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Title: Advanced home gardening : cutting-edge growing techniques for home gardeners
Author: Miranda Smith
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Creative Homeowner , c2001

Summary: Readers will learn how to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs, and fruits with less effort and more yields.

ISBN: 1580110738
Call Number: 61.3 SMI
Subjects: Flower gardening , Fruit culture , Gardening , Herbs , Vegetables

Title: The Bootstrap guide to medicinal herbs in the garden,field & marketplace
Author: Lee Sturdivant
Second Author: Tim Blakley
Published: Friday Harbor, WA : San Juan Naturals , c1999

Summary: Details on growing, harvesting and marketing 75 medicinal herbs A to Z, and detailed help from medicinal herb growers, practitioners, product makers, wildcrafters, and medicinal mushroom growers in the U.S. and Canada. The book shows the small farm and business opportunities in North America's growing demand for herbal medicine, best techniques for propagation, cultivation, harvesting, drying, processing, regulations, herb safety, standardization, marketing aids and company surveys.

ISBN: 0962163570
Call Number: 65.4 STU
Subjects: Health products , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal

Title: The Cornell book of herbs & edible flowers
Contributors: Project Director, James A. Mason ; Editor, Trudie Calvert
Published: Ithaca, NY : Cornell Cooperative Extension , c1993

Summary: Each page shows gardesn, different ways herbs are used and the herbs themselves. The book describes how to plant and propagate herbs and edible flowers, and how to harvest, dry, and store them. It includes suggested uses for the plants, recipes, and notes on each plant's history and uniqueness.

Call Number: 65 COR
Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Flowers, edible , Herbs

Title: Culinary herbs
Author: Ernest Small
Published: Ottawa, : NRC Research Press , c1997

Summary: A comprehensive reference guide to herb and spice plants that are cultivated in Canada and the northern half of the United States for the purpose of flavoring foods. Categories of information covered in considerable detail for 125 species include: nomenclature, description and classification, uses (culinary, industrial, ornamental), importance, cultivation (soil, climate, medicine, nutrition, human interest information, selected key literature, and a summary evaluation of problems and potential from an economic and agricultural viewpoint.

ISBN: 0660166682
Call Number: 65.2 SMA
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, culinary , Spices

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Foxfire4
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: fiddle making, springhouses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, and gardening

ISBN: 0385120877
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Berries , Gardening , Herbs , Homesteading , Horses

Title: The green pharmacy : new discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs
Author: James A. Duke
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1997

Summary: Most of the book consists of alphabetical entries of over 120 conditions for which herbs and herbal remedies are recommended. Several herbs or herbal remedies may be suggested for a given condition, and they are ranked for their effectiveness for that condition.

ISBN: 0875963161
Call Number: 65.4 DUK
Subjects: Health products , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal

Title: Greenhouse gardener's companion : growing food and flowers in your greenhouse or sunspace
Author: Shane Smith
Published: Golden, CO : Fulcrum Publishing , c2000 Revised and expanded ed.

Summary: This edition features preparation in advance of buying or building a greenhouse, details of greenhouse construction, including heating options, interior design, and adding solar heat, pest control, glazing, venting, misting and watering devices, and profiles on more than 300 plants, including a section on orchids.

ISBN: 1555914500
Call Number: 61.05 SMI
Subjects: Fruits , Greenhouse gardening , Greenhouses, construction , Greenhouses, diseases and insects , Greenhouses, home/hobby , Greenhouses, management , Greenhouses, production , Herbs , Ornamental plants , Vegetables, greenhouse

Title: Growers guide to medicinal plants
Author: Kara Dinda
Second Author: Lyle E. Craker
Published: Amherst, MA : HSMP Press , c1998

Summary: Section I covers medicinal plant cultivation, including history. Section II presents the medicinal plants themselves. Each description has paragraphs on description, planting site, propagation, maintenance, harvesting, processing, uses and marketing.

Call Number: 65.4 DIN
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, medicinal

Title: Growing and selling fresh-cut herbs
Author: Sandie Shores
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Books , c1999

Summary: A book about starting an herb business. Major topics include growing, harvesting, and packaging the most popular herbs and edible flowers, construction, operation and maintenance of greenhouses, writing a business plan, identifying markets, and forging business partnerships.

ISBN: 1580171261
Call Number: 65.1 SHO
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, marketing

Title: Growing at-risk medicinal herds : cultivation, conservation, and ecology
Author: Richo Cech
Published: Williams, OR : Horizon Herbs , c2002

Summary: From the pen of an experience herbsman, this book addresses the future of botanial medicine and what can be done to preserve these wild resources.

