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Australian Native Plants Propagation Cultivation And Use In Landscaping Australian Native Plants Propagation, Cultivation And Use In Landscaping -by- John W Wrigley & Murray Fagg (Fully revised & updated 4th Edition, reprint 2001). ISBN 1876334304. Australian Gardening. This 4th edition introduces over 360 new species and cultivars; illustrated with 500 colour plates and more than 170 line drawings. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 696 pages. (Reed New Holland, Sydney. Reprint 2001) Very good condition. Weight 2.2 kg.
Product Id: G28385
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Australian Native Plants Propagation Cultivation And Use In Landscaping Australian Native Plants: Propagation, Cultivation And Use In Landscaping -by- John W Wrigley & Murray Fagg (Fully revised & updated 4th Edition, reprint 1997). ISBN 0730104931. Australian Gardening. This 4th edition introduces over 360 new species and cultivars; illustrated with 500 colour plates and more than 170 line drawings. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 696 pages. (Reed Books, Kew, Victoria. Reprint 1997) Small tear in dust jacket at top rear corner, now closed. Light wear to dust jacket at bottom of spine. Some marks on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 2.2 kg.
Product Id: G28384
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Cymbidium Growing In South East Queensland Cymbidium Growing In South East Queensland -written by- Lee Williams for The Queensland Orchid Society (1st Edition September 1980). No other type of orchid will tolerate as much abuse as the cymbidium, however they require some attention; a number of key factors govern successful culture of cymbidiums in South East Queensland as the species originated in cool, semi-tropical mountainous areas of northern India, Burma and Vietnam; those key factors are discussed in this pamphlet; no illustrations. Used second hand softcover pamphlet. 28 pages. (The Queensland Orchid Society, Brisbane, 1st Ed, September 1980)) Pages have tanned with some foxing on edges, else very good.
Product Id: G29405
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Garden Bulbs For Australia and New Zealand Garden Bulbs For Australia and New Zealand -by- James Hitchmough (1989). ISBN 0670901318. 222 pages. Illustrated with over 60 colour plates. Detailed information on the characteristics, propagation and cultivation of over 350 species of bulbs, corms, and tuber-forming plants suitable for, and commercially available in Australasia. (Viking O'Neil. Melbourne. First Edition. 1989) Used second hand book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. Spine sunned. Dust jacket worn on edges and corners with small tears on corners now closed. Foxing on reverse of dust jacket and edges of pages. Else very good. Weight one kilogram.
Product Id: G21441
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Growing Orchids Book Three Vandas Dendrobiums and Others Growing Orchids Book Three Vandas Dendrobiums and Others -by- J N Rentoul (1982). ISBN 0850911559. Gardening. Orchids. Over 200 coloured illustrations of orchids and many black and white photographs; pedigree charts; maps. Used second hand softcover book. 242 pages. (Lothian Publishing Co Pty Ltd. Melbourne. First Edition. 1982) Light foxing on edges of pages. Stains on lower edge of pages. Else very good. Weight 700 grams.
Product Id: G15381
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Growing Successful Orchids In The Greenhouse And Conservatory Growing Successful Orchids In The Greenhouse And Conservatory -by- Mark Isaac-Williams (2003). ISBN 1861082711. Gardening. Orchids. Invaluable information on how to grow orchids successfully in the greenhouse & conservatory in an easy to follow format; illustrated with colour photographs and includes detailed illustrations on orchid care and cultivation; comprehensive chapters on eight of the most popular genera: cymbidium, dendrobium, phalaenopsis, paphiopedilum, pleione, odontoglossum, jewel orchids, & coelogyne, with advice on pests, diseases & common ailments. Used second hand paperback book. 122 pages. (Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications Ltd, Lewes, UK, 2003) Very good condition. Weight 520 grams.
