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Gardening with Indigenous Shrubs

by Johnson, David & Sally, and Geoff Nichols

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9781868727889
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2002) 1868727882. 280 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 112, incl. index; full-colour photographs of each of the species considered. Light creased to bottom fore-corner of upper cover. Very good condition. "Gardening with Indigenous Shrubs offers the most comprehensive directory of indigenous South African shrubs ever published, as well as practical information on how to… Read more
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Indigenous Healing Plants

by Roberts, Margaret

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9781868123605
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(Johannesburg: Southern Book Publishers, for Woolworths, 1990) 186812360X. 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. (xiv) + 285, incl. index; liberally illustrated with colour plates and line drawings in text; ribbon marker. Very good condition. "Margaret Roberts is well known for her herb books and her television programme, 'Herb of the Week'. Years of study have culminated in Margaret's Herbal Centre, where… Read more
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Margaret Roberts' Book of Herbs. The medicinal and culinary uses of herbs in South Africa

by Roberts, Margaret (author), and Joan van Gogh (illustrator)

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9780868500713
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$10.72

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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1986) 0868500712. 4to; original cream boards, lettered in dark green to spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xiv) + 159, incl. index; line drawings and full-colour artwork. Dustwrapper sunned to spine panel, somewhat rubbed and edgeworn; edges of boards a little sunned and rubbed; earlier owner's penned name, with bookplate, to front free endpaper; some foxing, especially to… Read more
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(Salisbury: Galaxie Press, 1975). Illustrations by Len Curling and Joan van der Merwe. 4to; original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. 184, incl. index; profusely illustrated with map, line drawings, tables, colour photographs. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and quite edgeworn; trace of foxing to edges; gift inscription to front free endpaper. Very good condition.… Read more
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(Cape Town: Purnell, 1975) 360002870. Large 8vo; original pale green boards, lettered in darker green on spine; price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 90, incl. index; line drawings and diagrams; photographs, in colour and monochrome. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn, with earlier owner's tape repairs to edges; trace of foxing to endpapers and edges. Very good condition, in a fair dustwrapper.… Read more
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Down to Earth Garden Flowers

by Kirsten, Keith, and Owen A. Reid

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9780798127202
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1990) 0798127201. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 96, incl. index; full-colour photographs. Boards very slightly rubbed; printed card with "Easy Growing Hints" mounted to rear pastedown. Very good condition. "Written by South African nurserymen for South African gardeners, only plants suitable for our conditions and freely available in our garden centres are… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2001) 9781868726295. 280 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 153, incl. index; line drawings; colour photographs. Fine condition. "This comprehensive guide to vegetable gardening in South Africa, written specially for the home gardener, is based on practical experience and intimate knowledge of local growing conditions. ... The text is complemented by colour photographs and… Read more
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Growing Bulbs in Southern Africa

by Barnhoorn, Floris

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9781770071964
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2005) 1770071962. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 107, incl. index; full-colour photographs; diagrams; maps. Fine condition. "Bulbs provide us with some of the most beautiful and mysterious blooms in the garden. There is nothing quite like planting a plain-looking bulb or corm, only to see it explode into a magnificent bloom a few months… Read more
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Plant Inheems

by Pienaar, Kristo

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9780869772560
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1985) 0869772562. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 128, incl. index; colour photographs. Afrikaans text. Boards quite rubbed; archival tape reinforcing to tail of spine; somewhat foxed; earlier owner's original purchase invoice mounted to rear pastedown. Good. "Plant Inheems is professor Kristo Pienaar se keur uit ons inheemse planterykdom en is geïnspireer deur sy… Read more
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Healing Foods

by Roberts, Margaret

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9781875093861
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$32.16

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(Pretoria: Briza, 2012) 9781875093861. 260 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 272, incl. index; full-colour photographs; tables. Fine condition. "With Healing Foods, prolific author Margaret Roberts brings nature's pharmacy into our homes and into our lives. Step by step, and easily accessible, she showcases the super foods and warns of the danger foods, and lists the… Read more
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In a Country Garden

by Rattray, Gillian

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9780864864680
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(Cape Town: The Spearhead Press, 2000) 086486468X. Tall, squarish 8vo; original green boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. viii + 119; charming colour illustrations. Earlier owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Near fine condition. "In a Country Garden … is compiled so that the reader can enjoy the seasonal changes, month-by-month, in this narrative… Read more
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A Year in a Cottage Garden

by Brown, James Ambrose

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9781853684685
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(Cape Town: New Holland, 1997) 1853684686. 210 x 150 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 112; colour photographs; line drawings. Fine condition. "This little book is the story of a man and a woman's love of a particular small garden and the thoughts and musings it brings to mind over the changing seasons. It is not a gardening… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2003) 1868728056. 190 x 160 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 103 + (i), incl. index; illustrations. Small pen mark to title page, otherwise fine. "If you've ever needed quick simple advice on how to sow and select garden plants, prune roses best, mow the lawn most easily, eliminate those pests and weeds and wow the… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1988) 0869773631. Tall 12mo; laminated pictorial boards; pictorial endpapers; pp. 137, incl. index; full-colour photographs. Ownership inscription to front endpaper; a little light foxing. Very good condition. "A Visitors' Guide to Gardens in South Africa provides brief descriptions and superb colour photographs of more than 100 gardens that are open to the public. … Read more
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Bonsai Success in Southern Africa

by Morrow, Carl, and Keith Kirsten

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9781770079601
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(Cape Town: Struik Lifestyle, 2011) 9781770079601. 260 x 192 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 176, incl. index; liberally illustrated with photographs in full colour. Fine condition. "Written for Southern African conditions, this book guides you through the magical realms of bonsai as a hobby, horticultural practice and art form. The text reflects the natural progression most people… Read more
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Gardening with Keith Kirsten

by Kirsten, Keith, and Lizelle Meyer-Faedda

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9781868725076
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2001) 1868725073. 280 x 235 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 256, incl. index; liberally illustrated with full-colour photographs; some diagrams. Light bump to top fore-corner; earlier owner's name on half-title. Near-fine condition. "Gardening with Keith Kirsten is an illustrated and practical guide that allows gardeners of all levels of expertise to enjoy this rewarding… Read more
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Gardening with Indigenous Plants

by Pienaar, Kristo

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9781868255818
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1994) 1868255816. 280 x 214 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96, incl. index; liberally illustrated with full-colour photographs. Slightly sunned on spine. Near fine condition. "The unparalleled interest in the rich variety of indigenous plants in southern Africa has increased to such an extent that our gardens and parks can today boast an indigenous… Read more
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Wonderful Waterwise Gardening

by van Jaarsveld, Ernst

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9780624038405
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2000) 0624038408. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 144, incl. index; profusely illustrated in full colour, with photographs of the environments and species considered; map. Earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Near fine condition. "South Africa's rich regional diversity makes local gardening a huge challenge. Based on ecological principles regarding regional indigenous… Read more
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(Cape Town: Metz Press, 2001) 1875001212. 260 x 212 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 136, incl. index; full-colour photographs. Bump to head of spine; earlier owner's name signed on title page. Near-fine condition. "Brimful of practical tips and advice, Colour in your garden will help you make the most of colour by fostering an awareness of the… Read more
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A Cape Country Chronicle

by Rattray, Gillian

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9780947464684
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball Publishers, 1992) 0947464689. 4to; original white boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 165; charming colour illustrations. Dustwrapper a little rubbed. Very good condition. "In the heart of Outeniqualand, where sunbirds tumble in fynbos redolent of herbs and honey and where rocky outcrops at the very edge of Africa crash into the ocean, a little… Read more
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