ISBN: 0-9700312-1-1
Call Number: 65.4 CEC
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, medicinal , Native wild plants , Wildcrafting

Title: The herbalist
Author: Joseph E. Meyer
Contributors: Revised & enlarged by Clarence Meyer
Published: Glenwood, IL : Meyerbooks , c1986 Revised & Enlarged ed.

Summary: Medicinal plants, plant vitamins and minerals, beverage teas, spices and flavoring herbs, plant colors for food and cosmetics, plant dyes for fabrics, botanicals for potpourri and sachets, dentrifices, gargles, cosmetics, botanical curios, smoke flavoring botanicals, botanicals used in wine, cordials and bitters, and other information concerning uses of herbs.

ISBN: 0916638006
Call Number: 65.4 MEY
Subjects: Health products , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal , Spices

Title: Medicinal plants : culture, utilization and phytopharmacology
Author: Thomas S.C. Li
Published: Lancaster, PA : Technomic Publishing Co. , c2000

Summary: The book discusses the healing agents and medicinal values of medicinal plants, toxicity of medicinal plants, essential oils of medicinal plants, value-added products and possible usage, cultivation and harvesting, and major diseases and insects.

ISBN: 1566769035
Call Number: 65.4 LI
Subjects: Health products , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal

Title: Minnesota special forest products
Author: Catherine Mater
Published: St. Paul, MN : DNR-Forestry, Utilization and Marketing , 1994

Summary: This study, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, evaluates the market potential of non-timber based forest products in the state. The domestic and international market potential for six major categories of special forest products was explored. The categories were cones, decorative greenery, dried florals and ornamentals, herbs and medicinals, decorative woods, and smokewoods/flavorwoods. Foraging, processing and marketing opportunities are provided for each category.

Call Number: 67.3 MAT
Subjects: Forest products , Greenery , Herbs , Herbs, marketing , Herbs, medicinal , Plants, dried

Title: The New York Times book of vegetable gardening
Author: Joan Lee Faust
Published: New York, N.Y. : Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co. , c1975

Summary: Chapters include reasons for growing your own, getting started, soil, plant nutrition, proper tools, starting seed indoors, preparing the soil, planting and cultivating, season extension, mulching, composting, weeds, watering, insect control, diseases, small-scale gardens, indoor growing, saving the surplus, and preparing for winter. The are alphabetically arranged descriptions of 44 vegetables and 12 herbs.

ISBN: 0891040307
Call Number: 62.2 FAU
Subjects: Herbs , Small-scale gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Pay dirt : how to raise and sell herbs and produce for serious cash
Author: Mimi Luebbermann
Published: Rocklin, CA : Prima Publishing , c1994

Summary: The book addresses specialty vegetables and other alternative plant products as well as herbs, and includes discussion of organic production, foraging for pine needles, chanterelles and such, selling jams, dried vegetables and other finished products, and dealing with codes, labeling, and regulations.

ISBN: 1559582871
Call Number: 61.308 LUE
Subjects: Herbs , Market gardening , Produce , Vegetables, specialty

Title: The potential of herbs as a cash crop
Author: Richard Alan Miller
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres U.S.A. , c1998 2nd ed.

Summary: The author wishes to promote herb production as a commercially viable enterprise. Topics include how to understand the soil, fundamentals of farm machinery, formulating your own farm business plan, techniques for dehydration, storage, processing, direct-to-consumer and wholesale marketing, how to develop a cottage industry and the potential of foraging for profit.

ISBN: 0911311556
Call Number: 65.1 MIL
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, marketing

Title: Rodale's garden answers : vegetables, fruits and herbs : at-a-glance solutions for every gardening problem
Author: Linda A. Gilkeson ... [et. al.] ; edited by Fern Marshal Bradley
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale , c1995

Summary: Intended as a quick reference, coverage includes getting started, growing vegetables, growing fruits, growing herbs, and controlling pests and diseases.

ISBN: 087596639X
Call Number: 61.3 ROD
Subjects: Fruit culture , Herbs , Organic gardening , Vegetable gardening

Title: Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of herbs
Contributors: Claire Kowalchik & William H. Hylton, Editors
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1987

Summary: The history uses, cultivation and description of more than 140 herbs arranged in alphabetical entries.

