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Citrus: A Guide to Organic Management, Propagation, Pruning, Pest Control and Harvesting

By: Allen Gilbert

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003107

ISBN: 1864471034

Condition: New


This title follows in the footsteps of Allen's other popular texts on organically growing apples, nuts and tomatoes. Table of Contents: Citrus: Origins & Spread; Citrus Species & Cultivars; Propagation of Citrus; Managing Citrus Trees; Pruning & Training Citrus; Pest and Disease Control of Citrus; Harvesting & Storing Citrus Fruit; Glossary; Index. View more info

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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

By: Andrea Bellamy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2015

Seller ID: 000379

ISBN: 1604695471

Condition: New


Small-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy, author of the award-winning blog Heavy Petal, shares all the knowledge she's gained from years of gardening small: how to find and assess a space, and how to plan and build a garden. Bellamy also highlights the top sixty edible plants and offers complete information on how to sow, grow, and harvest them. This hardworking and enthusiastic guide teaches gardeners how to take advantage of the space they have-whether it's a balcony, a patio, a plot in a community garden... View more info

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Yates Garden Guide 44th Edition Revised and Updated 2015

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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The Green Smoothie Garden: Grow Your Own Produce for the Most Nutritious Green Smoothie Recipes Possible!

By: Catherine Abbott and Tracy Russell (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Adams Media Corporation: 2014

Seller ID: 000155

ISBN: 1440568375

Condition: New


Green smoothies straight from your garden! Smoothies blended with fresh, crisp greens and natural fruit juices will increase your daily vegetable intake, boost your energy, and improve your overall well-being--and they don't have to cost a fortune! The Green Smoothie Garden teaches you how to make the healthiest green smoothies without breaking the bank. Featuring simple instructions and valuable gardening tips, this book shows you how to grow the vegetables in your favorite smoothies and incorporate them into a variety of delicious recipes. From kale to spinach to collards, the nutrient-rich ... View more info

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Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time

By: Craig Lehoullier

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing LLC: 2015

Seller ID: 000398

ISBN: 1612122086

Condition: New


This book contains everything a tomato-growing enthusiast needs to know about growing over 200 varieties of tomatoes - how to sow seeds, plant, cultivate, and collect seeds. It also offers a comprehensive guide to pests and diseases of tomatoes. No other book offers such a detailed look at the specifics of growing tomatoes, from the point of view of a true expert, with beautiful photographs and tomato profiles throughout. View more info

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The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving and Cooking

By: Dave DeWitt and Paul W Bosland

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Timber Press: 2014

Seller ID: 000231

ISBN: 1604695803

Condition: New


The Complete Chile Pepper Book, by world-renowned chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland, shares detailed profiles of the one hundred most popular chile varieties and include information on how to grow and cultivate them successfully, along with tips on planning, garden design, growing in containers, dealing with pests and disease, and breeding and hybridizing. Techniques for processing and preserving include canning, pickling, drying, and smoking. Eighty-five mouth-watering recipes show how to use the characteristic heat of chile peppers in beverages, sauces, appetizers, salads, soups,... View more info

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Self-Sufficiency 2E A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!

By: Edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $42.95

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002631

ISBN: 1632202808

Condition: New


A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More! The inspiring guide to back to basics living, now fully updated! Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living-whether they're urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the information they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed in... View more info

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How Can I be Prepared with Self-sufficiency and Survival Foods? 2nd Edition: An essential manual to help us survive in a Toxic World

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9780975825235

ISBN: 0975825232

Condition: New


Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the economic squeeze in Australia, and severe drought experienced over large areas of farmland, just what will the future hold for... View more info

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From Vines to Wines : The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine [Fifth Edition]

By: Jeff Cox

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Edition: Fifthe Edition

Seller ID: 9781612124384

ISBN: 1612124380

Condition: New


Wine connoisseurs, gardeners, and home winemakers will find the latest techniques and varieties discussed in the updated edition. With thorough, illustrated instructions, readers learn how to choose and prepare a vineyard site; construct sturdy and effective trellising systems; plant, prune, and harvest the right grapes for a particular climate; press, ferment, age, and bottle wine; and judge wine for clarity, colour, aroma, body, and taste. With this update, Jeff Cox also explains how to select and grow grapes so that home winemakers can create their own sparkling wine, ice wine, port-style w... View more info

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Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden

By: Mary Horsfall

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 9780643095977

ISBN: 0643095977

Condition: New


Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden shows how to grow food at home in even the smallest of spaces. It explores the reasons for growing your own food, including the many potential benefits such as improved taste, freshness and nutrition. Many types of food are covered, including vegetables, fruits, herbs, bush tucker plants and edible flowers. The book provides detailed instructions for successfully growing plants from seeds, and explains the use of organic pest and weed control and efficient watering methods. In addition, readers are shown how to improve soil fertility by making their own fe... View more info

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The Seed Savers' Handbook for Australia and New Zealand

By: Michael Fanton and Jude Fanton

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, The Seed Savers' Network: 2000

Seller ID: A1338

ISBN: 0646102265

Condition: New


The founders of Australia's Seed Savers' Network show how gardeners can protect the global food heritage - and eat it too. The seeds and growth cycles of 117 vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers are described in detail. The book begins with eight chapters on the issues around seeds globally and the practicalities of saving your own seeds. Three quarters of the book is on 117 food plants, mostly vegetables, with the remainder culinary flowers, herbs and spices. Each plant has a description, its wild origins, how to cultivate it, save its seeds or otherwise propagate it, storage of the ... View more info

