Other Resources

 


Reference
Home Fruit Growing Guide
Agency:
New South Wales Agriculture (currently NSW DPI)
Contact
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Book     Cost Yes:      Publishing Date: 2001      ISBN: 0734713304
Comment:
Provides detailed information on over 60 species of fruit, including advice on propagation, planting, aftercare, pruning, and harvesting. The book also discusses planning your home orchard, soils, general plant care , and fruit pests and diseases.
Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/resources
/bookshop/home-fruit-growing-guide

 


Reference
Netting of Garden Fruit Trees – guidelines to protect wildlife
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change
Contact
PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
info@environment.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Web Page          Publishing Date: 2004    
Comment:
Discusses the potential impact of netting on native wildlife, and good netting designs to protect your fruit crop and native wildlife.
Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspecies
/NettingOfGardenFruitTrees.htm

 

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Reference :
1. Agriculture and Horticulture Fact Sheets
2. Vegetables - Primefacts, Agfacts and Agnotes
Agency:
New South Wales Department Of Primary Industries
Contact:
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Web Page and PDF Factsheets       Publishing Date: 2003 onwards
Comment:

1 Overview of numerous species in a alphabetical directory for information on horticulture.
2. A variety of factsheets and list of books on vegetable production and management.

Website:
  1. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/resources/
    factsheets/agriculture
  2. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/
    horticulture/vegetables

 


Reference :
The  Australian Vegetable Garden – what's new is old by Clive Blazey
Agency:
New Holland Publishing
Contact :
Unit 1, 66 Gibbes Street, Chatswood, NSW, 2067
02 8986 4700.
Format:
Book     Cost: Yes      Publishing Date: 1999      ISBN: 1864365382
Comment:
Discusses the best vegetables to grow for taste, ornamental values and self sufficiency, the basics of cultivation, a directory of vegetables, and seed saving.
Website:

www.newholland.com.au

 


Reference
A Introduction to Permaculture -Bill Mollison
Contact :
Available from a variety of online book stores
Format:
Book     Cost: Yes      Publishing Date: 2004   ISBN: 10: 0908228082
Comment:
Introduction to Permaculture was written to introduce readers to Permaculture concepts and design strategies. Permaculture is about designing sustainable human settlements. It is a philosophy and approach to land use which weaves together microclimate, annual and perennial plants, animals, soils, water management and human needs into intricately connected, productive communities.
Website:

http://permaculture.org.au/store/introduction_to_permaculture
__2d_by_bill_mollison.htm

 

 


Reference :
The Seed Savers Handbook by Michael and Jude Fanton
Agency:
The Seed Savers’ Network
Contact :
PO Box 975, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481
02 6685 6624
info@seedsavers.net
Format:
Book     Cost: Yes      Publishing Date: 1993      ISBN: 0646102265
Comment:
Provides detailed descriptions of seed collecting, propagation and kitchen uses of more than 100 vegetables, herbs and edible flowers.
Website:

www.seedsavers.net

 

  
   
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