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  • Gardening with Keith Kirsten (New Edition) Quick View
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    • Gardening with Keith Kirsten (New Edition)
    • The fourth edition of this popular title has been given a completely new look, but it remains the same practical illustrated guide that is a must-have for all gardeners. The text has been updated to incorporate more indigenous species, locally bred hybrids, and Waterwise plants, in keeping with changing trends that recognize the importance of gardening in harmony with the…
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  • Gardening in the Shade in South Africa Quick View
    • Gardening in the Shade in South Africa Quick View
    • Gardening in the Shade in South Africa
    • Most gardens have shady spots, but some gardens have a real shade ‘problem’. Whether it is caused by large or overhanging trees, tall buildings, or just being on the ‘wrong side of the street’, finding the best plants for a shady area can be challenging, particularly if the rest of your garden basks in sunshine all year round. Shade plants…
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  • Take Root and Grow Quick View
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    • Take Root and Grow
    • • Useful, hands-on information for daily gardening. • Basic and logical layout for easy reference. • Facts and top tips to assist with growing gardening knowledge. • Additional journal pages for readers to add their own experiences. Gardening allows you to know where your food comes from – and that is empowering! Not growing your own food is leaving one…
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  • The A – Z of Vegetable Gardening in Southern Africa Quick View
    • The A – Z of Vegetable Gardening in Southern Africa Quick View
    • The A – Z of Vegetable Gardening in Southern Africa
    • This comprehensive guide to vegetable gardening in South Africa, written especially for the home gardener, is based on vast practical experience and intimate knowledge of local growing conditions. Part 1 provides down-to-earth advice on location and layout of the vegetable garden; soils and nutrients; garden planning and crop rotation; tools and equipment; watering; cultivation and weed control; seed, sowing, transplanting,…
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  • Bonsai Success In Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Bonsai Success In Southern Africa
    • In this uniquely Southern African book, Carl Morrow and Keith Kirsten guide readers step by step into the magical realms of bonsai as a hobby, horticultural practice and art form. The contents reflect the natural progression most people follow as their interest grows, and includes keeping your first tree or two alive and thriving, the basic techniques and skills to…
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  • What Flower Is That? (5Th Ed) Quick View
    • What Flower Is That? (5Th Ed) Quick View
    • What Flower Is That? (5Th Ed)
    • Since 1984 when the very first edition of The South African What flower is that? was published, this book has been the reference of choice for South African gardeners (or aspiring gardeners) in flower identification. This new fourth edition has finally appeared, 15 years after the death of the original author, Professor Kristo Pienaar. Not only has it been adapted…
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  • Watter Blom Is Dit (5th Ed) Quick View
    • Watter Blom Is Dit (5th Ed) Quick View
    • Watter Blom Is Dit (5th Ed)
    • Die Suider-Afrikaanse watter blom is dit? bly steeds 'n omvattende en insiggewende naslaanwerk vir enigeen wat graag tuin- en huisplante kweek en meer oor hulle wil weet, of dalk ’n nuwe kultivar wil identifiseer. Ongeveer 1 600 jaarplante, meerjariges, struike, bome en klimplante word algemeen in Suider-Afrikaanse tuine, parke en langs strate aangetref en hulle kan maklik uitgeken word met…
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  • Garden Plants and Flowers Quick View
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    • Garden Plants and Flowers
    • Garden Plants and Flowers is a compact directory of trees, shrubs and flowering plants that are ideal for growing in South African gardens. This revised edition has been updated to include new species, varieties and hybrids that meet the requirements of our diverse climate and habitats. The concise text includes details about plant growth and size, watering, feeding and pruning,…
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  • Gardening With Nature Bookazine Quick View
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    • Gardening With Nature Bookazine
    • A companion volume to Attracting Birds to Your Garden, the focus of this guide extends to other ‘wildlife, such as butterflies, dragonflies, bugs of all sorts, frogs, lizards and geckoes, and small mammals such as mongooses, genets and hedgehogs. The book reveals how to plant a garden that attracts indigenous ‘wildlife’, depending on where in the country you live, creating…
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  • The Garden of Babylonstoren Quick View
    • The Garden of Babylonstoren Quick View
    • The Garden of Babylonstoren
