Purchase "By the Hearth" and "Under the Sun" together, and you've got an amazing array of information, crafts, recipes, and all that's needed to start getting to know herbs as an everyday part of life. Herb crafting the whole year through, you'll learn to cook with herbs, make medicines with herbs, forage some wild foods, make all sorts of herbal products, be a better gardener, and thoroughly enjoy the herbs around you. The experienced herbalist will enjoy them too! These books are destined to become classics. Between them, we've covered the first five years of The Essential Herbal Magazine, and they make a terrific gift. 450 pages of herbal knowledge, paperbacks, 8.25 x 10.5.