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A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia

By: A. M. Young

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, UNSW Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9780868407425

ISBN: 0868407429

Condition: New


Australia is world-renowned for its often extraordinary and unique natural environment – including many of its plants and animals. This beautiful little book highlights an often overlooked, but just as remarkable, aspect of our natural world: Australia’s fungi. Many are brightly coloured, some fluorescent; some are elegant, others squat; some are fragrant, more still are highly toxic. This field guide showcases many of these species in all their splendour. With descriptions of more than 170 species, this is the most comprehensive general guide to Australia's Fungi. It includes species fr... View more info

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Orchids: an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions

By: Andrew Mikolajski

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Southwater: 2015

Seller ID: 003141

ISBN: 178019367X

Condition: New


This is an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 150 beautiful photographs. It is a fascinating introduction to these flamboyant plants, with information on their origins in the wild, their place in garden history, and how best to display them. It includes a full photographic directory of more than 60 orchids, including Cattleya, Epidendrum, Laeliocattleya, Miltoniopsis, Phalaenopsis and Wilsonara. It provides practical advice on how to grow orchids, from repotting, staking and propagating to planting in containers, hanging baskets and gl... View more info

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Australian Plants for Year-Round Colour: The Ultimate Guide to a kaleidoscope of colour using Australian Plants

By: Angus Stewart

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: 002703

ISBN: 0733309852

Condition: New


Guide to planting a native Australian garden based on ABC TV's 'Gardening Australia' series. Covers planting a garden that will flower all year round, with different groups of plants being used at each period of year and hints on promoting better flowering. Contains an alphabetic listing of native plants by species, giving common names, flowering times, varieties and advice about when and how to plant. Includes colour photos, useful contact details and index. Author is a presenter on ABC Radio and a lecturer in horticulture. View more info

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The Waterwise Australian Native Garden : A practical guide to garden design, plant selection and much more

By: Angus Stewart and A. B. Bishop

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760525552

ISBN: 1760525553

Condition: New


A rerelease of the bestselling Australian Native Garden now with emphasis on its waterwise benefits for a sadly drought-stricken Australian climate. Winner of the 2018 HMAA Laurel Award for best book First published as The Australian Native Garden There's never been a more crucial time to droughtproof your garden and to consider Australian native plants as a key component in your outdoor space. This award-winning practical volume, from two of the country's foremost horticultural experts, offers everything you need to know about designing and growing a garden that promotes careful water use an... View more info

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Yates Garden Guide [44th Edition]

By: Arthur Yates

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2015

Edition: 44th Edition

Seller ID: 9780732289874

ISBN: 0732289874

Condition: New


With over 7 million copies sold, YATES GARDEN GUIDE is Australia's bestselling gardening bible. The new edition is a must-have for keen beginners or old hands alike, covering everything today's gardener wants to know, from creating stylish outdoor spaces to growing your own produce, starting a co-op garden and so much more. Australia's bestselling and most trusted gardening guide Completely revised and updated, the 44th edition is a must-have for keen beginners and green thumbs alike, covering everything today's gardener wants to know, whether your garden is on a tiny balcony or in a big backy... View more info

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Forest Trees of Australia : Over 200 of Australia's most important native trees describedand illustrated [used book]

By: D. J. Boland and M. I. H. Brooker and G. M. Chippendale and N. Hall and B. P. M. Hyland and R. D. Johnston and D. A. Kleinig and J. D. Turner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Thomas Nelson: 1985

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 0170062643

ISBN: 0170062643

Condition: Good


Forest Trees of Australia describes and illustrates 223 of our most important native trees, selected because of their environmental significance, their importance to the timber industry, or because they are conspicuous in the landscape. One hunddred and thirty-seven eucalypt and 86 non-eucalypt species, including the more important rainforest ones, are extensively described and illustrated. Brief ecological information is also given. Where a range of species occurs throughout Australia, such as in a large genus like Melaleuca, the main species from most Australian states have been included.... View more info

