The Illustrated Book of Edible Plants

Jack Staub (Author) Ellen Sheppard Buchert (Illustrator)
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Description

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, 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.

Watercolor art makes the pages beautiful.

Jack Staub is the author of Private Edens: Beautiful Country Gardens, Private Gardens of South Florida, and the celebrated "75" series of edible gardening books: 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden, and 75 Exceptional Herbs for Your Garden. Staub lives in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

Price
$24.99
Publisher
Gibbs Smith
Publish Date
February 07, 2017
Pages
176
Dimensions
8.0 X 0.9 X 11.1 inches | 2.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781423646747
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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.