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Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden by Densey Clyne
There are practical ways of turning any garden, large or small, formal or informal, country or suburban, into a butterfly garden. By carefully planning your planting, you can persuade these delightful creatures to take up residence with you. This edition includes new species and distribution maps.
500 Plants: Great Australian Favourites for Your Garden by 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, the ...Show more
Growing Honest Food by Gabriella Gomersall-Hubbard
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 or ...Show more
Bush Food: Aboriginal Food & Herbal Medicine by Jennifer Isaacs
For perhaps fifty thousand years the Aboriginal People have lived, and lived well, in Australia. They have developed a unique knowledge of their native plants and a deep understanding of the value of many animal products. Bush Food is an exploration of these traditional skills and a compendium of the ki ...Show more
MOSS GARDENING by SCHENK GEORGE
This is a delightful book that encourages gardeners to pay closer attention to the subtle beauty of miniature landscapes and introduces one of the glories of Japanese gardens into American designs. The author writes entertainingly of mosses on rocks and walls, in containers, and as a lush ground cover, ...Show more
Joe's Small Garden Handbook by Joe Swift
Any outdoor space is an invaluable bonus. Here, expert garden designer Joe Swift shows us how to create an area that meets all your practical and style requirements whilst making the best use of every inch of available space.
Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers by Leonard Cronin
This is both a field guide for travelers and a reference book for the home library. It covers more than 590 wildflowers from all parts of the continent. Each species is beautifully illustrated and described in clear, concise language including leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering season, and habitat. There ...Show more
The Bee Friendly Garden (PB) by Doug Purdie
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 scaring the good bugs away. The ...Show more
Tells how to raise, harvest, and store seeds for vegetables and ornamental plants and offers advice for planning and cultivating a garden.
Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More by Paul Whittaker
Bamboos are unbeatable garden plants valued for their attractive culms, year-round foliage, and capacity to add serenity to any garden scene. But there are angels and devils in this huge plant group and careful selection is the key to success. Gardeners new to bamboos will relish this book that proposes ...Show more
The Inspired Landscape by Susan Cohen
Featuring the work of 21 landscape architects from around the world, The Inspired Landscape by Susan Cohen highlights each initial spark of creativity and traces it through the stunningly innovative landscape designs that resulted. Lushly illustrated with original sketches, plans, and photographs, this ...Show more