FUTUREPROOF YOUR GARDEN

Subtitle Water-smart strategies and expert know-how to keep your garden growing

Angus Stewart, Emma Stewart
Price $32.99
Description Description Futureproof Your Garden is the go-to guide for everyone who wants expert, up-to-date information on how to use water in their gardens efficiently and sustainably.

It includes a photographic plant directory, packed with advice on what to plant, where; and accessible and practical design information that's relevant to outdoor spaces of all sizes, from inner city urban apartment to larger suburban plot, with a focus on small to medium garden design.

With photo essays that deconstruct step-by-step garden DIY and packed with advice on which plants are best suited to being the main feature of your garden, Futureproof Your Garden also focuses on water-efficient techniques and soil preparation - in particular wicking beds, capillary watering, ollas, deep irrigation, recycled water bottles up-ended in soil and gravity-fed irrigation using solar pumps; and adding coir fibre, peat moss, manure, biochar, water-storing crystals to your soil - so you can create a garden that is able to withstand the punishing droughts and water restrictions that have become the norm, and be ready for the deluge when it comes.
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Format:
Format Trade Paperback 256 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9781911668121
Size:
Size7.87 in x 10.03 in / 199.90 mm x 254.76 mm
Published:
Published Date April 4th, 2023
Angus Stewart
Angus Stewart is well known as a former presenter on ABC's Gardening Australia. His book The Australian Native Garden (co-written with A.B. Bishop) won the 2016-17 Horticultural Media Association of Australia book award. Angus is a professional horticulturalist who has spent a lifetime working with and breeding Australian plants to make them more gardener-friendly. The author of five previous gardening books, Angus contributes to Gardening Australia magazine and has written for a host of other publications. He is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the Plant Propagators' Society International Award of Honour as well as being admitted into the Horticultural Media Association's Hall of Fame. He lives in Tasmania.
Emma Stewart
Emma Stewart works with her father in the gardening business and has grown up in an environment that is passionate about plants and gardening. She lives in an apartment in Sydney's Clovelly, where she nurtures a small but flourishing backyard.
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