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The Edible Garden: Vegetables and Herbs; Berries; Fruit Trees, and Citrus; Organic Techniques, Pruning and More

The Edible Garden: Vegetables and Herbs; Berries; Fruit Trees, and Citrus; Organic Techniques, Pruning and More
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Putting delicious food on the table doesn't get more fulfilling--or fresher--than this Whether you have a tiny rooftop plot or a serious chunk of dirt, "The Edible Garden is packed with practical advice for designing a horticultural haven that's as tasty as it is beautiful--just think of it as art you can eat This appealing text covers tried-and-true methods as well as more avant garde approaches to growing herb gardens, vegetable plots, fruit trees, edible flowers, and more.

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Creating a Kitchen Garden

Creating a Kitchen Garden
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This volume provides the necessary information readers require to grow their own crops - from a large vegetable plot to a small herb garden. A section on laying out a kitchen garden includes advice on design as well as showing plans for vegetable plots, a herb garden, a potager and a container kitchen garden. Planning crops looks at planting rows, deep beds, crop rotation, phasing crops and inter-cropping, while greenhouses, sheds and equipment provides information on selecting the right tools for the job.

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The Book of Ginseng: And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality

The Book of Ginseng: And Other Chinese Herbs for Vitality
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A doctor of pharmacology examines the healing properties of vitalizing plant substances known in China as the "kingly remedies." Chief among these is the ginseng root, esteemed by the Chinese for almost seven thousand years as the most omnipotent of medicinal herbs. Fulder discusses the other kingly remedies, or harmony plants, which--like ginseng--act safely and with no debilitating side effects to revitalize the body's immune system. More than 50,000 copies sold in previous editions (previous title: "The Tao of Medicine"). Ginseng is well-known for its ability to: - Regulate blood pressure - Preserve sexual potency in older men - Assist women through menopause - Help with anemia, insomnia, depression, nervousness, appetite, stress and shock. A widely recognized authority on ginseng, author Stephen Fulder was interviewed for an article on ginseng that appeared in the Wall Street Journal in November, 1992. Confronted with the astronomical costs of medical care and the limitations of conventional medicine in treating immune deficiency diseases, Westerners are discovering the efficacy of plant medicines.

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My Book of Herbs

My Book of Herbs
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Collection of poetry, rhymes, stories, tips and recipes about herbs and flowers. Items include how to establish a herb garden, make herbal teas and remedies, and prepare potpourri. The author is a member of the Herb Society of South Australia.

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The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies: A Holistic Guide to Understanding and Treating Common Ailments with Herbs

The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies: A Holistic Guide to Understanding and Treating Common Ailments with Herbs
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The Complete Book of Home Herbal Remedies is a comprehensive holistic guide to understanding and treating common ailments with herbs. From gathering and buying herbs to preparing and applying them, the book will show you the various methods of administering herbal remedies and their benefits. A section on the different systems of the body describes the basic anatomy, location, and function of each area as well as the ailments that may affect it. Specific herbal remedies and methods of application are suggested so that you can safely treat a whole range of problems. The Herbal Directory provides detailed information on 50 herbs used in the treatment of common ailments, including a brief description of the herb, its use, how to apply it, any contraindications, and appropriate dosages. This section also includes information on treating a variety of ailments using common ingredients found in most kitchens, as well as suggestions for herbal first aid treatments. Finally, technical herbal terms used in the book are defined in the Glossary for a fuller understanding. How to use herbs to treat a wide range of common ailments in a gentle but effective way Read about herbal traditions, from the Sumerians and the ancient Egyptians to Chinese and Western herbalism today An informative directory describes the history, constituents, actions, and applications of 50 herbs From herbs that relieve throat and ear infections to calming herbal drinks and inhalations, find out how herbs can fight illness and enhance your general well-being Simple safe herbal remedies which can be prepared in a variety of ways, including tinctures, decoctions, infused oils, ointments and creams, syrups, and vinegars Packed with interesting information about the workings of the body and how herbs can help cure naturally and in a holistic context Includes advice on how to put together a herbal remedy chest to care for all the family.

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The Complete Book of Gardening: A Comprehensive Guide to Planting, Growing, and Maintaining Your Garden

The Complete Book of Gardening: A Comprehensive Guide to Planting, Growing, and Maintaining Your Garden
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A comprehensive and generously illustrated reference guide to every gardening topic imaginable, including literally hundreds of plant listings: flowering annuals and perennials, bulbs, trees, grasses, shrubs, herbs, and vegetables.

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The New Food Lover's Tiptionary: More Than 6,000 Food and Drink Tips, Secrets, Shortcuts, and Other Things Cookbooks Never Tell Yo

The New Food Lover's Tiptionary: More Than 6,000 Food and Drink Tips, Secrets, Shortcuts, and Other Things Cookbooks Never Tell Yo
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Both experienced and novice cooks will love this A-to-Z guide packed with more than 6,000 tips, shortcuts and other culinary wisdom cookbooks never tell you. Find all the answers you'll ever need to a universe of cooking quandaries and questions on hundreds of subjects, including foods, beverages, kitchen equipment, cooking techniques, entertaining ideas and smart ways to use leftovers. Plus, there are loads of quick and easy reference charts, a handy system of cross-referencing and well over a hundred shorthand-style recipes.

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The Herb Book: The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published (Dover Cookbooks)

The Herb Book: The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published (Dover Cookbooks)
$16.75

"I have an old copy of this book that I've had for years and would never let go of, no matter how many times I moved and thinned out my books. This is a re-release and I'm really happy to see it back in print. Part two of the book is the real treasure. It is an alphabetical list of herbs that gives detailed information about their properties, including any cautions required." Lora's Rants & ReviewsAlso known as "The Natural Remedy Bible," "The Herb Book" provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughing fits as well as suggestions for adding spice to recipes, coloring fabrics, freshening breath, and a host of other benefits. Complete and concise descriptions of herbs, illustrated by more than 275 line drawings, offer the most comprehensive catalog of "miracle plants" ever published.Written by an expert and pioneer in the field, this easy-to-use reference features three parts. The first presents introductory historical information and background for using the rest of the book. The second part features individual numbered listings of medicinal plants with their botanical descriptions and uses. The third part emphasizes the variety of uses for the plants listed in Part 2, including mixtures for medicinal treatments, nutritious and culinary plants, cosmetic and aromatic purposes, plant dyes, and other applications. The book concludes with a captivating look at plant-related astrology, lore, and legends."

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