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Box Hill Institute acknowledges that all of our learning sites are situated on the ancestral lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations and pay respects to the traditional custodians and their elders past, present and emerging.
Welcome to the Box Hill Institute Library guide to studying Horticulture. These resources support the courses that are currently taught at Box Hill Institute.
PlantFile is a library database that currently features 3,640 species with over 5,200 cultivars that are accompanied with 14,000 photographs. It allows you to sort, select and identify commonly used plants and print reports. It also covers common pests and diseases with their control methods.
The new nature - Revised ed. by
Call Number: 508.94 LOW
Publication Date: 2017
Fifteen years on, The New Nature continues to challenge the way we view the interactions between human beings and nature, and pushes us to review our relationship with Australia's wilderness.
Practical propagation by
Call Number: 631.53 GRE
Publication Date: 2008
Perfect for amateur green-thumbs looking to make the most of their gardens, this is an insightful introduction to the basics of plant propagation.
Indoor green: living with plants by
Call Number: 635.965 CLA
Publication Date: 2015
Author Bree Claffey of Mr Kitly journeys into the worlds of fellow plant lovers to explore the enduring attraction of house plants.
Grasses of the NSW tablelands by
Call Number: 584.909944 ROS
Publication Date: 2013
An easy-to-use reference to the grasses of the NSW tablelands, including the methods of identifying species.
Restoring natural areas in Australia by
Call Number: 639.9 BUC
Publication Date: 2009
A lavishly illustrated, full-colour publication, this book covers all aspects of natural area restoration projects. You'll learn how to assess vegetation, map and describe the resilience of remaining flora and fauna.
Handbook of soils for landscape architects by
Call Number: 631.4 KEE
Publication Date: 2000
Written in a clear, accessible style, this book covers the fundamental aspects of soil science with an emphasis on topics useful to landscape architects and professionals in related fields.
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