Toowoomba Plants by Patricia Gardner Scattered throughout the book are tidbits of gardening and botanical Broom Bush (Apophyllum anomal information which will interest gardeners, plant enthusiasts, and people white butterfly concerned with landcare and environmental issues. Some examples: Koala food trees Butterfly plants Sensible saltbushes Accent on trunks Dyes Coppicing Eucalypts Pruning Indoor plants Fast shade Fragrance in the garden Green fire-screens Attracting birds Creek banks and swampy places The pioneer plant concept Native bees Formal gardens Bonsai Long-lived natives A section on plant families at the end of the book gives an interesting insight into the relationships between our local plants and some better- known garden favourites from around the world. Alphabetical arrangement of the plants (according to their scientific names), and a detailed index, make the book�s wealth of information easy to access. Where to buy the plants: A list of suitable nurseries, including some smaller and lesser- known specialists, will be useful to those who have wanted to grow local natives but found them difficult to obtain.
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