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The photograph at the top of this page shows Watsonia zeyheri flowering in the wild in South Africa in the Overberg region of the mediterranean-climate Western Cape (Photo Alisdair Aird)

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Wachendorfia paniculata: 59 25
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora: 16 8; 59 25
Wagner, Richard: 35 14; 51 55, 56; 64 16, 23
Waite Arboretum: 15 9, 10; 21 2, 30, 31; 25 27; 71 55
Wakefield, Edward Gibbon: 72 45; 73 38
Wakehurst Place: 76 59
wall germander: 30 31; 43 33; 77 47 
Wallangara White Gum: 25 23
walled garden: 5 12; 23 56; 25 8; 44 29, 30, 56; 57 25; 71 42, 43
wallflowers: 6 13; 16 23; 49 25; 57 23; 60 23; 62 53, 64; 70 26; 89 17; 92 33
Walling, Edna: 44 60
wallpepper: 78 38
walls, dry-stone: 20 17; 21 38; 25 37, 39; 66 10; 67 55; 71 38, 74; 76 50; 78 4, 36; 80 19, 20; 82 51; 83 20; 85 10, 16, 43; 86 8, 25, 28, 55; 87 49, 54; 88 44, 47; 90 28, 29; 92 27
walls, retaining: 19 23, 28; 20 22; 22 8; 28 22, 43; 30 21; 89 11
Walnut Hill: 68 65
walnuts: 6 12, 15; 8 44, 45; 17 54; 19 17, 18; 30 13; 35 51; 49 23, 25, 44; 50 1, 86, 71; 52 34; 54 38; 61 71; 68 12, 15, 16; 69 14, 61; 72 30; 74 5; 80 24; 81 37, 56; 83 23, 36; 89 8; 90 58; 91 31-33; 92 27, 32
walnuts, California black: 90 11
Walska, Ganna: 4 1, 2, 6, 9; 77 15, 19, 22
Walton Foundation: 80 61; 83 61
Walton, Susana/Lady: 64 16, 25-27; 80 61; 81 5-8, 10-12; 82 71; 83 60-62
Walton, Sir William: 58 62; 64 27; 80 61; 81 5, 6, 10, 12, 68; 83 59, 62
Walton, Sir William and Lady: 46 75
wandflower: 57 52; 91 63
waning moon: 61 46, 47
waratah: 71 58
Warburgia salutaris: 71 20
Ward, Florence Nightingale: 74 9, 11, 13, 14
Wardian cases: 46 23
warming climate: 64 72; 78 1
Warre, Norah: 49 16
Warrnambool: 89 16
Washington palm: 36 31
Washington thorn: 27 14
Washingtonia: 7 46; 46 7; 68 49, 51; 81 12; 93 25
Washingtonia filifera: 10 4; 11 43; 16 7; 31 57; 32 29; 33 54; 36 31; 46 3; 50 59; 58 20; 68 41, 51; 82 31; 90 12
Washingtonia robusta: 32 29; 33 54; 35 17; 50 59; 68 51; 78 13; 82 6, 31; 83 20; 87 8
washingtonias: 19 24; 26 15, 30, 65; 68 48; 81 13
wasps: 6 1; 7 5, 29; 9 28; 17 49; 58 71; 60 42; 64 44, 54; 77 23; 83 11, 12; 84 18, 23; 85 42; 92 30
wasps, aphid-hunting: 75 33
wasps, citrus gall: 89 34
wasps, mammoth: 83 11; 85 41
wasps, paper: 64 53
Watanabe, Toshio: 80 47
