About Gardners Tree Forager
Aimed at tree lovers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated handbook is the first guide to foraging specifically from trees, looking at all the incredible things we can get and make from them, from food and remedies to toys, whistles and ink.
Foraging is one of the fastest-growing nature-related pastimes in the UK. It profiles 40 incredible trees from the UK and US - from apple, ash and bay to walnut, willow and yew, gorgeously illustrated with watercolour, pen and ink botanical illustrations.
Did you know that you can grind acorns into flour to make pancakes, for example, or use oak galls for ink? Or that Willow can be used for weaving; ash, hazel and oak are all good for making charcoal.
Packed full of recipes and things to do, there is also a sprinkling of folklore and superstition, as well as helpful recognition tips. It traces the fascinating story of the intimate relationship between humankind and our trees.
Author: Adele Nozedar
Hardback, pages 208 pages
Size: 15.27 x 2.29 x 20.73 cm