their food sources - they are also seeking to take greater control of their health care. With health care costs soaring and the frightening list of side effects from pharmaceutical drugs continuing to build, many are looking to herbal medicine for a gentler, less expensive approach to treating everyday ailments. This title covers 33 common plants that can be grown nearly anywhere and used in a variety of ways, including familiar plants such as garlic, echinacea, burdock, nettles, and chamomile. It includes step-by-step instructions for drying and preserving herbs and for making the most common herbal preparations, including salves, syrups, tinctures, pills, and capsules. It features 20 basic recipes, including some "food as medicine" recipes for healing pestos, vinegars, and soups.

Growing and Using Herbs Successfully (Paperback): Betty E.M. Jacobs Growing and Using Herbs Successfully (Paperback)
Betty E.M. Jacobs
R331 Discovery Miles 3 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Nowhere will you find more complete and straightforward information on growing, harvesting, and using herbs. If fanciful prose and personal anecdotes are not your cup of tea (although we can't resist it!), this book will satisfy your thirst for hard-core, unfiltered horticultural know-how.

This illustrated guide teaches readers how to plant, propagate, harvest, dry, freeze, store, and sell (both wholesale and retail) 64 of the most popular herbs.

One of the best and most straightforward works on growing herbs that this reviewer and zealous herb grower has read.-- New York Botanical Garden Magazine. A selection of Better Homes and Gardens and Rodale Book Clubs. Over 113,000 copies sold.

Microgreens - The Complete Guide to Growing Nutrient-Dense Organic Microgreens and Building the Optimal Microgreen Garden for... Microgreens - The Complete Guide to Growing Nutrient-Dense Organic Microgreens and Building the Optimal Microgreen Garden for your Health (Paperback)
Michael J Stephenson
R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Herbs - An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful... Herbs - An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful Photographs (Hardcover)
Susie White
R190 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R36 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 beautiful photographs. It includes a photographic directory of over 60 varieties, including basil, borage, catmint, chives, fennel, lavender, marjoram, mint, parsley, rosemary, sage and thyme. For each variety, there is full botanical information on growth, height, spread, size and flowering, as well as practical advice on creating your own herb garden. It includes step-by-step guidance on growing and caring for herbs, including buying, planting indoors and outside, growing in containers, harvesting, taking cuttings and sowing seed. Herbs have always played an important role in everyday life, both for seasoning food and for restoring good health. Growing your own allows you to explore the great beauty and usefulness of herbs, from humble parsley to stately angelica. This pretty handbook looks at the fascinating history of herbs and their medicinal uses, and shows how they can add scent and beauty to any garden. Over 60 varieties are described and illustrated, together with advice on how to care for them. Whether you grow a small window box of purple basil and golden sage, or plan your own intricate herb knot garden, the flowers and foliage will bring pleasure to every gardener.

Vegetables and Herbs for the Greenhouse and Polytunnel (Paperback, Digital original): Klaus Laitenberger Vegetables and Herbs for the Greenhouse and Polytunnel (Paperback, Digital original)
Klaus Laitenberger 1
R237 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R18 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With our unpredictable weather, there's never been a better time to cultivate vegetables under shelter. An experienced grower, Klaus Laitenberger shows how to use the heat and shelter of a greenhouse or polytunnel to maximise crop production and supply tasty, healthy food throughout the year. He gives full details of sowing, planting, spacing and harvesting for all our best-loved herbs and vegetables, as well as introducing exotic newcomers such as pepino and yacon.

Stuff Every Cannabisseur Should Know (Hardcover): Marc Luber Stuff Every Cannabisseur Should Know (Hardcover)
Marc Luber
R210 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R46 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Cannabis has been one of the most popular psychoactive herbs across the world, from ancient civilizations to today. With the legalization of cannabis across the United States, there's never been a better time to learn about its history, many uses, methods of use, effects, and strains, as well as its impact on entertainment and culture. Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you'll find information, how-tos, and trivia for cannabis users at all levels. The cannabis-curious and cannabisseurs alike will learn: How to Roll a Joint/Cone How to Do a Bong Hit How to Dab How to Grow in Legal Environments How to Buy from a Dispensary And more! Handy, pocket-sized package is perfect for gifting or self-purchase Affordable price point Next instalment in the hit STUFF series 2/c interior

Practical Guide to Garden Herbs (Paperback): Jessica Houdret Practical Guide to Garden Herbs (Paperback)
Jessica Houdret
R242 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R40 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title shows you how to identify, choose and grow herbs with an A-Z directory and more than 730 photographs. It is a comprehensive gardener's guide to growing herbs successfully, including a photographic A-Z directory of over 250 herbs for easy plant identification. It contains full descriptions and information on each herb's history, habitat and cultivation, as well as medicinal and culinary properties.

