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  • Living Deserts of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • For generations, the deserts of southern Africa have intrigued scientists and travellers alike. Seemingly barren wastes, they in fact teem with life – from ants to elephants, stone plants to the curious welwitschia, dainty dik-diks to towering gemsbok, and cart-wheeling spiders to fog-basking beetles. How do they cope with scarce resources, unpredictable rainfall and extreme temperatures? How do they protect…
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  • A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World Quick View
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    • Well-organised, well-written and superbly illustrated, A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World will be an essential resource and definitive reference for years to come. A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World is the only field guide to identify, illustrate and describe every known shark species. Its compact format makes it handy for many situations, including recognising living species, fishery…
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  • Saunders’ Field Guide to Gladioli of South Africa Quick View
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    • Saunders’ Field Guide to Gladioli of South Africa
    • The genus Gladiolus has fascinated plant collectors, taxonomists and the general public for centuries. Known for their spectacular ‑ Flowers, these highly adapted and specialised plants occur throughout Africa, Madagascar, Europe and the Middle East. South Africa is home to more than half of the world’s Gladiolus species and the Western Cape is the heart of species diversity. Saunders’ Field…
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  • Know Them by Their Fruit Know Them by Their Fruit Quick View
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    • A guide to identifying South African trees This is a unique, first-of-its-kind tree book with beautiful illustrations of the fruiting twigs of 381 South African trees. The reason behind illustrating tree fruits is that, like so many tree-lovers, Trevor found it difficult to identify many tree species from their leaves as they are the most variable of all the plant…
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  • Braai the beloved Country Quick View
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    • If you are human, you can braai. Cooking meat over a fire is something that defines our evolution as a species. The act of using fire to cook food even defines our social structure as mammals – thanks to the lucky lightning strike aeons ago, and the fact that there were some steaks handy. Anything tastes better if you hold…
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  • My Vegetarian Braai Quick View
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    • My Vegetarian Braai is not about trying to convert carnivores but rather to broaden the horizons of every braaier, the ones who enjoy preparing meals for their families and friends and as well as those who will look at the photographs and say ‘I can make that. With the growing trend of eating plant-based foods, the chances are that at…
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  • Braai – Reuben on Fire Quick View
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    • (The quintessential South African cooking style, Reuben takes you on a road trip through his past from hunting and cooking pigeons on the farms of Franschhoek as a kid, to his travels. In Braai, Reuben on Fire, he challenges you to lift your game above the simple tanning of a chop and burning of boerie. Delving into the business of…
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  • Gardening with Keith Kirsten (New Edition) Quick View
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    • Gardening with Keith Kirsten (New Edition)
    • The fourth edition of this popular title has been given a completely new look, but it remains the same practical illustrated guide that is a must-have for all gardeners. The text has been updated to incorporate more indigenous species, locally bred hybrids, and Waterwise plants, in keeping with changing trends that recognize the importance of gardening in harmony with the…
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  • Take Root and Grow Quick View
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    • Take Root and Grow
    • • Useful, hands-on information for daily gardening. • Basic and logical layout for easy reference. • Facts and top tips to assist with growing gardening knowledge. • Additional journal pages for readers to add their own experiences. Gardening allows you to know where your food comes from – and that is empowering! Not growing your own food is leaving one…
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  • Road Tripping South Africa Quick View
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    • Road Tripping South Africa
    • Want to escape the crowds? Then take the roads less travelled. This selection of 20 iconic road trips, all of which are perfectly manageable in a normal sedan, will take you on quiet, scenic back roads to places that you probably didn’t even know existed. So hop into the car and discover back roads that you’ve never journeyed before! INCLUDES:…
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  • Hit the Road Quick View
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    • Hit the Road
    • HIT THE ROAD explores the top must-see travel stops for visitors intent on discovering all this extraordinary country has to offer, from wine estates, heritage sites, museums and art galleries to wildlife destinations such as private game reserves and national parks. Highlighted here are the Big 5, 6 or 7 attractions, as well as the endless variety of smaller but popular…
