Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names. It contains 1,500 of the most useful and widespread Latin names, organised into thematic chapters including Colour, Plant Form and Habitat.
Each chapter is divided into smaller groups, such as large plants and small plants, allowing gardeners to make new connections and discoveries in a way standard alphabetical lists simply don't permit. 'Behind the Name' boxes further increase the book's practical value, and botanical watercolours ensure that it is beautiful as well as functional.$24.99
Terrariums are the perfect type of garden for the apartment or city dweller starved of nature and lacking space, time or patience for maintenance.
This book will guide you step-by-step through the process of putting together your own beautiful living sculpture that can be adored all year round, whatever the weather outside.
Miniscapes covers all the basics of soil and rocks, moss, tools, propagation, choosing your plants and containers and assembling your tiny landscape. You will learn the skills to create and maintain your own healthy happy terrariums that are cheap to create and super easy to maintain.
The 16 projects cover four different biomes: Desert, Forest, Carnivorous and Air plants. Each project can be adapted to use equipment you already have at home, tapping into the upcycled/recycled trend.$29.99
One of every seven flowering plants on Earth is an orchid. Orchidaceae is the second most widely distributed plant family, yet remains one of the least understood.
Here are profiles of 600 key species, complete with full taxonomic and phylogenic details, captured in exquisite photographs and representing the remarkable diversity, complexity and beauty of these extraordinary and beguiling plants.$59.99
This survey presents the best gardens to have been produced in the Scandinavian region over the past ten years.
Organized by themes that encapsulate the special ambience and lifestyle of the Scandinavian countries – Simplicity, Silence, Fragility, Nakedness, Attunement, Boldness, Openness and Care – each garden is presented through images and texts explaining its unique aspects and describing its particularly Scandinavian characteristics.
The timelessness of Nordic design has proven itself around the world for many decades. Now it is time for the quality of its gardens and landscapes to come into the light.$60.00
Cottage to mansion, balcony to botanic garden, Planting Dreams will change the way you think about Australian gardens.
Acclaimed garden historian Richard Aitken explores the fascinating environmental and social influences that have helped produce a unique gardening culture in Australia – from thwarted attempts to 'tame' the environment to the streamlined angles of modernist design.
Drawing on the unparalleled collections of the State Library of New South Wales, the book showcases Australian garden making in all its richness and diversity through a stunning and intriguing mix of paintings, sketches, photographs and prints, from popular culture to high art.$49.99
A guide to growing more than 200 salad plants, The Salad Garden covers all you need to know, from site preparation to harvesting, detailing special planting techniques, advice on the best varieties (for growing and for flavour) and plenty of tips and tricks for bountiful crops.
Joy Larkcom also shows you how to create a beautiful potager garden, with tips such as training tomatoes up attractive spiral supports, planting for theatrical height and edible seed pods.$32.99