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Speaking of scented geraniums — pelargoniums — Pat explains that they “were the darlings of the Victorians and the first perfume for centuries. [Once again, they] are sweeping the plant world off its feet."
Pat Crocker is an herb expert, home economist, cookbook author, magazine writer, photographer, and a former public relations specialist.
Her books are The Vegetarian Cook's Bible; The Smoothies Bible; The Juicing Bible; Tastes of the Kasbah; The Healing Herbs Cookbook; Oregano: 2005 Herb of the Year; and Pelargoniums: 2006 Herb of the Year
Pat calls herself a culinary herbalist, as a way to describe her expertise, love of herbs, and passion for food. She gives presentations on how herbs and food affect health and also writes extensively about this subject.
She was the founder and CEO of Crocker International Communications Inc., public relations agency serving food and consumer corporations.
Since she sold the company she has directed her energies to books, lectures, and her garden.
She lives in Neustadt, Ontario, Canada. Her website is riversongherbals.com/