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              The Waterwise Australian Native Garden: A Practical Guide to Garden Design, Plant Selection and Much More

              The Waterwise Australian Native Garden: A Practical Guide to Garden Design, Plant Selection and Much More (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Ab; Stewart, Angus

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Winner of the 2018 HMAA Laurel Award for best book First published as The Australian Native Garden There's never been a more crucial time to droughtproof your garden and to consider Australian native plants as a key component in your outdoor space. This award-winning practical vo...lume, from two of the country's foremost horticultural experts, offers everything you need to know about designing and growing a garden that promotes careful water use and features Australian native plants in the home garden. Including information on the fundamentals of Australian soils, cultivation techniques, drainage, pruning, fertilising and maintenance, as well as creating a fire-resistant garden, establishing habitats attractive to native fauna and growing your own bush foods. The Waterwise Australian Native Garden is a highly illustrated, comprehensive showcase of the best plants to choose and the best gardens from which to draw inspiration. It's a must-have for garden lovers all over this wide, brown land. 'If you're looking to improve or create a native garden, this is the book for you' - Australian Geographic 'This is a book to treasure, and one that will be a companion for a lifetime' - Adelaide Advertiser 'An authoritative reference for home gardeners everywhere' - Country Home Ideas
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              ISBN 9781760525552
              Published AU 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Murdoch Books
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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 (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Ab

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              In a world where suburban nature is declining and diversity is shrinking, Habitat is a practical guide for those of us who want to encourage insects, reptiles, frogs, birds and animals into our garden. Not only for our own enjoyment, but as a direct contribution to the health and... sustainability of our local environment and wildlife. AB Bishop shows how to design, plant and maintain fauna-friendly landscapes, stressing the importance of understanding how all aspects of the backyard ecosystem are interlinked in order to create a truly authentic and effective habitat. This information-packed resource includes a detailed plant directory; information on what plants (native and exotic) suit what creatures and why; and advice on how to factor in the shelter, nesting, food and water requirements of different types of wildlife. A practical projects chapter features step-by-step instructions for soil testing; making compost tea; building and planting a frog pond; and constructing nesting boxes and insect hotels.
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              ISBN 9781760523473
              Published AU 24 Oct 2018
              Publisher Murdoch Books
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              The Australian Native Garden
                

              The Australian Native Garden (EPUB ebook)

              By Stewart, Angus; Bishop, Ab

              A highly illustrated, authoritative and practical book focused on all aspects of using native plants in the home garden, from design through to plant choice and cultivation.

              ISBN 9781925268744
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              Language en
              Published AU 18 Nov 2015
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              The Waterwise Australian Native Garden
                

              The Waterwise Australian Native Garden (EPUB ebook)

              By Stewart, Angus; Bishop, Ab

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

              ISBN 9781760873028
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              Published AU 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Habitat
                

              Habitat (EPUB ebook)

              By Bishop, Ab

              An inspirational and practical how-to guide for people keen to attract fauna into their garden: for their own enjoyment and as a contribution to the health and sustainability of the environment.

              ISBN 9781760870041
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              Published AU 24 Oct 2018
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              The Australian Native Garden ( APO paperback): A Practical Guide

              The Australian Native Garden ( APO paperback): A Practical Guide (Hardback)

              By Stewart, Angus; Bishop, Ab

              • RRP: $49.99
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              This authoritative and practical book--written in an approachable and accessible style--focuses on growing and using native plants in the home garden. It provides expert information on the fundamentals--soils, cultivation techniques, pruning, fertilising and maintenance--and look...s at different styles of garden design, using Australian plants not only for aesthetic reasons but for creating droughtproof gardens, fire resistant gardens, and environments attractive to native fauna as well. Growing your own bush foods is also covered. Highly illustrated and information-packed, The Australian Native Garden showcases some of the best designed Australian gardens and explores rural areas around Australia where indigenous species thrive in the wild, representing a fascinating source of inspiration and information.
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              ISBN 9781743369623
              Published AU 18 Nov 2015
              Publisher Murdoch Books
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