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Starting Out with Orchids : Easy-to-grow and Collectable Orchids for Your Glasshouse and Shadehouse

By: David L. Jones

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2010

Edition: 2010

Seller ID: 9781877069680

ISBN: 187706968X

Condition: New


Designed to lure the beginner into the Starting Out With Orchids introduces the new grower to practical growing information.Some 256 species, including 27 easy-to-grow species, are fully described in simple straightforward language. The growing requirements of each orchid is given and accompanied by a colour photograph. This book introduces the new grower to practical growing information and a range of native and exotic tree-dwelling and ground-hugging species grouped according to their climatic needs. Within each group the orchids are arranged alphabetically to provide an easy reference for t... View more info

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Starting Out with Vines and Climbers

By: David L. Jones

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2011

Seller ID: 9781877069789

ISBN: 1877069787

Condition: New


Starting Out with Vines and Climbers. In all, some 220 species and numerous hybrids or cultivars are discussed and photographed in colour. Climbing plants are an important group of garden plants because they add extra features to a collection. As a group, however, they tend to be neglected by gardeners. Both native and exotic species are well covered in this book, which includes the majority of commonly grown climbers to be seen in Australian gardens. Also included are some rarities and novelty species to whet the appetites of collectors. This book is a fantastic introduction and has been writ... View more info

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Starting Out with Succulents

By: David L. Jones

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2012

Seller ID: 9781877069963

ISBN: 1877069965

Condition: New


Starting Out With Succulents. Succulents are a fascinating and huge range of diverse plants in many different shapes and sizes. Starting Out With Succulents showcases a wide variety of succulents, suitable for many regions and climates across Australia, so gardeners will find one to thrive in any garden. Many easily grown species and cultivars are listed, as well as some Australian natives, and an introduction to miniature mesembs. Most species are covered in the book, along with many hybrids and cultivars, and are illustrated in colour photographs for easy identification. Succulents are promo... View more info

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Starting Out with Palms

By: David L. Jones

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2011

Seller ID: 002313

ISBN: 1877069728

Condition: New


Palms - an amazing group of plants - attract a dedicated following of enthusiasts. This is a great introduction to palms and their cultivation - especially palms suitable for home gardens and containers. The book is full of invaluable information on: how palms grow; landscaping with palms; easy palms to start with; how to grow and maintain palms; palm species - fan-leaved, costapalmate-leaved, entire-leaved, feather-leaved with and without a crownshaft and fishtail. About the Author David L. Jones is the author of Exotic Orchids in Australia and Native Orchids of Australia, and has authored... View more info

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Bonsai : Its Art, Science, History and Philosophy

By: Deborah R. Koreshoff

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 1996

Seller ID: 9780864391940

ISBN: 0864391943

Condition: New


First published in hardback in 1984, this introduction to the art of bonsai provides information about the history and philosophy of bonsai, and also discusses propagation, cultivation, shaping, and positioning. Provides chapters on classifying and exhibiting bonsai. Includes references and index. A large volume with international acclaim, rich with colour photos and illustrations. This book is intended to give you correct and practical information of the Art of Bonsai. View more info

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Designing with Succulents

By: Debra Lee Baldwin

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2007

Seller ID: 004395

ISBN: 088192816X

Condition: New


Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design. From the undulating lines of Agave americana 'Marginata' to the frilly-leaved rosettes of echeveria hybrids, succulents come in dramatic, sculptural shapes, intriguing textures, and sizzling colors. Bronze, blue, silver, crimson, chartreuse, and lavender leaves set off brilliant, long-lasting blooms. Better still, these elegant plants, which survive drought by storing water in their leaves, stems, or roots, require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Gardeners in any climate can cultivate succulents t... View more info

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Wild Plants of Greater Brisbane Revised Edition: A Queensland Museum Wild Guide *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Edited by Michelle Ryan

