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Jeanine’s Recommended Book List


Cut Flowers

Herbs in General


  • The New Farmers Market. Vance Corum, Marcie Rosenzweig, and Eric Gibson. 2015. 296 pages, black and white photos. Softcover. New World Publishing, Placerville, California.
  • Sell What Your Sow! Eric Gibson. 302 pages, line drawings. Softcover. New World Publishing, Placerville,

Medicinal Herbs

  • Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals. Jeanine M. Davis and W. Scott Persons and . 2014. This fully revised, updated and expanded book is packed full of practical information on cultivation of more than a dozen sought-after shade-loving medicinal herbs. It is available through all the major on-line booksellers and at many independent bookstores. For a copy autographed by the lead author you can order it here:
  • Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs. Richo Cech. 2002. 314 pages, line drawings. Softcover. Horizon Herbs, Williams, Oregon. Available from Amazon or your library.
  • Medicinal Herbs in the Garden, Field and Marketplace. Lee Sturdivant and Tim Blakley. 1999. 323 pages. Softcover. A Bootstrap Guide. San Juan Naturals, Friday Harbor, Washington. Available from Amazon or your library.