Comprehensive and practical guide to growing and harvesting Australian bushfoods. Grow Your Own Bushfoods is the first ever comprehensive and practical guide to growing and harvesting more than 140 kinds of Australian bushfoods right in your own backyard. Detailed plant profiles describe ideal growing conditions and characteristics of each species. In addition there are suggestions on the best ways to prepare and eat your bushfoods. A bushfood directory is also included which lists suppliers of catalogues, seeds and seedlings as well as native plant gardens open for inspection. Written with an emphasis on using natural growing methods, Grow Your Own Bushfoods enables everyone to enjoy Australian bushfoods while at the same time preserving our endangered plant species.
Keith and Irene Smith have promoted organic gardening and the conservation of the bush since they started Earth Garden magazine in 1972. Their dream is to turn Australia into a giant bush garden before it is too late and this book contributes towards that goal.