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Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide

  • First fully comprehensive book on hakeas
  • Features all 148 species and 15 subspecies known
  • Invaluable reference for botanists and provides cultivation notes for gardeners to assist in selection and care
  • 224 pages, paperback
  • Ivan Holliday
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Hakeas: Field & Garden Guide$30.00 
 

Heirloom Vegetables

  • A detailed book on heirloom vegetables including the history of many varieties
  • Chapters include: About Heirlooms; Family Portraits, which discusses many varieties broken down into 10 families; and Growing Your Own
  • Lots of colour photos and fascinating detail on the weird and wonderful shapes, colours, sizes and flavours of heirloom vegetables and why you should grow them
  • 346 pages, hardback
  • Simon Rickard
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Heirloom Vegetables$50.00 
 

Herb & Vegetable Gardening

  • Very detailed book on successfully growing herbs and vegetables
  • Includes information on selecting the right herbs and vegetables for your conditions, garden design, troubleshooting pests and diseases, harvesting & storing and herbs for medicine, cosmetics & household use
  • Provides a directory of popular herbs and vegetables
  • Murdoch books - 2008
  • 375 pages, paperback
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Herb & Vege Gardening$45.00 
 

High Elevation Mixed Species Silviculture in Vic

  • A consolidation of ecological, silvical and silvicultural knowledge of high elevation mixed species in Victoria, accumulated over the past 40 years
  • Describes the general features, distribution, ecosystem, seed production, seedling establishment & survival, crown and root systems, silvicultural systems and practices for various outcomes and reforestation & remedial regeneration
  • 112 pages, paperback
  • Ian Sebire and Peter Fagg
  • Department of Sustainability & Environment
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High Elev Mixed Species$27.50 
 

Idiot's Guide to Succulents

  • Helpful guide on how to choose, care for, and create eye-catching succulent arrangements
  • Provides tips for picking post and designing pretty succulent groupings, and advice on watering, fertilising, soil type and light
  • Gives pointers on successfully propagating new succulents as well as a look at 100 easy to grow varieties
  • 288 pages, paperback
  • Cassidy Tuttle
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Idiot's Guide to Succulents$35.00 
 

Indoor Green Living with Plants

  • For centuries plants have transformed interiors and today houseplants are again experiencing a revival
  • Bree Claffey of Mr Kitly journeys into the worlds of fellow plant lovers to explore the enduring attraction of house plants
  • From the ever reliable Peace Lily and beguiling Fiddle Leaf Fig to the elusive Chinese Money Plant, houseplants are showcased in all their weird and wonderful forms
  • More than good looking props, plants are living growing things rooted in community and creativity and as this book celebrates, houseplants are a way of life
  • 206 pages, paperback
  • Bree Claffey with photography by Lauren Bamford
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Indoor Green Living with Plants$35.00 
 

Int Garden Photographer of the Year

  • The International Garden Photographer of the Year competition was established in 2008
  • This book brings together the very best images from the first five years in one beautiful volume
  • From an exquisitely detailed close-up of a delicate flower to sweeping, panoramic vistas, this book showcases the talents of some of the world’s best garden photographers, both professional and amateur
  • 255 pages, hardback
  • Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
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Int Garden Photographer$60.00 
 

Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

  • An authoritative reference work and indispensible guide to the rainforest flora of Australia
  • More than 300 commonly observed species from rainforests around Australia
  • Each plant is illustrated and described in clear, concise language
  • Distribution maps accompany every species
  • Includes an introduction to the different rainforest types
  • 181 pages, softcover
  • Leonard Cronin
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Key Gde Aust RF Plants$35.00 
 

Key Guide to Australian Trees

  • 325 Australian trees described in an easy-to-use field guide
  • Beautiful colour illustrations and distribution maps
  • Visual key for fast and simple identification
  • 191 pages, paperback
  • Revised 2007 Edition
  • Leonard Cronin
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Key Guide to Aust Trees$35.00 
 

Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers

  • An authoritative reference guide to Australia’s wildflowers
  • Covers more than 590 wildflowers from all parts of Australia
  • Unique visual keys to make identification fast and simple
  • Each species beautifully illustrated and described in clear, concise language, with distribution maps
  • 230 pages, paperback
  • Leonard Cronin
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Key Guide to Aust Wildflowers$35.00 
 

Kitchen Garden - A Beginner’s Guide

  • Provides all the information needed to start your own kitchen garden in your backyard, courtyard or balcony
  • Focusses on growing fruit and vegetables, describing types, how to grow, pests and diseases, sowing and planting, watering and harvest
  • Includes colour photos and useful links
  • 135 pages, paperback
  • Bruce Morphett
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Kitchen Garden$20.00 
 

Kitchen Garden Companion

  • Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia's best loved cooks and food writers as she shares her experiences and the secrets of rewarding kitchen gardening
  • Detailed gardening notes explain how you can plant, grow and harvest 73 different vegetables, herbs and fruit
  • Whether you have a large plot in a suburban backyard or a few pots on a balcony, you will find everything you need to get your kitchen garden started
  • 378 pages, paperback
  • Stephanie Alexander
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Kitchen Garden Companion$50.00 
 

Kitchen Gardens of Aust

  • Describes 18 diverse kitchen gardens across Australia, with garden plans, a brief history, and a description of the people who tend it and how they have overcome various challenges
  • Stunning photography by Simon Griffiths
  • This book will inspire and motivate gardeners at all levels
  • 224 pages, paperback
  • Kate Herd
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Kitchen Gardens of Aust$40.00 
 

Legumes & Herbs of Coastal NSW

  • Easy reference guide to legumes and herbs in pastures and along roadsides of the NSW coast
  • Divided into sections on legumes, ferns, sedges and rushes, and other non-grass plants
  • Each species has photos to help recognise it, plus notes on appearance, where it grows, importance and management and similar species
  • 196 pages, spiralbound
  • Harry, Carol & Trevor Rose, NSW DPI
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Legumes & Herbs of Coastal NSW$20.00 
 

