By Stephen Barstow

ISBN-10: 1856231437

ISBN-13: 9781856231435

An inspirational trip round the temperate global, introducing Stephen's best eighty perennial leafy eco-friendly greens. The reader is brought to tales of the wild foraging traditions of indigenous humans in all continents. it really is of curiosity to either conventional vegetable or even decorative gardeners, in addition to someone attracted to permaculture, wooded area gardening, foraging, slow-food, connoisseur cooking and ethnobotany.

“Stephen Barstow provides attention-grabbing and beneficial information regarding his most sensible eighty perennial leafy greens together with plenty of historic references, his and others’ recipe principles, in addition to images and extra. lots of those are simply grown and will be decorative in addition to nice edibles. this can be a very precious ebook assisting expand the variety of foodstuff crops for gardeners.” Martin Crawford

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