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Here are some of the many library resources useful to you.  You can find many more by using the search box at the top of the page and searching our catalogue. You can access our books, ebooks and streaming video through the catalogue. 

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You will find these standards in Standards Online

  • AS 3743 - Potting Mixes 
  • AS 3575-1995 Clearing saws, brushcutters and grass trimmers - Safety requirements
  • AS/NZS 3576 1998 Clearing saws, brushcutters and grass trimmers - Guide to safe working practices


Plantfile the ultimate guide to plants
This beautiful tool allows you to search over 3,000 you can search by Family Name, Botanical Name, Common Name, Cultivars/SYN, Plant Overview.  Search results provide an image of the plant, plant overview and a plant profile report that you can save. 
Plantfile also provides information on pests, disease and weeds.  There is also a botanical dictionary.


Gale interactive science


This tool goes beyond just flat text on the page it is a highly visual tool that allows you to interact with 3D models so that you can understand the structure and features of the system you are examining whether it is a plant cell or the human heart.The tool also provides text to support your learning.  The wide subject areas covered are biology, chemistry, earth science and human anatomy.

You can login with your TasTAFE login.

Three Book Gallery - **This page**

The Australian native garden : a practical guide
Garden voices
The fundamentals of horticulture : theory and practice
Weeds : in defense of nature's most unloved plants
DIY hydroponic gardens
Pests, diseases and beneficials : friends and foes of Australian gardens
Australian garden rescue