Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses
Brother Cadfael, the much-loved medieval sleuth created by Ellis Peters, is depicted in the Chronicles as an enthusiastic gardener and herbalist, often excusing himself from his daily offices to tend the abbey gardens or work in his herbarium. He is also renowned for his great knowledge of plants, especially the exotic varieties he bought back to England from his travels throughout the Christian and Muslim worlds to raise and perfect in his own garden in Shrewsbury.
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Review: Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael)User Review - Vicki Cline - Goodreads
The book lists all of the plants mentioned in the 20-book series, along with their uses and sometimes a picture. I had no idea there would be so many of them. And I was surprised that chamomile wasn't ... Read full review