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Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine

Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine


Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine is an all-in-one resource for helping people start planting and tending herbs, right in their own backyard. Herb gardens are the traditional starting point for first-time gardeners and homesteading beginners, providing a wide variety of benefits with minimal investment of time and available space.

Whether people are looking to spice things up in the kitchen with homegrown culinary herbs or practice time-tested home remedies, Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs helps them to select the ideal herb assortment for your wants and needs.

With Growing Herbs, people will learn practical tips for creating the best possible gardening set-up for their space, discover the wide variety of herbs available for cultivation, determine which types of herbs are best suited for their area and climate, find a complete directory of herbs and their medical benefits, learn to locate herbs growing wild in their area with sustainable foraging techniques, and many more tips to help best achieve success.

About the Author

Kim Pezza grew up among orchards and dairy and beef farms having lived most of her life in the Finger Lakes region. She has raised pigs, poultry and game birds, rabbits and goats, and is experienced in growing herbs and vegetables. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents’ 1800s farm into a small, working homestead. She has written several books in the Backyard Farming series published by Hatherleigh Press.

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Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine
Written by Kim Pezza
978-1-57826-799-6, $5.95 paperback
978-1-57826-800-9, $2.99 eBook

Published by Hatherleigh Press.
Distributed through Penguin Random House.
Available wherever books are sold.