From Seeds to Leaves.
Doug andamp; Robin Stewart. Penguin Books
A Complete Guide To Growing Australian Shrubs And Trees From Seed
This book describes how to:
- Collect your own fruit and nuts.
- Extract, store and germinate the seeds in the right way and in the best season.
- Use smoke to germinate seed normally difficult to grow.
- Plant out, water, mulch, protect, fertilise and prune your plants for best result.
There are also sections on botanical names and identifying plants by flower and seed, plus an abc of information about australian species. Procedures are set out in easy table form and there are lists of plants for a variety of special purposes.