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The Lavender Lover's Handbook

The 100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting, and Cooking

By Sarah Berringer Bader

Photographs by Janet Loughrey

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Published By
Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
192
Publication Date
May 01, 2012
ISBN
9781604693997

The Lavender Lover's Handbook

The 100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting, and Cooking

By Sarah Berringer Bader

Photographs by Janet Loughrey

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“I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” —Alice Walker

The Lavender Lover's Handbook provides a complete checklist of the color, fragrance, size, and foliage of the 100 easiest, most stunning lavenders available today. In addition to details about spacing, planting, pruning, Sarah Berringer Bader offers tips to harvest, cook, and craft with this wonderful herb. The abundant variety, hardiness, fragrance, and culinary opportunities make lavender one of the most popular and versatile plants, and with this practical and accessible guide, it's easier than ever to grow lush lavender at home.

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Review quotes

“Bader offers an extensive collection of recipes and instructions for everything from lavender desserts and drinks to wreaths and wands.” —Booklist

“The best recent all around lavender book with something for gardeners, crafters, and cooks alike.” —Library Journal

“This book is the heady distillation of [Sarah Bader’s] knowledge.” —Country Gardens

“Covers a wide range of aspects of growing and using the popular herb.” —Akron Beacon Journal

“The book is filled with glorious pictures, tasteful recipes, fabulous crafts, and a wonderful education on growing lavender.” —Karen’s Korner

“A field guide, growing guide, and craft guide all in one, The Lavender Lover’s Handbook has something for anyone who loves this plant.” —Books Yarn Ink Blog

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
192
Publication Date
May 01, 2012
ISBN
9781604693997

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