9781856233323-1856233324-The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook: Growing, Harvesting and Using Healing Trees and Shrubs in a Temperate Climate

The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook: Growing, Harvesting and Using Healing Trees and Shrubs in a Temperate Climate

ISBN-13: 9781856233323
ISBN-10: 1856233324
Author: Stobart, Anne
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Format: Paperback 288 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781856233323
ISBN-10: 1856233324
Author: Stobart, Anne
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Format: Paperback 288 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Stobart, Anne wrote The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook: Growing, Harvesting and Using Healing Trees and Shrubs in a Temperate Climate comprising 288 pages back in 2020. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1856233324 and 9781856233323. Since then The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook: Growing, Harvesting and Using Healing Trees and Shrubs in a Temperate Climate textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Practical information on growing, harvesting and using medicinal trees and shrubs sustainably in a temperate climate, whether for self-sufficiency or profit

The author draws on her direct experience of creating a medicinal forest garden in the UK to provide supplies for herbal medicine in practice. She provides advice on the design of new planting projects which can meet the needs of different users from small gardens to smallholdings and agroforestry.

Includes:

  • How medicinal trees can contribute to health and the environment
  • Practical advice on designing with medicinal trees and shrubs using permaculture principles, as well as their propagation and establishment
  • Combinations of woody and other layers of medicinal plants suitable for creating a medicinal forest garden or inclusion in other growing projects
  • Management for a sustainable harvest including coppicing and pollarding of medicinal trees and shrubs
  • Key medicinal constituents of woody plants and research studies into their effects
  • How to harvest and preserve products from medicinal trees and shrubs effectively
  • Recipes for making a range of herbal health care products
  • Detailed monographs on medicinal trees and shrubs, providing fully referenced information about their medicinal potential and uses, alongside cultivation and harvest details.
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