Let’s Propagate

  • Plant propagation manual for Australia by one of Australia’s foremost authorities on propagation
  • Explains propagation from first principles to the latest sophisticated techniques
  • Includes propagation from stem cuttings, leaf cuttings, root cuttings, seed, layering, division and separation, budding and grafting, and plant tissue culture
  • 282 pages, paperback
  • Angus Stewart
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Let's Propagate!$35.00 
 

Life on the Rocky Shores

  • Handy pocket guide enables everyone to appreciate the diversity and beauty of life on south-eastern Australia’s rocky shores
  • This indispensable guide includes colour photographs, descriptions and ecological notes for 96 of the more common animals and plants found on rocky shores in SE Australia
  • 128 pages, paperback pocket size
  • CM Porter, GC Wescott & GP Quinn
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Life on the Rocky Shores$18.50 
 

Little Book of Aust Orchids

  • Pairs beautiful images of Australian orchids with poems by Judith Wright, David Campbell, Douglas Stewart, Andrew Lansdown, Lesbia Harford & others
  • Small delicate Spider and Finger Orchids, Helmet Orchids, Donkey and Sun Orchids, as well as larger imposing Rock Lilies and Swamp Orchids are among the flowers illustrated by botanical artists
  • 48 pages, paperback
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Little Book of Aust Orchids$16.00 
 

The Little Veggie Patch Co

  • Describes how to create your own veggie patch in any space
  • Discusses fundamentals such as soil, climate, watering, composting, worm farms, saving and sowing seeds, raised garden beds and crates - each with fully illustrated step-by-step plans
  • A complete A-Z of edible plants provides vital information on more than 40 vegetables and fruit trees, including detailed planning information, ongoing maintenance and tips on best companions and when to harvest
  • 225 pages, paperback
  • Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember
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The Little Vegie Patch Co$45.00 
 

Living Wreaths

  • Living Wreaths describes 20 beautiful projects, from the simplest herb wreath to more extravagant succulent designs
  • Step-by-step instructions are provided, and gorgeous photographs illustrating techniques to create not just a wreath, but a modern garden in miniature that changes to become even more beautiful as the garden matures
  • Includes designs with the following plants: Echeveria, Hens & Chicks, Cactus, Moss, Strawberry, Tomato, Herb, Lettuce, Lavender and Mixed Flowers
  • 128 pages, paperback
  • Natalie Bernhisel Robinson
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Living Wreaths$30.00 
 

Log Volume Tables

  • Pocket and A5 size log volume ready reckoner for calculating the volume of logs based on centre diameter and log length
  • Tables of log volume in cubic metres from lengths between 1.5 and 15m in 0.3m increments and diameters between 15cm and 158cm
  • Spiral bound for ease of use
  • Pocket size is 11cm x 15cm, A5 size is 15.5cm x 21cm
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Log Volume Tables Pocket$30.00 
Log Volume Tables A5$30.00 
 

Macoboy's Roses

  • Modern day classic of some 1500 roses grouped by type: Wild Roses, Old Garden Roses, Modern Roses and Miniatures and Mini-flora
  • Each rose has a description with appearance, origin and history, growing requirements and a colour photo
  • Additional information covers classification, colour class, alternative names, breeder, parentage, time of flowering, fragrance, habit, hardiness zones and awards
  • 488 pages, hardback
  • Stirling Macoboy, revised and updated by Tommy Cairns
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Stirling Macoboy's Roses$50.00 
 

Managing Weeds

  • This book is for people interested in managing weeds in the landscape, either for the protection of our natural resources and biodiversity, or for the protection of agricultural production and productivity
  • Includes chapters on are weeds a serious problem?, defining your weed problem, understanding your weeds, managing your weed problem, non-chemical weed control methods, chemical weed control and making an action plan
  • A practical guide to help you design successful weed management programs
  • 105 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Managing Weeds$25.00 
 

Marine Plants of Australia

  • Describes and illustrates over 300 species of Australia’s underwater plant life, with photographs and cellular layer drawings
  • Fully referenced and has numerous descriptions and line drawings detailing many of the intricacies of this complex group of plants
  • Invaluable identification guide
  • 300 pages, hardback
  • John M Huisman
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Marine Plants of Australia$82.00 
 

Melaleucas - A Field & Garden Guide

  • Describes over 250 Melaleuca species, subspecies, varieties and forms
  • Contains colour photographs, detailed descriptions and drawings for each species
  • Includes notes on suitable conditions and cultivation
  • 328 pages, paperback
  • Ivan Holliday, 2nd Edition, published 2004
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Melaleucas - FG$37.00 
 

Modern Arboriculture

  • Detailed reference book on the care and maintenance of trees
  • Includes detailed discussion and diagrams of all major tree components, pruning, wounds, treatment and more
  • 423 pages, hardback
  • Published 1991
  • Dr Alex Shigo
  • ISBN 0943563097
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Modern Arboriculture$140.00 
 

Modern Garden Design

  • Presents a selection of the green spaces around us - from our own homes to areas of plant life that give shape to our cities
  • Gardens, patios, balconies, inner courtyards, parks, squares, avenues and vegetated buildings are just some of the examples included from around the world
  • Also offers a number of tips for planning a garden, opening up a range of possibilities to any type of outdoor location
  • 504 pages, hardback
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Modern Garden Design$25.00 
 

Mountain Ash Silviculture in Vic’s State Forests

  • Consolidates information about the ecology (flora, fauna, etc) and utilisation history of Mountain Ash forests, regeneration and growth and how these are influenced by climate, fire, soils and nutrition, competition, pests, diseases and thinning
  • Describes the main silvicultural systems used in Victorian forests in considerable detail
  • 97 pages, paperback
  • Andrew Flint and Peter Fagg
  • Department of Sustainability & Environment
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Mountain Ash Silviculture$22.00 
 

