Australian Garden Rescue: Restoring a Damaged Garden

Australian Garden Rescue: Restoring a Damaged Garden

by Mary Horsfall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781486300006
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publication date: 01/31/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mary Horsfall has over 30 years experience in organic gardening, including 23 years growing self-sufficiency food crops organically in a dry-summer environment with only dam and tank water. Mary is an editor and writer for Grass Roots magazine, where she has worked for 18 years. Mary also wrote Creating Your Eco-friendly Garden and Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden.

Table of Contents

Part One: Preparation Prevents Problems
1) Changing Times
2) Start With the Soil
3) Choose Plants That Suit the Spot
4) Drought-Proofing Your Garden

Part Two: Rescue Rollout
5) Testing Times
6) Weather Extremes
7) Bushfire
8) When Pests Proliferate
9) Fungal Problems and Plant Diseases
10) What About the Weeds?
11) Gardens to the Rescue

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