Grow Your Own Tea: The Complete Guide to Cultivating, Harvesting, and Preparing
"Plant a tea plant and watch it grow! Grow Your Own Tea is trulya masterpiece how-to guide to cultivating and enjoying the sacredleaf. t will delight even the armchair gardener and casual tealover." —James Norwood Pratt, author of James Norwood Pratt’s TeaDictionaryTea lovers, make a fresh pot, sit down with this delightfulguide, and discover the joys of growing and processing your own teaat home. Tea farmer Christine Parks and enthusiast Susan Walcottcover it all from growing tea plants and harvesting leaves, to thedistinct processes that create each tea’s signature flavors.In this comprehensive handbook, you’ll discover tea’s ancientorigins, learn about the single plant that produces white, green,oolong, and black teas, and discover step-by-step instructions forplucking, withering, and rolling. Simple recipes that highlight theflavor of tea and creative uses for around the home round out thismust-read for tea fans.