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Edible Plants

Author : Trevor Pemberton
ISBN : 1481170015
Genre : Plants, Useful
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There are over 20,000 species of edible plants in the world yet fewer than 20 species now provide 90% of our food. However, there are hundreds of less well-known edible plants from all around the world that are both delicious and nutritious.It is our belief that plants can provide people with the majority of their needs, in a way that cares for the planet's health. A wide range of plants can be grown to produce all our food needs and many other commodities, whilst also providing a diversity of habitats for our native flora and fauna.This book describes and provides advice on growing some of the lesser known and unusual edible plants, with an emphasis on perennials. Information includes: Alternative Fruits and Root Crops, Edible Leaves, Edible Flowers, Winter Salads, Staple Seed Crops and Useful Weeds.

Edible Perennial Gardening

Author : Anni Kelsey
ISBN : 1856231496
Genre : Gardening
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A guide to growing edible perennial vegetables offers advice on choosing and sourcing suitable plants, selecting a site, building fertility, growing in polycultures, maintaining and managing crops, and cooking with the yield.

Edible And Useful Plants Of The Southwest

Author : Delena Tull
ISBN : 9780292754119
Genre : Nature
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All around us there are wild plants useful for food, medicine, and clothing, but most of us don’t know how to identify or use them. Delena Tull amply supplies that knowledge in this book, which she has now expanded to more thoroughly address plants found in New Mexico and Arizona, as well as Texas. Extensively illustrated with black-and-white drawings and color photos, this book includes the following special features: Recipes for foods made from edible wild plants Wild teas and spices Wild plant dyes, with instructions for preparing the plants and dying wool, cotton, and other materials Instructions for preparing fibers for use in making baskets, textiles, and paper Information on wild plants used for making rubber, wax, oil, and soap Information on medicinal uses of plants Details on hay fever plants and plants that cause rashes Instructions for distinguishing edible from poisonous berries Detailed information on poisonous plants, including poison ivy, oak, and sumac, as well as herbal treatments for their rashes

Edible And Medicinal Plants Of The West

Author : Gregory L. Tilford
ISBN : 0878423591
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a full-colour photographic guide to the identification, edibility, and medicinal uses of over 250 plant species, growing from Alaska to southern California, east across the Rocky Mountains and the Northern Plains to the Great Lakes. Herbalist and naturalist Gregory Tilford provides a thorough introduction to the world of herbal medicine for everyone interested in plants, personal well-being, and a healthy environment.

Edible Wild Plants

Author : Thomas S. Elias
ISBN : 1402767153
Genre : Cooking
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Presents a season-by-season guide to the identification, harvest, and preparation of more than two hundred common edible plants to be found in the wild.

Edible And Useful Plants Of Texas And The Southwest

Author : Delena Tull
ISBN : 0292781644
Genre : Nature
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All around us there are wild plants good for food, medicine, clothing, and shelter, but most of us don't know how to identify or use them. Delena Tull amply supplies that knowledge in this book, one of the first focused specifically on plants that grow in Texas and surrounding regions of the South and Southwest. Extensively illustrated with black-and-white drawings and color photos, this book includes the following special features: Recipes for foods made from edible wild plants. Wild teas and spices. Wild plant dyes, with instructions for preparing the plants and dying wool, cotton, and other materials. Instructions for preparing fibers for use in making baskets, textiles, and paper. Information on wild plants used for making rubber, wax, oil, and soap. Information on medicinal uses of plants. An identification guide to hay fever plants and plants that cause rashes. Instructions for distinguishing edible from poisonous berries. Detailed information on poisonous plants, including poison ivy, oak, and sumac, as well as herbal treatments for their rashes.

Edible Prairie Plants For Prairie Gardens

Author : June Flanagan
ISBN : 189725220X
Genre : Gardening
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Written especially for gardeners in the Canadian Prairie Provinces and the Northern Great Plains of the United States, this book shows you how to grow fabulous fruits, vegetables and herbs. Discover how to design a growing space of any size, from planning your first vegetable patch or collection of potted herbs, to creating an urban landscape for all seasons entirely with edibles. More than one hundred edible plants are featured, including heirloom vegetables and new fruits bred especially for the prairies, illustrated with full-colour photographs. You will find detailed instructions on when, where and how to plant and care for each crop, as well as tips for harvesting, serving and preserving your homegrown produce. New and experienced gardeners will find plenty of solid information about the best plant varieties and environmentally sound gardening practices to be successful in a challenging climate and short growing season. Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens is packed with practical information about: Germinating vegetable and herb seeds indoors Choosing, planning and preparing a garden site When, where and how to plant outdoors Transplanting Garden care from planting to picking Proven strategies for avoiding and solving potential problems. Growing perennial edibles such as herbs, asparagus, rhubarb Prairie-hardy fruit trees and shrubs Pruning and pollination When and how to harvest each crop Saving seeds from heirloom plants Extensive source list of mail-order seed and plant suppliers in Canada and the United States

