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Author Handreck, K. A. (Kevin A.), 1938-

Title Gardening down-under : a guide to healthier soils and plants / Kevin Handreck
Edition Second edition
Published Collingwood, Vic. : Landlinks Press/CSIRO Publishing, [2001]
Collingwood, Vic. : Landlinks Press/CSIRO Publishing, c2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  635.04891 Han/Gdu 2001  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  635.04891 Han/Gdu 2001  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 292 pages : illustrations (some color), charts ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Green plants -- 2. Soils -- 3. Chemistry for gardeners -- 4. Dealing with dead plants -- 5. Organic matter -- 6. Understanding fertilisers -- 7. Using fertilisers -- 8. Water -- 9. Gardening with salty water -- 10. Lawns -- 11. Growing plants in containers -- 12. Fertilisers for plants in containers -- 13. Gardening in containers: some practicalities
Summary This title should enable the reader to improve the worst of soils, choose the best fertilizer for particular plants, and minimize water use. It also covers the basics of soil, composting, fertilizers, and potting mixes, as well as simple tests and colour guides to nutrient deficiencies
Analysis Fertilisers
Soil management
Notes Includes index
Also available via the World Wide Web
CSIRO 2001
Subject Gardening -- Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Gardening -- Australia.
Gardening -- New Zealand -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Gardening -- New Zealand.
Plant growing media.
Plants -- Nutrition.
Potting soils.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
LC no. 00002224
ISBN 0643066772
Other Titles Guide to healthier soils and plants