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Edible Water Gardens: Growing Water Plants for Food and Profit

By: Nick Romanowski(Author)

148 pages, colour photos

Hyland House

Hardback | Sep 2007 | #204322 | ISBN-13: 9781864471021
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About this book

Edible Water Gardens is the first complete guide to what is known of the uses, cultivation and worldwide availability of edible and other commercially important aquatic plants other than seaweeds, which already have an extensive literature of their own. Whether you are a backyard grower or a botanist, a student of horticulture, or of aquaculture, or of agriculture, you will find many ways to make use of the rich lode of information brought together in Edible Water Gardens.


- Acknowledgements
- A note on plant entries
- Introduction
- Growing aquatic and water's edge plants
- Waterlilies and lotuses
- Plants for deeper waters
- Floating plants
- Plants for shallower waters
- Plants for waterlogged soils
- Plants for the water's edge
- Plants for seasonal wetlands
- Minor species
- Other useful and profitable wetland plants -- ornamental pond plants, ornamental aquarium plants, mangroves and saltmarshes, algae, some other uses for water-plants
- References
- Bibliography
- Further reading
- Glossary
- Index

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