In Florida's Edible Wild Plants, Peggy Lantz demystifies the process of foraging to help you discover the wonder of finding and eating wild plants that grow right in your backyard. Below is a recipe for elderberry jam from the book. If you have an elderberry shrub nearby, you may want to give this a try! This book is available at a … Continue reading Recipe: Elderberry Jam from Florida’s Edible Wild Plants
We recently attended the Florida Native Plant Society conference in River Ranch, FL! We had a fantastic time displaying our gardening and nature titles. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida: A Companion for Gardeners, Walter Kingsley Taylor, author of Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide, Ginny Stibolt, author … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society Conference 2017
We recently traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to attend the annual Word of South Festival! We had a great time exhibiting our wide range of books in literature, history, art, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, and much more at the weekend-long fair. Some of our authors who have won Florida Book Awards were featured speakers at the festival, including Gary Monroe, author of E. G. … Continue reading Word of South Festival 2017
The UPF marketing team traveled to Tallahassee last weekend to display our books at the 2016 Word of South Festival of Literature and Music! This year marks Word of South's second annual festival following its inaugural event in 2015. We had a great time meeting book and music enthusiasts from Tallahassee and across the state, and showcasing and … Continue reading Word of South Festival 2016
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We had a great time at the annual conference of the Florida Native Plant Society last weekend in Tallahassee! This year’s conference theme was “Born to Burn: Conservation, Preservation, and Restoration on Public and Private Land.” We displayed lots of UPF books on gardening, botany, and environmental history. Several UPF authors made it to the … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2015
You have the same problem every holiday season: What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and family own, chances are they haven’t yet seen our newest titles. Why not surprise them with a book that complements a gift they loved last … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2014