Product Id: G27423
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Hardy Rhododendron Species A Guide To Identification Hardy Rhododendron Species A Guide To Identification (2005) -by- James Cullen in association with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. ISBN 0881927236. A key to the accurate identification of the nearly 300 rhododendron species widely in cultivation, listed in systematic order and fully described, including complete citation of existing illustrations and notes on the occurrence of wild-origin specimens in cultivation; each description is followed by a rigorously tested, easy-to-use diagnostic key; beautiful photographs include close-ups of flower and leaf, and microscopic images of leaf surfaces; lists of individual diagnostic characteristics and unique gardener's keys; an essential reference for all rhododendron enthusiasts and growers. Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket. 496 pages. (Timber Press Inc, Portland, Oregon. 2005) Very light foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.4 kg.
Product Id: G26840
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How To Attract Butterflies To Your Garden How To Attract Butterflies To Your Garden -by- Densey Clyne (1990). ISBN 0730103307. For all those Australians who want to see more butterflies fluttering in their backyards; the life cycles of 32 common Australian butterflies are covered, together with the plants they like to feed on; the magnificent colour photography will help you identify not only the butterflies but the caterpillars and sometimes even their eggs and pupae; includes distribution maps. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 88 pages. (Reed Books, Sydney, 1990) Small tear in bottom end of dust jacket spine, else in very good condition. Weight 520 grams.
Product Id: G28254
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Indigenous Gardening Growing Local Native Plants Indigenous Gardening Growing Local Native Plants -by- Rosalie Eustace -illustrated by- Lorna Johnston (1996). ISBN 0646254014. A practical guide for the use and adaptation of Australian native plants in your garden to create many different looks; this book's purpose is to ensure the continued survival and use of indigenous native plant species. Illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings. Used second hand tall softcover book. 96 pages. (McBenny Pty Ltd, Cannon Hill Qld, 1996) First page cut in upper top corner. Else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: G29850
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Maintaining Healthy Shrubs And Trees In Australian Conditions Maintaining Healthy Shrubs And Trees In Australian Conditions -by- John Mulholland. SIGNED COPY. ISBN 0646167367. Australian gardening. This comprehensive and rare guide tells you what to plant; where to plant, when to plant; how to tend your plants; warning signs to watch for; how to repair damage; and why you should undertake these tasks and how your plants will react to treatment and conditions. Crammed full of helpful tips and information with many practical illustrations. Used second hand softcover book. 183 pages. Signed by John Mulholland on first page. (McBenny. Carina, Qld. 1993) Corners are bumped. Else in fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
Product Id: G25132
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National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No.12 National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No. 12. ISBN 0644023600. Australian Native Plants. Covers: Pests and diseases; Acacia Flexifolia; Austromyrtus Dulcis; Callistemon Viminalis; Aphanopetalum Resinosum; Phebalium Coxii; Hakea Bucculenta; Grevillea 'Evelyn's Coronet'; Grevillea Willisii; Melaleuca Spathulata; Solanum Laciniatum; Polyscias Sambucifolia; Eucalyptus Parvvifolia; Tasmannia Purpurascens; Doryanthes Excelsa. Used second hand softcover booklet. Page nos. 273 - 296. R81/889. Cat. No. 8165139. (Commonwealth of Australia. Canberra, 1983) Covers are a little discoloured. Else in fine condition.
Product Id: G22152
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National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No.13 National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No. 13. ISSN 08157898. Australian Native Plants. Covers: Climbing Plants; Baeckea Ramosissima; Cyphanthera Albicans Subsp. Notabilis; Enchylaena Tomentosa; Grevillea Confertifolia; Myoporum Bateae; Helichrysum Apiculatum; Hoya Macgillivrayi; Kunzea Affinis; Olearia Erubescens; Nematolepis Phebalioides; Prostanthera Teretifolia; Phebalium Squamulosum Subsp. Parvifolium; Pandorea Pandorana 'Golden Rain'; Veronica Formosa. Used second hand softcover booklet. Pages nos. 297 - 324. R84/310(1). Cat. No. 851226. (Commonwealth of Australia. Canberra, 1986) In fine condition.
