A beautifully photographed, gift worthy guide to growing, harvesting and utilizing 47 unexpected garden plants to make organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages, cocktails, beauty products, bridal gifts and more!
Every garden-not just vegetable plots-can produce a bountiful harvest! This practical, inspirational, and seasonal guide will help make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects using unexpected and often common garden plants, some of which may already be growing in your backyard. Discover the surprising usefulness of petals and leaved, roots, seeds, and fruit: turn turmeric root into a natural dye and calamintha into lip balm. Makee anise hyssop into a refreshing iced tea and turn apricots into a facial mask. Crabapple branches can be used to create stunning floral arrangements, oregano flowers to infuse vinegar, and edible chrysanthemum to liven up a salad. There is always something for gardeners to harvest from one growing season to the next.