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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 Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Ben Hartman

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003399

ISBN: 1603585923

Condition: New


A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words factory and farm in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Author Ben Hartman and other young farmers are increasingly finding that incorporating the best new ideas from business into their farming can drastically cut their wastes and increase their profits, making their farms more environmentally and economically sustainable. By explaining the lean system for identi... View more info

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Garden Plants and Flowers in Australia - Revised Edition - Royal Horticultural Society

By: Ian Spence

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780143769712

ISBN: 0143769715

Condition: New


The Royal Horticultural Society Garden Plants and Flowers in Australia is a comprehensive guide book and the one book gardeners will need as their easy reference to all of Australia's garden plants and flowers. In this paperback edition, create a garden that looks wonderful all year round with this photographic guide, packed with all the information you need to help you choose the best plants for every season. From shrubs and climbers to bulbs and grasses, you'll find every kind of plant for every corner of your garden Take your pick from the A-Z of thousands of Australian plants for dazzlin... 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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The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency : The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers

By: John Seymour

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, DK: 2019

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9780241352465

ISBN: 0241352460

Condition: New


Embrace off-grid green living with the bestselling classic guide to a more sustainable way of life, now with a brand new foreword from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. John Seymour has inspired thousands to make more responsible, enriching, and eco-friendly choices with his advice on living sustainably. The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency offers step-by-step instructions on everything from chopping trees to harnessing solar power; from growing fruit and vegetables, and preserving and pickling your harvest, to baking bread, brewing beer, and making cheese. Seymour shows you how to live off... 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

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One-Straw Revolutionary: The philosophy and work of Masanobu Fukuoka

By: Larry Korn

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003401

ISBN: 1603585303

Condition: New


One-Straw Revolutionary represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 2008), widely considered to be natural farming's most influential practitioner. Mr. Fukuoka is perhaps most known for his bestselling book The One-Straw Revolution (1978), a manifesto on the importance of no-till agriculture, which was at the time of publication a radical challenge to the global systems that supply the world's food, and still inspires readers today. Larry Korn, who apprenticed with Mr. Fukuoka in Japan at the time, translated the manuscript and... 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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Creating Your Eco-Friendly Garden: CSIRO Publishing Gardening Guides

By: Mary Horsfall

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 004313

ISBN: 0643094946

Condition: New


- Very practical and well illustrated- Based on a wealth of personal experience* Shows how to develop a garden economicallyThis book shows people how to create an eco-friendly garden from scratch or by redeveloping an existing garden. It is practical, simply written and based on the author's own first-hand experience and the wealth of knowledge amassed during the course of her job at "Grass Roots," Australia's most popular self-sufficiency magazine. The author's aim is that readers will gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to develop a garden in their own individual style to suit the ne... 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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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