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The Illustrated Book Of Edible Plants

Author: Jack Staub. Ellen Sheppard Buchert, illus.

The Illustrated Book Of Edible Plants

Author: Jack Staub. Ellen Sheppard Buchert, illus.

$24.99 $4.98
Item #: D12994
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423646747
Focusing on 85 vegetables, herbs, and fruits that can be grown in conventional gardens, 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, and Staub has a raconteur's gift for sharing legends and ... More
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Focusing on 85 vegetables, herbs, and fruits that can be grown in conventional gardens, 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, and Staub has a raconteur's gift for sharing legends and lore. A true joy, Ellen Sheppard Buchert contributes stylish yet accurate watercolor portraits of such favorites as the blueberry, mint, pumpkin, lavender, kiwi, chamomile, and nectarine, but also the less frequently considered quince, borage, goji berry, and chervil.


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