Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine

Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine
Written by Kim Pezza

Category: House & Home - Sustainable Living; Gardening - Herbs
Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale Date: August 27, 2019
ISBN: 9781578267996

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!

Join the Backyard Farming Movement and Turn Your Home into a Homestead!

Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food & Medicine is an all-in-one resource for helping you start planting and tending herbs, right in your 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 you’re looking to spice things up in the kitchen with homegrown culinary herbs or practice time-tested home remedies, Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs helps you to select the ideal herb assortment for your wants and needs.

With Growing Herbs, you will:
• Learn practical tips for creating the best possible gardening set-up for your space
• Discover the wide variety of herbs available for cultivation
• Determine which types of herbs are best suited for your area and climate
• Find a complete directory of herbs and their medical benefits
• Learn to locate herbs growing wild in your area with sustainable foraging techniques
. . . and many more tips to help you achieve success.

More than ever, people everywhere are making a return to the farming lifestyle. Growing Herbs can be your first big step to joining the growing movement of these homemakers looking to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your
own backyard.

Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference.


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. In her spare time, Kim also teaches workshops in a variety of areas, from art and simple computers for seniors, to making herb butter, oils, and vinegars. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents' 1800s farm into a small, working homestead.