You love to drink tea. Why not grow your own? If you've ever considered raising your own tea, this practical guidebook is the place to start! Food and farming journalist Jodi Helmer provides all the information you need to plan and plant a productive backyard tea garden. She shows you how to choose the right crops for your soil and climate, starting with the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) and going on through a comprehensive survey of tisanes (herbal teas). Jodi offers useful advice on cultivating and maintaining your crops, along with nine suggested garden designs. Growing Your Own Tea Garden also includes tips on how to harvest, dry, and store your tea to enjoy all year long, plus brewing tips and creative recipes.
Softcover / 144 pages
Dimensions: 7" x 9"