Recommended gardening books

The Kitchen Garden: Sowing, Growing and Cooking for the Garden Enthusiast

The Kitchen Garden: Sowing, Growing and Cooking for the Garden Enthusiast

Lucy Mora

Focusing on plants destined for the dinner plate, The Kitchen Garden is an illustrated guide to growing edible plants from sowing to harvesting. Learn when to sow, what to grow and how to make your delicious harvest into a meal.

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The Plant Rescuer

The Plant Rescuer

Sarah Gerrard-Jones

A simple, stylish and complete guide for any plant owner.

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Homegrown: A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating

Homegrown: A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating

Paul West

Join River Cottage Australia host Paul West in his garden and kitchen as he shows you how to become that little bit more self-sufficient.

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Green Thumb

Green Thumb

Craig Miller-Randle

No one is born with a green thumb ... but anyone can grow one! Renowned indoor 'plantspert' Craig Miller-Randle takes you through the basics of helping indoor plants to thrive

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Costa's World: Gardening for the Soil, the Soul and the Suburbs

Costa’s World: Gardening for the Soil, the Soul and the Suburbs

Costa Georgiadis

The long-awaited book from the beloved host of ABC TV's Gardening Australia

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Of Friends and Gardens

Of Friends and Gardens

Carolyn Landon

Carolyn Landon tells the remarkable and lesser-known story of the Cranbourne Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - the loyal community group who were instrumental in developing, protecting and conserving the site over the...

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The City Gardener: Contemporary Urban Gardens

The City Gardener: Contemporary Urban Gardens

Richard Unsworth

The City Gardener will inspire, educate and empower readers to celebrate and engage with their outdoor spaces.

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The Good Life: How To Grow A Better World

The Good Life: How To Grow A Better World

Hannah Moloney

From growing your own tea, to building a DIY water tank, making yoghurt to co-housing, with The Good Life you'll gain the skills, self-reliance and confidence needed to engage meaningfully with your space, your food and your...

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Garden Like a Nonno

Garden Like a Nonno

Jaclyn Crupi

In Garden Like a Nonno, Jaclyn Crupi uncovers the secrets of the green-thumbed nonnos. Whether you have a tiny balcony or a sprawling backyard, you'll be growing your own fruit and veg in no time with a little guidance...

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The Complete Gardener

The Complete Gardener

Monty Don

A new edition of Monty's most highly illustrated practical reference, thoroughly updated to reflect how he gardens today, with over half of the photos shot at Longmeadow in the last year.

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Around the World in 80 Plants

Around the World in 80 Plants

Jonathan Drori, Lucille Clerc

An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that tells the stories of 80 plants from around the globe.

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The Kinfolk Garden

The Kinfolk Garden

John Burns

The next book in the highly successful Kinfolk series, The Kinfolk Garden invites readers inside 30 spaces that blur the lines between indoors and out, from jungle-like rooftops to sprawling backyards.

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Wonder: 175 Years of the Royal Botanic Gardens

Wonder: 175 Years of the Royal Botanic Gardens

Sophie Cunningham, Peter Wilmoth

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne have been a place of calm, a site for reflection, creative inspiration, discovery, romance and even refuge. Anyone who has visited has a story. Now a range of these stories from Victorians...

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Stonefields by the Seasons

Stonefields by the Seasons

Paul Bangay

Paul Bangay's celebrated Victorian property, Stonefields, has now been under his expert care for 15 years. Today, his vision is complete and the garden is mature and more beautiful than ever.  

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 Special priceThe Sustainable House Handbook

The Sustainable House Handbook

Josh Byrne

A hands-on guide to planning and building a sustainable home for the future with Josh Byrne.

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An Australian Garden

An Australian Garden

Philip Cox

Sometimes the story of a garden is also the story of a life. Both private retreat and conservation exercise, this sprawling Australian bush garden uses nature as muse to reveal the arresting beauty of the natural landscape.

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Petal: The World of Flowers Through an Artist's Eye

Petal: The World of Flowers Through an Artist’s Eye

Adriana Picker

A lush celebration of nature's most beautiful work, the flower.

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The Edible Garden

The Edible Garden

Paul West

River Cottage Australia host Paul West shows you how easy and rewarding it is to grow and cook some of your own food with the people you love.

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Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for Foragers

Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for Foragers

Alison Pouliot, Tom May

Find, identify, collect and prepare 10 edible fungus species using a 'slow mushrooming' approach.

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Stuff Every Gardener Should Know

Stuff Every Gardener Should Know

Scott Meyer

The latest in the best-selling Stuff series, Stuff Every Gardener Should Know is the perfect pocket guide to your garden!

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Gardening Through the Year in Australia

Gardening Through the Year in Australia

DK Australia

Discover what to do when with this ultimate gardening guide.  

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The Waterwise Australian Native Garden

The Waterwise Australian Native Garden

Angus Stewart, AB Bishop

Paperback edition of the bestselling Australian Native Garden now with emphasis on its waterwise benefits for a sadly drought-stricken Australian climate.

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Small Garden Design

Small Garden Design

Paul Bangay

How to make the most of your small garden, from one of Australia's most high-profile landscape designers.

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The Story of Gardening

The Story of Gardening

Penelope Hobhouse, Ambra Edwards

A fully updated and revised edition of a gardening classic.

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The Weed Forager's Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in Australia

The Weed Forager’s Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in Australia

Adam Grubb, Annie Raser-Rowland

Step into the world of our least admired botanical companions. Peel back the layers of prejudice and discover the finer side of the plants we call weeds. An astonishing number are either edible or medicinal, and have deep and...

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 Special priceMr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Mr Guilfoyle’s Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

A celebration of William Guilfoyle-botanist, landscape designer, tourist and writer

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Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Lawrence Millman, Amy Jean Porter

An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries, this collection will transport both general readers and specialists into the...

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Birdscaping Australian Gardens

Birdscaping Australian Gardens

George Adams

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Habitat: A practical guide to creating a wildlife-friendly Australian garden

Habitat: A practical guide to creating a wildlife-friendly Australian garden

AB Bishop

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The Little Book of Medicinal Plants

The Little Book of Medicinal Plants

Elisabeth Trotignon

This little book, illustrated with charming vintage pictures, takes you on a journey to explore more than 70 types of medicinal plants and explains their origins, features and therapeutic properties.

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RetroSuburbia: the downshifter's guide to a resilient future

RetroSuburbia: the downshifter’s guide to a resilient future

David Holmgren

This 592 page manual shows how Australians can downshift and retrofit their homes, gardens, communities and, above all, themselves to be more self-organised, sustainable and resilient into an uncertain future. It promises a...

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