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ISBN: 9781760992330
Dimensions: 25x21cm
Pages: 288
Publication year: 2023
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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A Place in the Country New Edition

Written by Chris Ferreira
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A Place in the Country is essential reading for anyone who has, or plans to have, a rural property in Australia or New Zealand.

Whether your goal is food, profit or enjoyment, this book offers the ‘eyes wide open’ approach to creating your own beautiful, productive and sustainable rural landscape. You’ll also find expert knowledge on FireWise landscape design, best practices for protecting your property, and vital strategies for reducing the risk posed by bushfires.

Suitable for old hands and first-timers alike, and for hobby farms of all shapes and sizes, A Place in the Country gives practical advice to help you achieve long-term peace and prosperity on the land.


‘It’s a down-to-earth (pun intended) guide [with] practical advice on everything from choosing the perfect patch to what animals to keep, and preparing soil for planting.’ Courier Mail

‘An easy-to-read, practical guide to buying, owning and managing small or large rural properties. It’s essential reading for anyone considering a tree change.’ Herald Sun

‘A beautiful book, well presented, full of information, easy to read with tables, checklists, diagrams and lots of big photographs.’ York & Districts Community Matters

Pages: 288
Publication Year: 2023
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925591071
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Chris Ferreira

Chris Ferreira grew up on Greenacre Riding School and watched thirty-odd horses progressively destroy his family property. But this became the catalyst for his passion to heal the land and, after studying forestry at ANU and travelling through some of the most remote and degraded parts of Asia and Africa, he came back charged with […]