|Author:||Angus Stewart (London School of Economics)|
Out of the thousands of Australian plants worthy of garden space, here are the top 500, as edited and selected by Angus Stewart. These are the tried and tested, the popular cultivars, the ones that won't turn up their heels and die on you - and are available commercially. Over the last few decades, th... read more
Latin for Gardeners is an informative, entertaining and beautifully illustrated unraveling of the mysteries of botanical Latin. Over 3000 Latin names are listed alphabetically, showing how botanical Latin can reveal where a plant originally comes from (and thus its preferred growing conditions), along... read more
Words like Slow, Real and Honest describe the food people want, in contrast to what they feel they normally get in the supermarket. They want to know where their food comes from, that it has been grown organically and treated well, preferably close to home. That is why they go to farmers' markets and ... read more
The expert guide to growing vegies organically in your own backyard. Featuring top advice from ABC Organic Gardener magazine, horticultural editor Penny Woodward and expert contributors present a practical guide to growing vegetables organically, whether you're starting a patch f... read more
Know, grow, and create beautiful bonsaiBonsai is the ultimate introduction to bonsai trees, with illustrated step-by-step projects to make bonsai for beginners simple and achievable. With an A-Z directory of bonsai tree care, you'll learn the key techniques needed to create your own beaut... read more
Bees are our most important pollinators and they are in decline the world over. They love to live in urban environments, where it's a short flight path from one plant to the next. But conventional gardens that favour lawns and pesticides over flowers and edible plants are... read more
A beautifully illustrated, visually lush and intriguing book about the world's most popular and most powerful flower.
The daffodil is the beautiful first flower of spring, the inspiration of poets, a treasure-trove to scientists and a symbol of everything from unrequited love, rebirth, eternal l... read more
'A garden should ...be just a little too big to keep the whole cultivated. Then it gives it a chance to go a little wild in spots' - Edna Walling, landscape designer Waratah or wattle? Chrysanthemum or rose? Planting Dreams celebrates the artistry and i... read more
The DIY craze has moved beyond the craft room, into the kitchen and outside to the garden. In Handmade for the Garden, Susan Guagliumi shares a treasure trove of original projects that she has been perfecting over the last 10 years in her garden. Relying on easy-to-find and repurposed materials, Guagl... read more
Wake up to the beautiful sound of bird song every day. Discover how to identify the most common garden birds, and how to choose, grow, and maintain the native plants that will attract them to your backyard. From acacias to eucalypts, and from honeyeaters to kookaburras, this essential guide will help ... read more
|Author:||Struan K. Sutherland|
A simple guide to hydroponic gardening for the beginner as well as the most accomplished hydroponic gardener. This completely revised and updated fourth edition is the most up-to-date and simple guide to hydroponic gardening.
Fleur McHarg has cultivated a lifelong obsession with flowers, their colors, shapes and, uses. Guided by the wisdom of Constance Spry, the trailblazing twentieth- century florist, McHarg believes in letting flowers be the stars of the show by working with the natural shape of a ... read more