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The Heirloom Gardener

Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World

By John Forti

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Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
May 25, 2021
ISBN
9781604699937

The Heirloom Gardener

Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World

By John Forti

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Modern life is a cornucopia of technological wonders. But when we spend so much time glued to our phones and computer screens, something precious is lost: a sense of connection to the generations that have preceded us.

John Forti is acutely aware of this loss, and his mission is to heal it. In The Heirloom Gardener, he celebrates and shares the lore and traditional practices that link us with the natural world and with each other. Arranged alphabetically, entries include heirloom flowers like beebalm, Johnny-jump-ups, and nasturtiums; traditional skills such as distilling, wreath-making, and brewing; and subjects such as ethnobotany, biodiversity, and organic gardening.

Throughout, Forti highlights the ways in which these plants and practices can enrich modern life. The Heirloom Gardener is charmingly illustrated, resulting in a beautiful book that will inspire you to slow down, recharge, and reconnect.
 

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
May 25, 2021
ISBN
9781604699937

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