water: 2 27; 3 2, 49; 4 13, 32; 6 20; 7 41; 8 3-5, 8, 16, 44, 45, 48, 51; 9 1, 8, 12; 10 1, 4, 6, 23; 11 21, 51; 12 18, 19; 14 5, 8; 15 5, 10, 26, 41, 47; 19 50, 66, 72, 74; 20 1, 2, 5, 10-13, 20, 42, 56; 21 2, 3, 25-30, 35, 43, 44, 47, 59; 22 6, 8, 10-13, 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, 26, 28, 34, 46, 47, 49, 50, 54-56, 58, 60, 61, 69, 71, 72; 23 4, 6, 7, 18-22, 26-28, 30, 34-36, 40, 42, 54, 61, 65, 69, 73, 75; 24 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 16, 19, 24, 26, 28, 29, 34, 35, 40, 41, 44-55, 61, 65, 72; 25 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 15, 20, 22, 38, 39, 41, 45-49, 50, 58, 64, 71; 26 1, 2, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 22, 23, 28, 29, 33, 36, 38-45, 48, 68, 69; 27 9, 20; 28 17, 21, 50, 51, 53, 56, 61; 29 14, 22, 39, 54; 30 6, 8, 13, 22; 31 5, 10, 11, 24, 34-40, 51, 53-55, 57, 58, 60; 32 28, 37, 44, 46-49, 59-61; 33 10-17, 26, 58,77, 87; 34 4, 5, 8-11, 20, 29, 33, 34, 36, 38-40, 51-56; 43 29, 32; 44 19, 47; 45 2, 9, 21, 24, 25, 45, 47, 64; 46 13, 32, 49, 52, 54, 57, 58, 66, 68, 69, 71-73, 82, 96; 47 1, 2, 10, 14, 25, 29, 33, 42, 50, 62, 63; 48 4-6, 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, 18, 27, 28, 32, 47, 49, 60, 62; 49 12, 25, 69; 51 2, 20-22, 25, 27, 31, 36, 50, 54, 62, 68, 71, 79, 80; 52 5, 24, 53; 53 2, 3, 5, 12, 17, 34, 38, 47, 52, 53, 69, 72; 54 33; 55 16, 19, 74; 56 8; 58 9, 23, 27, 53; 59 5, 10, 29, 32, 36, 50, 52, 53, 56, 60, 62; 60 1-3, 6, 22, 26, 29, 33-36, 41, 59, 60, 64; 61 3, 4, 8, 11, 16, 17, 21, 26, 27, 30, 36, 41-43, 47, 60, 64; 62 21, 47-49, 62; 63 14, 20, 22-24, 28, 40, 42, 43, 46, 50, 53, 56; 64 7, 10, 12, 24, 26-28, 36, 39, 49, 51, 52, 56, 69, 71, 72; 65 9, 12, 14, 18, 26, 35-38, 44, 56, 58, 59, 67; 66 7, 24; 67 5, 12, 13, 16, 21; 68 6; 69 4, 35, 56; S(2) 10, 17, 23, 25, 39, 40; 70 3, 5, 7, 20, 23, 25-27, 35, 42-44, 46, 48, 51, 54, 55, 57, 60, 63; 71 6, 12, 14, 15, 20, 21, 26, 27, 32, 33, 37-41, 43, 48, 54, 55, 58, 69, 72; 72 3, 4, 9, 16, 17, 21, 23, 43, 55, 56, 65-67; 74 21; 75 44; 77 1, 2, 8, 10, 11, 19, 49, 50, 76, 87, 96, 98; 78 8, 10, 11, 18, 33, 45, 46, 51, 69; 79 5; 81 6, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16, 18, 19, 35, 48, 67; 82 6, 9, 12, 20, 24, 31, 33; 83 4, 17, 18, 23, 27, 38, 41-46, 62; 84 10, 15, 16, 22, 24, 33, 43-46, 52, 55, 59, 63, 66, 71; 85 20, 41, 45, 53, 57, 62; 86 10, 11, 14, 17, 19, 21-23, 26, 28, 30, 31, 35, 36, 40, 41, 56, 61, 62, 67; 87 7, 9, 10, 21-24, 26, 27, 30, 47, 65; 88 6, 22, 29, 34, 39; 94 4, 6, 10, 12- 14, 25, 28, 41, 36, 57, 64
water absorption: 31 35
water barrels: 62 53
water bombers: 51 28
water budget: 48 43
