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A guide to planting so that you can unleash the healing properties of your garden. Completely revised and rewritten, Sue Minter's beautiful book on the healing properties of plants shows the layman how to harness the healing potential of his own garden. The text covers both the history of plants that help humans, together with practical advice on creating a garden with healing porperties - from plants for minor ailments, to plants for a macro-biotic diet, to a secret garden as a fantasy, scented gardens, textured gardens, healing sounds, or, perhaps, a special feature such as a white garden. Extremely practical, it offers clear, step-by-step advice for gardeners with easily accessible charts for plant uses, how they should be applied and when and where to grow them. *An indispensable book to all those who want to enjoy the benefits of a garden that can heal. *New exhibit at Eden Project on Plants for Health coming end 2004. *Topical - after 50 years in the wilderness, the medicinal uses of plants are now increasingly acknowledged by mainstream medics and are regularly the subject of news reports. *Current focus at Kew is researching medicinal use of plants.