The Australian Fruit and Vegetable Garden
With over 60,000 copies sold, The Australian Fruit & Vegetable Garden is the complete backyard guide to growing your own food at home. Including practical guides on composting, pruning and mulching, an A to Z of detailed growing descriptions for 188 deciduous and evergreen fruits (such as apple, avocado, cherry and custard apple, raspberries, strawberries, tree tomatoes and macadamias) and a vegetable and herb section with almost 250 vegetables described in detail. Ideal for beginners as well as experienced green thumbs; learn how to start your first vegetable garden, grow all your own fruit and vegetables in a space no greater than your front lawn, plant and prune dwarf fruit trees to maximise space and harvest, select plants and fruit trees for your climate (from Cairns to Hobart) and control pests without spraying. First published in 2006.