The Mulch Book

  • Explains what mulch is, where to get it, how it works and how to use it
  • Provides an A-Z of mulch, which describes many different mulch materials and their uses, together with mulching techniques
  • Tips on how to mulch gardens and which mulches provide the best look for a particular area
  • 108 pages, paperback, new 2011 edition
  • Mary Horsfall
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The Mulch Book$23.00 
 

My Gardening Year

  • Fully updated edition of Shirley Stackhouse’s classic book
  • Shirley shares stories about her own garden as she provides all the commonsense advice a gardener needs, from flowering and plantng times, dealing with pests, weeds and diseases, to general cultivation such as pruning and fertilising
  • Organised month by month, the book also provides information about drought, climate change and sustainability
  • 351 pages, paperback
  • Shirley Stackhouse
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My Gardening Year$45.00 
 

Native Eucalypts of South Aust

  • Describes all 103 known native eucalypt species and sub-species in South Australia
  • Information of each species is provided in a double page and includes:
    - images of the habit, bark, buds, flowers and fruits
    - seedling painting by Ian Roberts
    - detailed distribution map in SA
    - meaning and origin of name
    - original naming and type information
    - characteristic features
    - distribution and habitat - cultivation and uses
    - notes on interesting populations and trees
    - detailed botanical description
  • 238 pages, paperback
  • Dean Nicolle
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Native Eucs of SA$35.00 
 

Native Grasses for Australian Gardens

  • Complete guide to native grasses and grass-like plants with colour photos
  • Includes a guide to what is a native grass, an A-Z of native grasses with a description, how to care for the grass and the flowering period
  • Selection guides aid in choosing grasses for particular location
  • 160 pages, softback with plastic cover
  • Nola Parry and Jocelyn Jones
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Native Grasses for Aust Gard$25.00 
 

Native Plant or Weed

  • Pick the difference between native plants and weeds in NSW
  • Full colour side-by-side photos of weed and native 'look alikes' with explanatory notes
  • An essential field guide for land carers, farmers and bush regenerators in coastal and high-rainfall areas in NSW
  • 68 pages, A4 spiralbound
  • NSW DPI
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Native Plant or Weed$24.00 
 

Native Plant or Weed Vol 2

  • Volume 2 of pick the difference between native plants and weeds in NSW
  • Full colour side-by-side photos of weed and native 'look alikes' with explanatory notes
  • An essential field guide for land carers, farmers and bush regenerators in coastal and high-rainfall areas in NSW
  • 72 pages, A4 spiralbound
  • NSW DPI
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Native Plant or Weed Vol 2$24.00 
 

The Native Plants of Adelaide

  • Profiles over 100 of the most important indigenous plant species in the Adelaide area
  • Each plant is depicted by at least one photo, accompanied by information about its former distribution, uses for humas, and tops about growing it in your own garden
  • 132 pages, paperback
  • Phil Bagust & Lynda Tout-Smith
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Native Plants of Adelaide$25.00 
 

Native Plants of Northern Australia

  • Comprehensive coverage of trees and shrubs in Northern Australia, from the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf to the Gulf of Carpentaria
  • 450 species with 700 colour photos and 26 line drawings
  • Each species is individually presented with photos, extensive descriptive information and distribution maps
  • 355 pages, paperback
  • John Brock
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Nat Plants of North Aust$45.00 
 

Native Plants of the Sydney Region

  • Covering an area from Nowra-Newcastle and west to the Great Dividing Range, this detailed guide describes common and remote area species found in the Sydney area
  • Contains descriptions of over 1400 plant species with many colour photos and revised names
  • Fully updated 2010 edition
  • 614 pages, paperback
  • Alan Fairley & Philip Moore
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Nat Plants of the Syd Reg$60.00 
 

Native Trees and Shrubs of SE Australia

  • Classic guide to native trees and shrubs in south-eastern Australia
  • Comprehensive coverage of over 600 species
  • Leon Costermans
  • 2009 reprint with new addendums
  • 440 pages, softback
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Native Trees & Shrubs SE Aust$45.00 
 

Nature Conservation on Farms

  • Nature conservation is about keeping, or bringing back, a wide range of plants, animals and other organisms on your farm that will contribute to its health, productivity and appeal
  • This book contains chapters on the benefits of nature conservation on your property, what is an ecosystem?, describing the flora and fauna in your area, agriculture - the quiet invasion of changing succession, where have all the flowers (and other species) gone?, measuring the health of habitat, managing flora and fauna on your farm and case studies
  • 130 pages, A4 paperback
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Nature Conservation on Farms$36.00 
 

New Nordic Gardens

  • The Nordic countries are admired for their modern design sophistication, but their contemporary gardens and landscapes are less well known
  • Against a backdrop of deep winters, long summer days and raking light, the Scandinavian countries have produced particular responses to planting, landscaping and the relationship between home and garden
  • Featuring the most inspiring examples in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland, this book brings new ideas for creating modern outdoor spaces no matter where you live
  • 288 pages, hardback
  • Annika Zetterman
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New Nordic Gardens$60.00 
 

New Organic Gardener

  • Comprehensive reference book on organic gardening, featuring the latest thinking on gardening balanced with tried and true methods
  • Discusses organic principles & methods, what to grow and a vegetable planting guide
  • 358 pages, hardback
  • Tim Marshall
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New Organic Gardener$55.00 
 

The New Ornamental Garden

  • Takes a fresh look at garden worthy plants for Australian conditions and shows how heat, cold, water availability, rainfall patterns, length of growing season, evaporation rate and humidity influence plant growth in Australia
  • Also discusses the influence of microclimates within a garden: dry sun, dry shade, moist sun, moist shade, seaside, exposed, urban and root competition
  • Included plant index contains notes on hundreds of plant varieties and how they function in the garden
  • Lots of colour photos
  • 268 pages, softback
  • Simon Rickard
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New Ornamental Garden$40.00 
 

