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The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society, Autumn 1997, Vol. 19 No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Hardy Plant Society, London: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002452


An interesting collection of articles for the garden enthusiast including "The Gardener's Pallette: colour theories for a small garden>" by Timothy Walter "Green Plants for Dry Gardens" by Val Bourne and "The Iris as a Hardy Plant" by Peter Maynard, plus many more with full colour. View more info

The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society, Spring 1996

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Hardy Plant Society, London: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002453


An interesting collection of articles including "Flowers in Frames" by Dilys Davies, "Bringing Wildlife to the Garden" Elizabeth Hamilton and "Herbaceous Clematis" by Mary Toomey plus many more. View more info

MOUSE CARE

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TFH Publications USA: 2005

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 011913


With quick and easy instructions, Mouse Care provides all the information you need to care for your mice. Includes chapters on proper housing, nutrition and overall health. View more info

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Honey Bees A Guide to Management

By: Brown, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood: 1990

Seller ID: 012450


128 crisp pp & less than 500g to post to you. Book in A1 order bar a pencilled name 1st page. From the basics of understanding the life cycle of bees and the duties of the queen, drones and workers, this is a reference to setting up and managing bees throughout the year. Other topics discussed include: hive products; pests and diseases; and marketing and legal aspects. review >>> Ron Brown's book is written in pleasant style. Unlike many other beekeeping books he approac... View more info

THE LAZY GARDENER

By: Burke Don

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Horwitz Grahame, Australia: 1984

Seller ID: 002053


name in front. A handy reference guide for the home gardener including ideas for growing vegies, lawn tips, fruit trees and composting. View more info

Green Gold in Alaska

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008732


Very good clean tight copy. Signed, "Happiness" by author. 351pp Carey a well-known reporter & write & autobio-commenter writes about wilderness living in Alaska. dj ok but a small chip missing at top & fold wear. View more info

Sustainable Dryland Farming: Combining Farmer Innovation and Medic Pasture in a Mediterranean Climate

By: Chatterton, Lynne & Brian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011333


339 crisp white pp & 800g for posting. Very useful review >>This book is a scholarly review of the many attempts, successful in some places (like Australia), unsuccessful in other areas, to use Medicago pastures (grazed by sheep) in rotation with "cereal" (grain) crops. This book provides a detailed and interesting historical review of various agricultural development programs throughout Australia and the Middle East. Example after example of how NOT to do things... View more info

Soil Management

By: Davies, Bryan & Eagle, David & Finney, Brian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Farming Press Books: 1993

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 011228


280 crisp pp with photo section, 800g packed for posting. Sections include info re >> Soil: the farmer's raw material. Plant nutrition: the major elements. Plant nutrition: the minor nutrient. Soil water. Land drainage. Soil structure and crop performance. Soils and traction. Traffic and soil damage. Ploughs and ploughing. Cultivation implements. Cultivation implements. Power requirements and work rates. Subsoil cultivations. Soil organic matter. Cultivation systems for ... View more info

PLANT PESTS AND THEIR CONTROL

By: Fenemore Peter G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Butterworths, Wellington, 1982: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008191


Well researched and presented book on pests and their control. Includes many illustrations, line drawings and tables. View more info

Bantams for Everyone

By: H. Easom Smith

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Saiga Publishing Co: 1979

Seller ID: 009979


184 clean white well-bound pp incl. index. very good dj, Illustrated throughout. Here's an extract of Mr Easom Smith's notes re judging > The wording of the Standards is lengthy and appears to be very complicated. So much so that many people never read through to the end. If the Standards were carefully digested, it would be found that the scale of points makes greatest allowance for facial merit and type, allied with characteristic carriage. Colour does not rank so very... View more info

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Bantams for Everyone

By: H. Easom Smith

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, Saiga Publishing Co: 1979

Seller ID: 009981


184 clean white well-bound pp incl. index. very good dj, Illustrated throughout. Here's an extract of Mr Easom Smith's notes re judging > The wording of the Standards is lengthy and appears to be very complicated. So much so that many people never read through to the end. If the Standards were carefully digested, it would be found that the scale of points makes greatest allowance for facial merit and type, allied with characteristic carriage. Colour does not rank so very... View more info

