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The Potpourri Gardener

Available for the first time in paperback, this comprehensive guide is the only complete book available on the cultivation of plants for the creation of potpourri. James tells how to grow over 100 perennials, annuals, bulbs, herbs, and shrubs that are specifically appropriate for use in potpourri. 75 color photographs.

Paperback: 160 pages

Publisher: Macmillan General Reference (May 1993)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0020522932

ISBN-13: 978-0020522935

Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.8 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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This is a pretty unusual resource and a very exciting guide to growing your own potpourri garden.The book highlights which herbs, bulbs, annuals, perennials, shrubs and - of course - roses, to grow for your potpourri making enjoyment. There are also chapters detailing how to plant, grow, harvest, dry, store and prepare those plants for potpourri use.Specific kinds of potpourri recipes are provided, along with everything you need for stocking your workshop. Recipes are divided by seasonal mood - Spring mixes are different than Winter mixes. Pictures show how to decorate with the different potpourris as well.If you've ever wanted to set aside some of your garden as a potpourri harvesting smörgÃ¥sbord, then this is the right book for getting started.

love this book. Beautifully shipped with no marking's. Book is brand new. Just what I was looking for,.Thank you!

lovely book with clear instructions and recipes for making potpourri

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