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DAVID AUSTIN'S ENGLISH ROSES : Australian Edition, Austin, David
1 Austin, David DAVID AUSTIN'S ENGLISH ROSES : Australian Edition
London Conran Octopus 1996 1850298815 / 9781850298816 Revised and Updated Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Clay Perry. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean, the slightest hint of tanning to upper edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. "A Garden Writer's Guild Gardening Book of The Year in 1994, the original edition of 'David Austin's English Roses' has here been revised and updated . . . In this new edition, growing conditions in Australia are detailed for the first time. Growth patterns and flowering per year are given for each rose, along with other cultivation information. Notes on the best roses for Australian cultivation." Contents include: Introduction, A Long Tradition, The Old and The New, The Ideal of an English Rose, The Fragrance of the English Rose, English Roses in The Garden, English Roses in The Home, Varieties of the English Rose, The Cultivation of English Roses, Creating a New Rose, Index, Agents for English Roses, Acks. Book weight approx. 1.19 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 40.99 AUD
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YOUR GARDEN DESIGN BOOK : Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden, Brookes, John
2 Brookes, John YOUR GARDEN DESIGN BOOK : Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden
Sydney, NSW, Australia Lothian (In Association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) 1992 0850914043 / 9780850914047 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
352pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus colour and b/white diagrams and plans, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain green boards near fine. Tiny spot to rear free endpaper and pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. "Good design is the key to all successful gardens, large or small, in town, country or suburbia, yet for many people, it proves all too elusive. In John Brookes' 'Your Garden Design Book', arguably the world's leading international garden designer de-mystifies the whole subject, setting out lucidly and informatively the fundamental principles and techniques . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.72 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.06 AUD
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THE VICTORIAN GARDEN, Carter, Tom
3 Carter, Tom THE VICTORIAN GARDEN
London Bracken Books 1988 1851702075 / 9781851702077 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
186pp., plus Book List and Index. Eight pages of colour plates, plus b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Unobtrusive previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-iIlustrated (front and rear), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. " . . . describes the varied aspects of practical horticulture and ornamental gardening: the efficiency of the kitchen garden, the splendours of the grand pleasure grounds, the single-minded dedication of those who grew flowers for exhibition and the relaxed atmosphere of the indoor garden. Extracts from the writings of the time as well as many contemporary illustrations reproduced in colour and monochrome bring to life the inventiveness and charm of a neglected era of gardening." Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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TOTALLY BONSAI : A Guide to Growing, Shaping and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs, Coussins, Craig
4 Coussins, Craig TOTALLY BONSAI : A Guide to Growing, Shaping and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs
London New Burlington Books 2001 1861553862 / 9781861553867 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A guide to tending and styling Bonsai for the beginner-whether buying a finished tree, or cultivating your own. Learn the secrets of shaping, creating twin trunks, bending and transforming, and discover the best ways to display your Bonsai . . . Chapters include: The Bonsai Tradition, Getting Started, General Care, Styling and Display, Easy Species Guide, Style Gallery, plus Index. Book weight approx. 480g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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THE CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens, Davies, Rosemary
5 Davies, Rosemary THE CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens
South Yarra, VIC, Australia Hyland House 1991 0947062122 / 9780947062125 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
xii, + 338pp., plus 10 colour illustrated pages, b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "This is a unique, practical, do-it-yourself guide for gardeners who want to plan and design, make and care for a garden that is their own creation and is composed of their favourite plants. An ideas book for those who want to turn a barren block into a beautiful garden or improve and renovate an existing garden." Book weight approx. 1.11 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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6 Douglas, James Sholto ADVANCED GUIDE TO HYDROPONICS
London Pelham Books 1979 0720708303 / 9780720708301 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
333pp., frontispiece and intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawings, and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, otherwise very good. Written by a pioneering authority on hydroponics, this book should prove to be most valuable to agriculturists and horticulturists worldwide, particularly those concerned with over-crowded, or adverse climate areas . . . Contents include: 25 chapters over six 'parts', plus Biblio. and Index. Book weight approx. 900g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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MINIATURE ROSES, Eagle, Dawn and Barry
7 Eagle, Dawn and Barry MINIATURE ROSES
Auckland William Collins 1985 0002175681 / 9780002175685 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
128pp., full-colour photographic illustrations, b/white line drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards minimally shelf-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . describes the fascinating history of miniature roses, their propagation, hybridising, cultivation, and seasonal care. The major part of 'Miniature Roses' is devoted to an alphabetical listing of over 250 miniature rose varieties, with a brief description of each, giving details of flower colour and size, the height of the plant and its distinctive characteristics." Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 926g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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FAVOURITE PLANTS.   (Signed Copy), Edmanson, Jane
8 Edmanson, Jane FAVOURITE PLANTS. (Signed Copy)
Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Thomas C. Lothian 1995 0850917069 / 9780850917062 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
153pp., colour plate endpapers, like plates throughout, supported by b/white line illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. An inscription, congratulating an award winner, signed by the author on title page, that recipient's label affixed over printed ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, nominally bumped, gloss wrapper has fold-in flaps. The author, as a public face of gardening, is often asked, " What is your favourite plant? " As a response to this query, she produced this title. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Various favourites, Index. Book weight approx. 680g. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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9 Ewart, Ron FUCHSIA LEXICON
Poole, Dorset, U.K. Blandford Press 1982 0713710780 / 9780713710786 1st. U.K. Edition, Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
336pp., intext colour section comprising 48 pages, each with four separate images to view. Several instructional b/w line-drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minimal shelfwear. Leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. The author, with 20 plus years in professional horticulture, gives a 'detailed' description of some 200 species, varieties and cultivars, covering colour, foliage, growth habit, date of registration and raiser and other relevant information. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Cultivation, Trained types, Pests/disease control, Fuchsia species; Section: Quelusia, Fuchsia, Kierschlegeria, Skinnera, Hemsleyella, Schufia, Encliandra, Natural variants, Liost of cultivars, Glossary, Biblio., Appendix, Index of colour plates, more . . . Book weight approx. 820g. 
