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  Herb Gardening
With increased interest in recent years in continental or gourmet cooking the word "herb" is nearly always thought of by home gardeners to mean the "culinary" herb.
If not grown for use in cooking, herbs are worth growing for pleasant aromatic foliage and some of them for the beauty of the flowers as well.
Herbs can be used fresh for garnish in salads and to perk up the flavors of bland vegetables or to add flavor to meats and stews in which case one needs only to nip off a few leaves when wanted.
www.backyardgardener.com /herb   (1271 words)

  Herb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A medicinal herb may be a shrub or other woody plant, whereas a culinary herb is a non-woody plant.
Culinary herbs are distinguished from vegetables in that they are used in small amounts and provide flavor (are spices) rather than substance to food.
In botany, herbs are plants that does not produce a woody stem, and in temperate climates usually dies, either completely (annual herb) or back to the roots (perennial herb), at the end of the growing season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herb   (290 words)

 Herbal Encyclopedia,Herb Encyclopedia,Medicinal Herbs,Ayurvedic Herbs,Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs,India
Sunshine, regular watering are the necessary conditions for the growth of this 1 to 3 feet tall herb which is not picky about the soil and is cultivated in many parts of the world..
This herb strengthens metabolism and digestion, raises metabolism, aids in strengthening the immune system and is used in the healing of wounds and injuries.
The climate of meadows and mountainous regions of Europe and western North America is appropriate for the growth of this herb.
www.ayurveda-herbal-remedy.com /herbal-encyclopedia   (1109 words)

 Herb Alpert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician most associated with the Tijuana Brass, a now-defunct brass band of which he was leader.
For his contribution to the recording industry, Herb Alpert has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6929 Hollywood Blvd.
In the 1980s he created The Herb Alpert Foundation and The Alpert Awards in the Arts[3] with The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herb_Alpert   (1745 words)

 herb - definition by dict.die.net
herb n 1: a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests [syn: herbaceous plant] 2: aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Herb Christopher (Bot.), an herb (Act[ae]a spicata), whose root is used in nervous diseases; the baneberry.
Herb Paris (Bot.), an Old World plant related to the trillium (Paris quadrifolia), commonly reputed poisonous.
dict.die.net /herb   (236 words)

 Herb Pedersen :: Catalog
Herb opens with a rendition of the Lennon/McCartney composition "Paperback Writer," an urgent plea for the opportunity to place one's foot on the first rung of fame, and it's underscored by fiddles, pedal steel and smooth as velvet sounding guitars.
Herb somewhat prematurely sings, "the boys are going to chase her, I'll be standing in line." Vocally, Emmylou Harris joins Herb on the cut.
Herb was a member of the band for three years and recorded two albums with them.
www.herbpedersen.com /folkwax.html   (1453 words)

 Herb Garden
And herbs are not just annual or perennial plants—many of our most important herbal products come from trees and shrubs.
It is the largest designed herb garden in the nation that includes annual, perennial, and woody herbal plants.
The heart of the National Herb Garden is the ten Theme Gardens, where a wide variety of plants are brought together to illustrate the ways that herbs help us and their importance in different cultures.
www.usna.usda.gov /Gardens/collections/herb.html   (608 words)

 TV ACRES: Advertising Mascots > John Merrick as Herb the Nerd (Burger King)
Herb was never seen in the early commercials but the awe and astonishment over the fact that Herb hadn't tasted a Burger King burger was the focus of the campaign.
NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE lampooned the campaign by holding a mock press conference with Herb and his lawyer pleading with the American public to let the man be and give him back his anonymity.
The Herb the Nerd ad campaign was created by the J. Walter Thompson Co. ad agency and became one of the decade's biggest failures.
www.tvacres.com /admascots_herb.htm   (381 words)

 Herb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Herb was promptly kidnapped and transported to Xaja 4.
Herbs is a fun and simple strategy game where players make their moves simultaneously.
If a Herb is pushed into a pit by a broom, or he walks in by some consequence of another action, then he is destroyed.
www.gamecabinet.com /rules/Herbs.html   (2371 words)

 Hats off to a Happy Cowboy
Herb’s mother Millie supported her children by operating a rooming house, and her work ethic was an inspiration to him.
Herb fell in love with music at a young age, and sang in a church choir.
Although Herb was the star, he was only paid about $5000 for his work, which included singing, acting, and doing his own stunts.
www.bjmjr.com /jeffries/salute1.htm   (2161 words)