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National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No.14 National Botanic Gardens Growing Native Plants No. 14. ISBN 0644078146. Australian Native Plants. Covers: Plants for shady areas; Regelia Ciliata; Anigozanthos 'Dwarf Delight'; Acacia Iteaphylla; Ricinocarpos Bowmanii; Backhausia Citriodora; Callicoma Serratifolia; Calytrix Sullivanii; Eriostemon Verrucosus; Eucryphia Moorei; Callistemon Pallidus; The genus Proiphys; Daviesia Mimosoides; Appendix. Used second hand softcover booklet. Pages nos. 325 - 351. 88/20167). Cat. No. 8802600. (Commonwealth of Australia. Canberra, 1989) In fine condition.
Product Id: G22154
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Old Roses A Practical Gardening Guide Old Roses A Practical Gardening Guide -by- Alan Sinclair & Rosemary Thodey (2000). ISBN 0670894125. A simple guide to the many types of old roses and a seasonal guide to planting, pruning and propagation, fertilising and spraying, dead-heading and watering, with an annotated list of over 500 old rose species and hybrids and 120 colour photographs and line drawings. Used second hand softcover book. 142 pages. (Viking Penguin Books Australia, Melbourne, 2000) In fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: G29662
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Orchids As Indoor Plantse Orchids As Indoor Plants -by- Brian Rittershausen & Wilma Rittershausen (1983). ISBN 0713713038. A practical guide to the home cultivation of orchids; the authors list the major genera suitable for home growing, recommending good species and hybrids and providing notes on their requirements; illustrated by 12 colour plates and over 30 black & white photographs. Used second hand softcover book. 90 pages. (Blandford Press Ltd, Poole UK, 1983) Corners of cover worn. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good condition.
Product Id: G28643
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Orchids For Everyone Orchids For Everyone -by- Brian Williams & Jack Kramer (1984). ISBN 0907812902. A practical guide to the home cultivation of over 200 orchids; illustrated with over 300 colour photographs. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 208 pages. (Treasure Press, London, 1984) Very good condition. Weight 1.1 kg.
Product Id: G28404
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Ornamental Conifers For Australian Gardens Ornamental Conifers For Australian Gardens -by- Raymond J Rowell (1996). ISBN 0868402397. Conifer Tree Species. Each conifer species is listed under its botanical and common names; precise information is given on identification, cultivars, suitable climatic conditions and soils, methods of management; each species described is accompanied by a drawing of its shape; also full colour photographs of native and exotic conifers complement the text. Used second hand hardcover book. No dust jacket. Pictorial covers. 167 pages. (University of New South Wales Press. Sydney. 1996) Marks on upper edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
Product Id: G25060
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Pests Diseases and Ailments of Australian Plants Pests Diseases and Ailments of Australian Plants With Suggestions For Their Control -by- David Jones and Rodger Elliot (1989). ISBN 0850912091. Lothian Gardening Guide. Effective ecological answers to your gardening problems with emphasis on natural remedies rather than chemical control. Used second hand softcover book. 333 pages. (Lothian Publishing Co. Melbourne. Reprint. 1989) Spine sunned. Foxing and some marks on edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Product Id: G22390
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Planetary Planting Planetary Planting A Guide To Organic Gardening By The Signs Of The Zodiac And The Phases Of The Moon -by- Louise Riotte (1975). ISBN 0671219537. Lunar Agriculture. Easy-to-follow instructions for using the astrological method to create great gardens; how to apply simple techniques to every phase of gardening practice; also invaluable advice on many aspects of organic gardening; illustrated with black & white photographs and diagrams. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 352 pages. (Simon & Schuster, New York, 1975) Dust jacket is worn with small tears and chips on corners and edges. Some marks on rear endpaper, else the book itself is in very good condition. Weight 700 grams. Scarce.
