The Hedgerow Handbook

The Hedgerow Handbook: Recipes, Remedies and Rituals – THE NEW 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Language & Reference, Nature Writing, Non-Fiction
Hardback Published on: 01/03/2012
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'Nozedar is a font of botanical insight'


Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the definitive guide to hedgerow foraging with this special edition of the bestselling The Hedgerow Handbook, by esteemed author Adele Nozedar, featuring a foreword from Tom Cox.

The hedgerow is one of the most iconic and distinctive features of the British countryside, so familiar that we often take it for granted. Take a closer look, though, and you'll see that the diversity and variety of plant species that form hedgerows, and the animals and insects that they shelter, are a complete world of delight.

Angelica to ash, bird cherry to borage, pineapple weed to plantain and wild garlic to wimberries, The Hedgerow Handbook is a directory of our best known and most useful hedgerow plants, each entry botanically illustrated in colour to help you identify the plant or flower, along with its history and folklore, and its culinary and medicinal uses, from the traditional to the unusual.

The ultimate guide for nature-lovers and foragers alike, discover how you can transform wild and natural hedgerow ingredients into fresh and delicious recipes. From Elderflower Champagne and Blackberry Sorbet to Wild Raspberry and Meadowsweet Jam, the hedgerow has more possibilities than you could ever imagine.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780224086714
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 505g
  • Dimensions: 193 x 144 x 29 mm

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The Hedgerow Handbook
Too much mythical nonsense
I liked the field guide aspect but not keen on the 'medicinal' uses - could be dangerous to people who confuse fact with fiction.
Helena Mall
The Hedgerow Handbook
Don't Believe what the Previous Reviewer said, You can Utilise the Hedgerow In Your own Way Like Me and My Family Have Done Thanks to this Book.
The Hedgerow Handbook
Saying that plants can heal is not just dangerous for the idiots who believe it and the ignorant who don't know better, but even worse its dangerous for th... READ MORE
Sand Castle