water butts: 22 13; 26 40; 51 62; 60 35; 72 28; 83 44
water canals: 67 15-17
water catchment areas: 51 79
water celery: 33 12
water channels: 19 66; 30 8; 31 5, 7, 57; 38 13; 60 34; 67 16, 41; 70 51, 52, 54; 88 52; 93 28
water cisterns: 52 25; 79 41
water coleoptera: 8 39
water collection: 74 57
water conservation: 2 51; 11 2; 12 1; 13 45, 46; 15 3; 20 12; 21 1, 5; 23 7; 24 53; 25 65; 26 4; 36 13, 17; 38 2; 45 41; 47 25; 48 37; 49 46; 51 2, 22; 52 27; 55 16; 58 53; 60 34, 36, 37; 61 41; 63 69; S(1) 3; 67 43, 58; 69 2; 74 8; 75 19; 77 89; 78 43; 80 50; 81 25; 82 12; 87 5
water consumption: 59 8; 80 1; 61 36; 70 3; 77 113
water costs: 76 5
water cress: 31 5; 33 12
water crowsfoot: 84 32
water cutbacks: 82 12; 84 71
water deficit: 79 14; 83 41, 42
Water Department: 34 68
water devices: 46 99
water distribution: 74 57
water diviner: 13 19
water economy: 3 2
water engineering: 12 12; 77 28
water extraction: 91 12
water features: 11 8, 9; 12 7, 8; 13 10, 15-17, 18, 38, 42, 43; 15 18, 47; 16 14; 17 18; 27 10, 54; 31 51, 57; 33 84; 37 2, 12, 67; 38 59, 77; 44 50; 46 86; 49 11; 52 21; 55 8; 58 5; 67 53; 68 16; 69 33; 71 33; 75 10, 35; 79 47, 50; 80 35; 81 53, 54; 82 6; 84 46, 54, 55; 85 45, 61; 87 46; 90 18; 91 51
water gardens: 62 37, 64, 65; 87 50
water harvesting: 55 21; 61 26; 82 15; 83 44, 45
Water Gum: 69 7
Water Hawthorn: 45 20; 56 3
Water Hyacinth: 19 69; 79 61; 85 51
Water Hyssop: 91 64
water jets: 59 30; 84 52, 55
water jokes/tricks: 46 92; 58 9; 70 27
water loss: 55 20; 62 40; 67 7, 66; 77 94, 95; 78 38; 84 44
‘Water Magic’: 61 41
water management: 32 60; 53 63; 61 39; 67 24; 71 15; 76 51; 80 31
watermelons: 48 49; 89 13; 91 16
water mills: 70 25; 79 33; 80 72
water mint: 57 26
water moulds: 33 41; 35 21
water nasturtiums: 33 12; 33 12
water organ: 84 55
water plants: 6 45; 13 7, 12; 86 60
water pollution: 37 45; 65 9
water pump: 87 54
water ranunculus: 53 23
water rationing: 25 59; 36 39; 44 62; 48 37; 59 56; 71 27; 87 5
water reclamation projects: 80 31
water recycling: 36 20; 37 3, 55
water requirements/needs: 17 11, 50; 19 46; 20 23; 21 5; 27 39; 31 53, 54; 32 46, 56; 34 28; 57 14; 66 8; 67 8; 69 50, 57; 71 72; 75 17, 51, 60
water reservoir: 4 31; 10 21; 67 15-18; 69 18
water reservoirs, underground: 82 9
water resources: 29 2; 55 21, 24
water restrictions: 6 34; 34 1; 35 2, 82; 36 11, 13; 37 57, 70-72; 48 30, 34, 36, 37; 50 1; 55 4, 10, 16; 58 31; 60 2; 69 35; 80 32; 89 39, 46
water retention: 55 25; 63 25
water rights: 28 51; 48 32; 67 16; 69 18; 87 10
