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One of the oldest New Zealand books in continuous publication remains the most comprehensive, reliable and practical source of advice for all New Zealand gardeners.
A beginner's guide to vegetable gardening that includes weekly advice through the growing seasons, for all those who want to produce their own food at home.
This book is all about the soil we find in our garden and more particularly how we can maximize its growing potential. Xanthe White examines the five main soil types found in New Zealand and offers advice on how to get the best from each one.
Month by month in the garden, how to begin, soil health, pest control without chemicals, a section on orchards and beautiful photos of Kay's gardens.
This authoritative guide brings together the experience of experts in the field who have found, through careful trialing, how to reliably maximize seed quality and yield for more than 100 crop plants.
Includes more than 75 vegetable and herb entries, new recipes throughout, a comprehensive and easy-to-follow regional planting and harvesting calendar and all the information you need to combat pests and diseases for a healthy and thriving garden.
A guide compiled by Te Waka Kai Ora to introduce whānau to methods for establishing their own Māra Kai. Learn the history of traditional agriculture in Aotearoa and practical steps for growing your own kai.
A guide to food-bearing plants of all description with detailed, easy to follow advice on how and where to plant, how to protect from pests and weather, and how to harvest and even dish up your backyard bounty.
Determine what kind of garden will suit your space, what to plant by the season, when and how best to harvest, and how to deal with pests and diseases without chemicals.
Xanthe White's month-by-month guide offers invaluable advice on seed-raising, planting, composting, mulching, chemical-spray-free control of pests and diseases, companion planting, soil rotation and much more.
A practical guide for anyone who wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of growing their own produce.
One of gardening's greatest pleasures is growing herbs and using them fresh from your garden. Ginny describes how to propagate, raise and maintain over 60 herbs using organic growing methods.
Essential if you're planning a garden makeover. Check out 25 easy but impressive projects with step-by-step photographs, from composting to installing a bird bath.
Go on a backyard safari at home and find out how many Kiwi creatures, from bugs to birds, can be encouraged to take up residence, whether you have a small urban space or a more substantial garden.
Every organic garden is a miniature ecosystem. When we learn about how nature's cycles apply to our gardens, we are able to grow fresh organic food in healthy garden ecosystems.
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