Backyard Foraging

Backyard Foraging

65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat

Book - 2013
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There's food growing everywhere! You'll be amazed by how many of the plants you see each day are actually nutritious edibles. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban and suburban neighborhoods. Full-color photographs make identification easy, while tips on common plant locations, pesticides, pollution, and dangerous flora make foraging as safe and simple as stepping into your own backyard.

Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, c2013.
ISBN: 9781612120096
Branch Call Number: 641.303 ZACHOS
Characteristics: 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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This book focuses on common ornamental garden plants that are also edible, like daylilies and ground elder. Great recipes!

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SnoIsleLib_MarieB Jul 25, 2019

This fun book not only covers urban and suburban weeds, but also common garden plants and trees that are edible, too! It has an interesting recipe section in the back.

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Jul 08, 2019

This is a great general foraging book but many of the plants do not grow in Minnesota so it was less useful than I would have liked.


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meganklahs Feb 11, 2014

meganklahs thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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