Price: 20.95 AUD
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LILIES, Graaff, Jan de, and Hyams, Edward
10 Graaff, Jan de, and Hyams, Edward LILIES
London Nelson and Sons 1967 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
142pp., unpaginated colour plates throughout (all called-for plates extant), plus several intext, b/white line-drawings. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain, original red cloth boards. A former owner's name stamped on ffep., and title page, foxing flecks on head of text-block, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, and dampstained on heel of spine. This title was the first in a proposed series of gardening books, and the author was considered to be the world's leading authority on the art of growing Lilies . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 10 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 18.03 AUD
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THE HYDRANGEAS, Haworth-Booth, Michael
11 Haworth-Booth, Michael THE HYDRANGEAS
London Constable 1975 0094603707 / 9780094603707 Fourth Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
219pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece plus unpaginated b/white plates throughout (all extant). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards mildly bumped on lower foredge corners. A former owner's stamp on ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly bumped and edgeworn. First published in 1950 (Constable), this 4th edition has been revised and enlarged. Considered to be a standard work on hydrangeas, contents include: Prelims., Edition Prefaces, Intro., History, Species, Varieties, Breeding, Cultivation, Propagation, Diseases and Pests, As Garden Shrubs, Tubs - Vases - Cut Flowers, Index. Book weight approx. 444g. 
Price: 16.03 AUD
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GROW YOUR OWN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, Hills, Lawrence D.
12 Hills, Lawrence D. GROW YOUR OWN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
London Faber & Faber 1975 0571048307 / 9780571048304 New Edition, 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
328pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section, plus intext line drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on lightly bumped and creased spine. Mildly flecked text-block edges, else unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket is price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, and has significant loss of text colour on spine. Published in the Northern Hemisphere and referencing relevant seasons/months, this book by Lawrence Hills will be helpful to all who wish to grow fruit and vegetables using non-chemical methods. Including a chapter of recipes, contents viz: Prelims., Why grow your own, Diet supplements for soils, Gardening year round, Vegetables one by one, Soft fruit without spraying, Tree fruit without trouble, Tips and tools, Appendix. Indices. Book weight approx. 568g. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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[The Gardenway Book of] GARDEN STYLES FOR BRISBANE AND THE SUB-TROPICS, Hirschfeld, Jo (Compiled by)
13 Hirschfeld, Jo (Compiled by) [The Gardenway Book of] GARDEN STYLES FOR BRISBANE AND THE SUB-TROPICS
Darra, Queenaldn, Australia Trevor and Mary Dickinson 1993 0646156365 / 9780646156361 First Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
95pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations (Drawn by: John Bayton A.M., Marian Forster, David Greenfield, and June Kelly). Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Book clean and square. Staples clean and tight. Sketch-art illustrated (June A. Kelly) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Leaves pristine. Garden style guidance for folk in the sub-tropical area of Brisbane, Australia. Significant contents include; Prelims., Brisbane Identity, Book Aim, Garden Themes, Birds, Maintenance, Restoration, Watering without Waste. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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14 Hughes, Hilary FRUIT CULTIVATION FOR AMATEURS
London W.H. & L. Collingridge 1951 First Edition Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
477pp., original red cloth boards, a plethora of relevent b/w halftone plates and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Gilt titles. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated [Variety Of Fruit], loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tears, two fingernail size pieces missing from head of spine panel, narrow drip stain thereon. Very informative, 37 chapters, divided into three 'parts', General methods, Handy fruits described alphabetically, Fruits under glass, General index, Index of pests and diseases. Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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MEDIEVAL FLOWERS, Innes, Miranda and Perry, Clay
15 Innes, Miranda and Perry, Clay MEDIEVAL FLOWERS
London Kyle Cathie 1997 1856262596 / 9781856262590 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
160pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket (neatly protected in removable plastic cover) mildly scuffed. "The flowers of the Middle Ages had a significance almost incomprehensible to the modern-day gardener. They were as precious as jewels, and formed part of every courtly ritual and every village romance. They were painted and praised, they predicted the future and healed past wounds, and they were revered as a token of God's generosity and goodwill in trying times. 'Medieval Flowers' celebrates those species that grew in medieval times and still grow today . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, Spring, Early Summer, High Summer, Winter, Medieval Gardens to Visit, Medieval Garden Design, Medieval Plant Directory, Bibliography, Addresses of Gardens to Visit, Acks., Photographic Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 27.32 AUD
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORCHIDS OF ASIA, Isaac-Williams, Mark L.
