The Coastal Garden is essential reading for gardeners and garden designers interested in native plants and wanting to reconnect with their location, using both plant and site knowledge to stimulate design and planting ideas.
Knowing what to do when is crucial for gardeners wanting healthy home produce. Whether it is sowing, planting, feeding, or pruning, harvesting or storing, the keys to successful vegetable and fruit growing are to carry out tasks correctly and at the right time. A companio... read more
This book is an essential guide for growers wishing to produce premium quality fresh feijoas for export and for the local market. Others, such as nurserymen, students, researchers and horticulturalists, who have an interest in feijoas and the cultivation of different fruit crops will also find this book useful.
The only citrus gardening guide written specifically for New Zealand. Revised and updated it includes information on: Climate Soil Nutrition Propagation Citrus varieties Selecting and planting Pruning Growing in containers Disease and pest control Harvesting Spray safety Monthly planting calendar. First published 1992
When is the right time of year to prune? How much of the plant should be removed? Which tools should you use and what other factors influence the pruning process? For many plants, correct pruning is vital for the best flowers and fruit. For others, pruning can create a more ple... read more
Another down-to-earth, practical gardening guide from best-selling author Andrew Steens - a companion volume to Grow it Yourself Vegetables. Packed with sound advice and information, Andrew Steens and his new book, Grow it Yourself Fruit & Nuts are your first port ... read more
|Series:||New Zealand green finger guide series|
A practical and colourful guide for anyone who wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of growing their own produce.
This book will show how easy it is to grow enough vegetables to suppllement the household budget, add flavour and freshness to your meals and experience the sheer joy and satisfaction of growing your own. Contents: Growing vegetables at your place ... read more
For busy families who don't have time for a large garden, containers are also ideal. This book is full of useful information and covers almost every aspect of container gardening. First published November 2006.
|Author:||Geoff Bryant & Eion Scarrow|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Montana Book Awards 1996.|
Whether starting from scratch with a new garden or redeveloping an existing one the Complete New Zealand Gardener will guide you through the major decisions you will need to make, and help you to create and look after your ultimate garden. Two well... read more
Made Wijaya, Asia's leading landscape designer, shows how the most exuberant tropical plants and design inspirations have a place even in modern gardens. To underline his point, he showcases the works of masters of modern design, from the Americas to Asia and Austral... read more
Proud new owner of a gorgeous orchid? Learn the essentials of buying orchids, orchid care and how to keep it flowering beautifully, year after year, with this bite-sized beginner's guide.Did you know that many orchids hate being in direct sunlight? O... read more