This guide profiles 101 garden birds likely to be found in gardens across southern Africa, informing readers about what to look and listen for, and where and when. It is also an inspirational guide to creating a bird-friendly garden wherever you are in the region.
This book motivates gardeners to adopt a completely different mindset: instead of growing foreign plants and killing perceived pests, gardeners can benefit from planting indigenous vegetation with the object of actually attracting insects and other garden wildlife. It illustrates how easy it is to work with nature instead of against it.
The breathtaking beauty of climbing roses makes them an indispensable part of the garden, and this handy practical guide provides everything you need to know at a glance. A photographic directory of 50 climbing roses is followed by step-by-step guidance on planting, propagation, pruning and dealing with pests and diseases.
Whether you have a courtyard garden, a small terrace or a tiny patio, this book offers a host of inspirational designs for different styles. Joan Clifton celebrates the enclosed garden space, providing ideas for transforming any backyard into a peaceful haven, with case studies, plans and beautiful pictures.
Sedert 1984, toe die heel eerste uitgawe van Die Suid-Afrikaanse watter blom is dit? gepubliseer is, was hierdie boek vir Suid-Afrikaanse tuiniers (of voornemende tuiniers) die naslaanwerk van keuse wat blomidentifikasie betref.
The worldwide trend towards smaller houses and spaces and apartment type homes has inspired and demanded a new approach in gardening. This is due predominantly to the freedom of expression in the styling and use of outdoor spaces, the approach to hard landscaping and the use of plant material most suited to the environment, house or garden design a