The Charmed Garden is a great introduction to herb gardening. The author lived on an herb farm and shares her knowledge on growing herbs. The book covers how to choose and prepare a site for an herb garden. There is also an extensive listing of herbs with details on their cultivation and use that will certainly be helpful in planning and growing an herb garden. The author also gives you great information on growing herbs in containers. There is also information for harvesting and storing herbs. Whether you are a first time herb gardener or more experienced you will certainly find something helpful in this book.