Garden & Plants Books
There are 139 books in this catalogue.
Book Number: 65864
Andre Deutsch, 1958. Small 4to. hardcover. 60pp. 16 plates reproduced in 8-colour offset lithography from the original water-colour drawings by Karl Alexander. Good, some foxing. / good, chipped, torn d/w.
WILD FOOD IN AUSTRALIA
Cribb, A B & J W
Book Number: 65727
Sydney: Fontana, 1980 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, colour plates. Very good. / Good d/w chipped & creased on top edge.
The Complete Book of Herbs and Spices
Book Number: 65630
Reed, Sydney 1978, revised. 8vo. hardcover. 319pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers & outer pages edge. / very good d/w.
Grow What Where - Over 3000 Australian Native Plants for Every Situation, Special Use and Problem Area
Australian Plant Study Group - Gwenda Macdonald, Alice Talbot, Natalie Peate, Dorothy Williams, Michael Gavin
Book Number: 65589
Blooming Books, Melbourne 2006. 3rd edition. Large 8vo. softcover. 421pp. Fine. Includes CD ROM. Illustrated with colour photo's. 100 lists that cover all aspects of native plant selection. Such as plants for Soil Conditions, snow, frost or pollution, colour schemes, tolerance of fungal attack, aromatic flowers or foliage or attractive berries, tress or shrubs providing shade, floral art, bonsai, hanging baskets, indoor pots, attraction for birds, butterflies or koalas, plants that retard fire, provide windbreaks, screens, ability to control soil erosion or absorb water.
Growing Orchids in Australia
Book Number: 65580
Golden Press, 1989 4to. hardcover. 104pp. index. colour illus. very good / very good, lightly toned d/w.
Orchids Their Description and Cultivation
Curtis, Charles H.
Book Number: 65093
Putnam, London1950. Small 4to. hardcover. 274pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, some foxing, mainly to outer edge of text block. / Fair d/w torn at the top of spine(repaired).
Potatoes and People The Story of a Plant
Dodge, Bertha S.
Book Number: 64581
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1970. 8vo. hardcover. 190pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / good d/w which has some insect damage on edges
The Poison Plants of New South Wales
Book Number: 64508
The Poison Plants Committee of New South Wales, 1942. 8vo. hardcover. 498pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small chips at top of spine.
Bottlebrushes, Paperbarks and Tea Trees
Wrigley, John & Fagg, Murray
Book Number: 64012
Angus & Robertson, Sysney, 1993. 4to. hardcover. 351pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
Wilson, Edwin. (editor)
Book Number: 63986
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 1982. Oblong 8vo. stapled wraps. 72pp. index, colour & b/w illus. folding map frontis, folding map & other pamphlets in pocket inside rear cover.
Know Your Weeds
Department of Agriculture
Book Number: 63643
Department of Agriculture, Sydney 1935. 8vo. stapled wraps. 36pp. colour illus. Good+, some light creases, owner's name on fep.
Flora: The Gardener's Bible: More Than 20,000 Garden Plants from Around the World
Book Number: 63063
Cassell, London, 2003. 2 volumes in slipcase. Laminated boards hardcovers. 1584pp.
Fine in very good slipcase. Includes CD ROM. This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants contains information on over 20 000 plants from all around the world. Organised in and A to Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, notes on origin, cultivation requirements, growth habit, and propagation.
The classic horticulturist
Buchan, Ursula. and Nigel Colborn.
Book Number: 31841
Sydney Collins 1988 4to hardcover 160pp colour illus. near fine / very good+ d/w.
Growing Orchids: The Hybrid Story
Book Number: 62779
Lothian, Melbourne 1991. Small 4to. softcover. 200pp. index. Good+. foxing to edges, two tiny spots on fep.
FLORA - The Gardener's Bible Over 20,000 Plants 2 Volumes A-K and L-Z
Peter Cundall ABC Gardening Australia
Book Number: 60437
ABC Books 2004 4to. Pictorial Laminated Boards. 783pp, 801pp, Index. Illustrated throughout. A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants for Australian gardeners which contains information on over 20,000 plants from all around the world. The book is a single volume in a carry case with a handle. Gardening Australia's Flora is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia containing information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organised in an A to Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, notes on origin, cultivation requirements, growth habit and propagation. This 10th anniversary updated edition of takes into account the most up-to-date changes in horticultural classifications. Hundreds of new species and popular cultivars are included, and common names and synonyms have been updated throughout the book. With a foreword by respected author and gardener Peter Cundall, the introductory section features new information on integrating native plants, landscape design principles, problem weeds, organic gardening and attracting fauna to your garden. There are detailed explanations of the characteristics and gardening needs of each of the country's six main climate regions. Written by a team of local and international botanical and horticultural writers - including Gardening Australia's Jerry Coleby-Williams, Jane Edmanson, John Patrick and Angus Stewart - this definitive book enables all gardeners to select the perfect plants for their garden and expand their knowledge of the wealth of plants available. The stunning colour photography is the perfect complement to the informative text.
The Edible Asian Garden
Book Number: 57593
Periplus, 2000. 4to. softcover. 106pp. colour illus. Very good.