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Sweet Remedies: Healing Herbal Honeys by Dawn Combs

Best Audience for Sweet Remedies Frazzled, Frustrated, Moody People and those who love them; Moody Guys and Gals; Parents, Professionals, and Anyone Else who finds life just a little Emotionally Challenging Candace Said: Wow! I had a blast learning more about using Honey for making Herbal Remedies at home and for others. Dawn does a [...]

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DIY Bitters by Guido Masé and Jovial King

Best audience for DIY Bitters: Herbalists, Hipsters, Bartenders, and Cocktail Enthusiasts Candace said: I Loved playing with the recipes and techniques in DIY Bitters. Guido and Jovial have shared a lovely selection of recipes and tips for creating your own bittering agents, like chamomile, gentian and ginger bitters. Beyond the standard cocktails you might expect, like [...]

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The Modern Herbal Dispensatory by Easley and Horne

Best audience for The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: Beginning Herbalists and Herbalists who want to expand their Medicine-making skills Candace said: I loved the Eclectic approach to herbalism. It integrates many thought processes and modalities. In The Modern Herbal Dispensatory, Thomas Easley gives us a wonderful look at how the Eclectic herbalist makes plant medicines in our [...]

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Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens by Gail Damerow

Best audience for Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Candace said: As an urban flock-tender, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens is perhaps a little more than I really need. Gail offers a veritable tome of guidance and information on raising chickens both for eggs and as meat-birds. If you want technical information on building a coop, raising [...]

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Keeping Chickens by Jeremy Hobson and Celia Lewis

Best audience for Keeping Chickens: Beginners who want to learn more about keeping chickens Candace said: Overall, I wasn't as thrilled with Keeping Chickens as I'd expected. Jeremy and Celia included some wonderful bits, like their section on points to consider and recommendations for breeds and sizes, but some parts didn't go as far as I [...]

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Living with Chickens by Jay Rossier

Best audience for Living with Chickens: Chicken farmers from beginner to more experienced, including those who want to try their hand at incubating and raising their own chickens Candace said: Of the six chicken books I read in preparation for Real Herbalism Radio Show 80: Chickens, Living with Chickens by Jay Rossier was my favorite. I loved [...]

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Hobby Farms: Chickens by Sue Weaver

Best audience for Chickens: Chicken farmers from beginner to more experienced, including those who want to try their hand at incubating and raising their own chickens Candace said: I loved the section on incubation even though I have no plans to try my hand at hatching a clutch any time soon. It gave me a greater appreciation [...]

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Keep Chickens! by Barbara Kilarski

Best audience for Keep Chickens!: Folks either new to keeping chickens in the city or those who are entertaining the thought, kids and adults who want to keep chickens as pets and egg-producers Candace said: As one new to keeping chickens (but with a little bit of duck-tending experience), I loved Barbara's approach to tending the [...]

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Poultry Breeds by Carol Ekarius

Best audience for Poultry Breeds: Hen-keepers, homesteaders, and Poultry Fanciers of all ages and experience levels as well as any other folk who want to get to know a little about the various kinds of Chickens, Ducks, Geese, and Turkeys living among us. Candace said: I loved browsing through this collection of chickens, ducks, geese, [...]

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The Tailor’s Grace by Susan Collis

Best audience for The Tailor's Grace: Folks looking for a historical-fiction novel with a mild herbal bent-lovers of period works that include plants and herbal practices as minor characters to the story. Candace said: When Olympia Publishers asked us to review The Tailor's Grace by Susan Collis, I hesitated. We don't normally review fiction, and the publisher's [...]

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