All of the information guides below are $15 each with free postage in Australia.
They feature: 8 x A4 pages, full colour on sturdy card, protection coated both sides.
Permaculture has become a global movement. The principles of permaculture work on any scale and can be adapted to any climate, landscape or cultural context. You do not have to be an expert landscape designer or a certified permaculturist to use permaculture guidelines in your garden. This Guide provides a broad overview of the subject enabling you to introduce permaculture concepts without delay.
Nutrition Garden Guide
Growing your own Superfood Garden has many benefits, both for your health and finances. Each of the 24 vegetables presented in this Guide is easy to grow in all climate zones. Many can be grown in containers and on balconies. The nutritional information provided illustrates how healthy these foods are. Regular consumption will provide all the nutrients and vitamins required for vitality and well-being. Spinach, kale and pumpkin are outstanding storehouses of goodness. All 24 vegetables will assist with weight loss and maintenance. Growing your own superfoods is environmentally friendly, provides certainty of origin and ensures the absence of agricultural poisons.
3 in 1: Elements of Nature/Compost/Gardener's Know How Guide
Elements of Nature: Soil resources and horizons, dynamic growth, the water cycle, the carbon cycle.
Good Compost Making: step-by-step compost making, biodynamic compost and biodynamic preparations.
Gardener’s Know How: Soil structure, Moon planting, companion planting, ten most important aspects of gardening.
This Guide is a fine reference for all gardeners, young and old.
Features: 8 x A4 pages, full colour on sturdy card, protection coated both sides.
Herb & Medicinal Plants Growing Guide
This guide introduces 72 useful herbs. Most of them can be grown in the home herb garden. Knowing what to grow, where and when will make the garden more productive and enjoyable. All the important information is provided in a format that even a novice gardener can follow easily. With a little effort it is possible to grow herbs throughout the year.
Features: 8 x A4 pages, 72 herbs, position and soil, medicinal properties, plant and row distances, uses, warnings, clime conditions, soil and aspect requirements.
Seed Collecting Guide
Collecting and saving seeds is an important part of the gardener’s year. It has been practiced for thousands of years. Seeds that gardeners produce from their own crops are accustomed to the climate and local soil and are likely to be more resilient to pests.
This Guide offers an overview and instructions on how to collect and save the seeds of 56 vegetables and herbs. There are sections on botany and collecting methods.
Vegetables Growing Guide
This guide introduces 68 delicious vegetables that can easily be grown to provide fresh and nutritious food from the home garden at little cost. Knowing what to grow, where and when will make the garden more productive and enjoyable. All the important information is provided in a format that even a novice gardener can follow effortlessly. In addition there are sections on Moon and companion planting, as well as on compost making and soil understanding.
Features: 8 x A4 pages, 68 vegetables, germination times, plant and row distances, companion planting, best moon phase, picking times, soil quality, how to make compost.
Botanical Field Guide
Revised edition This Guide offers, in symbol and keyword format, a substantial overview of the plant world. Comprehensive and robust, a companion wherever you live, city or country. Use it to look for and to check plant details; to classify, to reference, to compare and to remember keywords for later research. A useful reference and learning tool, popular with students, gardeners and plant lovers. Scientific adviser: Associate Professor Dr Geoff Burrows, School of Agricultural & Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia.
Features: 8 x A4 pages, full colour on sturdy card, protection coated both sides. Over 280 symbols. Over 400 keywords with definitions. Flower anatomy, Fruits, Seeds, Vegetative Spreads, Monocots, Dicots, Stems, Roots, Grasses, Sedges, Leaf Types.
Plant Propagating - Gardener's Guide
Propagating plants does not have to be a mystery. This Guide presents the 34 most commonly employed propagating methods. Each method is illustrated and described in easy-to-follow detail. The best propagating methods for garden trees, perennials, bulbous plants, shrubs and climbing plants, cacti and succulents, roses, orchids, bromeliads, grasses and water plants are given. In full colour, protection coated.