The first thing I want to say about Herbs is how gorgeous it is – even as an ebook. From the cover through the photos that are generously shared throughout the book – each one makes me want to grow herbs and then eat the food made with them.
To be fair, Hann was pushing on a bit of an open door as I have been trying for the last few years to do just what she is looking to help me achieve – a herb garden, one that I can use year round and comes back year on year.
So far, I haven’t been very successful, and my herb garden (now that the summer is over) consists of one surviving plant – sage (which seems to still be going strong). That doesn’t meant that what I planted didn’t grow well this summer, they did, they just didn’t hang around. Reading Herbs, it looks like I’ve made a few rooky mistakes there (choice of soil being the biggest one), but there isn’t anything I can’t fix next year and nothing scary.