The Ultimate Book of Herbs & Herb Gardening explains herbal history and how the western tradition of herb gardens began. Themed gardens, such as a Shakespeare garden, are described with planting plans and plant lists so you can create your own.'
Jessica Houdret has a passion for plants and herbs. She has grown herbs commercially and has run workshops on their many benefits. Jessica was Administrator and a Member of the Council of the British Herb Trade Association, and a Council Member andformer Chairperson of the Herb Society of England. She writes for local and national publications and has written 20 books on how to grow plants successfully, and on the ways they can contribute to health and well-being.