A New Tree Biology

  • Facts, photos and figures on trees and their problems and proper care
  • A comprehensive guide to understanding trees and their care
  • Over 1000 black and white photos to accompany detailed text
  • 618 pages, hardback
  • Includes 132 page softcover "A New Tree Biology Dictionary"
  • Dr Alex Shigo
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A New Tree Biology$180.00 
 

Organic Composting Handbook

  • Comprehensive guide to the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden
  • Topics covered include"
    - what you can and can't throw on your compost heap
    - how to balance nitrogen and carbon in your pile for quick decomposition and rich compost
    - buying or building the best tools and containers
    - how to compost indoors
    - troubleshooting smelly compost, dry compost and other problems
    - how and when to apply compost to garden beds
  • Full colour photos and easy to follow instructions
  • 166 pages, paperback
  • Dede Cummings
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Organic Composting$23.00 
 

Organic Farming - An Introduction

  • An introduction on how to farm in a way that cares for the environment, without using synthetic chemicals
  • Includes chapters on: an introduction to organic farming, converting to organics, soil fertility, composting, earthworms, compost worms, and certification
  • 164 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Organic Farming - An Introduction$36.00 
 

Organic Farming - Crops, Fruit & Veg

  • Details the principles of organic cropping plus extensive case studies for a range of enterprises such as soybeans, wheat, citrus, nuts, coffee, strawberries, tropical fruit, sheep, cattle, vegetables and many other examples
  • Introductory section in organic crops, including choosing a crop, growing the crop, pest and disease management, weed management, planning the organic orchard or crop and marketing
  • 98 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Organic Farming - Crops, Fruit & Veg$34.00 
 

Organic Fruit Growing

  • Practical guide includes advice on soil preparation/drainage, waterwise design, nutrition, climatic variations, propagation, purchasing/planting, pruning/training, pollination and pests/diseases
  • Profiles 60 shrubs, vines and trees including unusual fruits and advises on how to best manage them
  • 223 pages, softback, 2011 edition
  • Annette McFarlane
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Organic Fruit Growing$35.00 
 

The Organic Guide to Edible Gardens

  • Fully illustrated step-by-step guide to growing authentic produce at home, from purchasing seedlings, understanding the growth cycle, sourcing biological fertilisers, controlling pests and diseases and sustaining healthy, organic and edible plants
  • Includes an A-Z of edible plants
  • 207 pages, paperback
  • Jennifer Stackhouse and Debbie McDonald
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Org Guide to Edible Gardens$30.00 
 

Organic Vegetable Gardening

  • Fully revised and updated edition of the complete guide to growing your own vegetables, from planning your organic garden, propagating, basic layouts, pest control and a climatic zone planting guide
  • Includes complete growing guide to over 115 vegetables in the A-Z section, with new information on Asian greens, cabbages and unusual vegetables
  • Annette McFarlane
  • ABC Publishing 2010 edition
  • 256 pages paperback
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Organic Vege Gardening$35.00 
 

Paradise and Plenty

  • Showcases the incredible productive garden at Lord Rothschild's private house, Eythrope in Buckinghamshire
  • This garden works on a scale that is now rare, producing year round fruit, vegetables and flowers for a country house where entertaining still takes place on a grand scale
  • Describes techniques used for preparing soil, growing herbs, pruning apple trees, training roses, planting bulbs in pots and propagating many different plants
  • 304 pages, hardback
  • Mary Keen with photos by Tom Hatton
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Paradise & Plenty$100.00 
 

Paul Bangay’s Garden Design Handbook

  • Paul Bangay shares his many secrets for successful garden design and construction
  • This books shows how to analyse a site, visualise a garden and use space, and decide on hard and soft landscaping options
  • Provides diagrams, step-by-step instructions, plant lists and colour photographs to document every aspect of garden building
  • 324 pages, hardback
  • Paul Bangay & photographs by Simon Griffiths
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Paul Bangay's Gard Des$70.00 
 

Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants

  • The perfect companion to Paul Bangay’s Garden Design Handbook, this book provides information on which plants to use and where to plant them
  • Rich with anecdotes about what has worked best over the years, with a focus on plants for a changing climate, Paul showcases his "A-list" plants
  • Beautiful colour photos throughout complement Paul’s practical narrative
  • 376 pages, hardback
  • Revised and expanded 2015 edition
  • Paul Bangay & photographs by Simon Griffiths
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Paul Bangay Guide to Pl$60.00 
 

Perth Plants

  • Comprehensive photo guide to all plants known to occur in the bushlands of Kings Park and Bold Park, both native plants and naturalised weeds
  • 778 species included, representing approx one quarter of all the plants in the greater Perth district and one tenth of all species known for the south-west of Western Australia
  • Plant name, brief description, distribution map and colour photo provided for each
  • 424 pages, paperback
  • Russell Barrett and Eng Pin Tay
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Perth Plants$50.00 
 

Pest Repellent Plants

  • Show you how to control problem pests with tactics, traps and with simple, safe sprays made from plants in your garden
  • Describes pest control properties of more than 60 plants
  • Also includes many other organic solutions from traps, barriers, sprays, oils, dusting powders and washes made from common kitchen products like molasses, coffee and bicarbonate of soda
  • 150 pages, paperback
  • Penny Woodward
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Pest Repellant Plants$28.00 
 

Pests, Diseases, Ailments and Allies of Aust Plants

  • Authoritative reference book describes hundreds of introduced and native pests and diseases
  • A photo short-cut section at the start of the book and symptoms charts at the beginning of each chapter help the reader establish what is causing a problem
  • Each symptom is cross-referenced to the text, with colour photographs and detailed line drawings of pests, insect lifecyles and damage symptoms on plants to help identify the problem
  • 448 pages, paperback
  • David L Jones, W. Rodger Elliot and Sandra R Jones
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Pests, Diseases & Ailments$45.00  Awaiting Reprint
 

Photo Guide to Australian Trees

  • Compact, easy to use and ideal pocket-sized travelling companion
  • Authoritative text describing key identification features
  • Full colour photographs illustrating over 170 species
  • 144 pages, paperback
  • Denise Greig
  • ISBN 1864363266
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Photo Guide to Aust Trees$22.00 
 

