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Pests, Diseases, Ailments and Allies of Australian Native Plants


All about Roses

Kids' Garden Adventure

by Don Burke

Format:Hardback with jacket
Page Extent:96 pages
Book Size:235 x 194 x 0 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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This beautifully illustrated book has 25 fun projects for kids of all ages. With step by step instructions you will have your kids wanting to help in the garden at any opportunity. From planting seeds, making a scarecrow, pressing flowers, projects for small spaces and many more.

Come on a Garden Adventure to explore the nature that grows in your local environment. These activities are designed for boys and girls, and are all easy to accomplish. Children will discover the magic of growing, how to track the sun, how to plant vegetables from the things we already have in our kitchen, how to gather moss, how to create a terrarium and more.

Horticulturist, tree surgeon, life-long gardener and animal enthusiast, Don Burke has been growing vegetables ever since he was a kid. Don brings together a lifetime of knowledge, practical advice and step-by-step instructions in this fun-filled book of projects for kids.

About the Author

Don Burke

Don Burke, the ‘face’ of Australian gardening, has been growing vegies and keeping chooks ever since he was a kid. He graduated as a horticulturist and tree surgeon and is a life-long gardener. Born and raised in Sydney, Don Burke is an Australian television and radio personality and author of over 10 books on gardening including best sellers The Lazy Gardener and Organic. He is best known as the long time host of the extremely successful Logie-award winning Burke's Backyard, which began in 1987 and ran for 17 years on Channel 9. He also produced Backyard Blitz and Renovation Rescue which were also highly successful and nationally awarded programs which launched the careers of many of well-known tv personalities. Don was a former board member of Landcare Australia and is active in community and environment-related roles. He became the Chair of the Australian Environment Foundation in July 2005 and is editor-in chief of Burke’s Backyard Magazine which continues to sell nationally.

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