Edible Water Gardens: Growing Water Plants For Food And Profit

Author: Nick Romanowski
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  • : $29.95(AUD)
  • : 9781864471021
  • : Hyland House Publishing Pty Ltd
  • : Hyland House Publishing Pty Ltd
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  • : September 2007
  • : 260mm X 190mm
  • : Australia
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Description

This is the first complete guide to gorwing and using edible wetland plants worldwide. Practical and easy-to-use, this book will appeal toa wide spectrum of readers, from water gardeners and commercial growers, botanists and plant historians, to students of acquaculture and horticulture.

Table of contents

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.