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  • Dive Sites of South Africa and Mozambique Quick View
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    • Dive Sites of South Africa and Mozambique
    • Introducing the first comprehensive dive guide to South Africa & Mozambique. Dive Sites of South Africa & Mozambique is a visual showcase featuring over 300 stunning colour photographs. It functions both as a reference guide and a perfect keepsake of all your dive experiences in the region that will look great on your coffee table. Dive with sharks, squid and sardines,…
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  • Hidden Karoo Quick View
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    • Hidden Karoo
    • The Karoo is big sky country; a land of vast plains punctuated by flat-topped mountains, conical hills, and secluded valleys, a land of scrubby bushes and hardy trees, where pioneers carved roads out of the rock to set down roots in an unforgiving environment. Here dreams are born, legends are made, and outcasts find sanctuary. It is also an ancient…
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  • Palaces of Stone Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms Quick View
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    • Palaces of Stone Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms
    • Palaces of Stone brings to life the history of various early African societies, from AD 900 to approximately 1850. By exploring a selection of known and unknown sites, the authors uncover the emergence of ancient civilizations and reconstruct the meaning of the ruins they left behind. Woven into the narrative are stories of powerful political states; flourishing local economies; long-distance…
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  • Africa’s Wild Dogs Quick View
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    • Africa’s Wild Dogs – A Survival Story  is a large-format photographic celebration of one of the continent’s most charismatic and endangered predators. With only about 6,600 wild dogs left in Africa today, wildlife photographer Jocelin Kagan has made it her mission to bring the extraordinary lives of these often misunderstood and maligned animals into the spotlight. Her remarkable images and personal…
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  • Birding in South Africa’s National Parks Quick View
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    • This is the first book dedicated to birding in South Africa’s national parks. The 19 featured national parks are grouped within the four biogeographic regions – northern, arid, frontier and Cape regions. The book offers a concise introduction and summary of birding within each park. Author: Rob Little
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  • Guide to Seabirds of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Guide to Seabirds of Southern Africa
    • Seabirds hold a special place in the hearts of birders, not least because of the challenge of getting to grips with a group of birds that is largely inaccessible, and living in an often hostile habitat. Guide to Seabirds of Southern Africa  is the first book focusing exclusively on the nearly 1,000 birds that occur around the southern African coastline and adjacent…
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  • The Field Guide to Shorebirds of South Africa Quick View
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    • The Field Guide to Shorebirds of South Africa
    • Do you have a large ‘Wader’-sized gap in your bird knowledge? Roy Cowgill and Stephen Davis will help you fill in those gaps and will soon have you identifying South Africa’s shorebirds with confidence and ease. This unique new guide will help identify the more common waders (shorebirds) in South Africa and will appeal to both experienced birders and novices.…
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  • Kingdom of Daylight: Memories of a Birdwatcher Quick View
  • Sasol 300 Easy to See Birds in Southern Africa Quick View
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    • This practical, straightforward guide to some of the most commonly seen birds in southern Africa is aimed at beginner birders, or even juniors. Less daunting than a full-blown field guide, it’s handy and accessible, combining simple text with clear artwork and photographs to introduce 300 of the region’s easy-to-see birds Authors: Chevonne Reynolds, Nicholas Tye
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  • Sasol 300 Maklik Sigbare Voels in Suider-Afrika Quick View
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    • Sasol 300 Maklik Sigbare Voels in Suider-Afrika
    • Hierdie praktiese, eenvoudige gids tot van die voëls in Suider-Afrika wat die meeste gesien word, is gemik op beginner- en selfs juniorv oëlkykers. Dit is meer toeganklik as ’n volwaardige veldgids, en baie nuttig met eenvoudige teks, duidelike illustrasies en foto’s van 300 van die streeks se voëls wat die maklikste te sien is. Skrywers: Chevonne Reynolds, Nicholas Tye Available…
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  • Bird Calls For Beginners Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Bird Calls For Beginners Southern Africa
    • How many of the more common birds of southern African can you identify from their calls? Birdsong is everywhere, whether we live in the city or in the country. Without the musical backdrop of our feathered friends, our gardens, parks and fields would be relatively silent – and much the poorer for it. Often we hear their calls, but cannot…
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  • Stuarts’ Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa Quick View
  • Stuarts se Veldgids tot Soogdiere Van Suider Afrika Quick View
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    • Stuarts se Veldgids tot Soogdiere Van Suider Afrika
