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    The Well Gardened Mind: Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World

    Narrated by Sue Stuart-Smith ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 31 min

    ‘The wisest book I’ve read for many years … Much more than a gardening book, much more than a guide to mental health … Hugely recommended’ Stephen FryTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA Times and Sunday Times Best Book of 2020How can gardening relieve stress and help us look after our mental health? What lies behind the restorative power of the natural world?In a powerful combination of contemporar... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    My Garden World

    the Sunday Times bestseller

    by Monty Don ...
    Narrated by Monty Don ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 29 min

    'From a very early age I loved the countryside as much as any garden and was fascinated by the life that I saw all around me from trees, wildflowers, birds, insects and mammals. In a sense this book has been over sixty years in gestation. I have kept notebooks and journals ever since I could write and I have drawn upon these as well as the events of the past year.'A year at home in the country ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Down to Earth

    Gardening Wisdom

    by Monty Don ...
    Narrated by Monty Don ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    Written as he talks, this is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing advice.Discover Monty's thoughts and garden ideas around nature, seasons, color, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers, and much more. Read about the month-by month jobs he does in his own garden that he hopes are relevant to you. Monty's intimate and lyrical writing is accompanied by photos ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Lifetime of Seasons

    The Best of Christopher Lloyd

    Narrated by Charles Armstrong ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 54 min

    'He was the best informed, liveliest and most innovative gardening writer of our times' GUARDIAN'Infuriating, irascible ... a brilliant gardener and a brilliant writer' Monty Don, ObserverChristo Lloyd was recognised as one of the foremost gardeners and garden writers of the 20th century. Here, for the first time, is the definitive collection of his best, most informative, and so often amusing, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Become a Gardener

    Find empowerment in creating your own food security

    by Ashlie Thomas ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 12 min

    Take charge of your family’s food security by learning how to grow your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs—and right along with them, you’ll nurture your own inner strength, too.Food insecurity affects millions of people worldwide. Without access to well-stocked stores or nutritious, fresh foods, those living in “food deserts” face more hunger and health issues than communities where a diversity of ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Taming the Potted Beast

    The Strange and Sensational History of the Not-So-Humble Houseplant

    Narrated by Molly Williams ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 14 min

    The colorful, peculiar history of the houseplant—from ancient Rome to Victorian England to Instagram—a botanical adventure full of histrionic highs, devastating lows, and sensational turning points along the way.From the hanging gardens of Babylon to that fiddle-leaf fig in your living room, houseplants have been humanity's companions for a millennia. Taming the Potted Beast explores the history ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wie es duftet, wie es blüht …

    Das große Hörbuch für Gartenfreunde

    by Diverse, Anonym ...
    Narrated by Oliver Rohrbeck, Doris Wolters, u. a. ...

    Abridged

    8 hours 58 min

    In dieser Hörbuch werfen berühmte Autoren einen heiteren Blick auf das Gartenleben. Elizabeth von Arnim erzählt von ihrer Zeit in Pommern, der Freude an der Natur, ihrem unfähigen Gärtner und dem lästigen Ehemann. Karel Capek berichtet von Gärtners Feinden wie unstetem Wetter, Nachbars Wildwuchs, Amseln, Kindern und Schnecken. Daneben kommen andere passionierte Gärtner zu Wort, so zu nennen u. a. ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

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    The Earth in Her Hands

    75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

    Narrated by Cindy Kay ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 20 min

    In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell-host of public radio's award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place-introduces seventy-five inspiring women. Working in wide-reaching fields that include botany, floral design, landscape architecture, farming, herbalism, and food justice, these influencers are creating change from the ground up. Profiled women include flower farmer Erin ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Protecting Pollinators

    How to Save the Creatures that Feed Our World

    by Jodi Helmer ...
    Narrated by Laura Jennings ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    We should thank a pollinator at every meal. These diminutive creatures fertilize a third of the crops we eat. Yet half of the 2,000 species of pollinators are threatened. Birds, bats, insects, and many other pollinators are disappearing, putting our entire food supply in jeopardy. In North America and Europe, bee populations have already plummeted by more than a third and the population of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    My Life in Plants

    Flowers I've Loved, Herbs I've Grown, and Houseplants I've Killed on the Way to Finding Myself

    by Katie Vaz ...
    Narrated by Taylor Meskimen ...

    Unabridged

    9 min

    From stumpy potted houseplants to intricate and delicate flower arrangements, My Life in Plants is a heartfelt, honest memoir that intertwines the complex nature of houseplants with a journey of self-discovery.From Katie Vaz, author of Don’t Worry, Eat Cake, the beloved Make Yourself Cozy, and The Escape Manual for Introverts, comes My Life in Plants. Her newest book tells the story of her life ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chicken Boy

    My Life With Hens

    Narrated by Arthur Parkinson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A charming portrait of life in the company of hens, by the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Flower YardGrowing up in an ex-mining town in Nottinghamshire, Arthur Parkinson never wanted a dog, or a cat, or a pony - just hens. As a kid, he was known as 'chicken boy', a taunt Arthur now proudly reclaims with his crested coterie that includes countless hens, from Sheila ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Adventurous Gardener

    Narrated by Charles Armstrong ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    'The best informed, liveliest and most innovative gardening writer of our times' GUARDIAN'Christopher Lloyd ranks with Gertrude Jekyll and Vita Sackville-West as one of the major figures in twentieth-century British gardening' THE TIMESIn this gardening classic the forever adventurous Christopher Lloyd takes us on a tour through the garden, to encourage, to reveal and to overturn the old and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    To Stand and Stare

