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Harvesting Natures Bounty Kevin F. Duffy

Harvesting Natures Bounty

Kevin F. Duffy

Published June 8th 2008
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Kindle Edition
243 pages
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Harvesting Nature’s Bounty is a treasure trove of nature wisdom and lore. It not only covers wild edible and medicinal plants, and survival skills, it also covers subjects as varied as fish stunners, weather predictors, cricket temperature, pineMoreHarvesting Nature’s Bounty is a treasure trove of nature wisdom and lore. It not only covers wild edible and medicinal plants, and survival skills, it also covers subjects as varied as fish stunners, weather predictors, cricket temperature, pine pitch glue, natural bug repellents, and a wide variety of exciting new culinary sources.This book will show you how to commune with nature and reconnect at a level known only our distant ancestors. This book will empower the reader with the knowledge and resources needed to begin their re-connection back to the Earthmother. The reader will learn where the treasures of nature are located and how they can be used. The reader will also learn how to assist nature in her recovery as they learn. As the reader begins to see nature at deeper level they will begin to recognize all of her inhabitants both large and small and see the significant role each play in the big scheme. When this happens, the reader will never look at a field, forest, or blade of grass the same ever again. Major Points of Value Harvesting Natures Bounty©: A guidebook of nature lore, wild edible, medicinal, and utilitarian plants and animals. Over 200 species are discussed along with their various uses. Several articles have been published in various magazines and newsletters based on this research. This book is heavily annotated with references. In addition to the research, most of the accounts are from first hand experience and approximately 100 supporting photographs are included. This book offers a unique collection of Nature Lore available nowhere else. There are other books covering various aspects referenced in Harvesting Nature’s Bounty, such as wild edible plant identification books. There is no other single book that covers the breadth of nature lore including edible, medicinal, utilitarian plant uses. Also included in this book is a wide range of other unique nature lore including little known useful tricks used primarily by Native Americans. Several aspects of wilderness survival including shelters, fire starting, water collecting, alternative hunting methods without weapons are also cover. This book is a cornucopia of nature lore that will have a wide appeal to anyone interested in any aspect of nature including those of spiritual interests. The book is also filled with expressions of deep concern and respect for all inhabitants of the nature realm. If you ever wanted to know information ask in the following questions then this book is for you: Do you want to know how to eat a pine tree? Do you think you don’t have any wild edible or medicinal plants near you? Think again! The author of this book found over thirty in his very unexceptional small suburban lot. Do you know where and how to safely collect wild edible and medicinal plants without hurting nature’s delicate balance. This book will not only show you how, but will tell you how to enhance nature’s garden. Would you like to learn how to find and eat some the most important food staples of the Native Americans, like acorns, groundnuts, cattails, and others? Wouldn’t you like to know how to build a survival shelter with no tools that can protect you and keep you dry in sub-freezing weather? Do you want to know how to catch large bullfrogs during the day without any tools? Would you like to know about a plant that will prevent poison ivy from developing after you have been exposed? Would you like to know how to find wild edible plants in the dead of winter? Did you know that North America’s largest native fruit could not be purchased in any grocery store? It can only be found in nature. Have you ever tried North America’s largest berry. It too can not be found any grocery store. It is also as sweet as any candy you have ever eaten. Would you like to know about natural treatments that can be found in nature for over dozens of the most common complaints?