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A dazzling and wondrous celebration of Banksia menziesii (Firewood or Menzies’ Banksia) by one of Australia’s best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the species, Philippa Nikulinsky has created a series of detailed drawings and paintings that record this banksia and its cycle in all their beauty.
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by Janda Gooding with illustrations by Philippa Nikulinsky, Ellen Hickman, Katrina Syme, Pat Dundas, Penny Leech, Margaret Pieroni & Rica Erickson
Seven leading botanical artists are brought together for the first time in this beautifully illustrated book. Author Janda Gooding shares the stories behind each artist’s illustrations and reveals a rich and diverse record of Western Australia’s unique flora, fauna and fungi.
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by John Charles Ryan with illustrations by Ellen Hickman
Ellen Hickman is an illustrator and botanical scientist who captures the natural world in layers of fine detail and colour.
John Ryan is a writer whose botanical poetry explores what he calls the inherently mysterious nature of the plant world.
Fusing art and science, words and images, Two with Nature stimulates new ways of knowing the greeRead more »
by Sabrina Hahn
Popular columnist, ABC broadcaster and landscape gardener Sabrina Hahn says no plants generate more questions than citrus.
‘In the twenty years I have been doing talkback radio, there has never been a program where citrus questions didn’t pop up. So frequently in fact that producers screen the calls and cap them at three per program,’ says…Read more »
Few places in Australia are of such pivotal ecological importance as the tropical rainforests of northeast Queensland. Stunning in their diversity and vigour, they tell the story of flowering plant evolution. Rainforest Country captures not only the moods and cycles of this unique area, but its very essence.
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‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ Stephen D Hopper.
The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.
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For decades, the landscape designs of Neil and Jenny Delmage have been setting the standard for Australian gardens that are waterwise, biodiverse, low-maintenance — and breathtakingly beautiful.
In this book the husband-and-wife team take us on a magical journey from coast to country, revealing some of their most spectacular landscape designs.
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There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in south-west Western Australia. It is one of 39 special places in the world, named International Biodiversity Hotspots, where there have been explosions of evolution — veritable cauldrons of species making.
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by Clare Middle
Real Food for Dogs and Cats is for every pet lover who wants to ensure their cat or dog has the best chance of a long and healthy life.
This no-nonsense guide to natural and balanced pet nutrition has simple, practical and effective ways to keep pets in top condition.
Dr Clare Middle combines a wealth of experience with sound science in this…Read more »
Back by popular demand, the latest edition of this classic work now comes in a handsome hardcover format.
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‘Anyone interested in the natural history of Western Australia will find this fine publication a must for their bookshelf.’ West Australian
‘… a book for anyone with a love of the bush, gardens and art.’ Hobart…Read more »
And the winner is!
Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.