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Citrus: A Guide to Organic Management, Propagation, Pruning, Pest Control and Harvesting

By: Allen Gilbert

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing, 2007


This title follows in the footsteps of Allen's other popular texts on organically growing apples, nuts and tomatoes. Table of Contents: Citrus: Origins & Spread; Citrus Species & Cultivars; Propagation of Citrus; Managing Citrus Trees; Pruning & Training Citrus; Pest and Disease Control of Citrus; Harvesting & Storing Citrus Fruit; Glossary; Index. View more info

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Edible Water Gardens: Growing Water Plants for Food and Profit

By: Nick Romanowski

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House Publishing, 2007


With over 30,000 copies in print, this is Australia's most popular guide to worm farming by far. Convert your household compost heap into a constant supply of nutrient-rich vermicast for your garden, and minimise the need for manufactured fertilisers and deep ploughing. Drawing on information from the world's leading agricultural research centres (including the CSIRO), this is a comprehensive and easily understood guide. View more info

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Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time

By: Craig Lehoullier

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing LLC, 2015


This book contains everything a tomato-growing enthusiast needs to know about growing over 200 varieties of tomatoes - how to sow seeds, plant, cultivate, and collect seeds. It also offers a comprehensive guide to pests and diseases of tomatoes. No other book offers such a detailed look at the specifics of growing tomatoes, from the point of view of a true expert, with beautiful photographs and tomato profiles throughout. View more info

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Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden

By: Mary Horsfall

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing, 2010


Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden shows how to grow food at home in even the smallest of spaces. It explores the reasons for growing your own food, including the many potential benefits such as improved taste, freshness and nutrition. Many types of food are covered, including vegetables, fruits, herbs, bush tucker plants and edible flowers. The book provides detailed instructions for successfully growing plants from seeds, and explains the use of organic pest and wee... View more info

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From Vines to Wines 5E The complete guide to growing grapes & making your own wine

By: Jeff Cox

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing, 2015


Wine connoisseurs, gardeners, and home winemakers will find the latest techniques and varieties discussed in the updated edition. With thorough, illustrated instructions, readers learn how to choose and prepare a vineyard site; construct sturdy and effective trellising systems; plant, prune, and harvest the right grapes for a particular climate; press, ferment, age, and bottle wine; and judge wine for clarity, colour, aroma, body, and taste. With this update, Jeff Cox al... View more info

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Grafting and Budding: A Practical Guide for Ornamental Plants, and Fruit and Nut Trees

By: W. J. Lewis and D McE Alexander

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Landlinks Press, 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition


Covers all methods for grafting and budding. Gives detailed step-by-step instructions. Clearly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Grafting and Budding is an updated and expanded version of Grafting and Budding Fruit and Nut Trees and now includes the grafting of ornamental plants. It is a comprehensive and clearly written, practical guide on all of the grafting techniques the professional and home gardener is likely to need. The book begins with an i... View more info

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Grow Organic, Cook Organic: Natural Food from Garden to Table, with Over 1750 Photographs

By: Michael Lavelle and Christine Lavelle and Ysanne Spevack

Price: $44.95

Publisher: UK, Hermes House, 2015


A complete guide to growing and cooking perfect natural produce, with over 150 step-by-step recipes. Practical advice and step-by-step sequences that will help you to achieve outstanding natural results in all aspects of garden planning and maintenance. Includes a full-colour, visual guide to organic ingredients, from fabulous fruit and vegetables to meat and poultry and breads, with over 150 delicious seasonal recipes for every occasion and valuable information on pre... View more info

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Growing Tomatoes: A directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully

By: Richard Bird and Christine France

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books, 2015


This is a directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully. It is a comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 40 different varieties of tomatoes, including round, salad, beefsteak, cherry, plum, pear, vine, yellow and green. It includes hands-on advice on preparing soil for planting, sowing under glass, harvesting, storing and preserving. It features step-by-step instruction on cultivating tomatoes in a greenhouse, in containers and in the garden. It offe... View more info

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Heirloom Vegetables: A Guide to Their History and Varieties

By: Simon Rickard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin, 2014


'Vegetables are masterpieces of human ingenuity - their pasts and futures are in our hands.' How often do you hear someone complain that tomatoes don't taste like they used to? It's becoming a common concern, as food production is increasingly controlled by multinational corporations more interested in profit than flavour. People who care about their food are growing their own vegetables in droves - and especially heirlooms for their wonderfully diverse flavours, shape... View more info

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Homegrown Berries: Successfully Grown Your Own Strawberries Rasberries Blueberries Blackberries and More

By: Teri Dunn Chace

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Timber Press, 2014


Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? "Homegrown Berries" covers the entire process, from planting to picking that first nutritious, luscious fruit. You'll learn the best varieties for your region, how to fit them into your landscape, and how to maintain them for peak harvest year after year. With tips on growing strawberries, raspberries, blackbe... View more info

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How Can I be Prepared with Self-sufficiency and Survival Foods? 2nd Edition: An essential manual to help us survive in a Toxic World

By: Isabell Shipard

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, David Stewart, 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition


Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the e... View more info

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How to Grow Potatoes: A Practical Gardening Guide for Great Results with Step-by-step Techniques

By: Richard Bird

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Southwater, 2009


A beautifully simple and practical guide to getting the very best results from your potatoes. Includes an illustrated guide to the different varieties of potato and their best growing conditions, including Carlingford, Maris Piper, Desiree, King Edward, Romano and many more. Practical advice on how to grow potatoes, from choosing which variety to plant, sowing in rows and containers, to harvesting and storing. View more info

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Self-Sufficiency 2E A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!

By: Edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $42.95

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing, 2015


A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More! The inspiring guide to back to basics living, now fully updated! Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living-whether they're urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the in... View more info

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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

By: Andrea Bellamy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press, 2015


Small-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy, author of the award-winning blog Heavy Petal, shares all the knowledge she's gained from years of gardening small: how to find and assess a space, and how to plan and build a garden. Bellamy also highlights the top sixty edible plants and offers complete information on how to sow, grow, and harvest them. This hardworking and enthusiastic guide... View more info

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The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving and Cooking

By: Dave DeWitt and Paul W Bosland

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Timber Press, 2014


The Complete Chile Pepper Book, by world-renowned chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland, shares detailed profiles of the one hundred most popular chile varieties and include information on how to grow and cultivate them successfully, along with tips on planning, garden design, growing in containers, dealing with pests and disease, and breeding and hybridizing. Techniques for processing and preserving include canning, pickling, drying, and smoking. Eighty-five mou... View more info