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Ecology & Management
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Landscape Architecture
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Ecology & ManagementTop of Page

Australia's Poisonous Plants, Fungi and Cyanobacteria
A Guide to Species of Medical and Veterinary Importance
Ross McKenzie
A full-colour, comprehensive guide to the major poisonous plants in Australia affecting both livestock and humans.
Jun 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 976pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780643092679 -    $195.00

Food & BeveragesTop of Page

The Cook's Garden
Sheridan Rogers
Contains 300 highly illustrated and imaginative recipes, as well as information on growing over 90 fruits, herbs and vegetables.
2011 - New Holland - 272pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781742571478 -    $49.95

Fruit, Vegetables & FlowersTop of Page

The Fruit Gardener's Bible
A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden
Leonard Perry, Lewis Hill
Shows backyard gardeners how to successfully grow organic fruit at home.
2011 - Storey Publishing, USA - 320pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781603425674 -    $29.99

The Organic Backyard Vineyard
A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Your Own Grapes
Tom Powers
Features everything a wine lover needs to build and care for a backyard vineyard.
2012 - Timber Press USA - 176pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781604692853 -    $24.99

The Small Food Garden
Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables at Home
Diana Anthony
Based on organic principles, this practical, well-illustrated guide takes you through all the basics to successfully grow fresh produce.
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 112pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643108233 -    $29.95

Gardens for All Seasons
Mary Horsfall
Celebrates the role of gardens in our lives and advises on the timing of tasks in the Australian gardening year.
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 336pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106765 -    $49.95

Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden
Mary Horsfall
A practical guide to growing different types of food at home in even the smallest of spaces.
2009 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 232pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9780643095977 -    $39.95

Pruning for Flowers and Fruit
Jane Varkulevicius
The best groomed and most productive garden is easy when you know how your plants work and what to prune when.
2010 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 224pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9780643095762 -    $39.95

Australian Plants for Waterwise Gardens
Maria Hitchcock
The first comprehensive guide to the identification and cultivation of Correas in Australia, describing 10 species, 26 subspecies and 145 varieties.
2010 - Rosenberg Publishing - 208pp
Paperback - 9781877058929 -    $35.00

Discovering Vegetables, Herbs and Spices
A Comprehensive Guide to the Cultivation, Uses and Health Benefits of over 200 Food-Producing Plants
Susanna Lyle
An inspiration to people to grow and try new foods, this comprehensive guide to vegetables, herbs and spices explores old favourites as well as many little-known yet exciting food-producing plants.
2009 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 480pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780643095564 -    $79.95

Organic Fruit Growing
Your Complete Guide to Producing Beautiful Fruit All Year Round
Annette McFarlane
Will show you how to supply your families, friends and neighbours with fruit all year round.
2011 - ABC Books - 272pp
Paperback - 9780733329135 -    $35.00

Berry Bounty
Allen Gilbert
How to grow traditional and unusual berries, from strawberries and blueberries to feijoas, mangosteens and tamarillos.
2011 - Hyland House - 224pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781864471151 -    $29.95

Vanilla Orchids
Natural History and Cultivation
Ken Cameron
Covers the natural history and cultivation of the world's most popular flavour and fragrance.
2011 - Timber Press USA - 212pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780881929898 -    $39.99

Vertical Vegetables and Fruit
Creative Gardening Techniques for Growing Up in Small Spaces
Rhonda Massingham Hart
For anyone who wants to grow food in small spaces, this book has the solution.
2011 - Storey Publishing, USA - 176pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781603429986 -    $19.99

What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden?
100% Organic Solutions for All Your Vegetables, from Artichokes to Zucchini
David Deardorff, Kathryn Wadsworth
Teaches you how to keep your vegetables healthy so they're less susceptible to attack.
2011 - Timber Press USA - 252pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781604691849 -    $29.99

Grafting and Budding
A Practical Guide for Fruit and Nut Plants and Ornamentals
WJ Lewis, DMcE Alexander
A comprehensive and practical guide on all of the grafting techniques the professional and home gardener is likely to need.
2008 - Landlinks Press - 112pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9780643093973 -    $39.95