    • Groter suider-Afrika is ryk aan soogdierspesies, byna 400- wat almal in hierdie ten volle bygewerkte, omvattende veldgids ingesluit is. Uitgebrei om spesies in te sluit wat in Angola, Zambie and Malawi voorkom, dit is ook uitvoerig hersien om die volgende in te sluit: nuwe bevindings en taksonomie, hersiene verspreidingskaarte en baie nuwe foto's, kleurkodes om families te groepeer, simbole vir…
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  • Nature Unpacked – The Ultimate Travelling Companion (Call Finder Friendly) Quick View
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    • Nature Unpacked – The Ultimate Travelling Companion (Call Finder Friendly)
    • Nature Unpacked is the ultimate travelling companion for those visiting the southern African bush – whether for the first time or for the tenth. Much more than a field guide to the wildlife of the region, it provides insight into the behaviour and adaptation of the more common mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, insects, spiders and scorpions that are found here. Identification…
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  • Field Guide to Tracks and Signs of Southern and East Africa Quick View
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    • Field Guide to Tracks and Signs of Southern and East Africa
    • Originally published in 1994, A Field Guide to Tracks and Signs of Southern and East African Wildlife quickly became the standard reference to the subject in the region, reprinting many times. This new edition provides the most detailed coverage of tracks, droppings, bird pellets, nests and shelters and feeding signs, not only for mammals, but also for birds, reptiles, insects and other…
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  • Beat about the Bush: The Comprehensive Guide Quick View
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    • Beat about the Bush: The Comprehensive Guide
    • Beat about the Bush is a series of remarkable books for outdoor and nature lovers. This comprehensive guide has been expanded to include not only mammals, birds and reptiles, but amphibians, invertebrates, plants, field signs and clues as well.
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  • Bring nature back to the city Quick View
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    • Bring nature back to the city
    • Populations of cities have grown at unprecedented rate, consuming ever more land, placing severe strain on the environment and also on cash-strapped governments. Nature needs to be reintroduced to our cities. This book is focused on urban nature conservation, aspects that will resonate with advisors to local government, people interested in bringing back nature to our cities and anyone with…
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  • Mammals of the Kruger National Park and Surrounding Bushveld – A Complete Guide Quick View
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    • Mammals of the Kruger National Park and Surrounding Bushveld – A Complete Guide
    • This compact guide to Mammals of the Kruger National Park and Surrounding Bushveld presents all the mammals you are likely to see in the region. Although handy in size, it packs in an astonishing amount of information, with each mammal accompanied by photos, distribution map, skull and dropping images, track illustration, a box giving ID pointers, and fascinating information on physiology, habits…
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  • How to Identify Trees in South Africa (New Edition) Quick View
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    • How to Identify Trees in South Africa (New Edition)
    • A direct, straightforward and effective guide to tree identification. This book’s title says it all! Now in an updated second edition, it provides a clear understanding of how trees are constructed and what to look for when identifying a tree. Authors: Braam van Wyk, Piet van Wyk
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  • Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Bygewerkte Uitgawe) Quick View
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    • Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Bygewerkte Uitgawe)
    • ’n Regstreekse, voor die hand liggende en effektiewe gids tot boom-identifikasie. Dié boek se titel sê dit alles! Hierdie bygewerkte tweede uitgawe verskaf ’n duidelike uiteensetting van hoe bome saamgestel is en waarna om op te let wanneer ’n boom geïdentifiseer word. Die boek bestaan uit twee dele: Deel 1 beskryf en illustreer duidelik die verskillende dele van ’n boom en…
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  • Baobabs of the World Quick View
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    • A photographic masterpiece, this beautiful book is a fitting tribute to the baobab – an extraordinary and majestic tree found principally in Madagascar, and peripherally in Africa and Australia. The first section offers a short introduction to the classification and general description of baobabs, details of their life history, biogeography, dispersal and their role in people’s lives. The second section…
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  • Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa
    • Southern Africa is home to more than 2,000 introduced (not indigenous) trees. These non-native species are encountered daily and form a familiar part of our urban landscapes, growing successfully in parks, gardens, along road sides, and in other open spaces. This guide features nearly 600 of the most common and familiar of these and, using the same model of identification…
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  • Photo Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa – Covers nearly 900 species Quick View
