Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants

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Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
7.1 X 0.8 X 7.6 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781612126609
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About the Author

Tammi Hartung is the author of Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine, Homegrown Herbs, and The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener. She has been growing and working with herbs for more than 40 years and is a frequent teacher and lecturer. She and her husband cultivate more than 1800 varieties of herbs, heirloom food plants, and perennial seed crops on their organic farm in Colorado.
Panayoti Kelaidis represents Denver Botanic Gardens in educational, professional, and promotional endeavors as an expert in horticulture, science, and art. He has traveled to South Africa on seven occasions over the last twenty years. He is the recipient of the American Horticultural Society's 2009 Liberty Hyde Bailey Medal and the 2000 Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal from Swarthmore College.

Reviews

"An unusual and fascinating compendium of history, herbal lore, and environmental concerns for some of our most precious plants. Tammi Hartung is a heartfelt ambassador of the plant kin-dom who has done us and the plants she loves a great service."
-- Dr. Rosita Arvigo, DN, founding director, Arvigo Institute

"Visually exquisite! The expansive information includes ethnobotanical aspects of how plants are integrated into the fabric of our lives. I have learned many new uses for some of my old herbal friends. Everyone should have this on their shelf."
-- Trish Flaster, executive director, Botanical Liaisons, LLC

"From agave to yucca, these wondrous stories tell of diverse uses for our most important wild plants."
-- Kelly Kindscher, Kansas Biological Survey senior scientist and author of Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History