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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

By: Andrea Bellamy

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2015

Seller ID: 000379


Small-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy, author of the award-winning blog Heavy Petal, shares all the knowledge she's gained from years of gardening small: how to find and assess a space, and how to plan and build a garden. Bellamy also highlights the top sixty edible plants and offers complete information on how to sow, grow, and harvest them. This hardworking and enthusiastic guide... View more info

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Those Dry-stone Walls: Stories from South Australia's Stone Age

By: Bruce Munday with photographs by Kristin Munday

Price: $34.90

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2012

Seller ID: 002266


Beautiful stone was nature's gift to South Australia, and an irresistible building material for early settlers. Many stone walls, without mortar or with no more than mud as glue, have defied gravity and the elements all these years. Or did gravity combine with deft balance to sustain them? Join Bruce and Kristin Munday as they traverse South Australia in search of these walls, finding historic masterpieces and insights into rural life in the years following settlement. T... View more info

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Gardening Through the Year in Australia 3rd Edition: Your month-by-month guide to what to do when in the garden

By: Ian Spence

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Australia, Dorling Kindersley: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 003724


Royal Horticultural Society Gardening Through the Year in Australia is sumptuously illustrated, with over 1,000 photographs, including a gallery of star plants for each month, Gardening Through the Year in Australia contains: More than 1,300 seasonal tasks for every part of your garden Inspirational DIY projects for each month At-a-glance checklists 'Get Ahead' and 'Last Chance' features to make best use of your time Expert advice on cultivation This updated edition fea... View more info

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How Can I be Prepared with Self-sufficiency and Survival Foods? 2nd Edition: An essential manual to help us survive in a Toxic World

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $31.90

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 001138


Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the e... View more info

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Backyard Self Sufficiency 2nd Edition

By: Jackie French

Price: $16.90

Publisher: Australia, Manna Publishing: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003109


Self-sufficient gardens are beautiful - a ramble of productivity, and a profusion of smells and colour. Jackie will help you to create a 'Garden of Eden' in your own backyard. About the Author: Jackie French is a highly esteemed writer for children and adults with more than 100 books to her credit. She lives in Australia with her family and usually one or more wombats. View more info

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Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community and the Whole Earth

By: Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein

Price: $34.90

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2015

Seller ID: 000409


The idea behind permaculture is simple: take care of the earth, and the earth will take care of you. In clear, logical steps, Practical Permaculture offers the tools you need to live a life rich in healthy food, safe housing, and renewable resources. This hardworking book covers the basic principles of permaculture, showing the entire design process from land assessment to the completed master plan, with detailed information on the plants, water, waste, energy, shelter, ... View more info

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The Water-Wise Home: How to conserve and reuse Water in your home and landscape

By: Laura Allen

Price: $29.90

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001929


Are you looking for ways to save water -- or money? This accessible guide by Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, explains how to use water smartly and efficiently, increasing supply, saving money, reducing wear on your septic system, and filling your home and garden needs. She describes proven conservation techniques, explains how to create a water-wise landscape, and provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for setting up a waterless composting toilet as w... View more info

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Mosaic Garden Projects: Add Colour to Your Garden With Tables, Fountains, Birdbaths and More

By: Mark Brody and Sheila Ashdown

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2015

Seller ID: 000408


No plant can truly offer year-round color in the garden, but a beautiful mosaic can. This hands-on guide includes a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic, with information on materials and three mosaic methods. Mosaic artist Mark Brody then walks you step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. From simple ideas like address signs, bird feeders, stepping stones to more complex projects like the jewled frog, pagoda, orb fountain, Mosaic Garde... View more info

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Gardening Vertically: 24 Ideas for Creating Your Own Green Walls

By: Noemie Vialard

Price: $26.90

Publisher: USA, WW Norton & Co: 2012

Seller ID: 000153


"She's done it! She's written this book that invites us all to look upward and admire the plants that are above us ...and which will never be crushed under our feet...So put down your spades and rakes for a while, and get our your drills and staplers: they will plunge you into a whole new world!"-From the Foreword by Patrick Blanc Until recently the idea of vertical gardening was limited to growing climbing plants on walls and trellises, but it has been completely transf... View more info

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Australian Gardening Calendar 2nd Edition: What to do in your garden each month

By: Penguin Books

Price: $12.90

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1043


The Australian Gardening Calendar is set to become your favourite garden tool. Whether you own a few pots, a vegie patch or a grand garden, it's just what you need: an easy-to-use, month-by-month guide to garden care, covering every climatic zone from the tropical north to the chilly south. Here you'll find information in spades, including: jobs for each month what and when to plant when and how to prune what's in flower or fruit now composting and mulching being water-w... View more info

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Down-to-Earth Garden Design: How to Design and Build Your Dream Garden

By: Phil Dudman

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: 003790


Creating a dream garden might look easy on TV, but when you're standing in your own backyard it can be hard to know where to start. This garden design book takes you through the planning and design process and gives you the practical skills, knowledge and construction ability to make your ideas a reality. Experienced gardener and landscape designer Phil Dudman breaks down the design process into a series of simple steps that you can follow at your own pace, in your own ... View more info