The Australian Manual of Horticulture – Daniel Bunce (Alternate Cover)

$14.00

“…in return for the trouble you have bestowed, you will find, on rearing the future progeny, instead of the pure and original kind which you have reason to expect, a race of heartless bastards.”

Bunce’s advice On saving cabbage for seed.

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Daniel Bunce a trained gardener and botanist from Hertfordshire England arrived in Hobart 1833. This was the beginning of an incredible journey that would include living with and writing down the language of a group of Aboriginal people, opening plant nurseries, becoming director of a botanical garden and of a mine and accompanying an early explorer as botanist across the continent. His handbook on gardening still provides useful advice today.

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