512 books (26 pages) in this category
by ALAN WELLER
The infinite variety of insects has inspired artists and designers from ancient to modern times. This treasury of more than 200 images celebrates the diversity of insects with patterns, ornamental motifs, and natural renderings in styles ranging
by Stanley Breeden
"High on the hills of the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland stands a glasshouse built by orchid expert Bruce Gray. Whether from the cloud forests of South America, the Himalayan Mountains of India, the mangroves of the Philippines, the
by JAMES T. TANNER
Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker may yet live: in 1999, the birding community was galvanized at the news of a sighting by a hunter in a Louisiana forest. A series of expeditions continue to search for the rare bird, and ...
by Marcotte Jack
"<b>The true story of two boys who live on the wild and rugged West Coast of the South Island.</b> <b></b> Join Jack (9) and Charlie (7) as they go whitebaiting and fishing, panning for gold, chopping wood with their tomahawks, firing at targets
by Deborah Britt-Hay
by Fred Ford
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">How poignant it is to look at some of Gould's beautiful images of our animals and know that some are no longer with us, and some are fighting for their lives?</span><br></p> <p>In this book, author Fred Ford
by Mary Durack
"<b><i>Keep Him My Country</i> is a powerful novel of a young man's experience of the harsh beauty of the outback, growing up and the difficult learning experience that accompanies it.</b> When 19-year-old Stan Rolt strikes out for the ...
by LESLIE / ROTH
Experience the splendour of nature with fresh eyes! Featuring an inspiring portfolio from Clare Walker Leslie's nature journals, this guide offers easy-to-learn techniques for capturing the world around you in pictures and words. Encouraging ...
by ALISON BENJAMIN
A guide to beekeeping - from finding bees to getting them home, housing them, collecting honey and using their produce. It includes a look at the history of bees and beekeeping, and an introduction to help understand bees and keep them ...
by ALISON BENJAMIN
by LUKE DIXON
Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities features everything an urbanite needs to know to start keeping bees: how to select the perfect hive, how to buy bees, how to care for a colony, how to harvest honey, and what to do in the winter. Urban ...
by Nicolas Brasch
The ultimate guide to keeping chickens in your backyard. The more obvious rewards of chicken ownership - like delicious fresh eggs daily and fabulous cost-free fertiliser - are well known. Chickens even help keep the number of pest
by JEREMY HOBSON
Presents an introduction to the rewarding hobby of poultry keeping. This book reveals how, as well as being useful, chickens are interesting and colourful characters that make good pets and can enliven any garden.|This title presents the perfect
by STEVEN L. STEPHENSON
The ubiquitous fungi are little known and vastly underappreciated. Yet, without them we wouldn't have bread, alcohol, cheese, tofu, or the unique flavours of mushrooms, morels, and truffles. We can't survive without fungi. The Kingdom Fungi ...
by L. L. LANGSTROTH
This influential guide by the Reverend L. L. Langstroth, ""the father of modern beekeeping,"" revolutionized the practice of beekeeping. Originally published in 1853, his work constitutes the first descriptive treatise of modern bee management -
by KATE GREENAWAY
Charming reproduction of rare volume by famed 19th-century illustrator includes abundantly illustrated list of over 200 plants and their figurative equivalents - tulip = fame; blue violet = faithfulness, etc. Selection of flower-related verses, ...
by Michael Keenan
"An amazing true story of courage and survival in the outback by the bestselling author of <i>The Horses Too Are Gone.</i> In 1971 bushman Jack Camp went mustering wild cattle - 'cleanskins' - in a vast and isolated stretch of the Kimberley ...
by Lorraine Harrison
A beautifully designed guide to unravelling the mysteries of Latin for those with a horicultural bent. ...
by Janet Hepworth
Our gardens are full of history and the story of flowers is a part of the story of mankind. Flowers are woven into the fabric of religion, mythology, and folklore of every land and generation. People painted them on their ancient cave walls and ...
A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
by Mark Essig