Herb Gardening for Washington and Oregon (Paperback): Marianne Binetti, Laura Peters Herb Gardening for Washington and Oregon (Paperback)
Marianne Binetti, Laura Peters
R568 R443 Discovery Miles 4 430 Save R125 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This full color book includes: *herb garden design and basic planting info *detailed section on what to do with the herbs, including storing *some basic recipes recommended species, cultivars and varities that work in your region * help in plant selection plus photos showing specific uses

Herbs - Healing Gardening and Cooking with Wild Plants (Paperback, New edition): Adele G. Dawson Herbs - Healing Gardening and Cooking with Wild Plants (Paperback, New edition)
Adele G. Dawson
R405 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R59 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Adele Dawson's classic guide to the seasonal use of herbs for food, drink, and medicine.

- Clear directions for growing and using many wild and cultivated herbs.

- Detailed pen-and-ink drawings help readers identify 70 herbs.

With irresistible enthusiasm and an endless store of knowledge about the plant kingdom, herbalist Adele Dawson traces the human-plant relationship through the seasons, providing practical and enlightening information about every aspect of herbalism, including spring foraging, summer gourmet gardening, the preparation of remedies in autumn, and the brewing of healing potions in winter. The mysteries of preparing infusions, decoctions, tinctures, and essences are unraveled through the author's clear and cohesive chapters on how to identify, collect, and preserve herbs. Detailed pen-and-ink drawings show the essential elements of flower and leaf anatomy as well as 70 wild and cultivated plants in their budding, blossoming, and dormant stages. Sprinkled throughout the text are recipes for impromptu wild feasts such as milkweed buds tempura, directions for soothing hand lotions of marigold and milk, and an enormous variety of medicinal and culinary teas. In equal measure an herbal encyclopedia, a health-food cookbook, and a nature guide, this book deserves a place on the reference shelf of both the new and experienced herbalist.

Mushroom Cultivation - The Complete Practical And Illustrative Guide To Growing And Cultivating Mushrooms Using Simple And... Mushroom Cultivation - The Complete Practical And Illustrative Guide To Growing And Cultivating Mushrooms Using Simple And Advanced Techniques (Paperback)
Jude Morgan
R141 Discovery Miles 1 410 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & Herbs (Paperback): Ruth Lively Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & Herbs (Paperback)
Ruth Lively
R652 R555 Discovery Miles 5 550 Save R97 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This title is suitable for gardeners of all skill levels. From planning and planting to harvesting, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That's good news for gardeners everywhere, as the 'eat local' movement continues to gain momentum. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It's all in here. First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation and more. With detailed advice on growing 85 crops, plus sidebars on how to make a garden as attractive as it is productive, readers will delight in finding all the information they'll ever need on vegetable gardening in one place.

The Little Book of Herb Tips (Hardcover): William Fortt The Little Book of Herb Tips (Hardcover)
William Fortt
R133 R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Save R22 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Herbs are one of the wonders of the garden and kitchen. This little book will be an inspiration for keen gardeners and cooks: learn how to grow your own parsley, mint or bay; when not to fiddle with basil; how to crush garlic; and why we should make room in our lives (and space on our shelves) for the forgotten wonders of borage, hyssop and purslane.

The Book of Ginseng - And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality (Paperback, New of  i> The Tao of Me ed.): Stephen Fulder The Book of Ginseng - And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality (Paperback, New of i> The Tao of Me ed.)
Stephen Fulder
R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A doctor of pharmacology examines the healing properties of vitalizing plant substances known in China as the "kingly remedies." Chief among these is the ginseng root, esteemed by the Chinese for almost seven thousand years as the most omnipotent of medicinal herbs. Fulder discusses the other kingly remedies, or harmony plants, which--like ginseng--act safely and with no debilitating side effects to revitalize the body's immune system.
More than 50,000 copies sold in previous editions (previous title: "The Tao of Medicine").
Ginseng is well-known for its ability to:
- Regulate blood pressure
- Preserve sexual potency in older men
- Assist women through menopause
- Help with anemia, insomnia, depression, nervousness, appetite, stress and shock.
A widely recognized authority on ginseng, author Stephen Fulder was interviewed for an article on ginseng that appeared in the Wall Street Journal in November, 1992.
Confronted with the astronomical costs of medical care and the limitations of conventional medicine in treating immune deficiency diseases, Westerners are discovering the efficacy of plant medicines.