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Grow Organic, Cook Organic: Natural Food from Garden to Table, with Over 1750 Photographs

By: Michael Lavelle and Christine Lavelle and Ysanne Spevack

Price: $44.95

Publisher: UK, Hermes House: 2015

Seller ID: 003128

ISBN: 1844776271

Condition: New


A complete guide to growing and cooking perfect natural produce, with over 150 step-by-step recipes. Practical advice and step-by-step sequences that will help you to achieve outstanding natural results in all aspects of garden planning and maintenance. Includes a full-colour, visual guide to organic ingredients, from fabulous fruit and vegetables to meat and poultry and breads, with over 150 delicious seasonal recipes for every occasion and valuable information on preparation and storage. Whether cultivating an organic garden or simply choosing organic produce in the kitchen, this guide pr... View more info

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Edible Water Gardens: Growing Water Plants for Food and Profit

By: Nick Romanowski

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003106

ISBN: 1864471026

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 Manual of Plant Grafting: Practical Techniques for Ornamentals, Vegetables and Fruit

By: Peter MacDonald

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2014

Seller ID: 000248

ISBN: 1604694637

Condition: New


This authoritative, practical guide describes the latest plant grafting techniques for students, professionals and enthusiastic amateurs. Author Peter MacDonald puts the latest grafting practices in the context of historical techniques, and clarifies the reasons for grafting plants that include to control growth, to combat cultivation problems, to increase yields and for special effects. He explains the science behind the process in order to help readers understand what happens when plants graft and how to become successful grafters. Peter also demonstrates the main grafting processes and foll... View more info

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How to Grow Potatoes: A Practical Gardening Guide for Great Results with Step-by-step Techniques

By: Richard Bird

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Southwater: 2009

Seller ID: 002347

ISBN: 1844765695

Condition: New


A beautifully simple and practical guide to getting the very best results from your potatoes. Includes an illustrated guide to the different varieties of potato and their best growing conditions, including Carlingford, Maris Piper, Desiree, King Edward, Romano and many more. Practical advice on how to grow potatoes, from choosing which variety to plant, sowing in rows and containers, to harvesting and storing. View more info

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Growing Tomatoes: A directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully

By: Richard Bird and Christine France

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003129

ISBN: 0754830683

Condition: New


This is a directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully. It is a comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 40 different varieties of tomatoes, including round, salad, beefsteak, cherry, plum, pear, vine, yellow and green. It includes hands-on advice on preparing soil for planting, sowing under glass, harvesting, storing and preserving. It features step-by-step instruction on cultivating tomatoes in a greenhouse, in containers and in the garden. It offers helpful hints on how to avoid common pests and diseases, and what to do when problems occur. First cultivated in South Ame... View more info

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A Slice of Organic Life : Projects for Your Garden, Home and Community

By: Sheherazade Goldsmith

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2018

Seller ID: 9780143769934

ISBN: 0143769936

Condition: New


This book is packed with projects, advice and inspiration - start feeling good about what you can achieve instead of guilty about what you can't. A Slice of Organic Life is the perfect guide to a more organic and simple life, with projects for your garden, home, community and life, including a foreword by Matt and Lentil Purbrick (of Grown & Gathered). From growing and preserving your own food, to raising your own animals, making natural body products, reducing your household waste or joining a community garden, this book will help you enjoy the pleasures of organic, sustainable living. No... View more info

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Heirloom Vegetables: A Guide to Their History and Varieties

By: Simon Rickard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2014

Seller ID: 002487

ISBN: 1921383062

Condition: New


'Vegetables are masterpieces of human ingenuity - their pasts and futures are in our hands.' How often do you hear someone complain that tomatoes don't taste like they used to? It's becoming a common concern, as food production is increasingly controlled by multinational corporations more interested in profit than flavour. People who care about their food are growing their own vegetables in droves - and especially heirlooms for their wonderfully diverse flavours, shapes and colours. Not to mention their rich history and weird and wonderful names - who could resist a lettuce called 'Drunken W... View more info

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The Complete Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms : Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion's Mane, and Mushrooms at Home

By: Stephen Russell

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing LLC: 2014

Seller ID: 9781612121468

ISBN: 1612121462

Condition: New


With clear instructions and step-by-step photographs, this comprehensive guide shows you how to cultivate mushrooms in your own home, producing shiitakes, oysters, lion's manes, maitakes, and portabellas for your kitchen or for a small business. Beginners will learn the best way to use a mushroom kit, as well as how to maintain the sterile procedures and controlled environment that cultivation requires. Novices and the more experienced will learn how to create grain spawn or sawdust spawn and how to use liquid cultures and fruiting chambers. Advanced readers will gain a thorough knowledge of... View more info

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Homegrown Berries: Successfully Grown Your Own Strawberries Rasberries Blueberries Blackberries and More

By: Teri Dunn Chace

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Timber Press: 2014

Seller ID: 000242

ISBN: 1604693177

Condition: New


Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? "Homegrown Berries" covers the entire process, from planting to picking that first nutritious, luscious fruit. You'll learn the best varieties for your region, how to fit them into your landscape, and how to maintain them for peak harvest year after year. With tips on growing strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, goodeberries, currans, and elderberries, this book will lead down the path to a bountiful, berry-filled garden. View more info