From trees to ground covers, ferns to hebes, an expert guide to the top 100 New Zealand native plants for gardens. Since its first publication, this book has been an indispensable guide for gardeners wishing to use New Zealand plants. Now extensivel... read more
This title has been a stand out amongst Godwit's highly regarded gardening titles since its first publication in 2001. Author Fiona Eadie, horticulture tutor, writer and now head gardener at Larnach Castle, where she can take credit for the Castle's ... read more
From the luxurious to the accessible, the sustainable and the edible, Jamie Durie's innovative garden designs have changed the way we look at gardens. A pioneer of the Outdoor Room concept, Durie's designs are as much about the humans who live in them as they are about the concepts. T... read more
Highly successful author and innovative designer Stafford Cliff has visited hundreds of gardens in the course of his travels over the last forty years all over the world, taking photographs and making notes. With his designer's eye and experience, he has created a revelatory wo... read more
Softcover, very good copy, almost new condition. Owner inscription on fep.
An Englishman's home is his castle, but for the first European settlers who came to New Zealand, their first priority was to create a productive and, later, ornamental garden. Be... read more
With buying local or gathering and harvesting your own fruit very much in vogue and heirloom varieties enjoying a renaissance, here is your opportunity to discover the origins, nature and personalities of everyday and unusual fruit. Combining exquisite botanical illustrations with fascinating facts and... read more
Whether to escape the rat race or to help save our environment, people are getting back to nature. Allotments and green spaces have never been so popular, seasonal and local produce is the order of the day, and the healthy nostalgia of growing heirloom vegetables is unquestionably and delightfully in v... read more
Encompassing art, literature, science, technology, history, and everything in between, the stories behind rose varieties include enough curiosities, romance, tragedy, wit, mystery, scandal, and earthy delights to satisfy even those who would never dream of actually tending a pl... read more
In this remarkable sequel to his ground-breaking Tohunga: Hohepa Kereopa (2003), historian Dr Paul Moon again travels deep into Tuhoe territory - and deep into its past - to uncover a wealth of material. This time he reveals his discussions with Hohepa Kereopa on traditional plants, cultivation, garde... read more
Flowering shrubs can be the most dramatic and beautiful features in a garden. This book gives expert advice on selecting the right plants for you, looking at colour, size and aspect to create stunning effects and healthy, happy plants. It also includes guidance on choosing flowering shrubs for colour and situation.
Daffodils and tulips herald the arrival of spring, but from the earliest snowdrops to autumn crocosmias, bulbs bring colour and interest to gardens all year round. This definitive guide gives you tips for how to use bulbs to best effect in your garden.