GrassesTop of Page

Australian Grasses
A Gardener's Guide to Native Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Grasstrees
Nick Romanowski
Describes around 200 species of grasses, sedges, rushes, grasstrees and related plants.
2011 - Hyland House - 192pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781864471168 -    $29.95

Identification & SystematicsTop of Page

The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World
A Comprehensive Reference to More than 2000 Species
Fred Dortort
A comprehensive guide to more than 2000 succulents.
2011 - Timber Press USA - 344pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780881929959 -    $59.99

InvertebratesTop of Page

Life in a Gall
The Biology and Ecology of Insects that Live in Plant Galls
Rosalind Blanche
Introduces the Australian native insects that induce galls on plants and the plant species that host them.
Jun 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 80pp - Colour photographs
Small Paperback - 9780643106437 -    $29.95

Landscape ArchitectureTop of Page

Australian Planting Design
Paul Thompson
This new edition identifies and explores all aspects of developing better planting designs on any scale.
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 272pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643107014 -    $39.95

SustainabilityTop of Page

Outside the Magic Square
A Handbook for Food Security
Lolo Houbein
Considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels.
2012 - Wakefield Press - 408pp
Paperback - 9781743050118 -    $45.00

Creating Your Eco-Friendly Garden
Mary Horsfall
How to develop an environmentally friendly garden for little cost.
2008 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 168pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643094949 -    $34.95

Good Gardens with Less Water
Kevin Handreck
Presents easy-to-understand advice on how to care for garden soils and grow good quality plants even under the toughest of conditions.
2008 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 176pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643094703 -    $34.95

The New Ornamental Garden
Simon Rickard
A practical, fresh look at garden-worthy plants for Australian conditions.
2011 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095960 -    $39.95

Sustainable Gardens
Rob Cross, Roger Spencer
A handbook showing how to design, construct and maintain gardens to minimise their environmental impact.
2009 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 352pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9780643094222 -    $34.95

Out of the Scientist's Garden
A Story of Water and Food
Richard Stirzaker
The garden is the lens through which we can explore how the world can manage water and feed itself.
2010 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643096585 -    $34.95

Free-Range Chicken Gardens
How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
Jessi Bloom, Kate Baldwin
For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colourful chickens happily roam.
2012 - Timber Press USA - 224pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781604692372 -    $24.99

Sustainable Food
Michael Mobbs
Help reduce the carbon emissions associated with growing, processing, transporting, selling and disposing food.
2012 - Choice Books - 248pp
Paperback - 9781920705541 -    $45.00

Creating Rain Gardens
Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden
Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Apryl Uncapher
Covers everything a gardener needs to create a beautiful rainwater garden at home.
2012 - Timber Press USA - 208pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781604692402 -    $29.99

Techniques & DesignTop of Page

The Little Gardeners Guide
Explore, Grow, Eat, Make
Niki Horin
Gardening know-how and fun activities for young greenthumbs.
2011 - Alicat Trading - 60pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781921708152 -    $14.99

Decoding Gardening Advice
The Science Behind the 100 Most Common Recommendations
Jeff Gillman, Meleah Maynard
Covering more than 100 universal gardening "dos and don'ts", this is the first book to provide gardeners with the real answers.
2011 - Timber Press USA - 224pp
Paperback - 9781604692204 -    $19.99

Beautiful, Productive Garden Walls and Fences
Allen Gilbert
Create beautiful, productive garden walls and fences, and optimise space in small gardens, patios and balconies with innovative espalier techniques.
2009 - Hyland House - 144pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781864471090 -    $27.95

Pest-repellent Plants
Organic Solutions to Garden and Household Pests
Penny Woodward
Along with an A-Z of pest-repellent plants, this edition includes many other organic solutions.
Apr 2012 - Hyland House - 160pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781864471182 -    $29.95

The Mulch Book
A Handy A-Z Guide to Using Mulch in Your Garden
Mary Horsfall
Learn how the mulch does all the hard work, leaving more time for you to relax and enjoy your garden.
2011 - New Holland - 128pp
Paperback - 9781877069901 -    $19.95

The Weed Book
Identifying and Removing Weeds and Introduced Species from Your Garden
Mark A Wolff
Learn how to easily identify and understand some of our more common garden weeds.
2011 - New Holland - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781877069932 -    $24.95


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