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100 Best Native Plants for NZ Gardens
100 Best Native Plants for NZ Gardens
Since its first publication, this book has been an indispensable guide for gardeners wishing to use New Zealand plants. Now extensively revised, it features inspirational and practical advice on 100 species that are easy to grow and maintain, across a range of climates. It lists each plant's likes and dislikes and gives sage advice for care and maintenace and for combatting pests and problems. It suggests how your soil can be best prepared for maximum growing results and gives creative landscaping tips for combining textures and forms to maximum effect. Engagingly written by the head gardener at Larnach Castle, whose gardens are world-renowned, it deserves a place on every gardener's book shelf.

Title: 100 Best Native Plants for NZ Gardens
Author: EADIE FIONA M
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 05/09/2014
Price: $45.00
RRP: $45.00
Imprint: Godwit Press
Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd
ISBN: 9781775536512
Available stock: 1
Price: $45.00
100 Flower Garlands
100 Flower Garlands
In this book you will find garlands, circles and wreaths for all seasons and occasions - weddings, Valentine's Day, Christmas and more. There are beautiful designs ranging from the very simple to more elaborate creations - make a green and white fruit blossom wreath to celebrate the arrival of spring, a sunflower swag to remind you of long summer days, a traditional harvest swag for autumn, and a bay and orange swag as a winter mantelpiece decoration. Basic wiring and taping methods are described and illustrated step by step. Whatever the season, this stimulating project book has something to make every occasion special.

Title: 100 Flower Garlands
Author: BARNETT FIONA
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 31/05/2017
Price: $25.00
RRP: $25.00
Imprint: Hermes
Publisher: Anness Publishing
ISBN: 9780857231468
Available stock: 1
Price: $25.00
Around the World in 80 Trees
Around the World in 80 Trees
Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup.

In Around the World in 80 Trees, expert Jonathan Drori uses plant science to illuminate how trees play a role in every part of human life, from the romantic to the regrettable. Stops on the trip include the lime trees of Berlin's Unter den Linden boulevard, which intoxicate amorous Germans and hungry bees alike, the swankiest streets in nineteenth-century London, which were paved with Australian eucalyptus wood, and the redwood forests of California, where the secret to the trees' soaring heights can be found in the properties of the tiniest drops of water.

Each of these strange and true tales - populated by self-mummifying monks, tree-climbing goats and ever-so-slightly radioactive nuts - is illustrated by Lucille Clerc, taking the reader on a journey that is as informative as it is beautiful.

Title: Around the World in 80 Trees
Author: DRORI JONATHAN
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/05/2018
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Laurance King
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781786271617
Available stock: 1
Price: $40.00
Beth Chattos Shade Garden Shade Loving Plants for Year Round Interest
Beth Chattos Shade Garden Shade Loving Plants for Year Round Interest
First published as Beth Chatto's Woodland Garden by Cassell in 2002, this Pimpernel Classic edition includes a new afterword by David Ward, Garden and Nursery Director at Beth Chatto's Garden and a new introduction by Beth Chatto. 'Most gardens have dark areas - a north-facing border, an area shaded by a hedge, fence or house wall, a bed in the shade cast by shrubs or trees with greedy roots - and for many gardeners these are a challenge, and often a trial. Fortunately there are plants adapted by Nature to a vast range of conditions and, by choosing suitable plants, we can transform almost any problem site into something beautiful.' In this book legendary plantswoman Beth Chatto shows how the problem of shade in a garden can be turned to advantage. She tells how she transformed a dark, derelict site into a woodland garden that is tranquil and serene yet full of life and interest in every season. She describes, too, a wealth of plants that will thrive in shady beds and borders and on walls.

Title: Beth Chattos Shade Garden Shade Loving Plants for Year Round Interest
Author: CHATTO BETH
Series: Pimpernel Garden Classics
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 04/05/2017
Price: $80.00
RRP: $80.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Pimpernel Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781910258224
Available stock: 1
Price: $80.00
Beyond the Garden Gate Private Gardens of the Southern Highlands
Beyond the Garden Gate Private Gardens of the Southern Highlands
The Southern Highlands of New South Wales is an area renowned for its seasonal beauty and extravagant estates. Behind the hedges and over the fences are grand mature trees, collections of sculptures, treehouses, lakes, walled vegetable gardens, tiered herbaceous borders.Throughout it all is an enveloping sense of community in this magical part of the world. Beyond the Garden Gate reveals not just the hidden gems but also the very personal story behind each garden.

Title: Beyond the Garden Gate Private Gardens of the Southern Highlands
Author: CAMERON JAQUI
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/08/2018
Price: $90.00
RRP: $90.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames and Hudson (Australia)
ISBN: 9781760760014
Available stock: 1
Price: $90.00
Book of Seeds
Book of Seeds
True time capsules of life, seeds are significant items of hope and promise. They are the most complex organs plants ever produce, and come in an enormously diverse range of shapes, sizes, and colours; from the impressive coco de mer nut to the microscopic seeds of an orchid, to the extraordinary cobalt blue of the traveller's palm pit.Seeds are often overshadowed by the adult plant's size and show. Here, 600 seeds are spotlit, each given equal attention, each shown as glorious photographs, life size and in detail, alongside an engraving of the parent plant. Every profile includes a population distribution map, a table of essential information, and a commentary revealing notable characteristics, related species, and a diagnosis of the specimen's importance in terms of taxonomy, rarity, dispersal method, and scientific significance. Arranged taxonomically, this essential reference reveals the variety and importance of seeds to an extent never seen before.