    • The most edible garden of Babylonstoren in the Drakenstein Valley of the Cape Winelands has become a must-see for all visitors to the region. Not simply because it is beautiful, but because it offers a mesmerising range of experiences to both the day tripper and hotel guest, encompassing history, insight into the workings of a productive farm and food garden,…
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  • The Home Gardener Series: Small Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Small Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Small Gardens
    • In a compact garden, vertical and overhead spaces take on a different role. Trellises, pergolas, hanging baskets, window boxes, as well as all manner of tubs and containers, create opportunities that are often overlooked in more expansive gardens. Small Gardens offers ideas for space-saving designs as well as suggestions for suitable plant combinations for patios, terraces, courtyards and other small…
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  • The Home Gardener Series: Garden Design and Planning Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Garden Design and Planning Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Garden Design and Planning
    • Garden Design and Planning shows you how to convert a bare patch or an existing layout into the garden of your dreams. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and drawings, it guides the reader through every stage of the process, from the initial planning to the finishing touches, offering practical advice on a variety of projects that are well within the reach…
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  • The Home Gardener Series Pruning Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series Pruning Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series Pruning
    • All kinds of garden plants – shrubs, climbers, roses, hedges and trees – need pruning to improve their shape and condition, and to encourage more flowers and fruits. Whether you are starting a new garden, maintaining established plants or renovating a neglected garden, this essential guide to pruning will come to your assistance time and again.
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  • The Home Gardener Series Container Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series Container Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series Container Gardens
    • Growing plants in containers is a quick and easy way to enhance gardens, courtyards, patios and terraces, balconies, windows and entrances. This detailed and authoritative book sets out the best container plant combinations and gives you all the step-by-step directions you need for planting, creating and maintaining beautiful container-based displays.
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  • The Home Gardener Series: Bonsai Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Bonsai Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Bonsai
    • Bonsai, the practice of growing miniaturized trees in shallow containers, can transform even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful landscape, or create points of interest both indoors and out. The selection of plants that can be developed into bonsai ranges from conifers, maples and bamboos to leafy and flowering trees and shrubs, and hardy indigenous species that are adapted…
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  • The Home Gardener Series: Propagation Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Propagation Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Propagation
    • Propagation – raising new plants by growing them from seeds or cuttings, or dividing existing clumps – is a passion for most gardeners. Many propagation methods are easy, need only a few pieces of equipment, and can be confidently undertaken by anyone. This book provides a wealth of easy-to-follow advice on how to successfully propagate a wide range of plants.…
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  • The Home Gardener Series: Herb Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Herb Gardens Quick View
    • The Home Gardener Series: Herb Gardens
    • Culinary herbs are some of the oldest cultivated plants and continue to be widely used throughout the world to flavour and enhance dishes. They are also utilized in medicines and cosmetics and play a role in many traditional rituals and customs. Herbs can be grown in beds, borders and containers, indoors or out, in small or large spaces. Whether you…
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  • Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa
    • Southern Africa is home to more than 2,000 introduced (not indigenous) trees. These non-native species are encountered daily and form a familiar part of our urban landscapes, growing successfully in parks, gardens, along road sides, and in other open spaces. This guide features nearly 600 of the most common and familiar of these and, using the same model of identification…
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  • Forest Plants: In the Forest and in the Garden Quick View
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    • Forest Plants: In the Forest and in the Garden
    • The first in what is an excellent series of books photographed by Geoff Nicholls. A beautifully illustrated guide to 107 plants and some of the butterflies, birds and mammals found in forests of South Africa. The text provides notes on the plants, utilization and gardening, as well as scientific and common names in local languages. This lightweight 72 page book…
