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Pests, Diseases, Ailments and Allies of Australian Plants : An introduction to some of the good, bad and interesting creatures that you might find in your garden

By: David L. Jones and W. Rodger Elliot and Sandra R. Jones

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781877069970

ISBN: 1877069973

Condition: New


Amateur and professional gardeners, horticulturists, commercial nurseries and students will find this book invaluable. Pests, Diseases and Ailments of Australian Plants is an authoritative reference on pests, diseases and nutritional disorders of Australian plants, with the authors being acknowledged experts in this field. This book describes over 300 introduced and native pests and diseases. To find out what pest or disease is causing a problem, simply check the chart for symptoms. Each symptom is cross-referenced to the text, with colour photographs and detailed line drawings of pests, insec... 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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Organic Control of Common Weeds : A Safe Environment Guide

By: Jackie French

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Aird Books: 2006

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9780947214517

ISBN: 0947214518

Condition: New


Nowadays, in conventional gardening and farming, weed 'control' means herbicides: chemicals have replaced good management for fertility and for pest, disease and weed control. We hate weeds. 'Weed' is the ultimate insult. But weeds can also be seen as soil repairers, an essential part of any farm or garden management. In this completely revised edition, Jackie French shows that weeds can be controlled using your own home-grown, natural herbicides in addition to mulching, solarisation or applications of urine, steam or boiling water - and a multitude of others cheap, environmentally safe and ge... View more info

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What Garden Pest or Disease is that? Organic and Chemical Solutions for Every Garden Problem

By: Judy McMaugh

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925546200

ISBN: 1925546209

Condition: New


This book is intended to help gardeners avoid garden problems and to deal efficiently with any that do occur. The hundreds of pests and diseases included in this book do not all occur in the same geographic area or in the same season. In fact years may pass before most of them are of serious concern in a particular garden. Some insects have been included only to show that although commonly seen they do very little damage and should be accepted as part of the friendly garden fauna. The A-Z of Plant Care section outlines appropriate culture for a wide range of plants and indicates their most com... View more info

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The Wondrous World of Weeds : Understanding Nature's Little Workers

By: Pat Collins

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2017

Seller ID: 9781921517792

ISBN: 1921517794

Condition: New


What in the world is a weed? The dictionary will tell you it is a plant out of place. In The Wonderous World of Weeds you will discover that the perceived weeds that grow around us hold special significance and wonderful medicinal values. We have plants growing all around us that have so much culinary and holistic potential and can be used as teas, decoctions, poultices, compresses, ointments, creams along with syrups and lozenges. Their medicinal uses can help relieve itches, get rid of cold sores, or help with coughs and colds, etc. Not many people realise there are plants growing all around... View more info

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Gardener's Companion to Weeds : How to Identify and Control More Than 150 Common Weeds and Invasive Plants in Australia

By: Suzanne Ermert

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781876334772

ISBN: 1876334770

Condition: New


How to identify and control more than 150 common weeds and invasive plants in Australia. Featuring new, up-to-date control methods. A weed identification guide and problem solver in one book. Discover the potential benefits and uses of many common weeds - as fertilisers and companion plants. Presented alphabetically for easy reference with clear colour pictures for positive identification. View more info

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Beyond the War on of Invasive Species : A Permaculture Approach to Ecological Restoration

By: Tao Orion

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003403

ISBN: 160358563X

Condition: New


Invasive species are everywhere, from forests and prairies to mountaintops and river mouths. Their rampant nature and sheer numbers appear to overtake fragile native species and forever change the ecosystems that they depend on. Concerns that invasive species represent significant threats to global biodiversity and ecological integrity permeate conversations from schoolrooms to board rooms, and concerned citizens grapple with how to rapidly and efficiently manage their populations. These worries have culminated in an ongoing war on invasive species, where the arsenal is stocked with bulldozers... View more info