Product Id: G28107
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Plant A Tree A Working Guide To The Greening Of Southeast Queensland Plant A Tree A Working Guide To The Greening Of Southeast Queensland -edited by- Wally Davies (1st Edition 1984). ISBN 0959402519. A practical guide for the many groups and individuals who are planting trees on a small or large scale in southeast Queensland and the north coast of New South Wales; it includes a complete list of trees and shrubs native to these areas; the appendices list recommended species for a variety of situations such as creek banks, farms, streets, parks and backyards. Used second hand softcover book. 144 pages. (Greening Australia, Ecos Educational Publications, Nambour, First Edition, 1984) Covers are worn and creased on edges. Name written inside front cover. Light soiling on edges of pages. All else is good. Weight 550 grams.
Product Id: G15167
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Practical Hints For Budding And Grafting Fruit And Nut Trees Practical Hints For Budding And Grafting Fruit And Nut Trees -by- D McE Alexander CSIRO (1986). ISBN 0643040269. Used second hand softcover booklet. 32 pages. (CSIRO Australia, 1986) Light creasing to covers. Foxing on title page near spine. Pages are very good.
Product Id: G29826
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Reader's Digest Gardener's Guide To Growing Roses Reader's Digest Gardener's Guide To Growing Roses -by- John Mattock (1996). ISBN 0276422457. Gardening Roses. An illustrated directory of 250 popular roses to suit every situation and planting style with full details of habit and growing preferences and all the techniques needed for successful rose-growing. Used second hand tall hardcover book in dust jacket. 154 pages. (Reader's Digest Association Ltd, London, 1996) Small chip in dust jacket, else very good condition. Weight 1 kg.
Product Id: G28388
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Successfully Growing Australian Native Plants & Colour Your Garden With Australian Natives Compendium Successfully Growing Australian Native Plants and Colour Your Garden With Australian Natives Compendium Edition -by- Geoff Rigby & Bev Rigby (2005). ISBN 0646451057. Australian Native Plants. The basic requirements for creating a garden with Australian native plants explained in a simple and practical way with suggestions for further developing an established garden, together with advice for planning a garden full of the colours of the Australian bushland. Used second hand tall hardcover book in dust jacket. 112 pages. (Reninna Press, Newcastle, 2005) Label on front free endpaper, else in fine condition. Weight 1.2 kg.
Product Id: G29237
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Succulents Propagation Succulents Propagation -by- Attila Kapitany & Rudolf Schulz (2004). ISBN 0958516766. Propagation of succulents. Covers bulbils; offsets, divisions, head cuttings, leaf propagation, caring for cuttings, apical core drilling, seed raising, grafting, and much more; detailed information on how to propagate both easy and more difficult species; illustrated in colour. Used second hand softcover book. 112 pages. (Schulz Publishing, Teesdale, Vic, 2004) In fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: G29661
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The Complete Book Of Bulbs Corms Tubers And Rhizomes The Complete Book Of Bulbs, Corms, Tubers And Rhizomes A Step-by-Step Guide to Nature's Easiest and Most Rewarding Plants -by- Brian Mathew & Philip Swindells (1995). ISBN 0864387792. Gardening. Advice on how and where to use bulbs; imaginative planting arrangements for every situation; information on planting for colour; practical details on plant cultivation; more than 750 bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes listed alphabetically according to season and illustrated in colour. (RD Press, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1995) Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket, 240 pages, foxing on first and last few pages, else in fine condition. Weighs 1.3 kilograms.
Product Id: G13041
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The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids 1500 Species In Cultivation The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids 1500 Species In Cultivation -by- Isobyl la Croix (2008). ISBN 9780881928761. Gardening. Detailed descriptions of 1500 cultivated orchid species in 350 genera from Acampe to Zygostates; illustrated with over 1000 colour photographs. Used second hand large hardcover book in dust jacket covered with clear plastic. 524 pages. (Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, 2008) Very good condition. Weight 2.5 kg.
