A story about the life living deep down in the soil. What does a dibber do? is a beautifully illustrated book highlighting the importance of soil and the need to consider what we add to it to ensure a healthy habitat. There is so much life beneath our feet, find out how you can save our soil and contribute to a sustainable future for our food.
The Garden Gang
Gaye the Garden Girl - The Allium Family
Illustrates the life cycles of two plants from this plant family, onion and garlic. Both slow to grow, reference is made to the story of The Hare and the Tortoise as well as each of the four seasons.
Faye the Farmer Friend - Legume life cycle
Illustrates the life cycle of the broad bean plant and includes other plants from the legume plant family. While watching the plant grow, look out for Jack and the Beanstalk.
Gary the Garden Guy - To dig, or not to dig
Illustrates types of soil, the importance of organic matter in soil and provides the steps to build soil, a no dig garden. Getting soil just right, like in Goldilocks and The Three Bears.
Pete the Planting Pal - Planting abc
Illustrates three different ways of planting. Pete the Planting Pal likes leafy greens and herbs, like Popeye the Sailor Man
Gaye the Garden Girl seasonal series
Gaye the Garden Girl - The carrots and the ladybirds
Illustrates the life cycles of the carrot plant and of the ladybird and the benefits of ladybirds in protecting plants from aphids, with reference to the days of the week. Spot the ladybird on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - The broccoli and the caterpillars
Illustrates the life cycles of the broccoli plant and of the caterpillar, with reference to the days of the week. Spot the caterpillar on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - The potato treasure
Illustrates the life cycle of the potato plant and describes the benefits of worms in our soil, with reference to the months of the year. Spot the worm on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - Five foods on a vine
Illustrates how vine plants grow and introduces the concept of pollination and the benefits of bees in our garden. Spot the bee on each page!
Bill the Bush Tucker Boy grows and eats plants which originate from all around the world. Join Bill the Bush Tucker Boy on his journey to discover edible plants native to Australia, Bush Tucker.
Available to purchase at the following locations: Dillons Norwood Bookshop, 160/166 The Parade Norwood SA 5067 Living Kaurna Cultural Centre, Warriparinga Drive, Bedford Park SA 5042 Diggers Club Adelaide Botanic Gardens Out Of The Cot, 322 Magill Road, Kensington Park SA 5068 Ecolateral, 411 Magill Road, St Morris SA 5068 Matilda Bookshop, 8 Mt Barker Road, Stirling SA 5152 Mostly Books, 119 Belair Road, Torrens Park SA 5062 ST Georges Books, 463 Magill Road SA 5072 Once & Again Book Cafe, 560B Marion Road, Plympton Park SA 5038 State Flora Nursery, Queens Jubilee Dr, Belair SA 5052 Five Little Figs, 52 Devitt Ave, Payneham South SA 5070 Burnside Post Office, 502 Glynburn Road, Burnside SA 5066 Illalangi Gourmet Foods, 12915 Sturt Hwy, Waikerie SA 5330 The Foodprint Experience, 111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000 The Book Garden, 7/39 Campbell St, Toowong QLD 4066 Red Kangaroo Books, 1/79 Todd Mall, Alice Springs NT 0870 www.gardening4kids.com.au www.summerhillkids.com.au www.networksa.org.au/shop
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