 SF Gate: Columnists: Herb Caen
There was a surprise guest at Herb Caen's posthumous 87th birthday party: A box of the ex-Chron columnist's lost items.
His widow and son read these tidbits aloud and the crowd of 150 old pals chuckled and drank in these ancient notes like a long smooth shaker full of Vitamin V. Herb Caen was called many things (most of them good) during the nearly six decades his column was required reading in San Francisco.
The city threw a party for Mister Dot-Dot-Dot and everyone was invited.
www.sfgate.com /columnists/caen   (177 words)

 Ageless herbal index and herb encyclopedia.
At Ageless.co.za we deal in herbal products, concentrating on health supplements, grooming and beauty, but we have found that our visitors were looking for more information on herbs, even herbs that we do not use in our products.
To comply to what our clients and visitors like, we have added this herbal encyclopedia with general information on a selection of herbs.
The information is by no means exhaustive - but will give good general information regarding a wide variety of herbs.
www.ageless.co.za /herbal-encyclopedia.htm   (269 words)

 Kiki & Herb : The Year of Magical Drinking
And Herb's piano work is phenomenal; he never ceases playing from the moment he hits the stage, and he manages to glide through the wildly various set list, from the grandiloquent "The Windmills of My Mind" to the plaintive "I Was Meant for the Stage" to the dance-hall rollicking "No Children" with admirable dexterity.
Herb is the alter ego of a truly inspired pop musicologist named Kenny Mellman.And while Kiki and Herb claim to be as old as the hills, Mr.
The musical stylings of Herb (whose liquidly bobbing head and blissed-out expression suggest that his nervous system is located in the strings of his piano) and the vocals of Kiki are radioactive with an angry sorrow, ecstasy and cosmic fatigue so profound that it turns into cosmic punch-drunkenness.
www.kikiandherb.com   (4526 words)

 National Herb Centre at Warmington, near Banbury
The National Herb Centre at Warmington near Banbury offers a range of attractions, including a wide selection of herbs for sale, information and advice on herbs for cooking, medicinal or aromatherapy purposes.
Over 500 varieties (90%+ from our own nurseries) of herb plants are available to delight the chef, intrigue the gardener and fascinate anyone with an interest in alternative medicine.
The national herb centre plant collection and nursery, amongst the best herb nurseries near London and Birmingham.National Herb Centre in Oxfordshire UK, herb farm, herb plant centre and over 500 different herbs available over the year.
www.herbcentre.co.uk   (663 words)

Coca leaf is legally served In the Andes as a tea or chewed in a Matte to reputedly improve oxygen circulation from the heart to the brain at high altitude.
With 14 herbs and spices in this liqueur, Elisir is certain to revitalize, refresh and invigorate the spirits.
The herbs in this Amaro grow wild in the Euganean Hills and are infused with cardamom, cinnamon, & bitter orange peel.
www.internetwines.com /spirits-liqueur-herb.html   (2435 words)

 Book: The Complete Herb Encyclopedia
You will find an array of ideas for using herbs for cooking, healing, aromatics, cosmetics and dyeing.
Also included are tips on the cultivation and propagation of herbs for your own garden.
This lovely book is an invaluable resource for both novice and veteran in the world of herbs.
www.gardenguides.com /books/usedbooks/completeherbencyclopedia.htm   (138 words)

 GotW.ca Home Page
Herb Sutter is a software development consultant, a software architect at Microsoft, and chair of the ISO C++ standards committee.
He is also the author of four acclaimed books and hundreds of technical papers and articles, including the widely-cited article "The Free Lunch Is Over" where he coined the phrase "concurrency revolution" to describe the software sea change now in progress to exploit increasingly parallel hardware.
Herb regularly gives invited talks and is available for in-house training and mentoring.
www.gotw.ca   (579 words)

 The Herb Society of America Library - Slide Programs
Eighteen herbs are discussed, including culture, historical facts and botanical information.
Emphasizes the historical uses and associations of herbs.
The selection shows native plants, herb plants and gardens, their gardeners and the country's diverse beauty.
www.herbsociety.org /library/slides.php   (236 words)

