The Illustrated Book of Edible Plants

The Illustrated Book of Edible Plants

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Overview

The Illustrated Book of Edible Plants by Jack Staub, Ellen Sheppard Buchert

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, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423646747
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 348,063
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jack Staub is one of the country's leading experts on fruit and vegetable gardening. He frequently lectures on the subject, and his articles have appeared in numerous magazines and print publications, including Country Living, Fine Gardening, and The New York Times. He is also a featured guest on NPR. You can learn more about Jack and Hortulus Farms at http://hortulusfarmdiary.blogspot.com.


Each of these illustrations was drawn in pen and ink and colored with watercolor paints on cotton museum board. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.

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