If you have an interest in the power of seeds to transform the earth, or in planting Australian native trees and shrubs on a small scale or large, From Seeds to Leaves is the book for you. It describes how to:Collect your own fruit and nuts. Extract, store and germinate the seeds in the right way and in the best season. Use smoke to germinate seed normally difficult to grow. Plant out, water, mulch, protect, fertilise and prune your plants for best results.
As well, there are sections on botanical names and identifying plants by flower and seed, and an ABC of information about Australian species. Procedures are set out in easy table form and there are lists of plants for a variety of special purposes.
'This book is a must-have for anyone who is keen to preserve our native environment.'- Jamie Durie
Robin Stewart is the author of the best-selling titles Chemical Free Home; Chemical Free Pest Control; Australian Green Home & Garden; Tread Lightly and From Seeds to Leaves. She is a former sufferer of chemical sensitivity whose writing has grown out of her mission to eliminate harmful chemicals from her life
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|Size: ||1.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Black Inc. Agenda|
|Date published: || 2008|
|ISBN: ||9781921866333 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|