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TREES AND SHRUBS

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dept. Of Forestry, Queensland: 1985

Seller ID: 002464


A guide to species selection and planting of trees and shrubs suitable for Queensland. some marks on front cover. View more info

Collins Guide to Alpines and rock garden Plants

By: Anna Nellie Griffith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1985

Seller ID: 010200


315pp plus bibliography, colour photo reference sections throughout with 1900 plants described. Griffith was an original member of the Alpine Plant Society & this book is an ideal reference for gardeners who need to adapt a garden section to cater for these useful, attractive plants. Name inside. View more info

CENTENNIAL PARK: A HISTORY

By: Ashton Paul and Blackmore Kate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NSWU Press: 1988

Seller ID: 005509


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover. Colour and Black and White photographs throughout. Clean compressed page edge. Unclipped dustjacket is protected on removable mylar sleeve. View more info

David Austin's English Roses New Edition

By: Austin, David

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Conran Octopus: 2002

Seller ID: 012084


David Austin has a bewitching story to tell, and he is uniquely placed to describe each rose's individual charms. He analyses the English Roses in great depth, setting them in their place in history, and describing the early hybridizing work that led to the first varieties. With a broader perspective, he considers how to choose partners for roses in the garden; and a unique, illustrated catalog of more than sixty of the best varieties of English Rose provides a rich refe... View more info

Orchids

By: Black, Peter McKenzie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Hamlyn: 1973

Seller ID: 010372


128pp of gorgeousness & great advice & info. approx a kilo packed for post. Shows some of the thousands of species of orchids, describes their variations in habitat, size, and characteristics, and discusses the propagation and cross-breeding of orchids. View more info

Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 010130


This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farmin... View more info

The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press: 1987

Seller ID: 010149


Blake in The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry (1987) examines organic livestock production. He outlines the established standards for rearing cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry. All three books discuss animal health and welfare issues and provide practical advice on disease control measures acceptable that comply to organic standards. 221 perfect pp. View more info

Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 010418


This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farmin... View more info

SMALL TREES FOR GARDENS

By: Bonar Ann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ward Lock, London: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002459


Packed with practical guidance for the selection, maintenance and care of small trees in the garden, including illustrations in colour and b/w line drawings. View more info

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers

By: Brown, George

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, Timber Press, Oregon: 2000

Seller ID: 011932


Close to a kilo packed to post with 354pp with drawings, diagrams and b/w photos. "This unique encyclopaedia details the best pruning methods for nearly 450 genera of trees, shrubs, conifers and woody climbers. Several thousand species are discussed in all. This is a 2000 printing. Faults? 1cm closed tear to lower edge dj. View more info

TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: RAVISHING RHODODENDRONS AND THEIR TRAVELS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 011112


reviews for this book include >>> "Painstakingly, she tracks the rhododendron through history, myth, art, literature." -Dana Goodyear, New York Times Book Review "Brown's entertaining homage to the majestic rhododendron provides a voluminous exploration of the development and significance of this luciously romantic and elegantly exotic garden gem." -Booklist "This well-researched romp through the horticultural history of a widely grown ornament... View more info

Lutyens and the Edwardians: an English architect and his Clients

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 011596


276 crisp pp & almost a kilo to post. This book is designed as a companion to the author's book about the association between Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll - "Gardens of a Golden Afternoon". Lutyens was a humanist who was involved in the lives of all his clients. The houses he built for them express his delight in life in their fusion of enthusiasm and inventive design. This book provides a fascinating insight into the work of this country's most important ar... View more info

Beatrix: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872-1959

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 011624


252 pristine pp & 1.5 kg packed to post. A gorgeously illustrated biography of American landscape designer Beatrix Jones Farrand. Using Farrand's own drawings and plans, and marvelous full-color and black-and-white photos, Jane Brown shows that when her contemporaries were still turning to well-known European fashions, Farrand was creating an original and lovely style that America could call its own. biographical info >> Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February ... View more info

The English Garden in Our Time: From Gertrude Jekyll to Geoffrey Jellicoe

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors Club Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 011584


1.4 kgs of gardenesque illustration & information, 272 pp, Faults? dj ruffled at top edge, 2cm closed tear at spine top on dj. Jane Brown's The English Garden in Our Time was originally published in 1966. It was the first book to attempt to describe the influences upon gardens and their design from the heyday of Gertrude Jekyll, one hundred years ago, to the innovative ideas of Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe. This new edition, re-titled The English Garden Through the Twentieth Ce... View more info

Vita's other world: a gardening biography of V. Sackville-West

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 1986

Seller ID: 012079


240 crisp pp & almost a kilo to post. Masses of bw & col pix throughout. In making Sissinghurst, Vita Sackville-West created one of the finest and most famous gardens in England and placed herself among the great gardeners of this century. This book traces Vita's development as a gardener, leading the reader through the past of her beloved Knole, her marriage, travels to Constantinople and Persia, her first garden at Long Barn and finally to Sissinghurst Castle where, wi... View more info