water saving: 8 3; 9 20; 47 63; 52 4, 14; 57 14; 60 34; 89 49
water shoots: 74 49
water shortages: 16 56; 17 5; 28 53, 64; 31 11, 60; 32 44; 36 39; 37 24; 45 41; 46 70; 48 36; 53 4; 55 10, 21, 74; 57 29; 58 65; 63 52; 73 6; 78 40; 79 41; 80 31; 87 5
water sources, underground: 85 12
water stair: 4 9; 50 14; 61 22; 70 27; 77 22; 79 4
water storage: 37 32; 53 62; 61 26; 74 57; 83 44
water storage tanks: 55 48; 67 18; 69 36, 38; 71 27, 48; 72 28, 48; 91 31, 32, 51; 92 27
water stress: 8 25, 27, 32; 22 17, 18; 89 40
water supply: 19 2, 46, 80; 20 52; 22 2; 24 44; 26 13, 28, 34, 36; 31 7, 10, 11; 49 15, 17, 49; 55 48; 67 15-18, 20, 41; 69 18, 39; 70 54, 60; 74 2; 77 76; 78 13; 83 18; 84 55
water supply, agricultural: 93 24
water supply, scant: 92 22
water supply, urban/mains: 28 9; 51 21; 53 9; 60 2; 71 52; 77 88; 88 29, 57
water supply, variability of: 67 18
water table: 7 34; 13 22; 16 20, 56; 23 19; 31 11; 33 1, 12, 15; 47 9; 48 38-40; 49 32; 51 68; 55 49; 58 49; 59 44; 67 18; 69 7; 88 54
water tanker: 87 23; 92 27
Water Theatre: 84 52
water thyme: 33 12
water weed: 48 9
water wheels: 53 63; 70 27
water wisdom: 71 48
water, abundance of: 67 53; 89 54
water, allocation of: 67 6
water, amount consumed by trees: 92 52
water, availability of: 51 2; 67 5; 72 42
water, bore: 81 25
water, careful use of: 67 14
water, cascading: 92 14
water, coolness of: 70 26
water, dearth of: 65 14
water, demand for: 46 69
water, diminishing resources/supplies: 9 18; 65 35
water, drilling: 13 19
water, dwindling: 92 53
water, efficient use of: 26 2; 27 10, 11, 20; 48 35; 63 20
water, expensive and precious: 74 12
water, flowing/running: 58 16; 79 8, 9; 83 41; 87 66
water, gently trickling: 83 4
water, grey: 11 51; 17 11; 22 13; 23 21; 32 48; 34 56; 43 11; 45 45; 46 54; 47 47; 48 30, 37; 52 71; 55 8; 58 51; 60 37; 69 35, 36; 71 48; 78 54; 82 18
water, grey, filtration units: 53 3
water, groundwater: 24 10, 49; 32 47, 48; 33 78; 34 34; 46 69; 48 30, 38, 39, 31, 42, 44; 49 48; 56 62
water, insufficient: 47 10; 58 65
water, irrigation: 93 28
water, lack of: 3 2, 42; 8 3, 43; 31 39; 33 80; 34 53; 45 56; 46 57; 48 15, 61; 56 52; 63 14; 66 3, 31; 77 64; 79 22, 49; 80 39; 88 29, 31; 89 1, 72; 90 5
water, lavish use of: 54 65
water, limited: 6 16; 51 70; 87 54
water, little: 73 18; 75 46, 63; 78 11, 38; 90 60; 91 4, 12; 92 53
water, low requirements: 14 25, 31, 32
water, low water environment: 47 67
water, mains/city: 81 15; 82 51; 88 29, 57
water, minimal: 67 14
water, mirrors: 92 15
water, moving: 47 22
water, natural: 83 4
water, play of: 80 48
water, plenty of: 75 21
water, potable: 28 21; 46 69
water, preciousness of: 89 18; 92 6
water, profligate use of: 69 38
water, purification system: 46 54
water, quality of: 71 26
water, rainwater: 7 27; 9 19; 10 21; 11 49; 13 3; 14 20; 28 46; 33 80, 87; 34 51; 36 20; 38 46; 45 45; 53 9, 31, 53, 54; 55 67; 57 29; 58 49, 59; 59 52; 60 29, 34, 36; 64 25, 34, 58; 66 53; 67 5, 18; 70 50, 55; 71 27, 48, 52; 80 5, 35; 91 42
water, rational use of: 33 48
water, recycling: 82 18; 90 59
water, reflections on: 87 65; 89 14; 91 15
water, running: 47 6
water, run-off: 31 35; 32 47, 48; 48 42, 43; 80 35; 83 44-46; 89 43; 91 4
water, salt water infiltration: 32 44, 45; 33 15; 87 24
water, salty/saline: 34 34; 48 38; 58 49
water, scarcity: 11 3, 28; 12 4; 14 16, 56; 46 99; 56 2
water, sound of: 13 15, 17, 42; 15 7, 38; 18 53; 19 67, 72; 20 48; 26 6, 7, 15, 48; 27 4, 8, 10; 30 9; 31 51, 57; 32 7; 33 11, 12, 32; 34 8; 43 59; 47 22, 49, 52; 50 14; 51 50, 71; 52 21; 53 21, 33; 67 42, 52; 72 8; 74 31; 77 36; 79 54, 58; 81 6; 82 21, 23; 83 59; 84 54; 85 45; 87 49, 51; 92 6; 94 13
water, spring water: 28 4
water, standing: 76 51
water, stored: 65 62
water, storm drains: 83 45
water, storm water retention: 37 17
water, summer: 54 4; 67 11; 74 34; 77 3, 12; 79 44; 94 14
water, summer, none: 85 29; 88 57
water, supplementary: 78 21
water, surface water: 75 36; 77 114
water, sustainable use: 37 27; 80 31
water, tap water: 58 31, 33; 61 28, 42; 83 41
water, too much: 88 15
water, underground aquifers: 6 17; 53 3; 67 7; 79 47; 88 56
water, underground tanks: 83 44
water, unsustainable use of: 53 3
water, use of: 67 67; 70 42; 82 12, 18; 83 41; 84 47; 89 43
water, washing-up water: 28 24
water, waste of: 45 57
water, waste water: 62 27
water, well: 28 44
water-absorbing materials/gels: 61 41; 64 68
water-conscious: 78 54
water-demanding: 32 45; 33 3, 74
water-dependent: 33 73
water-efficient plants: 31 35
water-free: 77 115
water-guzzling: 83 42
water-hungry: 60 36; 68 4; 72 24; 77 89; 91 3
water-intensive: 66 5
water-lilies: 9 2; 16 51; 19 69; 21 12; 23 61; 25 8; 28 48; 29 48; 30 21; 31 10, 49, 51, 54, 61; 32 6; 45 15, 20; 46 86, 92; 47 49, 50, 52; 53 23; 55 41; 56 1; 58 15; 62 9, 10; 63 22; 64 24, 26; 69 49; 70 21; 72 9; 78 55; 79 47, 54; 82 7, 21; 83 60, 61; 85 45; 87 7; 91 54; 92 40; 93 55; 94 6
water-lily, giant Amazon: 4 8; 77 21; 79 61
water-loving plants: 51 49; 83 62
water-responsible: 87 9
water-retaining crystals: 61 41
water-shy: 58 27
