Portland, OR, June 12, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Unsolicited Press announced immediate availability of "The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Herbs and Their Culinary, Medicinal and Mystical Properties" by Gary Carter, a herbal reference book that helps beginning and seasoned gardeners cultivate the most popular herbs on the market, and delivers must-have information on how to use them for myriad purposes. From classic herbs to traditional Native American plants, this condensed and easy-to-read guide gives detailed information on the culinary, medicinal, and mystical uses of each herb.
Gardeners learn everything about each herb including the common and scientific name, plant family, origin, growing zone, plant type, inclination (invasive or non-invasive), exposure, growth, propagation method, harvest time, soil need, weather tolerance, and more. This extensive herb book goes beyond the traditional gardening guide by offering pages on how to use herbs to make teas, incense, capsules, ointments, and aromatherapy. Want to know how to ease stomachaches? This book details which herbs are perfect for an upset stomach. It's the book every gardener needs in their arsenal.
Gary Carter was born in San Diego, California in 1938 and graduated from Sweetwater Union High School (National City, CA) in June of 1956. After serving three years in the United States Marine Corps he attended college as a science major at Grossmont Community College, continuing his education at San Diego State University as a Botany major. His poems have appeared in the Port Orford News as well as the Las Vegas Sun and many poetry journals and magazines. He is the author of "Jump Start," an apocalyptic science fiction thriller (2003), "For the Good of the Many," a National Award winning military/political thriller (2007), "Mystic Summer," a multi-cultural love story (2010), "My City by the Sea, Poems for All Ages" (2006), "Imagery, Poems to Make You Laugh, Cry, Wonder, Doubt and Argue About" (2013), "The Cedars of Lebanon," a science fiction, time travel thriller (2018), and "Songs from the Southern Oregon Coast" (2018), a compilation of short stories and poems, by fifty-six authors, telling what they love about living along the Southern Oregon Coast, one of the world's most beautiful places. Gary lives in Port Orford, Oregon, where he operates a small nursery in the summer and works on his writing in the winter. He is the father of four, the grandfather of thirteen and the great-grandfather of fourteen.
"The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Herbs and their Culinary, Medicinal and Mystical Properties" (978-1-950730-00-1) will be published June 21, 2019 and is distributed through Ingram in both ebook and paperback.