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  • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden (Eastern and Northern Edition) Quick View
    • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden (Eastern and Northern Edition) Quick View
    • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden (Eastern and Northern Edition)
    • This book motivates gardeners to adopt a completely different mindset: instead of growing foreign plants and killing perceived pests, gardeners can benefit from planting indigenous vegetation with the object of actually attracting insects and other garden wildlife. It illustrates how easy it is to work with nature instead of against it. Not just another gardening book, it encourages gardeners to…
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  • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden Western Edition (Shop Soiled) Quick View
    • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden Western Edition (Shop Soiled) Quick View
    • Bring Nature Back to Your Garden Western Edition (Shop Soiled)
    • his book motivates gardeners to adopt a completely different mindset: instead of growing foreign plants and killing perceived pests, gardeners can benefit from planting indigenous vegetation with the object of actually attracting insects and other garden wildlife. It illustrates how easy it is to work with nature instead of against it. Not just another gardening book, it encourages gardeners to…
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  • Gardener’s Guide to Indigenous Garden Plants of Southern Africa Quick View
  • Bring Butterflies Back to Your Garden Quick View
    • Bring Butterflies Back to Your Garden Quick View
    • Bring Butterflies Back to Your Garden
    • Bring Butterflies Back is a follow-up to the much acclaimed Bring Nature Back to your Garden by the same authors. It is unique in being the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information on all indigenous South African butterfly larval food-plants. The book emphasizes the contribution people can make to nature by actually providing food for caterpillars, giving practical examples.…
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  • Gardening for Butterflies Quick View
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    • Gardening for Butterflies
    • Eco-friendly gardening is fast catching on. Butterflies are visible signs of a healthy garden, and, with their whimsical fl ight patterns and glorious colours, they are among the most alluring of our aerial visitors. Authors: Steve Woodhall, Lindsay Gray
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  • Botany for Gardeners Quick View
    • Botany for Gardeners Quick View
    • Botany for Gardeners
    • Botany for Gardeners offers a clear explanation of how plants grow. What happens inside a seed after it is planted? How are plants structured? How do plants adapt to their environment? How is water transported from soil to leaves? Why are minerals, air and light important for healthy plant growth? How do plants reproduce? The answers to these and other…
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  • Food Plants of the World Quick View
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    • Food Plants of the World
    • Food Plants of the World is a comprehensive overview of the plants that provide us with food, beverages, spices and flavours. It is written in easy language but gives accurate scientific information on the plants and their uses.
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  • Easy Guide to Landscape Design for the Home Owner Quick View
    • Easy Guide to Landscape Design for the Home Owner Quick View
    • Easy Guide to Landscape Design for the Home Owner
    • Landscape designing isn't so much about rules that guarantee creation of the 'perfect design every time', but rather about a series of guidelines and suggestions that will help you save time and money, as well as generally reduce the frustrations resulting from many design forms.
    • R160.00
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  • 100 Edible & Healing Flowers Quick View
    • 100 Edible & Healing Flowers Quick View
    • 100 Edible & Healing Flowers
    • In this hands-on, practical book, Margaret instructs how and when to plant, grow and harvest flowers, and supplies recipes that harness the medicinal, cosmetic and edible nature of these plants. The accessible, down-to-earth text is spiced with personal anecdotes and information about the historical use of flowers in herbalism. Author: Margaret Roberts
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  • Indigenous Healing Plants Quick View
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    • Indigenous Healing Plants
    • Indigenous Healing Plants is a fascinating compilation of the uses of more than 140 indigenous plants, from well-known garden favourites such as agapanthus and scented geraniums to lesser known plants like agt-dae-geneesbossie and ashwaganda. Margaret Roberts, in her inimitable style, shares the story of each plant’s history and its various uses – medicinal, in cooking, as natural insect repellents and deodorisers…
    • R395.00
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