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Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday Book Recomendation - Edible & Medicinal Plants of Canada

Canada is home to a vast diversity of plants that have helped nourish and heal our people for thousands of years. Find out about: 
* First Nations uses of plant species 
* Gathering and preparing wild plants for a variety of uses 
* Historic European uses of plant species 
* Plants for everything from clothing to shelter 
* The fundamentals of survival – food and medicines 
* Clear descriptions of the plants and where to find them 
* Warnings about plant allergies, poisons and digestive upsets 
* A special section identifying poisonous plants and species that are similar 
* More than 530 colour photographs and 125 illustrations.




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