    How to Garden While Doing Next to Nothing

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    Reconnect with nature from the ground up and nurture not only your garden but your soul.There's a lot of gardening advice out there. But none that invites you to think about how to be while you're in your garden. With increasingly busy lives, yet another list of chores seems like the last thing we need when it comes to our own practice of self-care and relaxation. After all, aren't these the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Victory Garden for Trying Times

    by Debi Goodwin ...
    Narrated by Nan McNamara ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    Ever since her childhood on a Niagara farm, Debi has dug in the dirt to find resilience. But when her husband, Peter, was diagnosed with cancer in November, it was too late in the season to seek solace in her garden. With idle hands and a fearful mind, Debi sought something to sustain her through the months ahead. She soon came across Victory Gardens—the vegetable gardens cultivated during the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Nigel

    my family and other dogs

    by Monty Don ...
    Narrated by Monty Don ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 50 min

    When Monty Don's golden retriever Nigel became the surprise star of BBC Gardeners' World inspiring huge interest, fan mail and even his own social media accounts, Monty Don wanted to explore what makes us connect with animals quite so deeply.In many respects Nigel is a very ordinary dog; charming, handsome and obedient, as so many are. He is also a much loved family pet. He is also a star. By ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Well-Chosen Garden

    Narrated by Charles Armstrong ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 31 min

    The perfect book on how to make your garden the best it can be.'Essential reading' Country Life'Funny, encouraging, informative' Sunday TimesWould your garden, small or large, in town or country, win a prize? Is there room for improvement?Everybody has favourite plants, but the ability to put them all together to ensure a splendid show throughout the year is a skill that must be acquired. THE WELL ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Becoming a Gardener

    What Reading and Digging Taught Me About Living

    by Catie Marron ...
    Narrated by Janina Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 48 min

    A personal account of what it means to become a gardener.To make her new house in Connecticut truly feel like home, Catie Marron decided to create a garden. But while she was familiar with landscape design, she had never grown anything. A dedicated reader with a lifelong passion for literature, Marron turned to the library of gardening books she’d collected to glean advice from a variety of ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Farm from Home

    A Year of Stories, Pictures, and Recipes from a City Girl in the Country

    by Amanda Brooks ...
    Narrated by Amanda Brooks ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 47 min

    From New York style icon and fashion insider Amanda Brooks, a charming and inspiring meditation on life in her newly adopted home, a farm in the English countryside.In search of a quieter, simpler life away from the hustle of the city, style icon and longtime New Yorker Amanda Brooks moved with her family in 2012 from New York City to her husband's farm in England. Originally intended to be a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hunker

    Brief Essays on Human Connection

    by Michael Perry ...
    Narrated by Michael Perry ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 19 min

    Another in a series (including From the Top, Roughneck Grace, Million Billion, and Peaceful Persistence) of collected brief essays by New York Times bestselling author and humorist Michael Perry. "Although these pieces were written during times of unrest and pandemic, they drew on human connection," says Perry. "Week after week, slowly at first, and then regularly, I received messages, emails, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Simple, Cheap and organic Home Gardening

    by Chirag Patel ...
    Narrated by Chirag Patel ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 4 min

    Bite-sized columns & stories about gardening in tough environments from the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Learn how to compost, ferment, drought-proof, park build, and more.Collected columns from the local paper, including container gardening, working through droughts, companion planting, and lots of organic and permaculture topics and projects. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Uprooted

    A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again

    by Page Dickey ...
    Narrated by Alex McKenna ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 17 min

    “Uprooted reveals how a late-life uprooting changed Dickey as a gardener.” —The Wall Street JournalWhen Page Dickey moved away from her celebrated garden at Duck Hill, she left a landscape she had spent thirty-four years making, nurturing, and loving. She found her next chapter in northwestern Connecticut, on 17 acres of rolling fields and woodland around a former Methodist church. In Uprooted, ... Read more

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    Unearthing The Secret Garden

    The Plants and Places That Inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Narrated by Jane Copland ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 3 min

    “McDowell’s gorgeous book opens an ivy-covered door to new information about one of the world’s most famous authors.”—Angelica Shirley Carpenter, editor of In the GardenNew York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell has revealed the way that plants have stirred some of our most cherished authors, including Beatrix Potter, Emily Dickinson, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. In her latest, she shares a ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Conquer the Soil

    Black America and the Untold Stories of Our Country's Gardeners, Farmers, and Growers

    by Abra Lee ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Conquer the Soil profiles 45 hidden figures of horticulture—the Black men and women whose accomplished careers in the plant world are little known or untold. Among them are Wormley Hughes, an enslaved African-American who was head gardener at Monticello and dug Jefferson’s grave; Annie Vann Reid, an ex-teacher turned entrepreneur in South Carolina who owned a five-acre greenhouse and nursery in ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lass Blumen sprechen

    Ein kleiner Kurs in der Blumensprache

    Narrated by Thomas Meinen ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Haben Sie gewusst, dass Blumen sprechen können? Naja, nicht wirklich. Aber viele Blumen haben eine Bedeutung. Die rote Rose zum Beispiel. Sie steht für die Liebe. Die Hyazinthe ist die Blume der Treue, wenn sie zur Hochzeit geschenkt wird.Und bei Vergissmeinnicht sagt der Name ja schon alles. Traut sich ein Verehrer nicht, seiner Angebeteten zu sagen, dass er in sie verliebt ist, dann könnte er ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial