|About the Book|
Harvest the most glorious gifts right in your own backyard--and show your family and friends that you care enough to make the very best! Gather the most fragrant herbs, the prettiest roses, and the gardens freshest vegetables, and use them to whip up cosmetics, perfumes, potpourri, and many more homemade presents. Experiment with the variety of techniques for drying and preserving your bounty, press flowers and vegetables for displaying under glass or mounting, concoct individualized beauty products, and prepare delicious food and drink, like herb butters, flavored teas and liqueurs. And, if you dont have a garden--just take a trip to your local farmers market! The author lives in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. 128 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK.