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Horticulture

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  • Hope in the Valleys

    A sweeping, emotional WW1 saga

    series Wartime in the Valleys #3
    Will Elizabeth choose love over duty?It’s August 1917 and WW1 continues to take a toll. The villagers of Dorcalon, a mining village in the Rhymney Valley, try to keep hope alive; but every day brings fresh tragedy as more of their sons and fathers are killed on foreign battlefields.Elizabeth Meredith, daughter of mine manager Herbert, enjoys a privileged position in the village, but she longs to ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

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  • The Australian Beekeeping Manual

    by Robert Owen ...
    The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia. With over 350 photographs and drawings, it covers the beekeeping equipment needed, how to obtain bees, where to locate them in the garden and the basics of colony management. There are also detailed chapters on the life cycle of the honey bee, extracting honey, the bee-friendly garden, entering honey in competitions, ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Back from the Brink

    How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved

    by Peter Andrews ...
    Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced bankruptcy and family break-up. But now, on the brink of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Dare and the Doctor: Winner Takes All 3

    by Kate Noble ...
    series Winner Takes All
    From Kate Noble, part of the sensational writing team behind The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, comes the third novel in a dazzling and superbly witty historical romance series that's part Trading Places, part Pride and Prejudice. Perfect for fans of Julia Quinn, Stephanie Laurens and Tessa Dare.The best of friends might be the perfect match . . . What's the worst that can happen?Margare... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Gardening Down-Under

    A Guide to Healthier Soils and Plants

    This fully revised edition of Kevin Handreck’s classic best-seller contains a wealth of information for practical gardeners. It will enable you to improve the worst of soils, choose the best fertiliser for particular plants and minimise water use. It also contains a comprehensive guide to managing potted plants. Here also are the basics of soil, composting, fertilisers and potting mixes, as well ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Vertical Gardening : The Beginner's Guide To Organic & Sustainable Produce Production Without A Backyard

    by Olivia Abby ...
    Produce Massive Yields with Your Vertical Garden!Would you like to feel:Confident and Self-Sufficient?Healthy and Natural?Engaged with Your Body?One with Nature?Abundant?If so, Olivia Abby’s Vertical Gardening: The Beginner's Guide To Organic & Sustainable Produce Production Without A Backyard is the book you’ve beeN searching for!Inside, you’ll find out how to join this growing movement and sow ... Read more

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  • How Plants Work

    The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do

    “Makes the science of plant processes accessible to home gardeners.” —The American GardenerWhy do container plants wilt even when they’ve been regularly watered? Why did the hydrangea that thrived last year never bloom this year? Plant physiology—the study of how living things function—can solve these and most other problems gardeners regularly encounter. In How Plants Work, horticulture expert ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wine Grapes

    A complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, including their origins and flavours

    An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's greatest experts.Where do wine grapes come from and how are they related to each other? What is the historical background of each grape variety? Where are they grown? What sort of wines do they make and, most importantly, what do they taste like?Using the most cutting-edge DNA analysis and detailing almost 1,400 distinct grape ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Orchid Thief

    by Susan Orlean ...
    Susan Orlean first met John Laroche when visiting Florida to write for the New Yorker about his arrest for stealing rare ghost orchids from a nature reserve. Fascinated both by Laroche and the world she uncovered of orchid collectors and growers, she stayed on, to write this magical exploration of obsession and the strange world both of the orchid obsessives and of Florida, that haunting and weird ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Brother Gardeners

    Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession

    by Andrea Wulf ...
    One January morning in 1734, cloth merchant Peter Collinson hurried down to the docks at London's Custom House to collect cargo just arrived from John Bartram in the American colonies. But it was not bales of cotton that awaited him, but plants and seeds...Over the next forty years, Bartram would send hundreds of American species to England, where Collinson was one of a handful of men who would ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit in Australia

    The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking

    Encyclopedic in scope, The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit in Australia is the definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking your own fresh produce at home.Featuring over 100 different herbs, 70 vegetables and 100 fruits, this magnificent guide will help, encourage and inspire novices and experienced gardeners alike. The coverage is phenomenal - from growing tomatoes ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • Australian Agriculture

    Its History and Challenges

    Agriculture in Australia has had a lively history. The first European settlers in 1788 brought agricultural technologies with them from their homelands, influencing early practices in Australia. Wool production dominated the 19th century, while dairying grew rapidly during the first half of the 20th century. Despite having one of the driest landscapes in the world, Australia has been successful in ... Read more

    $64.01 AUD

  • Australian Planting Design

    by Paul Thompson ...
    Australian Planting Design identifies and explores all aspects of developing better planting designs on any scale, raising awareness of the essential elements and encouraging readers to look with fresh eyes, to create anew. This new edition guides the reader through all the stages of designing a new garden and helps to visualise the garden through an understanding of space, light, earth form, ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • Life in a Gall

    The Biology and Ecology of Insects that Live in Plant Galls

    What are plant galls and how are they caused? This book introduces the Australian native insects that induce galls on plants and the plant species that host them. It explores the ways the insects have adapted to living part of their lives in the confined spaces of galls, and describes the strategies employed by different insect groups to find a suitable site to induce a gall, obtain food, mate and ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Herbs in Australia

    The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking

    by Jekka McVicar ...
    The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking herbs in Australia.Jekka McVicar is passionate about herbs and this passion permeates her authoritative and immensely practical book.Here she covers over 150 herbs – from the most common such as mint and basil to the more exotic, such as turmeric and lemon grass. For each herb she outlines various species, its history, cultivation, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The End of Food

    How the Food Industry is Destroying Our Food Supply--And What We Can Do About It

    This book is based on hard scientific research, most of which has been conducted outside of the United States, where food production lobbies have fought hard against this kind of research. Pawlick exposes an alarming trend in the food available in our grocery stores. This is not an argument about unhealthy, processed foods, rather it exposes the problems with all foods, including fruits and ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • The Fundamentals of Horticulture

    Theory and Practice

    Essential reading for all studying horticulture and keen gardeners. This clear introduction to the principles underlying the practical applications of horticulture opens up the excitement of growing plants and garden development without readers wading through complex information. Written by a team of highly motivated and experienced horticultural tutors, the text supports the newly restructured ... Read more

    $50.48 AUD

  • Australian Native Plants

    The Kings Park Experience

    Australian Native Plants provides a comprehensive guide to the horticulture of our native plants. Based on nearly 50 years of experience at Kings Park and Botanic Garden in Perth, the book describes the necessary growing conditions for mainly Western Australian native plants and covers some of the more technical aspects such as plant propagation and grafting, the use and benefits of tissue culture ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

    "Sure to become a game-changing guide to the future of good food and healthy landscapes." —Dan Barber, chef and author of The Third PlatePrepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. The Hidden Half of Nature reveals why good health—for people and for plants—depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. Restoring life to their barren yard and recovering from a health crisis, ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Out of the Scientist's Garden

    A Story of Water and Food

    Out of the Scientist's Garden is written for anyone who wants to understand food and water a little better - for those growing vegetables in a garden, food in a subsistence plot or crops on vast irrigated plains. It is also for anyone who has never grown anything before but has wondered how we will feed a growing population in a world of shrinking resources. Although a practicing scientist in the ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Chainsaw Operator's Manual

    Chainsaw Safety, Maintenance and Cross-cutting Techniques

    by ForestWorks ...
    The Chainsaw Operator's Manual is an essential safety tool for chainsaw operators. It is the ultimate guide to basic chainsaw operating techniques covering safety, maintenance and cross-cutting, but not tree felling. Detailed diagrams illustrate horizontal, vertical and boring cuts, as well as trimming and cross-cutting techniques.Safety considerations are discussed, including workplace safety, ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

  • Soils for Landscape Development

    Selection, Specification and Validation

    Soils for Landscape Development provides a clear, practical and systematic template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. The soil specifications provide essential information and a universally applicable method for landscape architects and designers, specification writers, landscape contractors and soil supply companies to ensure quality and fit-for-purpose soils. A strong ... Read more

    $55.98 AUD

  • RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design

    Planning, Building and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space

    Plant the garden of your dreams and transform your outdoor space with award-winning Royal Horticultural Society garden design experts.Whether you're looking to revive a tired flowerbed or aiming for a complete design overhaul, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design will show you how to make your ideal garden a reality. Grasp the fundamentals of garden design, find a style that suits you, and bring ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • How to Grow & Cultivate Marijuana: The Indoor & Outdoor Guide to Marijuana Horticulture

    by Steve Chisk ...
    The ultimate reference and step by step guide to growing and cultivating marijuana.Learn and grow cannabis with easy to follow steps from start to finish. Understand and begin to grow in a matter of hours. Simple and easy to follow step by step instructions.Using the most effective growing strategies you can grow just like the pros do.Here's whats included:-Designing your growing space-Lighting ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus