Australian flora

The Boab Tree

The Boab Tree

The Boab TreePat Lowe That ‘colossus of the bush’, the boab tree, has long intrigued visitors to ...

The Boab TreePat Lowe That ‘colossus of the bush’, the boab tree, has long intrigued visitors to the Kimberley. Where did it come from? How long does it live? With its strong branches and gnarled trunk, the boab is a minor ecosystem, providing shade and shelter for other lives. Native bees and bagmoths, lizards and nesting birds, cattle and human beings, the boab embraces them all. Some aged boabs bear scars from long-past visitors: Aboriginal engravings, Muslim prayer alcoves, the name of a ...

$39.95

Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia

Firewood BanksiaPhilippa Nikulinsky A unique celebration of Banksia menziesii - commonly known as...

Firewood BanksiaPhilippa Nikulinsky A unique celebration of Banksia menziesii - commonly known as firewood banksia - by acclaimed botanical artist Philippa Nikulinsky. This series of exquisitely detailed drawings and paintings records the species and its cycles in all their beauty. A dazzling and wondrous celebration of Banksia menziesii (firewood or Menzies' banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the species, Philippa Nikulinsky ...

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Native Native

Native

Native: Art and Design with Australian Native PlantsKate Herd and Jela Ivankovic-Waters Explore t...

Native: Art and Design with Australian Native PlantsKate Herd and Jela Ivankovic-Waters Explore the versatility and captivating beauty of Australian native plants beyond the familiar 'bush garden' aesthetic. Australia has long been known as home to the towering gum and the gnarly banksia. Australian natives are as emblematic as they are adaptable but Native takes an old subject (Australian natives) and gives it a complete makeover. This book surveys the ways native trees, shrubs, flowers and ...

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The York Gum Chronicles

The York Gum Chronicles

The York Gum Chronicles: Adventures with Western Australia's Most Beautiful TreesRoger Underwood ...

The York Gum Chronicles: Adventures with Western Australia's Most Beautiful TreesRoger Underwood In the stories in this book, forester and historian Roger Underwood provides insights into the history and culture of Western Australia's most beautiful trees and forests.

$33.50

Field Guide to Hi Vallee Farm Field Guide to Hi Vallee Farm

Field Guide to Hi Vallee Farm

Field guide to Hi Vallee Farm: A Revised Photographic Guide to the Kwongan Bushland Diversity on ...

Field guide to Hi Vallee Farm: A Revised Photographic Guide to the Kwongan Bushland Diversity on Hi Vallee FarmCompiled by Jolanda Keeble, with special assistance by Don Williams, Joy Williams and Mike Hislop A field guide describing the flora and some of the fauna, fungi, slime moulds, lichens and mosses at Hi Vallee Farm in the Shire of Coroow, Western Australia. The site is specific to a remnant of high biodiversity but the majority of the flora occurs in the wider region as well such as a...

$41.50

The Southwest The Southwest

The Southwest

The Southwest: Australia's Biodiversity HotspotVictoria Laurie Victoria Laurie offers us in words...

The Southwest: Australia's Biodiversity HotspotVictoria Laurie Victoria Laurie offers us in words and pictures the southwest of Australia, a land triangle that encompasses a multitude of natural worlds. One third of all known Australian plant species is found growing in the southwest, and the region has been designated 'Australia's Global Biodiversity Hotspot,' one of only thirty-four such hotspots in the world and the only one on this continent. Driven by her own passion for this country, La...

$45.00

Growing Australian Natives

Growing Australian Natives

Growing Australian Natives: Second EditionJohn Mason Interest in growing native plants has burgeo...

Growing Australian Natives: Second EditionJohn Mason Interest in growing native plants has burgeoned in recent years, especially with many more varieties of native plants being available in specialist and general nurseries. Gardeners are not only drawn to native plants for their beauty, but also because they attract birds and butterflies to their gardens and are the ideal plants for our warmer summers and drier conditions. The variety of Australian native plants is enormous, some 20,000 speci...

$39.95

Gardeners Companion to Eucalypts

Gardeners Companion to Eucalypts

Gardener's Companion to Eucalypts: Fourth EditionIvan Holliday and Geoffrey Watton No group of pl...

Gardener's Companion to Eucalypts: Fourth EditionIvan Holliday and Geoffrey Watton No group of plants is so characteristically Australian as the eucalypts, yet individual species are by no means easy to identify. This practical book, now revised and updated, identifies more than 140 species commonly grown in or seen around cities, regardless of their state of origin. For each major species the plant is described, the range given, diagnostic features are summarised, related species are discuss...

$37.95

Native Trees and Shrubs South-eastern Australia

Native Trees and Shrubs South-eastern Australia

Native Trees and Shrubs of South-eastern Australia: Covering areas of New South Wales, Victoria a...

Native Trees and Shrubs of South-eastern Australia: Covering areas of New South Wales, Victoria and South AustraliaLeon Costermans 'Native Trees and Shrubs of South-eastern Australia' embraces an area that stretches from the Flinders and Mt Lofty Ranges in South Australia, across Victoria and southern New South Wales to the NSW South Coast. It records the land and its vegetation in a scientifically accurate, but accessible, style. Virtually all species of native trees and larger shrubs in thi...

$59.95

Bush Remedies

Bush Remedies

Bush RemediesCheryll Williams Australia has a remarkable bushland with many unique plants that ar...

Bush RemediesCheryll Williams Australia has a remarkable bushland with many unique plants that are not found anywhere else in the world. Aboriginal people exploited this diversity, being superb survivalists in a harsh environment. They harvested the bounty of the land with ingenuity and centuries of practical experience. The sweet native honeys, the sugar letp insects, tasty witchetty grubs and oil-rich Bogong moths are good examples. When the colonists arrived two centuries ago they found th...

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Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide

Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide

Hakeas: A Field and Garden GuideIvan Holliday 'Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide' is the first ful...

Hakeas: A Field and Garden GuideIvan Holliday 'Hakeas: A Field and Garden Guide' is the first fully comrehensive book on this plant group. Most Hakeas are shrubs. Many bear beautiful flower spikes, followed by large, unusual fruits which are popular in dried flower arrangements. It features all 148 species and 15 sub-species known. It is an important contribution to our knowledge of native plants. For botanists who have, to date, had no reference for this group, the book will prove invaluable...

$34.95

Cronins Key Guide to Australian Trees

Cronins Key Guide to Australian Trees

Cronin's Key Guide to Australian TreesLeonard Cronin This authoritative reference work is the ess...

Cronin's Key Guide to Australian TreesLeonard Cronin This authoritative reference work is the essential guide to Australia's unique and fascinating trees. It features more than 325 species from all parts of the continent. Each tree is beautifully illustrated and described in detail in clear, concise language and there are distribution maps for every species. To make identification fast and simple, there is also a unique, easy-to-use visual key. About the Author:Leonard Cronin is one of Austra...

$35.00