Nature's Garden is Samuel Thayer's long awaited, Part II, to his original The Forager's Harvest. The author continues with his in-depth knowledge of foraging with the authority, enthusiasm, and humor that have captivated thousands. This book provides an additional 42 plants, and more than 400 color photos, showing each edible plant in the proper stage for harvest. You'll gain an intimate under-standing of all the plants in this book, where to find them, how to identify them, their seasons of harvest, and their methods of collection and preparation. Includes a thorough discussion of how to gather and use the plants, a foraging calendar showing harvest times for wild foods, and an illustrated glossary. According to Bill Heavey, editor-at-large, Field & Stream magazine, "Amid an overabundance of armchair guides to foraging, Nature's Garden is the book you want in hand if you are actually going to head out to identify, harvest and prepare wild edible plants.