Are you wondering how to create a garden you and your family can enjoy? Not sure where to start?

You start with a good book, of course! Full of ideas, books can help you create a beautiful garden, customised to your wants and needs.

Do you want to create a fragrant flower garden to attract the birds and the bees? There are so many types of flowering plants available, including native Australian, you are spoilt for choice. A good book will help you learn what flowers grow best in your part of the world.

Do you want some ideas for your small courtyard or small garden? There's a book for that!

Don’t have a green thumb and need some low maintenance garden ideas? There's another book for that!

Apartment living? A balcony garden is possible!

Is a lush jungle in your home created with potted indoor house plants more your vibe? Yep, you got it, there's a book for that.

Do you want to become more self-sufficient and grow your own fruit and vegetables? There is loads of advice on different growing techniques, composting, companion planting for natural pest control, when to plant seeds and how to propagate them. Setting up your own vegetable garden can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be.

Of course, a herb garden, culinary and medicinal, is an asset for every home.  Grow herbs by the back door, or in pots that are easily accessible from the kitchen. There are so many to choose from!

Are you starting with a block of dirt? You will probably want some landscaping ideas and advice on how to design a garden from scratch.

So much to learn about the garden and you will find books filled with information such as planting bulbs, perennials, trees, shrubs, roses, flowers and flowering plants, native Australian plants, shade plants, seaside garden, fruit trees, pruning, garden maintenance, no dig gardening, organic gardening, permaculture, growing in raised garden beds, wildflowers, and general garden tips.

There are books to help with all of the above and we at Books of Knowledge are always expanding our range of great gardening books that we think you’ll love. We are an online Australian second hand book shop specialising in used nonfiction books. Your order can be delivered to any address in Australia including post office boxes.

Let us know if there is a particular subject you are looking for and we’ll do our best to find the book that suits your needs.