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.
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ABC Gardening Australia magazine, born from the TV show, is the bible for novice gardeners and green thumbs, and is Australia's leading gardening title. Each month our nation-wide team of experts provide all the help you need to create a thriving garden and beautiful outdoor space.
ISBN: 9780733331619 ISBN-10: 0733331610 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 1592 Published: 22nd March 2013 Publisher: ABC Books
Dimensions (cm): 35.8 x 25.5
Weight (kg): 6.41