20 Amazing Plants: And Their Practical Uses (Paperback)

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Let this book take you on a journey with plants, beyond just the aesthetic and edible pleasures they provide, to an in depth understanding and usable knowledge of how, with just a handful of versatile plants, you can transform your outside space into a diverse and resilient living store of building materials, fuel wood, medicines and raw materials for creating furniture, fabric and household utensils. Allow yourself to be inspired, to experiment in growing and creating some of the home comforts you are more used to purchasing. Choose the right plants for you and watch them grow, nurturing them to the point of harvest, then fashioning the finished product with your own skill and handiwork. This is an essential book for anyone interested in how we will continue when fuel has peaked.

About the Author


Rachel Corby is a healer and runs workshops on how to experience nature as an equal and build relationship with all its parts, believing this to be an essential step on the individuals path to wellness, and consequentially back to a more healthy and balanced existence as part of the earth community. She has a working knowledge of folk medicine and has travelled and learn't from local medical herbalists and medicine men as far and wide as the Amazon basin to the Highlands of Kenya.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781904871910
ISBN-10: 1904871917
Publisher: Good Life
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 189
Language: English