Book Reviews – June 2016

The Allergy-Fighting Garden: Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping

Author: by Thomas Leo Ogren
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Book Publication: 2015

Spring and summer are here at last – warm weather, blue skies, and the beauty of blooming trees and flowers. But for those suffering from allergies, the change of seasons can be a miserable affair filled with pollen-inducing itchy eyes, a stuffed nose, and breathing problems. There’s not much one can do to ease the discomfort except stay indoors and take an antihistamine – or is there?….Read more>>


Herbal Goddess: Discover the Amazing Spirit of 12 Healing Herbs

Author: by Amy Jirsa
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Book Publication: 2015

Now that the warmer weather is here, our access to fresh herbs plucked from our own gardens or the local farmer’s market increases dramatically. Those who are looking for guidance about which herbs to grow or bring into their kitchens will find Herbal Goddess of interest. In this book, we learn from the experiences of master herbalist and yoga instructor Amy Jirsa, who has plowed through the plant world’s overwhelming amount of information and culled the vast array down to 12 of her favourite healing herbs….Read more>>

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