Showcases the fantastic array of native orchids in the International Biodiversity Hotspot that is southwest Western Australia. The 250 clear photographs, and the descriptions in this handbook will introduce you to, and help you identify these fascinating and beautiful plants, encouraging you to search for more.
Bob Flowerdew is the authority on what's worth growing - whether it's for quantity, ease, taste, or storing - and how to get the best results. Whether you want to know how to grow the biggest strawberries, experiment with tropical fruit, prune your pear... read more
"The New Pyramid Bonsai Basics" explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai... read more
First published in 1990, Plant Life of Western Australia grew out of a project between Department of Geography at the University of Western Australia and the author, the Foundation Director of the Botanic Garden at Kings Park, Perth. Dr Beard established a project kno... read more
"A beautiful tour through some of the loveliest gardens in the world " --Peter H. Raven, President Emeritus at Missouri Botanical Garden A steep hillside oasis in Singapore, a garden distinguished by shape and light in Marrakech, a... read more
Gardening School is a complete resource for novice and intermediate gardeners who want to formalize their knowledge and take their skills to the next level. It is the perfect companion for anyone taking, or considering taking, a horticultural diploma. The book opens with two sec... read more
This special anniversary edition features a pictorial history of Yates in Australia and a new chapter about changes in garden design over the last century, to inspire heritage traditions in the modern garden. Fully illustrated and detailing more than 1000 plant species, this book contains everything y... read more
'A garden should ...be just a little too big to keep the whole cultivated. Then it gives it a chance to go a little wild in spots' - Edna Walling, landscape designer Waratah or wattle? Chrysanthemum or rose? Planting Dreams celebrates the artistry and im... read more
There are practical ways of turning any garden, large or small, formal or informal, country or suburban, into a butterfly garden. By carefully planning your planting, you can persuade these delightful creatures to take up residence with you. This edition includes new species and distribution maps.