Malva ja mulperi -Poimintoja entisajan puutarhoista -book

  • Author: Teija Alanko
  • Lanquage: Finnish
  • Pages: 263
  • Hardcover


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Strawberries and hops in the monastery, thyme in Turku Castle. Opium and calendula in the herb gardens of pharmacists.

Medicinal rhubarb, lemon trees, tobacco plantations and plant archeology.

Malva ja Mulperi leads its readers from the botanical gardens to the shade of the fruit trees of the mansions. The history of Finnish gardens is colorful and full of original personalities. Even the cultivation of rice and mulberry trees has been tried in Finland. In addition to historic gardens, the spectacularly illustrated work showcases more than 50 old useful plants that have been used as food, spice, medicine and colorant.

PhD Teija Alanko is a plant archaeologist and biologist who studies the history of useful plants and gardens.

Please note this book is only available in Finnish!

  • Author: Teija Alanko
  • Publisher: SKS
  • Lanquage: Finnish
  • Pages: 263
  • ISBN: 9789522229434
  • Hardcover
Absolutely worth visiting. Things to wonder and admire for hours and to buy... Don't tell your spouse unless he/she is also an enthusiast :)
- Daniel Kohvakka

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