While Peltier didn't set out to attract butterflies, she was quick to notice that her yard's abundance of nectar-rich herbs and flowers drew in bees and butterflies by the score.
Bees, butterflies, and a host of beneficial insects make their preference abundantly clear: they flock to a rich habitat of herbs, flowers and grasses, while ignoring conventional lawns and shrubs (which may offer little as nectar or larval host plants and which may contain pesticides).
You could build your entire herb garden around sage because there are hundreds of varieties, from annuals to biennials to tender or hardy perennials.
butterflygardeners.com /herb.htm   (1956 words)

 Herb Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
These are two of the prettiest herbs you can grow, and they are relatively carefree.
I was mislead by an error on the seed packet that said that the plant should not be consumed because it is poisonous, and grew the plant only for it's properties as a companion and it's appearance.
These properties alone are enough to make the plant an essential addition to your herb garden, but it is also has several cosmetic uses.
www.gardenguides.com /herbs/herb.htm   (541 words)

 The Herb Shop - Lititz, PA
The Herb Shop - Lititz, PA We are widely known for our outstanding selection of over 250 dried herbs, spices and seasonings.
Whether you need herbs for cooking, for potpourri or crafts, or for medicinal and homeopathic use, we have a wide variety available for you by the ounce or pound.
Our herb butter blend is perfect for steaks, fish and chicken or for creating a savory accompaniment to sautéed mushrooms.
www.the-herb-shop.com /herbs.htm   (282 words)

 Timeless Herb Secrets Issue 16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
One of the quickest and easiest ways of adding flavour to even the simplest of salads is to use herbs, in dressings and vinaigrettes or freshly picked, chopped and added to the other salad ingredients.
Some herbs, like rocket and watercress, are used almost exclusively in salads and little else.
Most herbs, however, can be used in salads and my advice is to start with small quantities, adding more as your experience grows.
www.herb.co.za /newsletter/issue016.htm   (1829 words)

 Peaches and Herb Bio - Mars Talent
The duet continued touring and recording through the late 60’s and in 1970, Peaches became a housewife and Herb went into law enforcement.
Peaches and Herb were on top again, but the pinnacle was yet to come.
Peaches and Herb have starred on most of the major television shows including Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, Soul Train, Mike Douglas, Merv Griffin, and have also hosted the Midnight Special.
www.marstalent.com /bio_peaches_and_herb.htm   (263 words)

 The Herb Society of America - Home Page
The Herb Society of America is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community.
They [herbs] are valued for their flavor, fragrance, medicinal and healthful qualities, economic and industrial uses, pesticidal properties, and coloring materials (dyes)."
The Herb Society of America is a tax-exempt organization under IRS code 501(c)3.
www.herbsociety.org   (183 words)

 Herb Pharm: Manufacturers of Organic Liquid Herbal Extracts
Herb Pharm Expands its RandD and QA Departments: Two analytical chemists join the herbal extract company.
Planting the Future, a United Plant Savers Conference that will be held at the Herb Pharm Farm on July 14, 2007.
Herb Pharm Receives 2006 Socially Responsible Business Award: Herb Pharm receives the award in recognition of its leadership in the herbal and natural products community.
www.herb-pharm.com   (252 words)

The net effect of asking its customers to find Herb -- but not telling anyone what Herb looked like -- was that Burger King caused its own customers to harass each other in its stores.
Mercifully for those who liked to enjoy their fast food in peace, Burger King finally revealed on Superbowl night Herb to be this geeky looking fellow in a too-tight, loud suit.
Lost on the vast majority of fast food consumers was the message that Herb had never actually tried a Whopper, hence he was a geek, hence you were a geek too if you've not actually bit into one of Burger King's moist, juicy flame-broiled patties.
www.geocities.com /conspiracyprime/e2_wheresherb.htm   (323 words)

 Herb Garden: Indoor Herb Garden Kits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Herbkits.com is your source for indoor herb garden supplies.
Imagine colorful flowers, a tasty herb, or strawberry patch beautifully displayed in a planter that can be easily rolled indoors or outdoors as the weather changes.
Herb Garden and Medicinal Herb Information Copyright © 2006.
www.herbkits.com   (386 words)

 Herb Research Foundation - Herbs and Herbal Medicine for Health
The Herb Research Foundation is the world's first and foremost source of accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and safety of herbs---and expertise in sustainable botanical resource development.
Founded in 1983 with a mission of herb research and public education, HRF remains committed to supporting the public's right to truthful information about the health benefits of herbs.
Through our media outreach and education programs, HRF reaches millions of people each month with accurate information on the safe and appropriate use of herbs.
www.herbs.org   (284 words)

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