Plants For A Future

Author : Ken Fern
ISBN : 1856230112
Genre : Nature
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Describing edible and other useful plants, both native to Britain and Europe and from temperate areas around the world, this book includes those suitable for: the ornamental garden, the lawn, shady areas, ponds, walls, hedges, agroforestry and conservation. Book jacket.

The Edible Flower Garden

Author : Rosalind Creasy
ISBN : 9781462906178
Genre : Gardening
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Learn how to grow lovely and fragrant flowers then use them create delicious meals with this beautifully illustrated flower gardening and cooking book. Anyone who picks up The Edible Flower Garden will be tempted to grow, harvest, and sample at least a few of the more than forty varieties of edible flowers. Among them, you'll find more familiar food plants—dill and mustard, for example—in addition to common flowers, such as tulips or roses. Author Rosalind Creasy's stunning photography and detailed plans for an edible flower garden make this a must-have book for any flower gardener or home chef. Come along with Creasy on a tour in colorful pictures and careful diagrams and descriptions of her own flower gardens. Included is a tour of the edible flower gardens of Alice Waters famed Chez Panisse restaurant. Creasy catalogues each variety of flower and how to grow it, plus gives a myriad of delectable ideas on how to use the flower from candied violets and roses to decorate appetizers and cakes, to nasturtiums for a colorful shrimp salad, to day lily buds, pink clover and wild mustard flowers that are tossed together in a spectacular stir-fry. Favorite Recipes Include: Flower Butters Candied Flowers Tulip and Endive Appetizer Pineapple Sage Salsa Rose Petal Syrup Lavender Ice Cream And many more…

Edible Shrubs

Author : Plants for a. Future
ISBN : 1791954944
Genre : Gardening
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"Edible Shrubs" provides detailed information ... on over 70 shrub species. They have been seleted to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil. The information here is based on practical experience and observation.... For each entry, the descriptive text is augmented by summary information panels covering various attributes such as natural habitat, prefered soils, nutritional value, and potential uses within woodland garden designs. -- Cover, page [4].

Edible Wild Plants Of Pennsylvania And Neighboring States

Author : Richard J. Medve
ISBN : 0271038411
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ralph Waldo Emerson defined a weed as a "plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered." To the wild-plant enthusiast who has discovered the virtues of many plants, there are relatively few weeds. After using this book, you will never again consider lamb's-quarters a weed. Instead, you will nurture it with respect and even encourage its growth in your garden. Edible Wild Plants of Pennsylvania and Neighboring States contains botanically accurate, up-to-date information essential for the identification of more than one hundred delectable wild plants. Each plant entry provides characteristics, habitat, distribution, edible parts, food uses, precautions, and preparation, followed by tasty recipes and interesting remarks about the plant's botanical history. The plants are arranged according to height, with the ground-huggers appearing first and the trees last. Each plant is also cross-referenced by common and scientific names. The authors have written this book with the novice forager in mind, including useful tips on foraging from where to search for food to precautions to take. They also provide a list of toxic look-alikes, a nutrient composition chart, and a glossary of terms.

Native Plants Of The Midwest

Author : Alan Branhagen
ISBN : 9781604697773
Genre : Gardening
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Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden. Plant profiles for more than 500 species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, and annuals contain the common and botanical names, growing information, tips on using the plant in a landscape, and advice on related plants. You’ll learn how to select the right plant and how to design with native plants. Helpful lists of plants for specific purposes are shared throughout. This comprehensive book is for native plant enthusiasts and home gardeners in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, northern Arkansas, and eastern Kansas.

Wild Edible Plants Of The Western United States

Author : Donald R. Kirk
ISBN : 0879610360
Genre : Nature
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This book describes or mentions the great bulk of the edible plants found in the western United States west of the Great Plains and in southwestern Canada and northwestern Mexico. Carefully illustrated, it helps you identify many hundreds of edible plants that may give you helpful food on a camping trip or someday save your life.

