Attracting butterflies to your garden Densey Clyne
|The edible balcony : how to grow fresh food in a small space plus 60 inspiring recipes Indira Naidoo|
Indira used to read the news on SBS but more recently she has become interested in food and where it comes from. She has a tiny 13th floor balcony and has converted it into a vegie garden. She takes you through the seasons on her balcony and includes some delicious things to do with your produce. It's a great read even if you don't have a balcony!
Kitchen gardens of Australia : eighteen productive gardens for inspiration and practical advice Kate Herd
Gardeners from all over Australia share their secrets to successful produce gardening including surviving drought conditions to environmentally friendly pest control. There are garden plans and histories
The new ornamental garden / Simon Rickard
Another great book from CSIRO, this one tries to look at Australian gardening practices with fresh eyes. It helps gardeners select the right plants for their location and also helps you consider microclimates. The plant index is very useful and extensive.
Simon Rickard talks at Kew Library on 17 November, make a booking now!
|The best gardens in Italy : a traveller's guide / Kirsty McLeod|
Italy has been experiencing a gardening renaissance recently and there are some fascinating gardens springing up (no pun intended). Some old historic gardens are also being rescued and brought back to life. This books take you on a tour of the best gardens and shows you their story with beautiful photographs.
Garden designers at home : the private spaces of the world's leading designers Noel KingsburySlip through the garden gate of these famous garden designers to see what they do in their own backyard! These gardens are often experiments which have unusual plants or new and different way of dealing with the garden space! You might be surprise by what our famous garden designers prefer for their themselves.