DRIVING THE HORSE IN HARNESS Training and Technique for Pleasure and Performance

By: Kellogg Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vermont, The Stephen Green Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 008199


Well researched and presented guide for the beginner. Includes ideas for choosing the right horse, harnessing, training, driving for fun, restoration hints and much more. View more info

MAKING MONEY FROM YOUR GARDEN

By: Odijk Pamela

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Business Library, Australia: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002451


The Author makes money from her garden and shows you how, with hundreds of simple and practical ways including where to find customers, flowers, ferns and foliage, bee minding, chooks, ducks and geese. Inscription in front. View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR JACKEROOS AND OTHERS

By: Pockley L.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bay Books, Sydney:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007928


Well researched and presented, chapters include "Jackeroo Training", Types of establishment available, Securing a position as a Jackeroo, Clothing and Equipment, The Horse and Saddle, The Sheep Dog, The Lore of gthe Land and much more. View more info

DOMESTIC AND ORNAMENTAL FOWL

By: Porter Valerie

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Pelham Books, London: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011399


A practical guide to the care and understanding of a wide range of domesticated and semi-domesticated birds, including chickens, pheasants, peafowl, quail, guinea-fowl, turkeys, ducks and geese, waterfowl pigeons, doves and ostriches. Included are specific sections for each type of bird with many photographs and details of each species' requirements. Advice is given on producation and marketing of eggs and meat. Excellent condition, very comprehensive and well ... View more info

Forage Conservation and Feeding

By: Raymond, Frank Waltham, Richard

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1996

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 011214


ex-lib (usual tickets & stamp) with only 2 borrowers. 239 crisp pp & catalogue at rear, 650g for posting. This is a comprehensive book on techniques and equipment for harvesting and storing forage crops, and the effects of different methods of conservation. It looks at ergonomic/economic systems to support efficient animal feeding & maintaining feed with minimal loss but how quality. View more info

A Guide to Keeping Poultry in Australia

By: Reading, Dorothy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1990

Seller ID: 011672


144pp & less than 500g to post. This book is a standard reference for Australian poultry keepers. Written by an experienced poultry farmer, this book gives detailed descriptions of the various breeds of fowls, ducks, turkeys and geese than can be bred in a domestic or farm environment. All readers will find A Guide to Keeping Poultry an invaluable source of information whether they are interested in a few daily eggs for the family or production for profit. View more info

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Ask the Experts 72 Equine Problems Solved

By: Rob Pilsworth, Jane Van Lennep, Richard Chamberlain, Sara Wyche, Natalie Waran, Fliss Gillott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, DJ Murphy: 2002

Seller ID: 010661


131pp of equine mystery unravelled - less than 500g for post - rear cover ino says > Having problems with riding in a straight line? Worried about your horse's behaviour in the stable or thinking of taking a holistic approach to a conventional problem? Perhaps you have a veterinary question you need answering, or are wondering whether you should take a legal dispute with your livery yard any further? Equine problems answered in this book include those on riding, horse be... View more info

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Equestrian Technique

By: Roberts, Tris

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, J.A. Allen, London: 1992

Seller ID: 011669


271pp with numerous photos & diagrams, 850g packed to post. ‘Equestrian Technique’ is a no-nonsense guide to the skills required for effective horsemanship, at all level. It offers a complete course in riding and jumping, providing theory and down-to-earth advice to back up practical experience in the saddle. Throughout the book there is special emphasis on the two-way communication that should exist in any horse-and-rider partnership. If true harmony is to be achi... View more info

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Soil Conditions and Plant Growth

By: Russell, E.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Longman: 1973

Edition: 10th

Seller ID: 011308


A massive 849pp & approx 1.5kg to post. Sir Edward is the author of at least 13 titles along similar themes. This book is anextensive coverage of the physical, chemical & biological impacts on soil custodianship. A great resource for horticulture, agriculture & soil science. From the Table of Contents: Historical and Introductory; Food of Plants; Individual Nutrients Needed by Plants; Quantitative Studies on Plant Growth; Composition of the Soil; Constitution of Clay Min... View more info