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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

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    The Grove

    A Nature Odyssey in 19 ½ Front Gardens

    by Ben Dark ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 48 min

    ***'Ben Dark is such a wonderful writer - The Grove drew me in from the first line.' Lia Leendertz'The Grove is overflowing with delicious nuggets of cultural, social and garden history - and I adore Ben Dark's humour and humility in equal measure.' Advolly Richmond'A heartfelt romp through the wisteria and wilderness of London's horticulturally remarkable front gardens.' Jack Wallington<str... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    GREENHOUSE GARDENING FOR BEGINNERS

    Your Ultimate Guide to Creating a Flourishing Greenhouse Garden (2024)

    by RAVEN BUTLER ...
    Narrated by Elmer Bowman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 43 min

    "Greenhouse Gardening for Beginners" is your comprehensive handbook for transforming your gardening ambitions into reality within the controlled environment of a greenhouse. Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener looking to extend your growing season, this guide provides practical advice, essential tips, and step-by-step instructions to help you cultivate a thriving and bountiful ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Cutting Back

    My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

    by Leslie Buck ...
    Narrated by Caroline McLaughlin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most storied landscaping companies in Kyoto. Cutting Back recounts Buck's bold journey and the revelations she has along the way. During her ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Legends of the Leaf

    Unearthing the Secrets to Help Your Plants Thrive

    by Jane Perrone ...
    Narrated by Jane Perrone ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 45 min

    Have you ever wondered why the leaves of the Swiss cheese plant have holes? How aloe vera came to be harnessed as a medicinal powerhouse? Or why – despite your best efforts – you can’t keep your Venus flytrap alive?You are not alone: houseplant expert Jane Perrone has asked herself those very questions, and in Legends of the Leaf she digs deep beneath the surface to reveal the answers. By ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Gardening at the Margins

    Convivial Labor, Community, and Resistance

    Narrated by Lee Osorio ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 1 min

    Gardening at the Margins tells the remarkable story of a diverse group of neighbors working together to grow food and community in the Santa Clara Valley in California. Based on four years of deeply engaged ethnographic field research via a Participatory Action Research project with the people and ecosystems of La Mesa Verde home garden program, Gabriel R. Valle develops a theory of convivial ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    All the Presidents' Gardens

    Madison's Cabbages to Kennedy's Roses—How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America

    Narrated by Marni Penning ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 22 min

    This New York Times bestseller shares the rich history of the White House grounds, revealing how the story of the garden is also the story of America.The 18-acres surrounding the White House have been an unwitting witness to history—kings and queens have dined there, bills and treaties have been signed, and presidents have landed and retreated. Throughout it all, the grounds have remained not only ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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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

    $27.99 AUD

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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

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    Wie es duftet, wie es blüht …

    Das große Hörbuch für Gartenfreunde

    by 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Lawn Care: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Best Lawn Ever With Proven Tips To Grow and Maintain a Perfect Lawn

    by Tom J. Hill ...
    Narrated by John Hays ...

    Unabridged

    31 min

    If you're new to lawn care and want to learn the basics, this is the audio program for you.Today only, get this audio bestseller for a special price.Expert advice on all aspects of lawn care from aerating, scarifying, feeding, weeding, rolling, top dressing and getting rid of moss.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...Basics Of Lawn MaintenanceTypes Of Lawn Care EquipmentThe List Of Must Haves ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Miss Willmott's Ghosts

    the extraordinary life and gardens of a forgotten genius

    Narrated by Heather Tracy ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 27 min

    'An amazing read! I galloped through it' Lady Antonia Fraser'Lawrence has done an excellent job of recreating this eccentric gardening guru's life' The Times'My pick for gardening book of the year is this page-turning life story of Ellen Willmott' The Sunday Times'Sandra Lawrence tells her story with brio and affection' Daily MailE... ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD

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    Gardening Can Be Murder

    How Poisonous Poppies, Sinister Shovels, and Grim Gardens Have Inspired Mystery Writers

    Narrated by Elisabeth Rodgers ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    This fun, engrossing book takes a look at the surprising influence that gardens and gardening have had on mystery novels and their authors.With their deadly plants, razor-sharp shears, shady corners, and ready-made burial sites, gardens make an ideal scene for the perfect murder. But the outsize influence that gardens and gardening have had on the mystery genre has been underappreciated. Now, ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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    Gardener's Folklore

    The ancient secrets for gardening magic

    Narrated by Amanda Edmiston ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 40 min

    Ever wondered if there's any truth behind planting by the moon? Or why wassailing is still a common folk practice in some parts of the world? In Gardener's Folklore, the record of these practices is unveiled, with plenty of tips and tricks to try in your own 21st century garden for blooming bushes and plentiful potatoes.First published in 1976, Gardener's Folklore collects the little bits of magic ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How to Become a Gardener

    Find empowerment in creating your own food security

    by Ashlie Thomas ...
    Narrated by Tamika Katon-Donegal ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 38 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

    $27.99 AUD

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    The Garden Against Time

    In Search of a Common Paradise

    by Olivia Laing ...
    Narrated by Olivia Laing ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 18 min

    **Read by the author, Olivia Laing.'What a wonderful book this is. I loved the enchanting and beautifully written story but also the fascinating and thoughtful excursions along the way.' – Nigel Slater‘A garden contains secrets, we all know that: buried elements that might put on strange growth or germinate in unexpected places. The garden that I chose had walls, but like every garden it was ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    What We Sow

    On the Personal, Ecological, and Cultural Significance of Seeds

    Narrated by Jennifer Jewell ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 23 min

    An insightful, personal, and timely exploration into the wonderful world of seeds.In What We Sow, Jennifer Jewell brings readers on an insightful, year-long journey exploring the outsize impact one of nature's smallest manifestations—the simple seed. She examines our skewed notions where "organic" seeds are grown and sourced, reveals how giant multinational agribusiness has refined and patented ... Read more

    $47.99 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

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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

    $27.99 AUD

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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

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    Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

    Narrated by Matt Montanez ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables. Want to grow your own?Nothing beats the taste of vegetables from a home garden, and with Vegetable Gardening for Beginners it's never been easier. With many varieties of vegetables to choose from, eating delicious, just-picked produce is a snap. Learn every step of creating and maintaining a cornucopia of garden-fresh vegetables ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Love, Nature, Magic

    Shamanic Journeys into the Heart of My Garden

    by Maria Rodale ...
    Narrated by Maria Rodale ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 51 min

    In Love, Nature, Magic, organic advocate and former CEO of a global health and wellness company Maria Rodale combines her love of nature and gardening with her experience in shamanic journeying, embarking on an epic adventure to learn from plants, animals, and insects—including some of the most misunderstood beings in nature. Maria asks them their purpose and listens as they show and declare what ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    FORAGING GUIDE

    How to Gather and Store Wild Plants Throughout the Year (2022 for Beginners)

    by Clara Massy ...
    Narrated by Eloise Wilson ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 39 min

    If you want to understand the fundamentals of foraging for food, you've come to the correct place!This Foraging Guide will teach you all there is to know about foraging, gathering, and preserving delicious wild plants all year.Foraging is often seen as a sophisticated, complex, and even deadly practice.To some degree, this is undoubtedly true. However, after you've finished this book, you'... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $24.99 AUD

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