ISBN: 0878576991
Call Number: 65 ROD
Subjects: Herbs

Title: Vegetable gardening in the Midwest
Author: C.E. Voigt
Second Author: J.S. Vandemark
Published: Urbana-Champaign, IL : University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service , c1995

Summary: This gardening book was prepared in response to the need for a complete and accurate guide to growing vegetables and herbs successfully under midwestern conditions. The first section of the book deals with various aspects of planning, preparing, planting and caring for the garden and starting plants at home. The remainder contains detailed information about major vegetables (recommended varieties, when and how to plant, care, harvesting, disease and insect problems, and answers to the most commonly asked questions), minor vegetables and herbs.

ISBN: 1883097061
Call Number: 62.2 VOI
Subjects: Herbs , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables


Title: Breaking ground : a resource guide for specialty crop growers
Author: Kara M. Dinda
Second Author: Lyle E. Craker
Published: Amherst, MA : Natural Products Press , c1997

Summary: This guide consists of a collection of materials and advice for getting started in growing and marketing specialty crops such as herbs, new crops, and aromatic and medicinal plants.

ISBN: 0962986836
Call Number: 65 DIN
Subjects: Aromatic plants , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal , Specialty crops

Title: a Digger's guide to medicinal plants
Author: Allen Lockard
Second Author: Alice Q. Swanson
Published: Eolia, MO : American Botanicals , c1998

Summary: guidelines for when, what, and where to harvest herbs for market

ISBN: 0-9663398-1-9
Call Number: 65.4 LOC
Subjects: Harvesting , Herb gardening , Herbs , Herbs, medicinal , Plant propagation , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables

Title: Echinacea 2000 : technical crop report
Series: Herb Farming Series

Summary: echinacea report features in the Herb Farming Series

Call Number: 65 HER
Subjects: Herbs

Title: Echinacea 2000 : technical crop report
Author: Richard Alan Miller
Contributors: Richters Herbs
Published: Goodwood, Ontario, Canada : The Herb Specialists , c2000
Series: Herb Farming Series 2

Summary: Valuable tips on marketing, field production, chemistry, quality control, and botanical species.

Call Number: MIL 65
Subjects: Alternative field crops , Herb gardening , Herbs , Marketing , Quality control

Title: Getting started : important considerations for the herb farmer
Published: Goodwood, Ontario, Canada : Richters Herbs , c2000
Series: Herb Farming Series

Summary: Book 1 of the Herb Farming Series contains valuable tips on farm plans, crop selection, marketing, and a color phot guide on lemon balm production.

Call Number: 65 HER
Subjects: Herbs

Title: Grow 15 herbs for the kitchen
Author: Sheryl L. Felty
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1981
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-61

Summary: Most of this booklet is devoted to describing the varieties of kitchen herbs. There are small sections on outdoor growing requirements, planning, indoor container growing, and starting plants.

Call Number: 65.2 FEL
Subjects: Herbs , Herbs, culinary


Title: Dried flowers & herbs : with Lynne Hartman
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1991

Publishers Number: c1991
Call Number: 86.61 DRI
Subjects: Flowers, dried , Herbs

Title: Growing herbs : with Kathy Morris
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8810
Call Number: 65.1 GRO
Subjects: Herbs

Title: Landscaping with herbs : Carolyn Fuhrer
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1993

Publishers Number: 9315
Call Number: 65 LAN
Subjects: Herb gardening , Herbs , Landscaping


Title: 1998 Acres U.S.A. Conference : building a specialty crop farm plan that works
Author: Richard Alan Miller
Published: Metairie, LA : Acres U.S.A. , 1998

Summary: This presentation discusses how to create a profitable herb growing business based on market trends.

Publishers Number: 2302A, 2302B
Call Number: 85 MIL
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Economic forecasting , Herbs , Herbs, marketing , Herbs, medicinal , New businesses planning , Specialty crops

Title: 2000 Acres U.S.A. Conference : top ten herbs for farm & stable
Author: Will Winter
Published: Austin, TX : Acres, U.S.A. , 2000

Publishers Number: 2408
Call Number: 65 WIN
Subjects: Herbs


Savory Herbs (USDA)
Pest Management for Herb Bedding Plants Grown in the Greenhouse (University of Connecticut)
Organic Greenhouse Herb Production (ATTRA)
Marketing Herbs (Washington State University)
Herb Production in Organic Systems (ATTRA)
Herbs (University of California-Davis)
Herbal Vinegars (University of Georgia)
Harvesting and Drying Herbs (University of Illinois)
Growing Herbs at Home (University of Missouri)
Growing Herbs (Purdue University)
Ginseng, Golden, and Other Native Roots (ATTRA)
From Garden to Table: Harvesting Herbs for Healthy Eating (North Dakota State University)
Farming a Few Acres of Herbs (Kansas State University)

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