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  1. Key Resource 2000-01-20 This book, PERMACOPIA THREE; AN INVENTORY, is a study of many popular foods, plus some less known, multipurpose plants. The species in this book have been chosen for their acceptance, availability, utility, & their relative lack of rampancy. Included are species for fruit, vegetable, greens,...  
  2. 1976-01-01 Better farming series, no. 1 2 volumes, illustrated v1: the living plant, the root v2: the stem, the buds, the leaves  
  3. Did you know that the Jerusalem cherry does not grow in or near Jerusalem? That the Spanish cedar is a native of the West Indies? That the French mulberry is neither French nor a mulberry? L. H. Bailey, in this basic introduction to botanical nomenclature, reveals the confusion that results from...  
  4. First issued in 1957 by Swallow Press, this classic guide to the art of plant identification is now familiar to an entire generation of students. Harrington who was Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at Colorado State University, gives step-by-step instructions and definitions to...  
  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. This text was written to give attention to the scientific, technological, and economic foundations of world crop production. The sciences dealing with plants and the technology and economics of crop production and marketing have become irrevocably entwined. This text was planned for use primarily...  
  7. 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...  
  8. Based on the immensely popular six-part BBC program that aired in the United States during the fall of 1995, this book offers what writer/filmmaker David Attenborough is best known for delivering: an intimate view of the natural world wherein a multitude of miniature dramas unfold. In the program...  
  9. Wonderfully useful and complete, this little book includes common name cross-references, geographical distribution, and name origins, all at a bargain price. Pronunciations given are decidedly Britannic, but this seems a trivial matter in a book that fills so essential a need so conveniently. 2...  
  10. The Square Foot Gardening Foundation has a brand new program aimed at developing countries. It's a self-help, grass roots operation that trains others how to have a very productive garden in a very small space.