The Value of Weeds

The Value of Weeds

Book - 2017
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Weeds are wild plants that have survived in the face of centuries of hostility. Many gardeners who are unfamiliar with the versatility of weeds think of them as a nuisance. They can be good, bad, dangerous or beautiful. Above all, they are tough. This essential guide explores the virtues of good weeds, including how they can protect soil and add to soil fertility; act as companion plants in gardens; provide food for farm livestock; support wild life; provide herbal remedies for minor ailments; yield vegetable dyes and, finally, give us weed cuisine.
Publisher: Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire :, The Crowood Press,, 2017
ISBN: 9781785002786
1785002783
Characteristics: 128 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm

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