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Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland: A Foraging and Photographic Identification Guide

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My book covers forty-eight plants and includes multiple colour photographs for easy plant identification. Alongside a growing want to try and use natural, rather than synthetic, methods to provide medicinal remedies and a general desire from a lot of us to get back to mature this book has come along at a great time. The nail file was perfectly described, however only gave 4 stars as the listing says 'in aluminium case' and mine is in an 'eco storage case' (i. Cautions for plants, where necessary are given and if the plant has any other interesting uses then these are also covered. Instead, you can download the accompanying PDF photo identification guide that includes multiple full-colour photographs of each plant to help make identification easy.

I regard thiese as an essential part of the available information for any plant identification compilation. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Instead of providing a snapshot for each plant, Harford gives a link to a database of pictures which give a more indepth photography for each plant and a better resource for identification. Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland | Covering 48 wild edible and medicinal plants, I have written this book to help you rediscover our forgotten plant heritage. I love ebook versions of these sort of things because I can check them on the kindle app on my phone when I'm out and about.Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). I get the feeling the author threw this together quickly to get it published as soon as possible, it's a major downfall because it really shows.

A flavour profile of each plant lets us know what taste we should expect and a nutritional profile informs us of the nutrients each plant provides. The author has spent fifteen years experimenting and learning about wild plants and how our ancestors used plants to nourish and heal themselves. I have enjoyed Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland, even as a reader who lives in the Southern Appalachians.Hi, I'm Robin Harford, bestselling author of Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland.

My book is considered an invaluable addition to any forager, herbalist, gardener, horticulturist or naturalist’s library. It just kinda falls flat in the reading experience if you can’t visualise what he is talking about, also not everyone has access and means to be able to download a guide, many households do not have internet access nor computers or laptops to download guides too. common namescientific namefamilyan easy to understand botanical descriptionmultiple full colour photos of each plantwhen the plant flowerswhere it is founda historical summarywhich parts of the plant to usehow the plant is used as foodits nutritional profileits traditional folk medicine usesand finally, safety notesFor over fifteen years I have experimented and explored the world of wild plants.Hedgerows are a great place to find most of these plants, but do look around in woods and fields as many grow there too. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. He has been recommended in BBC Good Food magazine, Sainsbury's magazine as well as in The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph etc.

I would have loved pictures, I know Robin gives you a link for a free downloadable guide but I want to read a book, not read a book and reference elsewhere for info. Each plant description tells us which parts of the plant can be used for food as well as how to use those parts. Tell us why you liked or disliked the book; using examples and comparisons is a great way to do this.minute review of Robin Harford’s lovely new book on The Edible and Medicinal plants of Britain and Ireland. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. As the opportunity to use what nature has provided, and to encourage more plants in our own back gradens that can be used for a range of purposes – rather than purely to look nice – foraging has become cool! Its a bit tricky trying to read it while looking at my phone while walking in the countryside looking for things I want to forage, all at the same time without falling over a log.

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