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Books full of handy advice and tips to expand your gardening knowledge.

DK’s range of gardening books present handy advice and tips to expand your gardening knowledge whether you're a gardening novice or a green-fingered expert. With DK’s gardening books, discover all you need to know about plants, shrubs, trees, fruit, vegetables, or even insects - ensuring you build a healthy understanding for all aspects of your garden. 

  • DK Australia

    The complete library for the grow-your-own gardener and cook, Fruit and Veg Box features inspiring ideas for turning pots and window boxes into mini-gardens, step-by-step advice on sowing, nurturing and harvesting, and more than 100 seasonal recipes for home-grown treats and feasts.

  • Creative ways to grow herbs, fruit, and vegetables in your home

  • Whatever the season, Gardening Through the Year in Australia is one book that no gardener should be without. This accessible reference book is your authoritative guide to a full 12 months of gardening tasks.

  • Whether you have a large plot or just a few square metres, Grow Fruit & Veg in Pots is your inspirational introduction to the wide selection of delicious fruits, herbs, and vegetables that grow brilliantly in containers.

  • Foolproof vegetable growing for gardeners with little space, but big ambitions.

  • Over 100 recipes, pick and store tips and preserving ideas to make the most of your Australian vegie patch.

  • The most up to date and comprehensive information on sustainable living.

  • From shrubs and climbers to bulbs and grasses, you’ll find every kind of plant for every corner of your garden.

  • Eating food that you’ve grown yourself is extraordinarily satisfying. Partly, it’s the simple pleasure we all take in having done something ourselves, but there are other feel-good factors, too: being outdoors, and in touch with the seasons, really noticing the weather, taking regular exercise – all these things contribute to the magic of serving up home-grown vegetables, freshly picked and cooked, high in natural vitamins and minerals, and full of natural flavour. One thing’s for sure: once you’ve grown your own, you’ll never feel quite the same about the shrink-wrapped pack of washed and trimmed green beans or the plastic bag of pre-packed salad that you drop into your trolley at the supermarket.

  • Few things taste more delicious than fruit picked straight from the tree, when perfectly ripe. This is fruit the way nature intended, not fruit that has been flown in from thousands of miles away, or stored in climate-controlled warehouses before being sealed in plastic for supermarket shelves. From ripe berries bursting with juice, to apples, plums or cherries, the new, fully revised edition of Grow Fruit shows that it’s easy to grow your own, no matter how little room you have.

  • Create your dream garden, no matter how small your space.

  • The gardening basics for absolute beginners

  • Survival tips for the horticulturally challenged

  • Sprout your superfoods.

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