Homegrown Tea

Homegrown Tea

An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes

Book - 2014
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Homegrown Tea explains how to grow a large variety of plants in your own garden, on a balcony or even on a window sill could become your tea cupboard. It shows you how to grow your tea from seeds, cuttings, or small plants, as well as which parts of the plant are used to make tea. Liversidge lays out when and how to harvest your plants, as well as information on how to prepare the plant, including how to dry it to make tea you can store to last you throughout the year. As a guide to using tea to make you feel better, there are nutritional and medicinal benefits. Finally, there is an illustrated guide to show how to make up fresh and dried teabags and how to serve a delicious homegrown tea. It is sustainable way to look at a beverage, which is steeped in history and tradition. Sample drinks include well-known plants such as rose hips, mint, sage, hibiscus, and lavender, as well as more obscure ones like chicory, angelica, apple geranium, and lemon verbena.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Griffin,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250039415
Branch Call Number: ANF 641.3372 LIV
ANF 641.3372 LIV
Characteristics: xv, 270 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm


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Feb 12, 2015

I decided to purchase the book. Exactly what I needed for where I'm at. Great reference book for gardeners!

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