Plan for Trees

  • Shows in detail how to re-establish trees and shrubs on your farm
  • Includes how to plan a revegetation program and assess existing remnant vegetation
  • Covers natural regeneration, collecting native seed, weed control and protecting revegetation areas from livestock, insects and other threats
  • 67 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Plan for Trees$34.00 
 

Plant Life of WA

  • First published in 1990, this book remains the only comprehensive description of the vegetation of Western Australia
  • Observing the WA landscape from an ecological botanist standpoint, this book examines entire landscapes, from plant species present and their arrangement into communities, underlying geology and soils, forms in mountains, hills and plains and the how, why, when these have come to be shaped as they are
  • 326 pages, hardback
  • JS Beard, edited by AS George and N Gibson
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Plant Life of WA$70.00 
 

Plant Synonyms

  • An excellent guide for anyone selling plants or keen gardeners
  • A useful guide to old plant synonyms and their new current botanical names
  • Includes an easy-to-use alphabetical format of the latest nomenclature for botanical names
  • UK publishing - 2006
  • 224 pages, paperback
  • Karen Platt
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Plant Synonyms$30.00 
 

Planting Techniques

  • Practical and easily accessible reference guide for the budding gardener
  • Includes information on selecting the right gardening tools, buying the healthiest plants, planting, repotting, pruning, fertilising, pest control and propagation
  • Step-by-step photographs and instructions on everything from propagation by layering to lawn mower maintenance
  • 192 pages, paperback
  • Jennifer Stackhouse and Debbie McDonald
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Planting Techniques$30.00 
 

Plants for Australian Dry Gardens

  • Plant directory of water efficient plants for drought-proof gardening
  • Over 600 species, both indigenous and exotic, are featured with information on cultivation requirements, growth habits and preferred aspect to assist in determining the best plants to suit climate and garden style
  • Also provides valuable information on soil preparation and water delivery, cultivation techniques, helpful hints and guide to garden styles, listing species suitable for formal, cottage, Indo-Asian, contemporary and Mediterranean styles
  • 224 pages, hardback
  • Marcelle Nankervis
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Plants for Aust Dry Gardens$40.00 
 

Plants of NSW Rangelands

  • This glovebox guide is useful in the field to identify common and important plant species for pastoral management
  • Includes information on:
    - common and scientific name - family name - description - flowering information - habitat - distribution - native plant status - palatability to stock - full colour photographs for each plant to assist in identification
  • 157 pages, ringbound
  • NSW DPI
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Plants of NSW Rangelands$25.00 
 

Plants of Western NSW

  • A definitive reference book of plants of the semi-arid and arid zones of western NSW
  • Comprehensive coverage includes illustrations, photos and descriptions of the vast array of plants found in the region
  • Includes detailed identification notes, habitat, distribution and general notes on over 2000 plants
  • 768 pages, hardback, CSIRO Publishing
  • Cunningham, Mulham, Milthorpe and Leigh
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Plants of Western NSW$180.00 
 

Pocket Guide to Hostas

  • Features 280 of the best new and old hostas each handpicked for its superb performance in the landscape
  • Descriptions include meticulous botanical details to aid in plant identification and selection, succinct cultivation notes, and brief comparisons to 545 similar and related hostas
  • Full colour photos throughout
  • 211 pages, softback
  • Diana Grenfell and Michael Shadrack
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Pkt Guide to Hostas$30.00 
 

Pole Saw Operation & Maintenance

  • This booklet describes how to use the various types of powered pole saws available
  • Includes how to transport and store, operate and maintain
  • Emphasis is given to fitting, tensioning and sharpening the chain
  • Also describes the safe operation of the machine and the recommended PPE
  • 70 pages, spiralbound
  • NSW DPI
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Pole Saw Operation & Maint$20.00 
 

Practical Australian Gardener

  • Classic garden guide to growing vegetables, ornamentals, house plants, home orchards or landscaping a larger area
  • Includes a week by week plan of action for the whole year, with a revised index in this edition making it even easier to use
  • 214 pages, paperback
  • Peter Cundall
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Practical Australian Gardener$35.00 
 

Private Native Forestry

  • A 'how-to' guide on assessing and managing your bush and its products for long-term profit and sustainability. Learn how to identify, measure and market timber products
  • Includes chapters on: what's in your forest?, how does your forest grow?, regeneration in the forest, thinning for better quality trees, managing your forest for non-timber values, assessing and measuring your forest, planning your forest operation and marketing your timber
  • 102 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Private Native Forestry$25.00 
 

Pruning for Flowers and Fruit

  • Provides details on correct pruning for flowers and fruit for plants growing in cool-temperate to subtropical climates, and is suitable for the home gardener, avid enthusiast as well as nursery trade and horticultural students
  • It includes annuals, ornamentals, vegetables, roses, perennials and hydrangeas, and fruit plants that can be pruned to fit in your back garden
  • Provides advice on selecting the best plants at the nursery, prune weather damaged plants, renovate ornamental or fruiting trees and shrubs, and maintain your secateurs like a professional
  • Lots of colour photos and diagrams
  • 212 pages, paperback
  • Jane Varkulevicius / CSIRO Publishing
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Pruning for Flowers & Fruit$40.00 
 

Rainforest Plants of Australia - USB

  • Interactive identification key and information system for over 1100 species of rainforest trees, shrubs and climbing plants of mainland eastern Australia from Rockhampton to Victoria
  • USB is based on information in the updated Red Book and Green Book, with over 11000 photographs, expanded species descriptions, additional line drawings and explanation of key features
  • USB stick - runs on Windows and Mac computers
  • Gwen Harden, Hugh Nicholson, Bill McDonald, Nan Nicholson, Terry Tame and John Williams
  • Click on image to see further details
RF Plants of Aust - USB$100.00 
 

