Dorling Kindersley in association with the RHS have published the definitive guide to growing and using herbs.
It contains all the information and advice to cultivate over 1,000 herbs from across the globe. All entries are accompanied by a detailed botanical description of the herb’s genus and species, its hardiness, growth habit, size and planting period. Learn about their beneficial properties and uses in cookery, cosmetics and herbal medicine. Plus, a special warning symbol alerts you to potentially toxic or harmful herbs. Packed throughout with stunning colour photography The RHS Encyclopedia of Herbs provides a unique illustrated A–Z of both the familiar and rarely-seen species. www.dk.com