Herbs for Australian Gardens

A Practical Guide to Growing and Using Organic Herbs

Author: Penny Woodward

Publisher: Hyland House Publishing


Category: Cooking (Herbs)

Page: 228

View: 944

Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, this completely revised and updated third edition of Penny Woodward’s Australian Herbal is a must for all herb enthusiasts. An excellent “Sowing and Growing Herbs” table provides guidance regarding propagation, preferred growing conditions, growth habit (including any tendency toward weediness), flower colour and uses. Learn how to pick, preserve and store your favourite herbs; try some of the delicious sounding recipes – how about Herb Cheese Bread accompanied by a glass of Elder Flower Champagne? Also covered are companion planting and pest-repellent herbs, useful Australian native plants and water-efficient gardening.

Australian Books in Print 1999

Author: Anonimo

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company


Category: Reference

Page: 2200

View: 404

"Excellent coverage...essential to worldwide bibliographic coverage."--American Reference Books Annual. This comprehensive reference provides current finding & ordering information on more than 123,000 in-print books published in Australia. You'll also find brief profiles of more than 12,000 publishers & distributors whose titles are represented, as well as information on trade associations, local agents of overseas publishers, literary awards, & more. From Thorpe.

An Australian Herbal

A Practical Guide to Growing and Using Herbs in Temperate Australia and New Zealand

Author: Penny Woodward

Publisher: International Specialized Book Service Incorporated


Category: Gardening

Page: 184

View: 687

The Australian Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Grow the Best Fruit and Vegetables for Good Health and Flavour

Author: Clive Blazey



Category: Food crops

Page: 144

View: 328

This new, totally updated fruit and vegetable book has the most detailed guidance on how to grow vegetables and fruit successfully in your own back yard. It is written by Australians for Australian conditions. Based on 30 years of experience at the Digger's Club gardens, it covers over 240 vegetables and herbs, and 188 fruits, nuts and berries. This is a guide for all climates and even the tiniest garden spaces. It explains how to make compost, and shows how you can save $1,000's growing your own produce.

The Australian Garden Book

With Practical Hints on the Culture of All the Principal Flowers, Bulbs, Shrubs, Trees, Fruits, and Vegetables

Author: Reginald George Edwards



Category: Gardening

Page: 322

View: 575

The Herb Companion Wishbook and Resource Guide

Author: Bobbi A. McRae



Category: Gardening

Page: 302

View: 138

Lists mail order sources; books, newsletters, and videos; national and local organizations; public gardens; and festivals related to herbs and herbiculture

A Doctor in the Garden

Nomen Medici in Botanicis : Australian Flora and the World of Medicine

Author: John Pearn



Category: Australia

Page: 497

View: 119

Encyclopedia of botanical medicine in Australia. Describes the story behind 350 Australian native plants and trees and includes hundreds of biographies of those who have contributed to our knowledge of medicine, health and medicinal herbs. Copiously illustrated with historical photos, colour photos, and line drawings. Includes extensive references, acknowledgments and index. Author is the Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane, and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine for his study of plant toxins.

Yates Garden Guide

Author: YATES.



Category: Gardening

Page: 506

View: 317

Fully illustrated and detailing more than 1000 plant species, this book contains everything you need to know about growing trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, vegetables, herbs and fruit.

The Random House Book of Herbs

Author: Roger Phillips

Publisher: Random House Incorporated


Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 861

Explains how to grow, harvest, use, and store culinary herbs, salad herbs, vegetables, berries, scented herbs, strewing herbs, dye plants, and medicinal herbs, and includes tips on herb teas

Private Gardens of Australia

Author: Sarah Guest

Publisher: Lothian Books


Category: Australia

Page: 224

View: 420

"Featuring forty of Australia's more interesting and unusual private gardens, this book captures the richness and variety of gardens to be found in a continent of great size and climatic extremes..."--Publisher description.