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Description - The Thrifty Forager: Living off your local landscape by Alys Fowler

Alys Fowler takes a fresh look at foraging, encouraging you to look closer to home, from the weeds in your garden to the trees in your street, rather than the fields and hedgerows of the countryside. Alys showcases her favourite edibles with a plant directory packed with useful information - photographic identification, plant description and tips on how to grow and how to eat it (including recipes such as fruit leathers and chutney) - that will give you the confidence to identify plants yourself. The book also features innovative ideas for eating your local landscape, from community gardens in Todmorden, UK to Edimental (edible ornamentals) gardens in Norway - this is a fast-growing, global phenomenon that is fun, environmentally friendly and thrifty!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780857833143
ISBN-10: 0857833146
Format: Paperback / softback
(241mm x 212mm x 26mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Kyle Books
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alys Fowler

Alys Fowler trained at the Royal Horticultural Society, the New York Botanical Gardens and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. She was a presenter for BBC's Gardeners' World and had her own BBC TV series The Edible Garden. Alys is a regular presenter on the BBC and she writes regularly for the Guardian, Gardens Illustrated, Grow Your Own as well as other publications and blogs for BBC Gardening.

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