Herbs for Northern Gardeners (Paperback): Dave Sands Herbs for Northern Gardeners (Paperback)
Dave Sands
R260 R227 Discovery Miles 2 270 Save R33 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bring the flavor, aroma and beauty of herbs into your home with minimal time and expense. Tips on how to construct and grow your own herb garden and how to store your harvest are included.

Healing Herbs - How to Grow, Store, and Maximize Their Medicinal Power (Paperback): Dede Cummings, Alyssa Holmes Healing Herbs - How to Grow, Store, and Maximize Their Medicinal Power (Paperback)
Dede Cummings, Alyssa Holmes
R397 Discovery Miles 3 970 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Dig into the world of herbal medicine with this complete guide to cultivating and harvesting plants with healing properties. For thousands of years, people have been utilizing herbs and cultivating weeds found to speed the healing of wounds, soothe skin irritations, calm uneasy stomachs, and ward off illnesses. In these pages, you'll learn the basics of gardening in your backyard or on your windowsill or porch including instructions for: Garden design Composting Garden maintenance Harvesting Recipes for salves, lotions, and poultices And more! You'll also find profiles of useful herbs that are easy to grow or wildcraft, along with inspiring stories, medicine-making instructions, and recipes for your home medicine chest. Known to boost immunity, reduce blood pressure, aid digestion, and relieve arthritis among other medicinal properties, powerful plants such as garlic, Echinacea, yarrow, elderflower, mint, elecampane, and many more are included in this illustrated guide.

Hydroponics Cannabis - The Complete Guide on How to Grow Cannabis Indoor and Outdoor (Paperback): Ferdinand H Quinones M D Hydroponics Cannabis - The Complete Guide on How to Grow Cannabis Indoor and Outdoor (Paperback)
Ferdinand H Quinones M D
R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Complete Guide to Garden Herbs (Hardcover): Houdret Jessica Complete Guide to Garden Herbs (Hardcover)
Houdret Jessica
R255 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R38 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Ultimate Book of Herbs & Herb Gardening explains herbal history and how the western tradition of herb gardens began. Themed gardens, such as a Shakespeare garden, are described with planting plans and plant lists so you can create your own.'

Moringa Farming - How To Start A Moringa Farm (Paperback): Lucky James Moringa Farming - How To Start A Moringa Farm (Paperback)
Lucky James
R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Seasonal Kitchen Garden - A practical guide to gardening throughout the year: vegetables and fruit; practical tips and... The Seasonal Kitchen Garden - A practical guide to gardening throughout the year: vegetables and fruit; practical tips and hints; step-by-step sequences; seasonal plant lists (Paperback)
Peter McHoy
R99 R93 Discovery Miles 930 Save R6 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Kitchen Garden - A Month by Month Guide to Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables (Paperback): Alan Buckingham The Kitchen Garden - A Month by Month Guide to Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables (Paperback)
Alan Buckingham
R645 R547 Discovery Miles 5 470 Save R98 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Home Herbal - Cultivating Herbs for Your Health, Home and Wellbeing (Paperback): Maureen Little Home Herbal - Cultivating Herbs for Your Health, Home and Wellbeing (Paperback)
Maureen Little
R261 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R23 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book will give you the knowledge and confidence to use your own herbs to make inexpensive wellbeing and domestic products from your own garden, without the need for costly commercial preparations, and with an eye to the more natural cultivation of useful herbs, in harmony with nature and in tune with our environment. It offers, to the budding herb grower and experienced gardener alike, a wealth of easy-to-follow advice and achievable projects on: *Cultivating and using herbs for your health, first-aid, wellbeing and beauty *Growing and using herbs to enhance your surroundings and living spaces *How to grow, harvest, dry and look after your herbs *The best designs for your herb garden space *Comprehensive A to Z of first-aid, cosmetic and household herbs

Back to Eden Gardening - The Easy Organic Way to Grow Food (Paperback): Bo Tucker Back to Eden Gardening - The Easy Organic Way to Grow Food (Paperback)
Bo Tucker
R357 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R41 (11%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Beautiful Butterflies Coloring Book for Adults Midnight Edition - Large Print Coloring Book for Seniors with Stress Relieving... Beautiful Butterflies Coloring Book for Adults Midnight Edition - Large Print Coloring Book for Seniors with Stress Relieving Patterns of Beautiful Butterfly Gardens, Flower Patterns, and Spring Scenes on Black Background Coloring Pages (Paperback)
Renee Bloom
R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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