Rainforest Restoration Manual for SE Australia

  • Definitive guide to the recovery and restoration of subtropical, warm temperature, cool temperate, gallery, dry, dry gully and littoral rainforests from south-eastern Queensland to Tasmania
  • Provides detailed restoration methods in 10 easy-to-follow steps, documenting trials of rainforest restoration over 2 decades and extensively illustrated with colour photos
  • Includes a CD which includes 32 appendices, a propagation manual for the region’s 735 rainforest plants, an illustrated glossary and resources for teachers
  • 336 pages, paperback
  • Bill Peel / CSIRO Publishing
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Rainforest Restor. Manual$120.00 
 

Rainforest Trees of Mainland South-Eastern Australia

  • Comprehensive reference book to all 402 rainforest tree species in NSW and Victoria, including some distribution extensions into QLD
  • Every species is illustrated with a detailed line drawing and its habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruits, habitat, distribution, timber, uses and regeneration are described
  • A key to enable rapid identification is based on botanical features such as trunk, bark, branchlets and leaves
  • 2008 second edition, fully updated with new species, name changes and additional distribution information
  • 443 pages, hardcover
  • Alex Floyd
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Rainforest Trees$75.00 
 

Restoring Natural Areas in Aust

  • A practical handbook for managing natural areas
  • Written by Robin Buchanan, TAFE teacher and author of the classic text 'Bush Regeneration'
  • A lavishly illustrated colour publication covering all aspects of managing natural area restoration projects
  • Includes resilience, mapping, describing and assessing vegetation. Techniques for managing weeds, fire and responding to climate change
  • 264 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Restoring Natural Areas in Aust$44.00 
 

Rural Australian Gardens

  • Examines the best and most unusual rural Australian gardens from subtropical, temperate, alpine and arid regions
  • As well as revealing the stories behind the gardens, practical information is provided on using trees, hedges, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers in rural settings around Australia
  • Beautiful colour photos throughout
  • 288 pages, hardback
  • Myles Baldwin
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Rural Australian Gardens$90.00 
 

Sabrina's Dirty Deeds

  • Packed full of useful information from January through to December, this is a hands-on guide for what to do in your garden and when to do it
  • With great tips for chores in your climate zone, this little book will help keep your garden thriving all year round
  • 236 pages, paperback
  • Sabrina Hahn
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Sabrina's Dirty Deeds$20.00 
 

Secret Gardens

  • Showcases a carefully curated selection of privately owned gardens with more than 150 spectacular images
  • Located in France, Spain, Australia, the Caribbean and more, these gardens offer horticultural and conceptual diversity
  • The landscape architects involved reveal the secrets of their success with plans, sketches and anecdotes that provide an overview of their creative methods, and close-up images detail the plants and flowers employed in each design
  • 240 pages, hardback
  • Alain Le Toquin
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Secret Gardens$60.00 
 

Small by Design

  • Completely Australian book focussed on small garden design
  • Details design principles, explores various garden styles including international, formal and informal styles
  • Provides information on choosing garden flooring, walls and lighting, finishing touches, plant suggestions and provides numerous case studies
  • Beautifully illustrated with photos of small Australian gardens
  • 224 pages, hardback
  • Paul Urquhart and Lorna Rose
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Small by Design$45.00 
 

Small Space Big Harvest

  • No matter how small your space, this book aims to get every bit of it growing with tasty fruit and vegetables
  • This guide proves you can grow food anywhere. Learn what to grow, how to use your space efficiently, and how to maximise your harvest
  • Provides step by step instructions and a huge number of colour photos demonstrating techniques and outcomes
  • 256 pages, hardback
  • DK Books
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Small Space Big Harvest$40.00 
 

Smaller Eucs for Planting in Aust

  • Describes 84 smaller growing eucalypts that are suited for growing in Australia
  • Information of each species is provided in a double page and includes:
    - height graph indicating usual and max height
    - images of cultivated plants and age estimate
    - images of bark, foliage, buds, flowers & fruits
    - meaning and origin of name
    - features and flowering times
    - natural distribution and habitat
    - cultivation and uses
    - similar species
    - table indicating environmental preferences/tolerances
  • 222 pages, paperback
  • Dean Nicolle
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Smaller Eucs for Planting in Aust$35.00 
 

Starting Out With Bulbs

  • Essential guide containing over 320 species of bulbs and hybrids
  • Each is described in detail and includes full colour photographs to showcase the variety available for every climate
  • Includes a section on how to care for your bulbs, with tips on planting, fertilising, watering, common pests and diseases, and a glossary
  • 288 pages, paperback with plastic cover
  • David Jones
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Starting Out With Bulbs$25.00 
 

Starting Out With Herbs

  • Guide to over 60 species of herbs that will easily grow in your garden
  • In an A-Z format, each herb is pictured and described in detail
  • Includes information on cultivation, cooking, herbal medicine, cosmetic and domestic uses, companion planting and insects
  • 176 pages, paperback
  • Margaret Roberts
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Starting Out with Herbs$25.00 
 

Starting Out With Natives

  • Designed to help gardeners choose the most appropriate natives for their area
  • Plants are grouped alphabetically by common name, and the species described are generally available from local or native nurseries
  • Each plant is illustrated with a colour photo, and information is given on size, habit, flowering season, hardiness, frost tolerance and uses, as well as requirements for sun or shade, soil, drainage and pruning
  • 176 pages, paperback with plastic cover
  • John Wrigley and Murray Fagg
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Starting Out With Natives$25.00 
 

Starting Out With Orchids

  • Designed to lure the beginner into the fascinating world of orchids
  • Describes 256 species, including 27 easy-to-grow species, in simple straightforward language
  • Provides information on the growing requirements of each orchid and is accompanied by a colour photo
  • 240 pages, paperback with plastic cover
  • David Jones
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Starting Out With Orchids$30.00 
 

Starting out with Palms

  • More than 200 species of palms are described along with their growing requirements
  • Provides information on which palms to select for your temperature zone, how to protect your palms from pests and diseases and advice on watering, mulching and pruning
  • Full colour photograph of each palm described
  • 192 pages, paperback
  • David Jones
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Starting Out with Palms$25.00 
 