16 Isaac-Williams, Mark L. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORCHIDS OF ASIA
North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Angus and Robertson 1988 0207159556 / 9780207159558 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
vii, + 261pp., colour photographic and colour-art illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned, white title visible but faded. Plain salmon boards have a thin sunned strip head and foot, a black pen spot (part remainder mark) to lower edge, light bump to upper rear corner. Black pen remainder mark to lower textblock edge, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a very small chip to lower flap folds, a touch of surface laminate lift to upper spine, minor marks. From the jacket flap: " The orchids of Asia include some of the most beautiful and unusual species of this fascinating family . . . covers over 160 species with descriptions, distribution notes and illustrations." Includes Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 780g. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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IRIS, Köhlein, Fritz
17 Köhlein, Fritz IRIS
London Christopher Helm 1987 0747018030 / 9780747018032 First U.K. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
370pp., 210 colour photographic illustrations, and numerous b/white line-drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain mauve boards very lightly bumped on one lower foredge corner. Faint tape stains to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly creased, corner-clipped on front flap. "This singular book by one of the world's foremost horticulturists describes not only the 200 plus species but also many of the cultivars in the main hybridizing lines which have led to today's marvellous array of forms, including: Dwarf Iris, Dutch Iris, Tall Branched Iris, Siberian Iris, Japanese Iris. In addition to thorough descriptions of the species and their principal cultivars the author provides extensive information on: the history and introduction into culture; the history of breeding and hybridizing; planting and cultivation; the uses of irises in the landscape; companion plants; pests and diseases; exhibiting, judging and growing show flowers." Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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TREES FOR WARM AND TEMPERATE CLIMATES, Macoboy, Stirling
18 Macoboy, Stirling TREES FOR WARM AND TEMPERATE CLIMATES
Dee Why West, N.S.W., Australia Ure Smith 1979 0725404817 / 9780725404819 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
182pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of brown boards, which are very mildly shelf-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket negligibly indented, sticker ghost to front fold-in flap. "As well as the European favourites, including many new and special varieties, you will find a host of magnificent trees from the new world, together with notes on their origin, cultivation and habits. All the essential facts are given about all the included trees - their size, speed of growth, climatic range, details of their flowers, fruits and foliage - and most importantly their many uses to mankind . . . all are illustrated in superb colour, and a detailed index lists both botanical and common names." Stirling Macoboy, who died in 2005, was the author and photographer of over forty gardening books. Book weight approx. 1.49 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 45.54 AUD
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LAVENDER, SWEET LAVENDER, McLeod, Judyth A.
19 McLeod, Judyth A. LAVENDER, SWEET LAVENDER
Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia Kangaroo Press 1993 0864176015 / 9780864176011 Reprint Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
120pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white line-drawings (by the author). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . in this definitive book, the essence of lavender itself is unerringly captured. There is an amazing potpourri provided of traditional and innovative culinary, craft and fragrance uses . . . Lavender farms from around the world, together with the history of lavender farming, modern lavender farming techniques and oil extraction are described . . . describes in detail and offers designs for a range of exquisite small authentic historical lavender gardens, together with expert advice on successfully growing this quintessential cottage plant. An extensive and comprehensive botanical monograph on the genus is included." Book weight approx. 285g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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SEASIDE GARDENING IN AUSTRALIA, Monfries, Marcelle
20 Monfries, Marcelle SEASIDE GARDENING IN AUSTRALIA
North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Methuen Australia 1982 0454003668 / 9780454003666 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Judy Cuppaidge 
156pp., b/white line-drawn, and colour photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards lightly bumped head of spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly creased at head and foot of spine, small closed tear to same. From the jacket flap: "Seaside gardening in Australia is unique . . . As well as providing a list of plant descriptions, specific chapters highlight the problems of soil enrichment, the creation of micro-climates, the establishment of new gardens and the remodelling of old ones. There are special hints for those whose home is a unit and whose garden a balcony . . . over one hundred colour photographs and sixty-seven line drawings by Judy Cuppaidge, also a qualified horticulturist." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 615g. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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