One of our best-selling titles (years ago!) was New Zealand Native Plants for Your Garden by Julian Matthews. This new title by gardening writer and photographer, Dennis Greville, will reintroduce native plants to the New Zealand gardener. Native plants have had a resurgence of popularity in recent years because they are love... read more
SEASONS - a journey through the garden showcases a startling array of plants and their ever-changing forms and colours. Photographer Sally Tagg spent three years capturing seasonal displays of flowers and plants at Auckland's Botanic Gardens. The result is a stunning collection of photographs that celebrates the diverse beaut... read more
The second edition of The Tui New Zealand Vegetable Garden contains all the essential gardening information you need, no matter what size garden you have. For beginners, it explains how to condition the soil, how and where to plant and harvesting tips. There is also a section on how to combat pests and diseases in order t... read more
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Native New Zealand Flowering Plants is a comprehensive guide to New Zealand's richly diverse and exceptionally beautiful array of flowing plants. Over 600 species are included - from well-known and often cultivated trees and shrubs such as pohutukawas and hebes to lesser known herbs and grasses. A short description of each sp... read more
The Friendly Kiwi Garden how to encourage native birds and insects to return to our gardens, even int he city, by planting natives for food and shelter.
For photographer Warwick Orme, Floranova is a culmination of a lifelong interest in photography and a passion for the beauty of flowers. His images are unique, conveying his personal passion for and knowledge of his subject. Now with the use of cutting edge photographic technology and lavish format, Orme has taken the traditi... read more
Gardeners throughout New Zealand know that for clear, reliable information, you can't go past the industry icon book.
This new revised edition of the only comprehensive guide to NZ's ferns and fern allies, includes all native species and subspecies, plus all the established, introduced species, Keys and descriptions enable them to be readily identified, and all are superbly illustrated.
This book showcases over 30 of New Zealand's most magnificent gardens, from the Far North to Southland, and Stewart Island. Since the author's first visit here, he has been amazed at the variety of the plants grown in New Zealand, combined with the country's spectacular scenery and the skills of local gardeners and landscaper... read more
Herbs have been cultivated and used in cooking for centuries, but the cook's herb garden of the 21st century is a far cry from the formal and ornamental gardens of the past. Most gardeners today don't have the space for a dedicated herb garden, and even if they do, not all herbs thrive in the same conditions. Many are attract... read more
The golden age of gardening owes much to the endeavors of a few key people, including Gertrude Jekyll, Vita Sackville West, Australia's Edna Walling and, in New Zealand, Nancy Steen. Born in 1898, Nancy displayed an early talent for gardening and art. During her lifetime she embraced a range of activities in these two complim... read more
Helps the succulent lover to make sensible choices when deciding what species are appropriate for their contemporary garden. Descriptions and cultivation information are given for 60 genera and hundreds of species of these fascinating water-storing plants. Illustrated with 350 colour photographs.
Landscape design has its highest profile ever right now. New Zealand garden design is rapidly becoming recognised internationally as excitingly innovative and creative, from sharp city minimalism to sweeping coastal and country estates.Following a brief introduction outlining the history of garden design in New Zealand, the a... read more
The popularity of organic gardening continues to rise as people increasingly want to control the quality and freshness of the food that they eat. And organic gardening isn't just about creating delicious healthy food for the table; it's also about nurturing nature. Specially tailored to New Zealand's growing conditions, Growi... read more
This book will show how easy it is to grow enough vegetables to suppllement the household budget, add flavour and freshness to your meals and experience the sheer joy and satisfaction of growing your own. Contents: Growing vegetables at your place Starting from scratch Growing in containers What to grow and when Seasona... read more
A comprehensive book on all you need to know about the wide variety of vegetables available to us in New Zealand.
A beautiful and well-researched guide to over 50 gardens throughout New Zealand that are open to the public for visiting. From New Zealand Garden Trust gardens of international significance to small personal favourites of the authors, this richly illustrated guidebook will delight gardening fans throughout the country. With c... read more