The Waterwise Australian Native Garden : Practical Guide to Garden Design, Plant Selection and Much More

The Waterwise Australian Native Garden : Practical Guide to Garden Design, Plant Selection and Much More
ISBN: 9781760525552
Publication Date: 3 December 2019

Paperback edition of the bestselling Australian Native Garden now with emphasis on its waterwise benefits for a sadly drought-stricken Australian climate.

Winner of the 2018 HMAA Laurel Award for best book

First published as The Australian Native Garden

There's never been a more crucial time to droughtproof your garden and to consider Australian native plants as a key component in your outdoor space. This award-winning practical volume, from two of the country's foremost horticultural experts, offers everything you need to know about designing and growing a garden that promotes careful water use and features Australian native plants in the home garden.

Including information on the fundamentals of Australian soils, cultivation techniques, drainage, pruning, fertilising and maintenance, as well as creating a fire-resistant garden, establishing habitats attractive to native fauna and growing your own bush foods. The Waterwise Australian Native Garden is a highly illustrated, comprehensive showcase of the best plants to choose and the best gardens from which to draw inspiration. It's a must-have for garden lovers all over this wide, brown land.

About the Authors

Australia's leading native plant expert, Angus Stewart is a professional horticulturalist who has spent a lifetime working with and breeding Australian plants to make them more gardener-friendly. Angus is well known as a former presenter on ABC's Gardening Australia. The author of five previous gardening books, including the bestselling Creating an Australian Garden (working with AB Bishop), Angus contributes to Gardening Australia magazine and has written for a host of other publications. He is...