The Gardener S Handbook Of Edible Plants

Author : Rosalind Creasy
ISBN : UCSC:32106007597179
Genre : Gardening
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Describes the care requirements, characteristics, and uses of a variety of vegetables, fruits, berries, and herbs

The Illustrated Book Of Edible Plants

Author : Jack Staub
ISBN : 9781423646754
Genre : Gardening
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Histories, medicinal uses, and recipe ideas for food plants from A to Z. Focusing on the most growable vegetables, herbs, and fruits for the greatest number of people, Jack Staub tells the stories of their origins and apprises the home gardener on ways to use them, from the table to remedies and potions. Up-to-the-minute cultivation and culinary advice are delivered with accessibility and wit. Watercolor art makes the pages beautiful. Jack Staub is the author of Private Edens: Beautiful Country Gardens, Private Gardens of South Florida, and the celebrated “75” series of edible gardening books: 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden, and 75 Exceptional Herbs for Your Garden. Staub lives in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania.

The Quick Guide To Wild Edible Plants

Author : Lytton John Musselman
ISBN : 9781421408729
Genre : Science
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A recent rise in the popularity of urban farming, farmers’ markets, and foraging from nature means more people are looking for information about plants. In The Quick Guide to Wild Edible Plants, botanists Lytton John Musselman and Harold J. Wiggins coach you on how to safely identify, gather, and prepare delicious dishes from readily available plants—and clearly indicate which ones to avoid. More than 200 color illustrations, accompanied by detailed descriptions, will help you recognize edible plants such as nettles, daylilies, river oats, and tearthumbs. For decades, Musselman and Wiggins have taught courses on how to prepare local plants, and their field-to-table recipes require only a few, easily found ingredients. They offer instructions for making garlic powder out of field garlic and turning acorns into flour for Rappahannock Acorn Cakes. To toast your new skill, they even include recipes for cordials. The Quick Guide to Wild Edible Plants is a great gift for the beginning naturalist and the perfect addition to every serious forager’s library.

Edible Wild Plants

Author : Todd Telander
ISBN : 9780762785674
Genre : Nature
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Edible Wild Plants highlights ninety of the most common and sought-after edible plant species in North America. Detailed illustrations and descriptions make it easy to identify plants in your backyard and beyond. Organized by family for easy identification, this is the essential source when you’re out in the field.

Armageddon Cookbook And Doomsday Kitchen

Author : Marcus Harrison
ISBN : 9780954415884
Genre : Self-Help
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For a limited period 10% off Launch Price... Reference book and methodology guide for sourcing food and water in times of disaster or emergency. Hungry, thirsty, cold. Imagine a natural, catastrophic, disaster has occurred; that giant tsunami or mega-meteor strike sometimes talked about. Supermarket shelves are bare, there is no water in the taps, no electricity to cook by or charge your mobile phone, and you may now own nothing more than the clothes you stand in. Infrastructure is virtually non-existent and no one is coming to assist you, since there are millions of other people prioritized for help by whatever government that still remains before they even begin to think about you. Welcome to a post-industrial Stone Age. The entire focus of this 147,000 word book is on the acquisition and storage of foraged food and water sources, raising small animals for food, details on cooking with fire and other food-water related topics, plus 'alternative' recipes that use every scrap of food.

Basic Illustrated Edible Wild Plants And Useful Herbs

Author : Jim Meuninck
ISBN : 9781493002085
Genre : Nature
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An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. With this updated guide, you'll discover how to identify and gather more than 100 of the most nutritious wild plans and useful herbs in the contiguous United States, prepare delicious recipes using your wild harvest, determine the identity of poisonous plants and poisonous look-alikes, and take charge of your personal health by making wild plants and herbs a part of your diet.

Around The World In 80 Plants

Author : Stephen Barstow
ISBN : 1856231410
Genre : Gardening
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An inspirational journey around the world, looking at Stephen's top 80 perennial leafy green vegetables. There are stories of the wild foraging traditions of indigenous people in all continents: from the Maori of New Zealand, the rich traditions of the Mediterranean people, high altitude foods with the Sherpas in the Himalayas and the wild aquatic plant that sustained Native American tribes with a myriad of foodstuffs and other products. Each vegetable is given a thorough description, including its traditions, stories, cultivation, where to source seeds and plants, and how to propagate it. There is also a sprinkling of recipes inspired by local gastronomy. This adventure in climate-friendly vegetable growing is interesting to both traditional vegetable and ornamental gardeners, as well as people interested in permaculture, forest gardening, foraging and ethnobotany. Foreword by Alys Fowler.

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