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Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants Contributor(s): Hartung, Tammi (Author) , Kelaidis, Panayoti (Foreword by)

Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants Contributor(s): Hartung, Tammi (Author) , Kelaidis, Panayoti (Foreword by)

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Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants
Contributor(s): Hartung, Tammi (Author) , Kelaidis, Panayoti (Foreword by)

ISBN: 161212660X    EAN: 9781612126609
Publisher: Storey Publishing
US SRP: $19.95 US 
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 20, 2016
Physical Info: 0.8" H x 7.6" L x 7.1" W (1.45 lbs) 256 pages

With curious facts and engaging visuals, Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine explores 43 North American plants that have helped shape our culture and traditions.

Some Ordinary Plants with Extraordinary Stories

The plants in your backyard have amazing stories to tell and fascinating uses you've never known about. For millennia, we humans have relied on these plants to nourish, shelter, heal, and clothe us. Through captivating tales and images that illuminate our lost wisdom, Tammi Hartung reveals the untold histories of 43 native North American plants and celebrates their modern versatility.

Tammi Hartung is the author of Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine, Homegrown Herbs, and The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener. She has been growing and working with herbs for more than 40 years and is a frequent teacher and lecturer. She and her husband cultivate more than 1800 varieties of herbs, heirloom food plants, and perennial seed crops on their organic farm in Colorado.


Panayoti Kelaidis represents Denver Botanic Gardens in educational, professional, and promotional endeavors as an expert in horticulture, science, and art. He has traveled to South Africa on seven occasions over the last twenty years. He is the recipient of the American Horticultural Society's 2009 Liberty Hyde Bailey Medal and the 2000 Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal from Swarthmore College.
"An unusual and fascinating compendium of history, herbal lore, and environmental concerns for some of our most precious plants. Tammi Hartung is a heartfelt ambassador of the plant kin-dom who has done us and the plants she loves a great service."
-- Dr. Rosita Arvigo, DN, founding director, Arvigo Institute

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