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The Essential Gardening Pack

The Essential Gardening Pack
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Mel Bartholomew and Marcelle Nankervis

Square Metre Gardening

Grow more in less space. Stagger your harvest to suit your needs. 10 minutes a day proven method

Mel Bartholomew

Square Metre Gardening is revolutionising the way the modern gardens are grown today!

After 30 years perfecting his methods Mel Bartholomew’s Square Metre Gardening, shows you how to grow an abundance of produce from such a small space. No worrying about weeds and fertilisers, no back breaking digging, just an Earth friendly approach to gardening. Grow vegetables, salads, herbs, flowers. Grow on a patio or balcony, in shade or sun, on a hillside or slope no matter what space you have Square Metre Gardening is for you. 

Create a kids corner, a community garden or a garden for those with special needs. Square Metre Gardening even shows you how to create a vertical garden! Packed with full colour photographs and seasonal planting charts it is no wonder over 2 million copies of this book have sold around the world. If you think you don't have the time, space, energy, knowledge, experience, money, tools... then Square Metre Gardening is for you!


Specifications: 254 x 178mm | Paperback | 272 pages


About the author:

Mel Bartholomew – Mel is the creator of the Square Foot Gardening System. He is a retired engineer who saw the joys that come with gardening but saw the problems that also came with it. He spent years developing a system that would allow the average person to have the benefit of gardening without the typical headaches. He is an accomplished speaker and has written the best-selling gardening book of all time All New Square Foot Gardening which has now been adapted for Australia and New Zealand to Square Metre Gardening


Smart Gardening

Grow your own fruit and vegetables, Save money and the environment

Marcelle Nankervis

Smart Gardening is all you need for gardening success! You’ll soon find that this clear and encouraging book will become your ultimate one-stop reference to growing your own food.

Written especially for the southern hemisphere, it is designed for anyone who wants to harvest their own fruit and vegetables and generally live a more sustainable life. Whether your home is in the hot tropics or the cool mountains, you’ll find everything you need to know to start gardening for the future: reducing your global footprint while also saving money. The handy monthly reference guide takes the guesswork out of when to plant and when to harvest, ensuring that you receive a constant supply of fresh organic produce from your garden, no matter what its size. In addition, Smart Gardening includes tips for preparing your soil, how to prune what when, water-conscious gardening and companion planting, effective yet environmentally friendly pest control, and much more. It’s all about getting your garden to work for you!


Specifications: 260 x 210mm | Paperback | 264 pages


About the author:

Marcelle Nankervis was raised on a small farm where her family grew their own produce and used permaculture without even realising they were. This developed a love of gardening that led to Marcelle obtaining a degree in Horticulture. Since graduating, she has worked in the horticultural media for over sixteen years, including on such notable TV programs and magazines asBurke’s Backyard, Better Homes & Gardens and Your Garden. Having lived and worked in several climates around Australia, Marcelle has a passion for gardening for the future and making it really easy for everyone to get involved. This is her second book.

To read more about Marcelle, and learn more tips for your garden follow her blog at marcellenankervis.blogspot.com


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