Starting out with Vines & Climbers

  • Over 220 species of vines and climbers are described, including hybrids and cultivars, and each species is accompanied by colour photos
  • Includes tips on pruning, training and tying, and a glossary that explains unfamiliar terms
  • 256 pages, paperback
  • David Jones
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Starting Out With Vines$25.00 
 

Successful Gardening in Warm Climates

  • Comprehensive guide analyses the inherent problems of tropical, subtropical, warm temperate and cool temperate climate zones, and offers practical solutions to problems
  • Extensive discussion on organics and water conservation, and revised chapters on green manures, cover crops, fertilisers, bed preparation, mulching, pest and disease control to assist in establishing and maintaining gardens
  • Illustrated with many colour photos throughout
  • 207 pages, paperback
  • Annette McFarlane
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Successful Gardening$30.00 
 

Succulents for the Garden

  • Provides details on growing succulents, including the best location, water-wise gardening, problem solving and growing in containers
  • The second half of the book contains a library of succulents with a large number of colour photos
  • 95 pages, softback
  • Attila Kapitany and Rudolf Schulz
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Succulents for the Garden$24.00 
 

Taller Eucs for Planting in Aust

  • Describes 81 taller growing eucalypts that are suited for growing in Australia
  • Information of each species is provided in a double page and includes:
    - height graph indicating usual and max height
    - images of cultivated plants and age estimate
    - images of bark, foliage, buds, flowers & fruits
    - meaning and origin of name
    - features and flowering times
    - natural distribution and habitat
    - cultivation and uses
    - similar species
    - table indicating environmental preferences/tolerances
  • 222 pages, paperback
  • Dean Nicolle
  • Click on image to see further details
Taller Eucs for Planting in Aust$35.00 
 

Terrariums - Gardens Under Glass

  • Provides detailed information on designing, creating and planting modern indoor gardens in glass terrariums
  • Includes sections on terrarium design, the basics, glass vessels, getting started, plants to use, modern indoor gardening and maintenance
  • Extensive tips and detailed how to guides with clear photos
  • 176 pages, paperback
  • Maria Colletti
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Terrariums$30.00 
 

The Enchanted Garden

  • The Enchanted Garden is the story of how renowned landscape designer Paul Bangay came to build the garden of St Ambrose Garden, against the blue background of Mount Macedon
  • The breathtaking garden of vistas and green rooms that Paul Bangay designed, and photographer Simon Griffiths captures, will weave a spell on readers
  • 158 pages, paperback
  • Paul Bangay and Simon Griffiths
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The Enchanted Garden$40.00 
 

Tree Anatomy

  • A4 size full colour book on tree anatomy
  • Provides detailed colour photos and discussion on the parts and structures of a tree system
  • 104 pages, hardback
  • Published 1994
  • Dr Alex Shigo
  • ISBN 0943563143
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Tree Anatomy$165.00 
 

Tree Basics

  • An introductory guide to trees and their main components
  • Provides detailed black & white photos and discussion on the key parts and structures of trees
  • 40 pages, paperback
  • Dr Alex Shigo
  • ISBN 094356316X
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Tree Basics$20.00 
 

Tree Ferns

  • A detailed source of information on living tree ferns
  • The book surveys all the families, genera and species, including those that are suitable for the home garden
  • It offers up-to-date taxonomy and detailed descriptions as well as in-depth coverage of everything from tree fern use to conservation
  • Extensive cultivation information is provided including propagation, pests and diseases
  • 359 pages, hardback
  • Mark F Large and John E Braggins
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Tree Ferns$50.00 
 

Tree Pruning - A Worldwide Photo Guide

  • Worldwide photo guide on trees and pruning techniques
  • Includes discussion on pruning and colour photos
  • 186 pages
  • Published 1997
  • Dr Alex Shigo
  • ISBN 0943563089
  • Click on image to see further details
Tree Pruning - Photo Guide$85.00 
 

Tree Pruning Basics

  • Many brief messages on tree pruning
  • Colour and black & white photos support key messages
  • 32 pages, paperback
  • Dr Alex Shigo
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Tree Pruning Basics$30.00 
 

Trees of Australia

  • One of the Green Guide books on trees of Australia
  • Provides answers to commonly asked questions on Australian trees including how old do they get, how tall do they grow, what is a tree or shrub, how many trees and shrubs exist, how do you identify a tree or shrub
  • Includes sections on types of trees and shrubs including conifers, eucalypts, proteas, wattles, casuarinas and rainforest species, with many colour photos throughout
  • 128 pages, paperback
  • Peter Krisch
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Trees of Australia$19.00 
 

True Form

  • Leading landscape architect Peter Fudge takes the reader through the creation of fourteen inspiring outdoor spaces that reflect the passions and personalities of their owners
  • Ranging from sophisticated urban courtyards to lush country properties, all are based on the enduring principles of scale, perspective, restraint and simplicity
  • Offers a wealth of practical information on the challenges of site, aspect and microclimate, as well as tips on plant choice, planting and maintenance techniques, and hard and soft landscaping materials
  • 320 pages, hardback
  • Peter Fudge
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True Form$70.00 
 

Useful Trees & Shrubs Cent-West NSW

  • Glovebox guide includes information on 75 species of trees and shrubs including eucalypts, acacias and a range of other species and introduced trees to assist landholders to select more appropriate species for planting
  • Although the focal region for the book is the central west of NSW, readers from a larger area of NSW will find the book useful
  • Each plant is described by its form, habitat, uses, buds and flowers. Photos are useful in identifying species. The book also includes a table which summarises the attributes of all species and indicates uses, salt tolerance and preferred soils
  • 82 pages, A4 spiralbound
  • NSW DPI
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Useful Trees & Shrubs for CW NSW$25.00 
 

