Home, Garden & Lifestyle Books
Southern Africa is home to more than 2,000 introduced (not indigenous) trees. This guide features nearly 600 of the most common and familiar of these and, using the same model of identification as FG Trees of Southern Africa, facilitates ID based on leaf and stem features.
Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert surroundings.
A consistent seller for nearly two decades, this practical handbook is an indispensible guide for all owner builders.
The perfect book for the holidays, Pogue's Basics: Life will be accompanied by photographs and illustrations. This is a timeless reference book of 200 simple tips and shortcuts that just make life easier, shedding light on valuable bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you, but you just never knew!
You watched the TV programme and you bought the book but is your house still a bit dull round the edges? This work helps you with various tasks of a domestic nature. It features tips and tricks and uses natural products where possible.
Keeping house in the 21st century means living in a healthier home - one that's free of toxins and synthetic chemicals - and creating a living space that brings rest, renewal, and harmony to our lives. This guide shows how to detoxify our homes.
Features over 350 varieties of herb to grow and over 200 recipes. This book features the various aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. It also contains chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils.
Do you love living in the city but dream about growing your own wholesome fruit and vegetables? South AfricaÆs organic gardening guru, Jane Griffiths, shows you just how easy it is to achieve a flourishing food garden, no matter how small your space.
Now, more than ever, the desire for fresh, nutritious produce, plus the spiralling cost of living, has encouraged more and more people to grow their own fruit and vegetables, regardless of the size of their garden, or even whether they have a garden at all!
At last a South African how-to with everything you need to know to create a dream indigenous garden. Accomplished landscape designer and botanist Marijke Honig puts forward the fundamentals in this comprehensive reference that is at once inspirational, practical and easy to use.
Whether you love growing, love creating, or just want to liven up your home, a portable garden is just the answer, even for the smallest space.