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    Description* Introduces us to the author's top 80 perennial leafy green vegetables This book will be of interest both to traditional vegetable and even ornamental gardeners. It includes recipes inspired by local traditional gastronomy. This book takes us on an original and inspiring adventure around the temperate world, introducing us to the author's top 80 perennial leafy green vegetables. We are taken underground gardening in Tokyo, beach gardening in the UK, and traditional roof gardening in the Norwegian mountains...There are stories of the wild foraging traditions of indigenous people in all continents: from the Maori of New Zealand and the rich food traditions of the Mediterranean peoples to the high altitude food plants of the Sherpas in the Himalayas. Around the World in 80 Plants will be of interest both to traditional vegetable and ornamental. A thorough description is given of each vegetable, its traditions, stories, cultivation, where to source seed and plants, and how to propagate it. Sprinkled with recipes inspired by local traditional gastronomy, this is a fascinating book, an entertaining adventure, and a real milestone in climate-friendly vegetable growing from a pioneering expert on the subject.


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    Title
    Around the world in 80 plants
    Subtitle
    An edible perrenial vegetable adventure for temperate climates
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Barstow, Foreword by Alys Fowler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 553 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856231411
    ISBN 10: 1856231410
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
    BIC subject category V2: WMPF
    Abridged Dewey: 635
    LC classification: SB
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    BISAC V2.8: GAR025000
    B&T Approval Code: A97402000
    BISAC V2.8: CKB085000, HOM022000
    B&T Approval Code: A71580000
    DC22: 635.048
    BISAC V2.8: GAR027020
    DC23: 635
    B&T Approval Code: C70563400
    Thema V1.0: VSZ, WMP, WBVG
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes photographs
    Publisher
    Permanent Publications
    Imprint name
    Permanent Publications
    Publication date
    07 October 2014
    Publication City/Country
    East Meon, Hampshire
    Author Information
    Dr. Stephen Barstow has devoted 30 years to trialling the world's perennial vegetables - just witness his salad comprising 528 varieties in 2003, earning him the title of 'Extreme Salad Man'!