Title: Book of Seeds
Author: SMITH DR PAUL
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 24/01/2018
Price: $70.00
RRP: $70.00
Imprint: Ivypress
Publisher: The Ivy Press
ISBN: 9781782405207
Available stock: 1
Price: $70.00
Build a Better Vegetable Garden
Build a Better Vegetable Garden
Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that anyone can make and enjoy. Not only do the projects add decorative detail to the garden, each project is devised to either extend the season, protect crops from pests or improve yields. Apart from the obvious cost-savings benefits from growing or making your own, the desire to work with craft fulfils the need to keep improving our patch of land. These compelling projects transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.From simple woodwork projects for cloches, tunnels and frames to gadgets that deter slugs and carrot root fly, these projects are well-designed as well as decorative. Each project includes step-by-step instructions as well as a list of materials and tools you'll need and a relative skills rating.Projects include: Leaf mould container; simple cloche; fruit cage; bean support; plant labels; herb bed; large bean frame; raised bed; poly cloche; plant propagator; boot scraper; mini greenhouse; drying cabinet; carrot fly protector; compost bins.

Title: Build a Better Vegetable Garden
Author: RUSSELL JOYCE
Format: Limp
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Price: $38.00
RRP: $38.00
Imprint: Frances Lincoln
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780711238428
Available stock: 2
Price: $38.00
Caroles Flower Truck
Caroles Flower Truck
Title: Caroles Flower Truck
Author: BOWDEN CAROLE
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/10/2015
Price: $30.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: David Bateman
Publisher: David Bateman Ltd
ISBN: 9781869538866
Available stock: 3
Price: $30.00
Color Me Floral Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season
Color Me Floral Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season
This gorgeous guide from star floral artist Kiana Underwood reveals the secrets to designing show stopping monochromatic arrangements. Underwood, the artist behind beloved San Francisco design studio Tulipina, shares her techniques for creating astounding single-colour displays unlike any other using inspired ingredients, dramatic textures, and vibrant colours. Organised by season, the book includes how-tos for forty spectacular arrangements - including a lush green display for spring, an astonishing black bouquet for summer, a striking magenta design for fall, and an oh-so-pretty pink arrangement for winter. Each how-to includes helpful notes on strategy and styling, an ingredients list, and step-by-step instructions paired with helpful photographs.

Title: Color Me Floral Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season
Author: JOHNSON MARLO
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/03/2018
Price: $60.00
RRP: $60.00
Imprint: Chronicle Books
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452161174
Available stock: 1
Price: $60.00
Dahlias
Dahlias
For years dahlias have been dismissed for being garish, gaudy additions to gardens and arrangements, but when you find the right variety it's hard to think of a better garden plant or a more striking cut flower. The next title in Pavilion's series of stylish floral gardening guides celebrates the diversity and return to fashion of the dahlia.

This title will help you unearth the history of the dahlia from its Aztec origins, as well as impart practical know-how. Follow Pavilion's guide to over 60 beautiful varieties to find out when they bloom, their size, and, of course, what they'll look like. Including classics life Cafe au Lait, to lesser know varieties like Karma Choc and Moonfire, you'll discover a stunning range of specimens from pompoms to heavy-headed dinner plates, to those that resemble daisies, sea anemones and even fireworks!

With contemporary commentary on each bloom, easy-to-follow advice and glorious photography, this book will appeal to everyone who appreciates the forgotten glory of the dahlia.

Title: Dahlias
Author: LANE GEORGIANNA
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 23/07/2018
Price: $45.00
RRP: $45.00
Imprint: Pavilion
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781911595250
Available stock: 1
Price: $45.00
Feijoas Origins Cultivation Uses
Feijoas Origins Cultivation Uses
This comprehensive, detailed and highly illustrated guide to growing this attractive and relatively recently introduced fruit will be invaluable to the ordinary gardener and the commercial grower alike. The text covers every aspect of growing feijoas, from a description of its native habitat and its introduction to Europe, to fertilisers, pests and diseases, harvesting aids and marketing. The many tables provide extensive scientific data regarding everything from the mineral composition of the fruit to fertiliser concentrations by age of tree.

Title: Feijoas Origins Cultivation Uses
Author: THORP GRANT
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $15.00
RRP: $15.00
Imprint: David Bateman
Publisher: David Bateman Ltd
ISBN: 9781869535032
Available stock: 3
Price: $15.00
Field Guide to NZ Native Trees
Field Guide to NZ Native Trees
If the monumental New Zealand's Native Trees has inspired you to venture into the outdoors to look more closely at our unique tree flora, this field guide is the perfect companion to take along. Compact enough to fit in a day-pack, it contains detailed information on all native trees found on the main islands of New Zealand, including Stewart Island and the Chathams. Field Guide to New Zealand's Native Trees is organised in three main sections - conifers, tree ferns and flowering trees - and covers 209 species. A visual key to leaf shapes will help to narrow down the identification of the numerous flowering trees. Under each species, headings such as Distribution & Habitat, Size, Bark, Foliage & Habit, Flowers & Fruit lead readers straight to relevant information, and a panel of Distinguishing Features is a useful aid to quick identification. More than1500 superb photographs show the whole tree and its key features, some in very close detail. The most comprehensive and up-to-date field guide to New Zealand's native trees, this handy and beautiful reference book deserves a place in every home, bach, library and school.

Title: Field Guide to NZ Native Trees
Author: DAWSON JOHN
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/11/2012
Price: $50.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: Craig Printing
Publisher: Craig Potton Publishing
ISBN: 9781877517822
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00