  • Fotogids tot die Veldblomme van Suid-Afrika –  Beslaan bykans 900 spesies Quick View
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    • Fotogids tot die Veldblomme van Suid-Afrika – Beslaan bykans 900 spesies
    • Suid-Afrika het 'n ryk flora van nagenoeg 19 000 verskillende spesies blomplante. Heelwat hiervan, veral proteas, gerberas, bloulelies en clivias, is vandag internasionaal bekend, terwyl die helderkleurige blomme van freesias, nerinas, sparaxis en tjienkerientjees gunstelinge in tuine regoor die wêreld geword het. Duisende besoekers word elke jaar na die skouspel van lenteblomme in Namakwaland en die Wes-Kaap gelok. Vir dié…
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  • Orchids of South Africa: A Field Guide – Covers the 450 Orchid Species found in the region Quick View
  • Wild Flowers of Namaqualand – Introduces nearly 600 Species Quick View
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    • Wild Flowers of Namaqualand – Introduces nearly 600 Species
    • This book introduces nearly 600 species, highlighting those most commonly found, most conspicuous, spectacular or interesting, as well as endemics. An introduction touches on the species selection for the book, the climatic and topographical subregions within Namaqualand, plant names and uses, and conservation issues. Author: Annelise Le Roux
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  • People’s Plants: A Guide to Useful Plants of southern Africa Quick View
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    • People’s Plants: A Guide to Useful Plants of southern Africa
    • People's Plants is a scientific review of all of the most important useful plants of southern Africa. It remains the first and only fully illustrated ethnobotanical reference source for southern Africa. In this expanded and updated second edition, traditional and contemporary uses of more than 700 plants are described and illustrated in 20 chapters, each dealing with a specific category…
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  • Poisonous Plants of South Africa Quick View
  • A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa
    • This detailed and comprehensive guide to the 151 snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behavior. Now in its second edition, A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa has been updated, revised and expanded to include at least 11 newly discovered and 30 re-classified species and sub-species. Author: Johan Marais
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  • n Volledige Gids tot die Slange Van Suider-Afrika Quick View
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    • n Volledige Gids tot die Slange Van Suider-Afrika
    • Hierdie is 'n gids tot die 151 inheemse slange in Suid-Afrika dek al die noodsaaklike aspekte van biologie en slang gedrag. Hierdie uitgawe bevat ten minste 11 nuut ontdekte en 30 her-klassifiseerde spesies en sub-spesies in te sluit. Skrywer: Johan Marais Also available in English here
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  • A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa
    • Written in a lively and accessible way, the subsequent chapters offer insight into: -Identification to group level, with an inclusive list of related species-A detailed description of appearance, together with colorful images-Biology and behavior of each group-Conservation status of species-Reproduction details-DistributionInformative panels provide key information at a glance, with a distribution map and clear icons giving typical habitat and period…
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  • Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa Quick View
  • Rhino Revolution: Searching for new solutions Quick View
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    • Rhino Revolution: Searching for new solutions
    • How is South Africa going to sustain the cost of securing rhino while the belief continues to persist that the enemy lies elsewhere in Southeast Asia. The Walkers believe that the problem actually lies in South Africa’s own backyard. This book discusses corruption and the criminal justice system, the need for more community engagement and the costs of protection. It…
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  • Africa’s Top Geological Sites Quick View
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    • Africa’s Top Geological Sites
    • This detailed and colourful book features 44 of the continent's most spectacular and interesting 'geosites', from Table Mountain in the south to the eroded necks and plugs of the Hoggar region in Algeria; and from the volcanic islands of the Atlantic Ocean to the continental fragments off the African east coast. Each site is authored by a geologist (or specialist…
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  • The Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind Quick View
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    • The Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind
    • The cradle of humankind world heritage site is a unique area that probably tells us more about the history of our earliest ancestors than any place of a comparable size elsewhere in the world. Author: Bret Hilon-Barber, Prof. Lee R. Berger
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  • Indigenous Healing Plants Quick View
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    • Indigenous Healing Plants
    • Indigenous Healing Plants is a fascinating compilation of the uses of more than 140 indigenous plants, from well-known garden favourites such as agapanthus and scented geraniums to lesser known plants like agt-dae-geneesbossie and ashwaganda. Margaret Roberts, in her inimitable style, shares the story of each plant’s history and its various uses – medicinal, in cooking, as natural insect repellents and deodorisers…
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