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003421

ISBN: 0975111620

Condition: New


Brisbane and the surrounding region is one of the greenest urban environments in the world. In this book you'll find more than 500 species of our most familiar wild plants, and a few that are less well known, featured in over 1100 colour photographs; along with brief, easy-to-read, descriptions of the plants and their habitats. Photographic details of the whole plant, the flower fruit and seed enable individual plants to be easily identified. An added bonus is the wildlife notes that accompany many of the descriptions. 372 pages. View more info

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Australian Plants for the Garden # Australia's Best Garden Guides

By: Gwen Elliott

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 003108

ISBN: 1864470399

Condition: New


A selection of the most attractive, tried, tested and reliable Australian plants, chosen by one of Australia's leading native plant enthusiasts, Gwen Elliot: GO right to the pick of the bunch; Know exactly what each plant will look like and how it will grow; Enjoy tips from the experiences of previous growers. This full colour guide contains: Clear descriptions of the best Australian native plants; Beautiful colour photos of every variety, so that you can see how the plants you buy in the nursery will turn out; Australian-wide cultivation notes so that you can pick the best native plants for y... View more info

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Eucalyptus (Revised Edition) An Illustrated Guide to Identification

By: Ian Brooker and David Kleinig

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781921517228

ISBN: 1921517220

Condition: New


Updated edition of this illustrated guide to identification. Australia's bush and cities alike are dominated by eucalypts, in habitats as diverse as desert dunes and snowy mountain tops. Eucalyptus uses are varied: from commercial harvesting for essential oil, timber or fibre, to species with spectacular flowers that are prized by gardeners as ornamental trees. Many of these species may superficially look alike. It is not possible to identify eucalypts from their leaves alone, but with a few simple aids to identification most can be tracked down. This easy-to-use book guides the reader t... View more info

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Garden Plants and Flowers in Australia [Revised Edition]

By: Ian Spence

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780143769712

ISBN: 0143769715

Condition: New


The new landscape edition of this popular title makes it easier than ever to access authoritative advice and to experience the pleasures gardening can offer. Take your pick from the A-Z of thousands of plants for dazzling year-round interest. This comprehensive guide is beautifully written by Ian Spence and produced in association with RHS (Royal Horticultural Society). View more info

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Living Food at its Best! Sprout Course 2 DVD Set: Find out how easy it is to grow many kinds of seeds to make nutrient rich sprouts

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2008

Seller ID: 9780975825228

ISBN: 0975825224

Condition: New


Isabell Shipard's extensive Sprout course, on DVD 2 DVD Set, Total Running Time 2:33. PAL, All Regions. 'Learn from one of Australia's most knowledgeable authorities on all-things-sprouts.' In September 2006 Isabell Shipard held a herb course and a sprout course, on the Sunshine Coast. The courses were so popular that two more courses had to be run to accommodate the number of people wishing to attend the courses. The second courses were video taped and edited into DVDs. Isabell covers many topics such as: * Many Wonderful Factors * Essential Fatty Acids * Nutrients In Sprouts * Antin... View more info

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How Can I Use Herbs in My Daily Life? [Eighth Edition] Over 500 Herbs, Spices and Edible Plants: an Australian Practical Guide to Growing Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2019

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 9780646422480

ISBN: 0646422480

Condition: New


"How can I use HERBS in my daily life?" is a comprehensive herb book, as well as a practical guide to growing and using, culinary herbs and medicinal herbs, natural herbal remedies, alternative herbal medicines, natural herbal pain relief and herbal nutrition. Isabell writes from her extensive experience, personal observation, wealth of knowledge on herbs, and brings them 'to life' for the reader. Her abounding enthusiasm is contagious, which encourages people to be more self-reliant and self-sufficient in food and medicine; it truly is a life enhancing work, for every person interested in n... View more info