Product Id: G28387
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The Protea Growers Handbook Including Leucadendrons Banksias and Grevilleas The Protea Growers Handbook Including Leucadendrons, Banksias and Grevilleas -by- Lewis Matthews (1995). ISBN 0731803256. Gardening. Introduces the plants of the Protea family suitable for growing; both cultivars and species are described, with cultivation notes, details of propagation, control of pests and diseases. Illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings. Used second hand softcover book. 128 pages. (Simon & Schuster Australia, East Roseville, 1995) Light creasing to covers, some foxing on first and last few pages, else very good.
Product Id: G28160
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What Garden Pest or Disease Is That? Every Garden Problem Solved What Garden Pest or Disease Is That? Every Garden Problem Solved -by- Judy McMaugh. 1986 reprint. ISBN 0701819324. Used second hand gardening pest and disease identification book. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 312 pages. (Lansdowne Press. Dee Why West. Reprint. 1986) Foxing on first and last few pages and on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Product Id: G22649
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What Garden Pest or Disease Is That? Judy McMaugh What Garden Pest or Disease Is That? Every Garden Problem Solved -by- Judy McMaugh. 1987. ISBN 1863020160. Used second hand gardening pest and disease identification book. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 312 pages. (Weldon Publishing. Sydney. Reprint. 1987) Dust jacket is worn on edges and lightly scuffed. Spine and front cover sunned. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Product Id: G21360
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What Garden Pest Or Disease Is That? Companion Edition What Garden Pest Or Disease Is That? Companion Edition -by- Judy McMaugh (1990). ISBN 1863020926. Used second hand pocket size gardening pest or plant disease book. Used second hand softcover book in dust jacket. 304 pages. (Weldon Publishing. Willoughby. 1990) Wear, creasing and some chips to dust jacket. Book itself is in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: G23241
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What Garden Pest Or Disease Is That? Companion Edition What Garden Pest Or Disease Is That? Companion Edition -by- Judy McMaugh 1995 Reprint. ISBN 0725408332. Used second hand softcover pocket size gardening pest or plant disease book. 304 pages. (Weldon Publishing. Willoughby. Reprint. 1995) Covers and spine are sunned. Corners of covers are bumped. Name of previous owner crossed out on front free endpaper. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: G23623
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What's Wrong With My Plant? (And How Do I Fix It?) What's Wrong With My Plant? (And How Do I Fix It?) A Visual Guide To Easy Diagnosis And Organic Remedies -by- David Deardorff & Kathryn Wadsworth (2009). ISBN 9780881929614. Part 1 presents easily understood, illustrated flow charts to enable you to accurately diagnose what is ailing your plant; Part 2 provides a safe, organic solution to the problem; Part 3 is a photo gallery of all common problems. Illustrated with colour drawings and photographs. Used second hand softcover book. 452 pages. (Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, 2009) Spine sunned, else in very good condition. Weight 1.1 kg.
Product Id: G29404
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You Too Can Grow Orchids A Guide For Australian Gardeners You, Too, Can Grow Orchids A Guide For Australian Gardeners 7th Edition 1988 -by- Ralph Handcock and Margaret Smith. ISBN 0867770457. Australian Gardening. Orchids. Teaches the basics of orchid culture, then which orchid varieties to choose, how to plan your orchid collection, and how to provide the most suitable growing conditions; nearly 70 colour pictures and about 30 black and white; step by step details on how to grow orchid seedlings; how to repot and train orchids; and how to deal with orchid diseases; also contains instructions for building an orchid house. Used second hand hardback book. No dust jacket. Pictorial covers as issued. 88 pages. (Child & Associates Publishing. Frenchs Forest. 1988) Foxing on reverse of covers, endpapers and first and last few pages. Name whited out on front free endaper. One page has a taped tear at bottom. Else pages are very good.
Product Id: G25516
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