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Hidden Histories: Herbs: The Secret Properties of 150 Plants

Series: Hidden Histories

By: Kim Hurst(Author)

224 pages, colour illustrations

Timber Press

Paperback | Feb 2015 | #220670 | ISBN-13: 9781604696189
Availability: In stock
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About this book

Nurserywoman Kim Hurst explores the history, cultural significance and contribution of 150 of our most popular herbs. Often those most important in cooking or medicine were also attributed with supernatural powers. The author uncovers the beliefs and folklore surrounding our most common plants and shows how they can still be useful today.

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Kim Hurst runs an award-winning herb nursery in Worcestershire.

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