At the end of a talk I gave the other day about gardening with medicinal plants, a lovely woman came up to me afterward to ask about books.
If I could only have one herb book after the apocalypse/revolution/peak oil, etc., she asked, which book would it be?
Book geek that I am, of course I couldn’t pick just one. I cheated by recommending the new two-volume set, Earthwise Herbal, by Minnesota herbalist Matthew Wood.
Luckily (or not, depending on your perspective), the apocalypse/revolution/peak oil is not yet here, enabling bibliophiles to stock up now. Here are my top recommendations to begin or continue building your library. (more…)