Plants for a Future: Edible & Useful Plants for a Healthier World

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Permanent Publications, 1997 - Nature - 300 pages
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Describing edible and other useful plants, both native to Britain and Europe and from temperate areas around the world, this book includes those suitable for: the ornamental garden, the lawn, shady areas, ponds, walls, hedges, agroforestry and conservation. Book jacket.
 

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The way we currently produce our food is damaging both to ourselves and our planet. We need to create gardens, woodlands and farms which are in harmony with nature. Natural ecosystems are good models ... Read full review

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Contents

The Practice
1
Trees and Shrubs
19
Woodland Plants
63
The Flower Garden
85
Perennial Vegetables and Herbs
103
The Pond and Bog Garden
123
The Edible Lawn
139
Walls and Fences
149
A Few Annuals and Biennials
211
The Wild or Conservation Garden
229
Future Possibilities
253
Further Reading
267
Useful Addresses
274
Plants for Specific Habitats
278
Native Plants
284
Plant Uses
287

Hedges Screens and Shelterbelts
171
Ground Cover
197

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