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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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Earthworms in Australia: A Blueprint for a Better Environment

By: David Murphy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 003105

ISBN: 1875657096

Condition: New


With over 30,000 copies in print, this is Australia's most popular guide to worm farming by far. Convert your household compost heap into a constant supply of nutrient-rich vermicast for your garden, and minimise the need for manufactured fertilisers and deep ploughing. Drawing on information from the world's leading agricultural research centres (including the CSIRO), this is a comprehensive and easily understood guide. View more info

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The Compost Book (Second Edition)

By: David Taylor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781877069741

ISBN: 1877069744

Condition: New


In this completely new and updated version of 'The Compost Book', David Taylor divulges the secrets of good compost making.Did you know that charcoal makes a great slow-release plant food? Or that yoghurt speeds up compost activity and that chamomile keeps a compost heap smelling sweet? You'd be surprised what you can throw into a compost bin. But it's not just a haphazard affair, the best composts have a balance of nitrogen to carbon, acid to alkaline and temperature. Some are fast and some are slow, some are tossed and some are cooked under cover. This book is for those with a backyard and t... View more info

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Managing Manure: How to Store, Compost, and use Organic Livestock Wastes

By: Mark Kopecky

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001951

ISBN: 1612124585

Condition: New


Anyone who raises livestock or keeps horses must deal with manure, and this concise guide shows you how to make it manageable, valuable, and even profitable. Expert Mark Kopecky thoroughly discusses the characteristics and nutrient content of the manure of various species. He then explains the fundamentals of storing, composting, and spreading manure and even how to handle and market certified-organic manure for fertilizer on organic farms. View more info

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The Mulch Book : A Handy A-Z Guide to Using Mulch in Your Garden [Revised and Updated]

By: Mary Horsfall

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2011

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 9781877069901

ISBN: 1877069906

Condition: New


Mulch is truly miraculous stuff! It saves water, protects and enriches the soil, suppresses weeds, promotes healthy plants, and to top it off, much of it is free. The range of materials used to make mulch is enormous and many of them are just lying around begging to be used. Updated and revised, The Mulch Book tells you all about mulch: what it is, where to get it, how to use it and how it works. The main part of the book is the A-Z of Mulch, which describes many different mulch materials and their uses, together with mulching techniques. There are tips on how to mulch different parts of your ... View more info