Llewellyn s 2018 Herbal Almanac

Author: Monica Crosson
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738753157
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and herbal lore, Llewellyn’s Herbal Almanac has provided new ideas and perspectives for gardeners and herb lovers for almost twenty years. Enjoy many fun and easy ways to enrich your cooking and crafting, from recipes for bread, jam, and candies to how-to guides on landscaping, creating decorations and holiday ornaments, and much more. This year’s almanac provides dozens of captivating articles, featuring health and beauty methods, the history and modern uses of various herbs, and special tips, facts, and recommended resources. Use hands-on projects and ingredients you can grow yourself to fill your year with herbal delight. Explore xeriscaping and growing succulents Create home decor with things found in nature Discover herb profiles on rosemary, dandelions, and yarrow Cook with plant-based proteins, edible flowers, and early spring greens Build a miniature greenhouse and butterfly boxes Use weeds for first aid Optimize your planting schedule

Llewellyn s 2014 Herbal Almanac

Author: Andrea Neff
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited
ISBN: 0738721522
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa night. Throw a nontraditional tea party with zesty flair. Add a spicy twist to your beer, wine, and liquor. There are hundreds of ways to benefit from nature's versatile plants inside Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac. This treasury of innovative herbal ideas spans gardening, cooking, crafts, health, beauty, and myth/lore. You'll learn how to improve indoor air quality, create a “golden years” herb garden for seniors, keep invasive herbs in check, and soak up vibrational healing from roses, daisies, and other flowers. Discover how to use herbs as preservatives, and make your own homemade vinaigrettes and low-carb vegetarian dishes. Create herbal dyes and beautiful handcrafted paper speckled with seeds or flowers. From enchanting primroses to the many faces of avocado, this practical almanac is your gateway to the herbal kingdom.

China Bayles Book of Days

Author: Susan Wittig Albert
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440627258
Format: PDF, ePub
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Readers of the China Bayles mystery novels are familiar with the usefulness and wonder of the many herbs the amateur sleuth sells in her beloved Thyme and Seasons shop. Compiled by national bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert at the request of her fans, China Bayles' Book of Days gathers together tidbits and treasures about plants and reveals ways you can put more green into your daily life. Featuring 365 days of recipes, crafts, gardening tips, remedies, and more, this special volume is a personal calendar of the legends and lore of herbs and also features brand-new essays from the author, clues from China's mysteries, and some special contributions by the irrepressible members of the Myra Merryweather Herb Guild, Pecan Springs's oldest civic organization.

Edible Wild Plants and Herbs

Author: Pamela Michael
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781904943730
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Illustrated with full-colour paintings of the plants and herbs in the book, ranging from dandelion and sorrel to sea beet and samphire, this is both a cookbook and field guide to the identification and use of foodstuffs from the wild.

The Witching Herbs

Author: Harold Roth
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1578635993
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft...The plants are poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, mugwort, wormwood, datura, wild tobacco, henbane, belladonna, and mandrake...Each chapter focuses on one plant and includes information on its unique plant spirit familiar, clear how-to instructions for magical projects, and pragmatic information on growing and cultivating."--

Llewellyn s 2017 Herbal Almanac

Author: Natalie Zaman
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738751243
Format: PDF
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An Herbal Infusion of Inspiration and All-Natural Wellness With recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and herbal lore, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac is now in its 17th year of providing new ideas and perspectives for gardeners and herb lovers. Including recipes for cordials and infusions, cranberry ketchup, natural dyes, marzipan, salads, and more, this year's almanac will enrich your cooking and crafting with ingredients you've grown yourself. Dozens of articles also include health and beauty tips, natural pest control, and the ancient history of herbs. With hands-on projects and advice, this year's edition features articles on sage, poppies, nightshades, almonds, turmeric and saffron, useful weeds, raffia, and much more. Square-foot gardening for vegetables, herbs, and fruits in a small, low-cost, low-care garden Herb and spice substitutes—easy alternatives to more expensive sources Creating an herbal insectary and working with beneficial insects that act as natural pesticides Plant therapy—low-stress techniques to improve your mental state The history and lore of herb names Herbs for teens to transition smoothly into adulthood Simple recipes for bath and body products

Garden Witch s Herbal

Author: Ellen Dugan
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738722197
Format: PDF, ePub
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Every Witch needs a little corner of the world to tend. Deepen your connection to the earth and watch your magickal skills blossom. Ellen Dugan presents a variety of ways to honor and work with the plant kingdom in this charming hands-on guide to green magick and spirituality. Designed to enhance any tradition or style of the Craft, this handy herbal reference provides the physical description, folklore, magickal qualities, and spellwork correspondences for a wealth of flowers, trees, and herbs, and features forty-seven botanical drawings. Conjuring a Garden with Heart Green Witchery in the City Wildflowers and Witchery Magick of the Hedgerows The Magick and Folklore of Trees Gothic Herbs and Forbidden Plants Herbs and Plants of the Sabbats Herbs of the Stars Magickal Herbalism "The conversational tone of Garden Witch's Herbal is a refreshing change from other garden-variety horticulture books and makes Dugan's herbal entertaining as well as informative." —New Age Retailer

Garden Witchery

Author: Ellen Dugan
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738718453
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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More than belladonna and wolfsbane, this book is about making a magickal garden with practical advice, flower folklore, moon gardening, advanced witchcraft, and more. Illustrations.

The Handmade Apothecary

Author: Kim Walker
Publisher: Kyle Books
ISBN: 0857835866
Format: PDF, ePub
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Herbs are quite literally everywhere; it is only our ability to recognise their value that has been lost. Vicky and Kim explore the traditional uses of herbs combined with a modern and scientific understanding of a truly holistic approach so that you can use herbs to treat ailments and improve your general wellbeing. The book contains fascinating information about herbs and with suggestions of what each herb can be used for. Did you know that daisies infused in oil can be used to reduce bruises? That roses can help grieving and anxiety? Or that elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature? There is also an introduction to each of the body's systems (nervous, respiratory etc.) and which herbs are best for treatments. And of course, the book is peppered with vinegars, balms, oils, tinctures, creams, lotions and syrups to create your own little herbal health kit. Vicky and Kim also encourage people to reconnect with their local environment in addition to growing herbs in their gardens or windowsills. An all-encompassing guide for the beginner, The Handmade Apothecary is filled with guidance, useful tips and tried-and-tested recipes that will inspire people to make their own remedies.