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Nonfiction books about plants natural history, ecology, environment, nature, travelogue, adventure, memoirs, botany, etc. This is one of the finest books on wild edible greens, with thorough species descriptions, beautiful photographs, nutritional profiles, and lots of recipes. Free delivery on book orders dispatched by amazon over. Buy edible and medicinal wild plants of britain and ireland by harford, robin isbn. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. Since most of these plants started out in gardens, you might find what youre looking for. Books about plants for preschoolers my mundane and. Over 100 edible plants are featured together with recipes and other interesting culinary. Discover the best house plant gardening in best sellers. It focuses on edible plants you are likely to find in the hedgerows and woodland, providing information on habitat, season, taste and cooking preparation.
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