Futureproof your Garden
A practical guide to creating and maintaining a water-efficient garden, including a comprehensive photographic plant directory, and insights into sustainable design, in big and small spaces.
Make the most of a guide to plant selection that equips you to create landscapes that are functional, beautiful and resilient, covering techniques for ornamental, habitat and edible gardens. Filled with knowledge and wisdom from two generations of widely respected horticulturalists, this is a must-have for any gardener looking to the future of what to plant and grow.
Angus Stewart is a Hobart-based horticulturalist who has spent a lifetime working with plants. He was a long-time presenter on Gardening Australia, and Futureproof Your Garden is his sixth book. Sydney-based horticulturalist Emma Stewart inherited her father's passion and is dedicated to a sustainable gardening future.
About the author
Angus Stewart is well known as a former presenter on ABC's Gardening Australia. His book The Australian Native Garden (co-written with A.B. Bishop) won the 2016-17 Horticultural Media Association of Australia book award. Angus is a professional horticulturalist who has spent a lifetime working with and breeding Australian plants to make them more gardener-friendly. The author of five previous gardening books, Angus contributes to Gardening Australia magazine and has written for a host of other publications. He is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the Plant Propagators' Society International Award of Honour, as well as being admitted into the Horticultural Media Association's Hall of Fame. He lives on the Tasman Peninsula, an hour and half outside Hobart.
Angus's daughter, Emma Stewart, works with her father in the gardening business and has grown up in an environment that is passionate about plants and gardening. She lives in an apartment in Sydney's Clovelly, where she nurtures a small but flourishing backyard.
Angus Stewart Emma Stewart
Published November 2022
255mm x 200mm