Brian studied Horticulture in Adelaide South Australia, whilst working for a local council in the early 1980s. He then owned and operated a successful wholesale nursery for 25 years. His ‘Cottage Herbs’ garden was twice featured on the ABC national Australian Gardening TV Program, and he frequently gives talks to gardening clubs and conferences. He was a member of the Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH) for 16 years. He has also been involved in environment politics for many years. He has taught Horticulture at TAFE and at a High School, operating a school and community garden. He won a Churchill scholarship in 2002 to study the caper industry in Italy, Spain and Morocco. He is a member of the International Plant Propagators Society (IPPS), and the Nursery & Garden Industry SA (NGISA), and presently propagates a particular variety of caper plant. www.caperplants.com He is married to Julia and they have five adult children
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Capers. From WIld Harvest to Gourmet Food.
by Brian Noone
The magic and mystery of the edible caper is revealed in this book. It describes how to grow the caper plant, and how to cook with capers, and caperberries. The author has travelled far and wide to photograph and research the history and where this unique and fascinating plant is grown. It is presented in full color with a readable text. It's for the foodie, the gardener and future caper farmers.
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