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Wonderful World of Herbs: Herb Course 2 DVD Set includes printed booklet of Herb Course notes

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2008

Seller ID: 9780975825211

ISBN: 0975825216

Condition: New


Isabell Shipard's extensive herb course, on DVD 2 DVD Set, Total Running Time 4:27. PAL, All Regions. 'Learn from one of Australia's most knowledgeable authorities on all-things-herbal.' In September 2006 Isabell Shipard held a herb course and a sprout course, on the Sunshine Coast. The courses were so popular that two more courses had to be run to accommodate the number of people wishing to attend the courses. The second courses were video taped and edited into DVDs. Isabell covers many topics such as: * Wonderful World of Herbs * Herbs Have Many Uses * Herbs as Medicines * Good Heal... View more info

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How Can I Grow and Use Sprouts as Living Food? 2nd Edition: Covering over 100 kinds of sprouting seeds

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9780975825204

ISBN: 0975825208

Condition: New


"How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food?" will inspire you to grow and use sprouts to maximize your health. Covering over 100 kinds of sprouting seeds, the best methods of sprouting, nutritional and medicinal benefits, and how to use sprouts in your daily life, with practical and simple recipes. Isabell is sharing the amazing benefits of living foods and this book will also be a valuable investment in health and wealth. Degenerative diseases plague many people, today. We need to realise that pills and surgery are not entirely fixing the problems. What we eat, as living food, has pow... View more info

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Melaleucas: A Field and Garden Guide 2nd Edition

By: Ivan Holliday

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: A1309

ISBN: 1876334983

Condition: New


Melaleucas: A Field and Garden Guide features over 250 species, subspecies, varieties and forms. Ivan Holliday's first book on melaleucas - or paperbarks - was published in 1989. Melaleucas: A Field and Garden Guide features over 250 species, subspecies, varieties and forms. For identification purposes, distinguishing features and the species natural distribution supplement detailed descriptions and drawings. For gardeners, valuable notes on suitable conditions and cultivation are included. View more info

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Field Guide to Useful Native Plants from Temperate Australia :

By: J. M. Caton and R. J. Hardwick

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Harbour Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 9781922134608

ISBN: 1922134600

Condition: New


Detailed descriptions of over 150 useful plants from the temperate eco-region. More than 600 colour photos and drawings for ease of identification, as well as maps of local and Australia-wide distributions. Information on a wide range of uses for native plants as food, fibre and medicines, including notes on preparation. The result of a 15-year fieldwork partnership photographing, describing and using plants from the temperate eco-region of south-eastern Australia. A valuable contribution to the knowledge of the native plants of south-eastern Australia. This guide will be of interest to peo... View more info

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Native Plants of Northern Australia *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: John Brock

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 978187706924

ISBN: 1877069248

Condition: New


This book will prove a valuable reference for native plant enthusiasts, botany students and naturalists. Native Plants of Northern Australia presents a comprehensive coverage of the trees and shrubs of the region - 450 species are described, with 700 colour photographs and 26 line drawings. Each species is individually presented with photos, extensive descriptive information and distribution maps. Aboriginal plant usage is also recorded, including food, craft and medicinal uses. This book will prove a valuable reference for native plant enthusiasts, botany students and naturalists. Covers a... View more info

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Growing Australian Natives [Second Edition]

By: John Mason

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Kangaroo Press: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780731813100

ISBN: 0731813103

Condition: New


Interest in growing native plants has burgeoned in recent years, especially with many more varieties of native plants being available in specialist and general nurseries. Gardeners are not only drawn to native plants for their beauty, but also because they attract birds and butterflies to their gardens and are the ideal plants for our warmer summers and drier conditions. The variety of Australian native plants is enormous, some 20,000 species. They are found in just about any situation, from deserts to rainforests to alpine regions. Many are tolerant of saline conditions, some of arid conditio... View more info

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Maintaining Healthy Shrubs and Trees in Australian Conditions [used book] [hard to get]

