1. This compendium is a list of names, synonyms, altitudinal limits, propagation methods, pests, diseases, edible parts, food values of food plants of Papua New Guinea.
  2. The way we currently produce our food is damaging both to ourselves and our planet. There is therefore a need to create gardens, woodlands and farms which are in harmony with nature. Natural ecosystems are good models, but many of the plants they contain are not necessarily edible. What we need...
  3. The Weed Cookbook is surely one of the most unusual cookbooks you will come upon. It describes, identifies and illustrates 221 plants that grow wild and in profusion in woods, on roadsides, in your own backyard--plants that not only are safe to eat, but will taste delicious and are packed with...
  4. The book lists a number of plants with a culinary history and suggests new ones, not in the wilderness where recent interest has already resulted in numerous books, but in your own garden where you like to work, relax and entertain, where familiar plants can play exciting new roles. We have...
  5. 2017-01-20 This book is intended as a jumping-off point for creating your own local cuisine based upon what you are growing in your humid subtropical multistory homegarden. It is designed not as a book of recipes, but as a book of tools to allow you to make delicious food using the staple crops and other...
  6. 1977-01-01 In this book the word "nut" is defined as any hardshelled fruit or seed of which the kernel is eaten by mankind. Dicots,(Dicotshave two seed leaves inside the seed coat) Monocots, (Monocotshave only one seed leaf inside the seed coat) and Gymnosperms (a plant that has seeds unprotected by an...
  7. When Bill and his wife Wendy set up home six years ago in the middle of Queensland's tropical jungle, the majical colours, shapes and textures of the truits that surrounded them prompted the Coopers into action. Together, they have colleted and recorded--and Bill has illustrated with remarkable...
  8. 2010-11-01 Since Rosalind Creasy popularized the concept of edible landscaping more than a quarter century ago, interest in eating healthy, fresh, locally grown foods has swept across the nation. Clearly, more and more of us are looking to grow clean, delicious produce at home, create beautiful outdoor...
  9. Anyone who picks up The Edible Flower Garden will be tempted to grow, harvest, and sample at least a few of the more than forty varieties of edible flowers. Among them, you'll find more familiar food plants—dill and mustard, for example—in addition to common flowers, such as tulips or roses....