|Series:||Hillier Gardener's Guide|
Planting for Colour is one of the new titles in a series of gardening books from David and Charles working in partnership with Hillier, Britain's most respected plantsmen. Your garden colour scheme will depend on the style of garden you want to create. You may want to plant spontaneously, or you may want to restrict the colou... read more
Trees for the Small Garden is much more than just an encyclopaedia; it is a careful selection of the best trees for use in small garden situations. The book includes an overview of present-day considerations for choosing and caring for trees in your garden, tips and advice on when, where and how to plant your tree, as well as... read more
'Hi, it's Jim Mora from Mucking In and we'd love to give you a new garden ...'For nearly 10 years, New Zealanders have been thanking those amazing individuals with the biggest hearts, the most generous natures, and (often) the most neglected gardens, by nominating them for Television One's premier garden makeover show, Muckin... read more
The refined and revered tradition of botanical illustration, produced under aristocratic patronage, stretches back to the Renaissance. It emerged out of the desire to catalogue nature in all its wild splendour, and it was a process that demanded the most precise and skilful of artists. French flower painter Pierre-Joseph Redo... read more
|Series:||Woody plant series|
A well-described directory of beautiful trees and shrubs specifically chosen for the extraordinary array of leaves in every shape, size and colour available for our gardens for every season.
Organized by region, this guide to the public and private gardens of France is keyed to the Michelin Road Atlas for ease of use and provides essential information for each garden: directions, telephone, opening hours, and an indication of entrance fees. The descriptions of each garden also include historical background.
Publishing Status: Out of print
The definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking.
Guided by a rediscovered spirit of self-sufficiency, a renewed sense of thrift, and a deepened commitment to the natural environment, legions of people are finding satisfaction in vegetable gardening. As gardeners spend more time in their gardens, they look for ways to make their gardens more productive, their garden chores e... read more
As a 6-year-old, Don Burke started his own vegetable garden under the watchful eye of his father and grandfather. Now Don is known as Australia's foremost authority on all things gardening. This title covers all that you need to know to start and cultivate your own vegetable garden, including composting, pests, disease and more.
The definitive gardening companion for the NZ Gardener. Month by month in the garden, how to begin, soil health, pest control without chemicals, a section on orchards and a beautiful colour section with photos of Kay's gardens at Koanga and Kohatu Toa, as well as the new community gardens at Whitianga Bay.
If you dream of growing, harvesting and eating your own produce, here's how to begin.Author Nicki Trench, who has created her own garden farm from scratch, shares with you everything there is to know about growing crops, keeping bees and rearing hens. Here's how to make compost, grow vegetables and fruit, collect honey, rear ... read more
This is the definitive practical guide to choosing, planting and combining herbaceous perennials - an essential tool for gardeners of all levels, from the experts at the RHS. From Acaena to Zizia, an A-Z guide to over 5,000 perennials, this book: includes the vast numbers of new perennials made available in the last 10 years;... read more
The engrossing story of the most dazzling and extensive gardens the world has ever known and the two men - king and gardener - who created themWar-monger, womaniser and autocrat, Louis XIV, Frances's self-styled 'Sun-King', was also history's most fanatical gardener. At Versailles, twelve miles outside Paris he created not on... read more
A treasure trove of gardening facts and curiosities, notes and quotes. Packed with useful and fascinating information, The Gardener
Tired of being a slave to that green carpet in your yard? Enjoy gardening but don
This is a practical work book that goes from the basics of simple surveying, through the author's celebrated use of a design grid, to detailed styling and planting design. Topics covered also include the tools needed for designing a garden, construction details, how to design a larger garden, creating pools and other water fe... read more
Monet's magnificent garden at Giverny, France, is so unique in its design principles and artistic expression that even the smallest part of it shown in photographs can be recognised immediately as the garden of this famous Impressionist painter. Award-winning garden writer and photographer Derek Fell has visited the garden ma... read more
Nobody is more familiar than Blanc with the secrets of the plants, from all over the world, that live on almost nothing, in the most unlikely situations, carpeting the forest understory in semi-darkness or clinging to rocky cliff faces. From Paris to Bangkok, from New York to Singapore, Blanc invites nature to flourish on the... read more