Thirty-four herbs are featured in this informative, inspiring, and useful book. Ms. Silverman includes weeds such as Blackberry, Burdock, Chicory, Dandelion, Motherwort, Mullein, Plantain, Pokeweed, Sorrel, Yarrow and many more! With this book you will be able to: Locate and identify wild herbs of abandoned lots, parks, and sidewalks; Explore botanical, historical and magical lore from modern and ancient herbal sources; Freeze, store, and preserve the plants you find; Try out and use wonderful recipes for breads, teas, salads, and cosmetics.
In Review…A treasure for city dwellers – abundant pleasures free for the finding. Silverman is articulate and affectionate as she tells of the beautiful and valuable plants – bitterswet to yarrow – in urban areas. Publishers Weekly