Foraging & Feasting
by Dina Falconi
Hardcover (230 pages) 2013
This field guide and wild food cookbook celebrates local bounty and traditional foodways; filled with beautiful, instructive botanical illustrations from Wendy Hollender, and 100 delicious, enlightening master recipes. Each master recipe can be personalized with various botanicals, depending on what is available during the season, to create endless meal options. This collaborative celebration of food and art weaves together Dina's 30 years of passionate investigations into wild-plant identification, foraging, and cooking with Wendy's deft artistic skills honed over 15 years as a botanical illustrator, resulting in an abundance of recipes and illustrations that celebrate wild plants and creative ways to bring them into our lives.
Growing & Using Herbs Successfully
by Betty E.M. Jacobs
Softcover (223 pages) 1992
This helpful guide, beautifully illustrated with delicate botanical drawings, teaches readers how to plant, propagate, harvest, dry, freeze, and store 64 popular herbs. Also offers information for developing an herbal business and further marketing your plants and products.
Herbal Remedy Gardens
by Dorie Byers
Softcover (224 pages) 1999
In-depth instructions for 38 garden plans for specific health requirements.Also complete profiles of more than 20 medicinal herbs; tips for growing, using, harvesting and much more.Great for beginners, inspiring down-to-earth reminder for old-timers.
by Tammi Hartung
Softcover (255 pages) 2011
This beautifully illustrated large format book is an indispensible guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using more than a hundred popular herbs. A step-by-step primer for gardeners of every level, the book providesin-depth instructions for all aspects of growing and using herbs for cooking, home pharmacy, body care and more. With this delightful and useful book as a guide, you will discover that growing and using herbs is one of the easiest ways possible to bring more beauty, flavor, and health to everyday life.
Medicinal Plants Of the Pacific West
by Michael Moore
Softcover (359pages) 2001
In Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West, Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over 300 species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four color photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on: identification and safe uses of the plant, appearance, habitats, therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations, potential toxicities and medical contraindications, tea making, tincturing, and salve making.
Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Medicinal Plants
by Steven Foster and James Duke
Softcover (411 pages) 2000
For our East coast and Central US customers, we have this comprehensive field guide with up-to-date information on nearly 500 medicinal plant species of the Eastern and Central United States with full color photographs.
A great pictorial guide of medicinal plants and highly recommended for hikers and plant identification enthusiasts.
Copiously filled with descriptions, habitats, medicinal use and related species. A must have for any botanical library, and a great accompanying volume to the Western field guide.
Petersons Field Guide to Western American Medicinal Plants & Herbs
by Steven Foster and Christopher Hobbs
Softcover (442 pages) 2002
Comprehensive, up-to-date information on nearly 500 Western medicinal plant species with full color accompanying photographs. A great pictorial guide of medicinal plants throughout the west and highly recommended for hikers and plant identification enthusiasts. Filled with descriptions, habitats, medicinal use and related species. A must have for any botanical library.
The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants
by Katie Letcher Lyle
Softcover (203 pages) 2010
All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, nuts, fruits and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and free for the taking. But to enjoy them, one must know when to harvest and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them. This incredibly handy, fully illustrated book provides everything one needs to know about the most commonly found wild foods, including mouth-watering recipes for each entry. This book is the perfect companion for nature lovers and anyone who enjoys partaking of the amazing bounty of nature. Includes 16 pages of detailed photographs.
The Medicinal Herb Grower
by Richo Cech
Softcover (159 pages) 2009
This festive book is a true delight to read and covers many aspects surrounding herb growing that most books seem to neglect including; observation in nature, planting with the seasons, creating plant habitat, the benefits of diversity, preparing the ground, making diverse composts and potting soils, planting seeds and cuttings, caring for your plants, and the harvesting and processing of medicinal herbs and seeds.The book is full of amusing anecdotes, lively stories, encouraging experience and it is delightfully illustrated by Sena Cech Olivier.