Vegetation Survey & Assessment

  • This manual is a practical guide for surveying and assessing vegetation, including weeds, so it can be managed more effectively. It is also designed for assessing the condition and habitat value of vegetation
  • Includes sections on how to survey vegetation, how to assess native vegetation and reporting on vegetation surveys
  • 123 pages, A4 paperback
  • NSW DPI
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Vegetation Survey & Assessment$36.00 
 

Vertical Garden - From Nature to the City

  • The world famous inventor of the vertical garden, Patrick Blanc, describes his latest projects and achievements in this revised and updated edition
  • Describes natural habitats, the impact of plants on architecture and the vertical garden: idea to concept, structure, installation and maintenance
  • Includes over 100 pages of photographs and discussion on Blanc’s inspiring projects around the world
  • 208 pages, hardback
  • Patrick Blanc
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Vertical Garden: From Nature$78.00 
 

Vertical Vegetable Gardening

  • Describes the secrets of successful vertical vegetable gardening, from planning and construction to planting, tending and harvesting
  • Advice on choosing the right location, information on vertical supports and containers, and step by step instructions on building structures such as trellises, arbors and cages
  • Provides profiles for over 30 different types of vegetables, fruit and herbs
  • 272 pages, paperback
  • Chris McLaughlin
  • Click on image to see further details
Vertical Vege Gardening$35.00 
 

Victoria’s Box Ironbark Country

  • Definitive guide to the Box-Ironbark forests of central and north-east Victoria
  • Features maps showing shrinking distribution of threatened species and location of proposed Box-Ironbark national parks
  • Over 200 colour photographs of flora and fauna
  • 120 pages, paperback
  • Malcolm and Jane Calder, published 2002
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Vic Box-Ironbark Country$35.00 
 

Waterwise Gardening

  • Sets out six vital principles to create a beautiful garden that not only uses water wisely but creates a sustainable, low maintenance, fuss-free environment
  • Describes more than 200 dry-tolerant plants grouped as trees, shrubs, bulbs, annuals/perennials and climbers/groundcovers
  • Hundreds of full colour photos and easy to follow diagrams
  • 192 pages, softback
  • Fourth edition 2009, Kevin Walsh
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Waterwise Gardening$27.00 
 

The Weed Book

  • Essential gardener’s guide to identifying and removing weeds and introduced species
  • Updated edition includes colour photos and detailed descriptions of over 120 weeds
  • Illustrated step-by-step guide to hand weeding methods, as well as techniques for the safe use of chemical herbicides
  • 193 pages, paperback with plastic cover
  • Mark Wolff
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The Weed Book$25.00  Awaiting Reprint
 

Weeds of the South-East - An Identification Guide

  • A comprehensive guide to weeds in the south-east region of Australia, from Newcastle/Dubbo down to Tasmania
  • Over 2000 species of weeds are included, with 1600 full-colour photographs with closeups
  • Key features described with relevant measurements for easy identification
  • Published 2006
  • 438 pages, paperback
  • FJ & RG Richardson
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Weeds of the SE$80.00 
 

Wetland Weeds

  • Comprehensive guide to wetland weeds, covering both native and introduced species
  • More than 130 species of weeds are included with information on their origins, nutrient responses, environmental effects, habitat values, prospects for containment or eradication and even culinary uses
  • Other sections look at native plants as weeds and potential weeds still being sold through the aquarium and nursery trades
  • 140 pages, paperback
  • Nick Romanowski
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Wetland Weeds$50.00 
 

Wild Food Plants of Australia

  • Compact, field guide edition to facilitate quick and ready reference of Australia’s edible flora
  • Describes more than 180 plants from most tasty and significant plant foods of southern and eastern Australia to the more important and spectacular inland and tropical foods
  • Distribution maps are provided with each description plus notes on how these plants were used in the past and can be used today
  • Beautifully illustrated with colour photos and line drawings, and includes a guide to poisonous and non-poisonous plants
  • 240 pages, paperback
  • Tim Low
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Wild Food Plants of Aust$30.00 
 

Wildflowers of Australia

  • Pocket sized book covers of 225 key wildflower species, including orchids, wattles, daisies and myrtles
  • 250 colour photos illustrate key features
  • Written accounts on ID of flowers and leaves, habitat and range
  • 192 pages, paperback with plastic cover (pocket size)
  • Ken Stepnell
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Wildflowers of Australia$15.00 
 

Wildflowers of Sydney

  • Field guide contains 268 of the more common wildflowers of Sydney and adjoining areas
  • Each page is devoted to a single plant, with a full colour photograph, description, distribution, flowering period, habitat and information on its specific location
  • 278 pages, paperback
  • Alan Fairley, published 2001
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W/flowers of Syd$30.00 
 

Wood in Australia

  • The 2005 second edition of this excellent reference book on Australian timbers - their characteristics and applications, properties and uses
  • Expanded and updated to include new species in use, new technologies (kiln drying, preservative treatments) and new products: flooring, engineered products; decorative veneers; panel products
  • 452 pages, now in paperback
  • Keith R Bootle
  • ISBN 0074510479
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Wood in Australia$85.00 
 

Wychwood

  • The garden of Wychwood, at the foot of the Great Western Tiers in northern Tasmania, is one of the world’s most magical places
  • This book commemorates a garden over 22 years in the making, and details the evolution of the garden from bare paddock to world-class attraction, with its iconic labyrinth, espaliered fruit trees, naturalistic planted beds and curved, clipped lawns
  • Provides the reader with insight into the techniques and secrets that make the design of the garden so successful
  • 230 pages, hardback
  • Karen Hall & Peter Cooper
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Wychwood$60.00 
 

Yates Garden Guide

  • Must have book for beginners and experienced gardens
  • Fully illustrated and detailing more than 1000 plant species, this book contains everything you need to know about growing trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, vegetables, herbs and fruit
  • Includes problem solving charts and new ideas such as keeping chooks, microgreens and transplanting established trees
  • 516 pages, paperback
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Yates Garden Guide$40.00