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The waterwise Australian native garden : a practical guide to garden design, plant selection and much more / Angus Stewart & AB Bishop.

By: Stewart, Angus, 1959-.
Contributor(s): Bishop, A. B. (Andrea B.) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales : Murdoch Books, 2019Description: 288 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760525552; 1760525553.Subject(s): Gardens -- Australia -- Design | Gardening -- Australia | Native plant gardening -- Australia | Drought-tolerant plants | Landscape gardening -- Water conservation | Wilderness areas -- AustraliaDDC classification: 635.95194 Awards: Winner of the 2018 HMAA Laurel Award for best book.Summary: There's never been a more crucial time to drought-proof your garden and to consider Australian native plants as a key component in your outdoor space. This award-winning practical volume, from two of the country's foremost horticultural experts, offers everything you need to know about designing and growing a garden that promotes careful water use and features Australian native plants in the home garden. Including information on the fundamentals of Australian soils, cultivation techniques, drainage, pruning, fertilising and maintenance, as well as creating a fire-resistant garden, establishing habitats attractive to native fauna and growing your own bush foods. The Waterwise Australian Native Garden is a highly illustrated, comprehensive showcase of the best plants to choose and the best gardens from which to draw inspiration. It's a must-have for garden lovers all over this wide, brown land.
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A rerelease of the bestselling Australian Native Garden now with emphasis on its waterwise benefits for a sadly drought-stricken Australian climate.

Originally published as "The Australian native garden" in 2015 by Murdoch Books.

Includes index.

There's never been a more crucial time to drought-proof your garden and to consider Australian native plants as a key component in your outdoor space. This award-winning practical volume, from two of the country's foremost horticultural experts, offers everything you need to know about designing and growing a garden that promotes careful water use and features Australian native plants in the home garden. Including information on the fundamentals of Australian soils, cultivation techniques, drainage, pruning, fertilising and maintenance, as well as creating a fire-resistant garden, establishing habitats attractive to native fauna and growing your own bush foods. The Waterwise Australian Native Garden is a highly illustrated, comprehensive showcase of the best plants to choose and the best gardens from which to draw inspiration. It's a must-have for garden lovers all over this wide, brown land.

Winner of the 2018 HMAA Laurel Award for best book.