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A Field Guide to Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac: Prevention and Remediesby Susan Carol Hauser
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A FIELD GUIDE TO POISON IVY, POISON-OAK, AND POISON SUMAC: Prevention and Remedies (Falcon)
Susan Carol Hauser
The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide on the market
This handbook takes the mystery out of identifying these common weeds and provides useful antidotes for treating their irritating, itching rashes. Color photos show the plants in every season, and detailed drawings help readers pinpoint the culprit in the woods or in their own backyards. Hauser distinguishes between home remedies that really work and those that can actually aggravate the poison, tells how to treat each poison differently, and explains how to prevent the offending vines from growing in the yard. The perfect reference for homeowners, parents, gardeners and hikers, this is easy to read and informative.
Susan Carol Hauser is a writer and gardener who lives in Bemidji, Minnesota.
A practical guide to preventing and treating poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac irritation.
A practical guide to preventing and treating irritations caused by poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
This handy field guide contains everything you need to know to recognize these common weeds and to prevent and treat the irritating, itchy rash caused by contact with them. Color photos show the plants in every season, and detailed drawings help pinpoint the culprit in the woods or in your own backyard. Informative and easy to read, this book is the perfect reference for homeowners, parents, gardeners, hikers, and anyone else who enjoys the out of doors.
Inside youll find:
The lore and history of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
How to prevent exposure to this toxic trio
Useful vs. ineffective home remedies
How these noxious plants spread and how they may be eradicated
About the Author
SUSAN CAROL HAUSER is the award-winning author of seven books including Nature's Revenge: The Secrets of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac, and Their Remedies; and Sugaring. A commentator on National Public Radio, she teaches writing at Bemidji State University in Northern Minnesota.
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