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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. Read more »
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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‘The illustrations are the highlight of the book…Read more »
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 »
Australian Photography Magazine said the Breeden’s first book pushed ‘the boundaries of digital imaging’ while Discover Australia called it a ‘radical new photographic approach’ that captured ‘images of unparalleled fidelity of colour, light and focal clarity’.
In Rainforest Country Kaisa and Stanley Breeden bring their photographic innovation…Read more »
‘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 over two 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…Read more »
There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in southwest 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.
Award-winning photographers Stanley and…Read more »
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.
‘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 Mercury.
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City of Fremantle pledges support for Hungerford
The City of Fremantle has given its support for the next six years for the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award alongside existing partners writingWA, The West Australian and Fremantle Press.