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NELUMBO BOTANIKS PUBLICATIONS

Nelumbo Botaniks has extensive experience in the writing and production of publications on botany, horticulture, native plants and weeds.
The following publications are listed:

NATIVE PLANTS FOR TOP END GARDENS

Nicholas Smith

 

Featuring over 140 stunning Top End plants and useful gardening tips and advice, this book will help gardeners and landscapers establish their own Top End native gardens. The local native plants featured will bring wildlife like birds and butterflies into your garden. Cyclone resistant trees are identified. The Gardening for Dummies lists will help you plan your garden and irrigation system. The book also has dedicated plant profiles, grouped by habit and accompanied by stunning color photographs. A glossary, plant use tables, resource list of further reading and plant-name indexes round out the book.

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

Greening Australia

NT, GPO Box 1, Berrimah, NT 0828

T: (08) 8947 3793

CAPE YORK WILDFLOWERS NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Nicholas Smith

 

This book is a collection of stunning flowers from a range of unique Cape York savanna plants. This collection of artistic photographs have developed into an interesting representation of the beauty, textures, diversity and colour of tropical savanna plants from Cape York. Bright color and close up photography show a diverse range of shapes and detail often unseen.

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

Nelumbo Botaniks

10A Trenerry Street

Aldinga Beach South Australia  5173

Mobile: +61 (0) 43222416

WEEDS OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Nicholas Smith

 

This informative field guide will help you identify high priority weeds threatening Northern Australia.

Featuring 150 species, this easy to use and up to date guide is essential for all land managers across the north, including pastoralists, park managers and Aboriginal land managers.

 

"This field guide is the third in a series of very useful books on weeds by Nicholas Smith...If you are interested in identifying weeds, for whatever reason, then this handy, A5-sized book is the book for you. In fact I would recommend a copy for the car and one for home or office."

Betsy Jackes James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland – Australasian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 151 (June 2012)

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

The Environment Centre NT

3/98 Woods St, Darwin NT 0800

T: (08) 8981 1984

COMMON URBAN WEEDS OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Michael Schmid and Nicholas Smith.

South Australia: Gecko Books, 2012.

Duodecimo, paperback, 77 pp. colour photographs, map.

 

Covering the area of Australia north and west of Townsville, this booklet provides detailed information for identification of common weeds in the area.

 

"… I like these books. It isn’t just because they are nicely produced, informative and very reasonably priced, but also because there simply aren’t enough of this type of book available for the general naturalist or “curious” traveller. The authors and publisher deserve our congratulations."

Philip Short 5 Chemnitz Court, Driver, Northern Territory, Australia, – Australasian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter 151 (June 2012)

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

Gecko Books

C/- JB Books South Australia.

T: (08) 83511688

COMMON PLANTS VICTORIA RIVER DISTRICT & THE BARKLY REGION: (THE TERRITORY’S SAVANNAH WAY)

Diane Napier, Nicholas Smith, and Lesley Alford.

South Australia: Gecko Books, 2012.

Duodecimo, paperback, 77 pp. colour photographs, map.

 

Covering the area of the Northern Territory known as the Savannah Way, north of Renner Springs to south of Katherine, this booklet provides detailed information for identification of common plants in the area.

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

Gecko Books

C/- JB Books South Australia.

T: (08) 83511688

COMMON PLANTS OF AUSTRALIA’S TOP END

Diane Napier, Nicholas Smith, Lesley Alford, and Jacinda Brown.

South Australia: Gecko Books, 2012.

Duodecimo, paperback, 77 pp. colour photographs, map.

 

Covering the area of the Northern Territory north of Katherine this booklet provides detailed information for identification of common plants in the area.

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

Gecko Books

C/- JB Books South Australia.

T: (08) 83511688

PILBARA NATIVE PLANTS – FOR GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES

Nicholas Smith, MIke Clark– Greening Australia

 

This book describes how to use the local native plants of Western Australia’s Pilbara region to create sustainable gardens and landscapes that look great and attract wildlife. The book provides detailed information about the main features and maintenance needs of hundreds of spectacular native plants, giving special emphasis to the more drought-tolerant and hardy plants that can be used in waterwise and fertiliser-free gardening.

 

It will guide home gardeners, landscapers, nursery owners, community groups, Aboriginal organisations, ranger groups, government departments, schools, tertiary institutions, resource companies and town councils to determine how and where to plant and maintain a range of exciting local native plants.

 

TO ORDER CONTACT:

1 Underwood Avenue, Shenton Park, WA 6008

T: (08) 6488 6699

 

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