Creating an Australian Garden

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Author:   Angus Stewart
Publisher:   Allen & Unwin
Format:   Softback
ISBN:   9781743310236
Product Id:   4512
Dimensions (cm):   28.0 H x 21.5 W
Pages:   256


A gloriously illustrated guide to planning the design and choosing the right plants to make a rich and sumptuous garden featuring Australian natives from the ABC Australian garden guru.

Angus Stewart has worked for decades on selecting and breeding Australian plants to make them more gardener-friendly. Creating an Australian Garden not only passes on the knowledge gained from Angus's extensive experience as a plant breeder-it empowers us all to unlock the secrets of cleverly designed Australian gardens that provide year-round colour, vibrant foliage and havens for wildlife.

Creating an Australian Garden contains practical tips on:

* planning a garden from scratch

* adapting an existing garden

* using water-saving methods

* creating mounds and raised beds to ensure

* the drainage many Australian plants require

* growing native plants in containers

* choosing the best plants for your environment

* easy-to-follow basics of soil preparation, and

* 450 of the best Australian plant varieties, including many that are newly released.