By: John Mulholland

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, McBenny: 1993

Seller ID: 0646167367

ISBN: 0646167367

Condition: Good


Gardening books dedicated to the careand maintenance of trees and shrubs in Australian conditions are hard to find. This rare and comprehensiveguide tells you: What to plant; Where to plant; When to plant; How to tend your plants; Warning signs to watch for; How to repair damage; And, most importantly, why you should undertake these tasks and how your plants will react to treatment and conditions. As well as explaining, in detail, how to look after your garden, Maintaining Healthy Shrubs and Trees tells you, in a simple and amusing way, how to build a garden that is attractive,serviceableand... View more info

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Australian Native Plants (Concise Edition) Cultivation, Use in Landscaping, and Propagation

By: John W. Wrigley and Murray Fagg

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2009

Seller ID: 9781877069406

ISBN: 187706940X

Condition: New


This concise edition makes it even easier to choose Australian native plants for your garden. This concise edition of the phenomenally successful Australian Native Plants (now in its fifth edition) makes it even easier to choose Australian native plants for your garden. It includes: More than 1500 species and cultivars that are easy to obtain and grow, many illustrated with colour photographs. Plants divided into chapters: Ground Covers, Rockery Plants, Water Features, Shrubs, Trees, Annuals and Bedding Plants, and Climbers recommended planting zones for every plant. Symbols indicati... View more info

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Starting Out with Natives

By: John Wrigley and Murray Fagg

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2002

Seller ID: 9781876334666

ISBN: 1876334665

Condition: New


Starting Out With Natives will help you discover what fun and how easy it is to grow natives.Growing native plants is easy. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned gardener, Starting Out With Natives will help you to choose species to suit your area and your garden. Plants are grouped alphabetically by common name, and the species described are generally available either in your local nursery or at specialist native nurseries. The plants featured in this book have been selected for different zones around Australia. These are shown on a map in the introduction, colour-coded to corresp... View more info

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Yates Month by Month : The complete guide of what to do in your garden throughout the year

By: Judy Horton

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NZ, Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 9781869509804

ISBN: 1869509803

Condition: New


A month-by-month, easy-to-follow guide on what to do - and when - in your garden from the number one trusted name in gardening products, Yates. With clearly set out and easy-to-follow monthly tips and planting guides for each major Australasian climatic zone, Yates Month by Month will see you safely through the gardening year. Plan your garden with confidence, discover the best plants for your region and see the benefits of all your hard work as you harvest and enjoy the results of a well-planned garden. View more info

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The Complete Practical Book of Bonsai

By: Ken Norman

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2020

Seller ID: 9780754834854

ISBN: 0754834859

Condition: New


Bonsai, an ancient tradition with its origins in China, was developed as a fine art form in Japan. It is a fascinating `living art' that captures the beauty and strength of trees and shrubs in miniature. The ancient art of creating perfectly formed miniature trees is clearly explained in this practical book. An expert introduction describes the best trees and shrubs to use and the importance of bonsai size, proportion and aesthetics. The art of displaying your bonsai is also examined, with advice on pots and containers, accessories and stands. Practical guidance is given on basic bonsai techni... View more info

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Waterwise Plants and Gardening Revised and Updated Edition

By: Kevin Walsh

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2017

Edition: Revised and Updated

Seller ID: A1440

ISBN: 1925546144

Condition: New


Waterwise Plants and Gardening. Creating a colourful and interesting garden that is also waterwise is easy with this comprehensive guide. This book sets out the six easy-to-use principles that will allow you to create a beautiful garden that not only uses water wisely, but also creates a resilient, sustainable and low maintenance environment. Waterwise Plants and Gardening also describes 400 of the best dry-tolerant plants, from large trees to small bulbs, and includes groundcovers, climbers, shrubs and perennials. Every plant is illustrated with a colour photograph, along with a full descript... View more info