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Agriculture and gardening

Title

Agriculture and gardening

Date

1873-1940

Description

This collection features published materials spanning 1873 to 1940, covering various aspects of agriculture and gardening in Australia. They include practical and instructional books on farming and settling in rural Australia, a report on the progress of new livestock developments, a manual on home gardening, and a selection of commercial catalogues selling agricultural and gardening products including seeds, plants and equipment. An introductory book on agricultural science designed for teachers covers a broad range of subjects on farming technologies, theory and practices.

Subject

Nature

Items in the Agriculture and gardening Collection

The advantages of the Australian climate
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

How to settle in Victoria, or, Instructions on the purchase and occupations of the land, with observations on gardening and farming, the growth of the vine and other fruit trees, the nature and quality of the Australian soils and on the use of manures
Ferguson no. 8079.Cover title: How to settle in Victoria, with instructions in gardening and farming etc. etc.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access…

The kitchen garden and cottager's manual : a reliable guide to garden management, and to the culture of culinary crops for the table
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Law, Somner Pty. Ltd. seed merchants and nurserymen : [catalogue]
Description based on: 1926.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Nindethana
Description based on: 1956 & 1941catalogues."Geo. W. Althofer, proprietor"1956 catalogue contains "The story of Nindethana"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University…

The Angora goat : with an account of its introduction into Victoria, and a report on the flock belonging to the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, now running at Longerenong, in the Wimmera district
Ferguson 18661.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The Australasian dairyman and farmers' friend
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Lecture on rust in cereals
"In the Town Hall, Sandhurst, 22nd March, 1865, under the auspices of the Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society"Ferguson, no. 12925.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection

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