Homegrown Tea

An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes

Cassie Liversidge

St. Martin's Griffin

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Homegrown Tea explains how to grow a large variety of plants in your own garden, on a balcony or even on a window sill could become your tea cupboard. It shows you how to grow your tea from seeds, cuttings, or small plants, as well as which parts of the plant are used to make tea. Liversidge lays out when and how to harvest your plants, as well as information on how to prepare the plant, including how to dry it to make tea you can store to last you throughout the year. As a guide to using tea to make you feel better, there are nutritional and medicinal benefits. Finally, there is an illustrated guide to show how to make up fresh and dried teabags and how to serve a delicious homegrown tea. It is sustainable way to look at a beverage, which is steeped in history and tradition.

Sample drinks include well-known plants such as rose hips, mint, sage, hibiscus, and lavender, as well as more obscure ones like chicory, angelica, apple geranium, and lemon verbena.

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Cassie Liversidge

CASSIE LIVERSIDGE was born in the UK and studied Fine Art at Plymouth University. She grew up on her parent’s plant nursery where her love of gardening began. Her debut book, Grow Your Own Pasta Sauce came from a desire to share her passion for eating home grown food and living in a more sustainable way. She lives and works in London with her husband and two sons, but spends two months of the year in New York.

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Homegrown Tea
An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes
Cassie Liversidge

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 2014
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250039415
ISBN10: 125003941X
7 x 9 inches, 288 pages, Includes 50 color illustrations and 250 color photographs throughout
$23.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250039422
ISBN10: 1250039428
128 pages, 50 color illustrations and 250 color photographs throughout
$10.99
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