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Books are a great way to learn the vast amounts of knowledge that relates to Gardening. Over the years we have selected the books that we find most suitable to growing plants in Western Australia and gardening with Australian plants.

For current availability and ordering please give us a call on 08 9454 6260.

Living Wreaths

by Natalie Bernhisel Robinson

A book on 20 different designs of living wreaths. From succulents to alyssum to lettuce! There is a wreath for many a situation.


Eucalypt Flowers

by John Wrigley

John gives a brief history of the Eucalypts, from the beginning european settlement, the reader learns the difference between Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora. The artists are recognized coming from many different times and walks of life and this is seen in their artwork. Detailed drawings of buds, flowers and nuts. Some even have drawings of the bark that you would think you could feel if you ran your fingers over the page. A book which would appeal to an artist and a native plant lover alike. - Paula


Let's Propagate

by Angus Stewart

"Let's propagate" is for anyone interested in hands-on propagating in Australia. The author, Angus Stewart is a presenter for ABC TV's Gardening Australia and a prolific writer on Australian Native Plants. "Let's Propagate" explores a range of propagation techniques including by seed, cuttings, layering, division, grafting and tissue culture. One of the most valuable sections of the book is a 63 page appendix which provides information on the recommended propagating method and time of the year to propagate Australian Native Plants and some exotics. Species covered include acacias, kangaroo paws, waxes, eucalypts and many others. "Let's Propagate" will expand your knowledge and provide skills to successfully add another dimension to your gardening. - John



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