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By Vale, Anne; By (photographer) Griffiths, Dr Simon; Elliot, Rodger
This seminal text takes you on a voyage of discovery into the lives and legacies of influential Australian garden makers of the 20th century. Historian Anne Vale makes the Connections between Australia's early garden making pioneers including Edna Walling, Millie Gibson and Olive... Mellor and the mid century natural style landscapers Gordon Ford, Ellis Stones, Glen Wilson and Paul Thompson who created landscapes with a distinct Australian style. The text covers the generation of modern garden makers that evolved from the 1980s onwards such as popular garden writers Tommy Garnett, Kevin Heinze, Robert Boyle, Dianna Snape and Trevor Nottle as well as the large romantic gardens such as those created by Dame Elisabeth Murdoch and Lady Law Smith. Stunning images captured by award winning photographer Simon Griffiths and others illustrate this essential text for anyone interested in the evolution of Australian garden styles and the individuals who became the markers of influence in Australian garden history.Read more
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By Elliot, Rodger
This book has an outstanding reputation for its description and classification of Australian plants. Supplement number 4 provides further valuable information on direct seeding methods, edible plants acacias and grevilleas, name changes and encyclopedic entries for previously unc...lassified plants.Read more
By Elliot, Rodger; Jones, David L.
This supplement includes discussion on aromatic plants rich in essential oils, hundreds of new and revised plant entries including Kangaroo Paws, Baeckea, Dryandra, Gardenia and full encyclopaedic entries for previously unclassifed plants.
By Jones, David L.; Elliot, Rodger; Blake, Trevor L.; Jones, Sandie
Amateur and professional gardeners, horticulturists, commercial nurseries and students will find this book invaluable. Pests, Diseases and Ailments of Australian Plants is an authoritative reference on pests, diseases and nutritional disorders of Australian plants, with the autho...rs being acknowledged experts in this field. This book describes over 300 introduced and native pests and diseases. To find out what pest or disease is causing a problem, simply check the chart for symptoms. Each symptom is cross-referenced to the text, with colour photographs and detailed line drawings of pests, insect life cycles and damage symptoms on plants to help identify your problem.Read more
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