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The 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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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 Little Veggie Patch Co.

The Little Veggie Patch Co.

Mat Pember, Fabian Capomolla

Best-selling veggie authors Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember run a successful business installing edible gardens: in polystyrene boxes on balconies, in crates you can put anywhere in your backyard, or by creating no-dig, raised...

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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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Moss

Moss

Ulrica Nordstroem

Discover the magical world of moss . . .

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The Secrets of Great Botanists

The Secrets of Great Botanists

Matthew Biggs

Illustrated with beautiful period botanical watercolours and vibrant photographs 'The Secrets of Great Botanists' delves into the lives of 35 revolutionary botanists driven by an insatiable desire to learn and discover, so that we...

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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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Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Fungipedia 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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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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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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Mr 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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The Gardener Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

The Gardener Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Nina Pick

The Gardener Says invites readers to a festive garden party where guests ranging from Gertrude Jekyll and Henry David Thoreau, to Michelle Obama and Michael Pollan share their insights and words of inspiration.

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Wild about Weeds

Wild about Weeds

Jack Wallington

Wild about Weeds is the must-have guide for modern gardeners that explains how to tame and nurture the most challenging of plants.

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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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Paul Bangay's Guide to Plants

Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants

Paul Bangay, Dr Simon Griffiths

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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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