water-thirsty: 82 12; 84 58
water-wasting plants: 76 5
water-weeping hose: 92 44
watercourses: 75 70; 76 8, 44
watercourse, artificial: 72 8
watercourses, seasonal: 53 63
waterfalls: 4 6; 48 8; 50 59; 53 33; 57 17; 60 26, 36; 64 58; 67 52; 69 7, 67; 72 8; 73 48, 66; 75 38; 77 19; 81 56; 86 45; 87 58; 88 53, 65; 89 60; 92 7, 40
Waterhousia floribunda: 11 33
waterhole: 69 7
watering: 2 2, 14, 17, 23, 24, 28, 29, 33, 44, 53; 5 17, 35-37, 42, 49; 6 2, 21, 22, 24, 43, 47; 7 1, 42; 10 21-23, 26, 41; 25 12, 13, 15, 17, 36, 50, 68, 70; 26 28, 38-45; 27 52; 28 12, 16, 17, 22, 24; 29 23, 32, 33; 30 22, 46-49, 61; 32 29; 34 29, 37, 38, 52, 54, 55; 43 12, 21, 24, 26, 27, 30, 66; 44 69; 45 8, 11, 18, 22, 26, 28, 30; 47 1, 29, 31, 42; 48 25, 26, 52, 54; 51 63; 52 4, 58, 71; 53 4, 26, 37, 38, 66; 55 8, 16, 24, 45, 46, 54; 56 29, 39, 41, 43, 44; 57 63; 58 32, 40, 51, 53, 59; 59 6, 75; 60 2, 3, 6, 8, 30, 36; 61 37, 69; 62 3, 32, 37, 49; 63 37, 40, 43; 64 39, 72; 66 23, 32, 34, 53; 5, 7-9, 11, 28-30, 33, 37, 66, 69; 69 7, 13, 18, 22, 36, 40, 42, 46, 50, 57, 66; S(2) 25; 70 23, 37, 50, 56, 67, 68; 71 13, 37, 40, 44; 76 2, 5, 8-10, 12; 77 10, 69; 78 41, 54; 81 11, 26, 32, 43, 69, 71; 83 27, 29; 84 23, 59, 71; 86 11, 26, 28, 29, 30; 87 31, 45; 88 14, 39, 40, 43, 52; 89 17, 23, 29, 31, 72; 91 9, 18, 20, 26, 33, 34, 42, 53; 92 22, 28, 44; 94 2, 14, 21, 26, 47
watering basin: 48 25, 62; 67 7; 68 8; 69 42; 76 30; 85 30; 92 28
watering can: 26 40, 41; 62 49; 70 51; 78 54
watering pipes: 91 33
watering regime: 54 61; 76 57; 85 25; 93 55
watering system: 74 18, 2; 90 59
watering zones: 50 1
watering, automatic system: 4 44; 27 41-48; 53 9; 59 4; 60 7; 63 23, 24; 64 71; 67 8, 19; 69 39
watering, by hand: 48 51; 57 21; 59 76; 63 37; 65 16; 67 12; 68 8; 84 17, 59; 85 25; 91 42; 92 44
watering, by hose: 75 3; 86 10
watering, daily: 49 12
watering, deep: 9 34; 30 32; S(2) 14; 61 70; 70 44; 74 17; 75 44; 76 51; 77 1, 48; 80 66; 84 23
watering, frequency: 85 30
watering, frugal: 79 45
watering, infrequent: 76 51
watering, intermittent: 8 9
watering, moderate: 39 10; 77 69
watering, none: 82 39; 89 72; 93 33
watering, over-watering/irrigation: 48 38, 40; 62 40; 67 39; 70 52; 71 14; 73 10; 76 46; 77 94
watering, spot: 59 58
watering, summer: 49 47, 49; 50 9, 10; 54 3; 70 63; 81 51; 84 59; 88 32, 40, 43
watering, supplemental: 90 12, 13
watering, top: 70 51, 54
watering, unnecessary: 1 6; 77 10
watering, weekly: 74 17; 85 32
watering, winter: 70 54
watering, zero/none: 59 55; 72 21, 22, 25, 56; 73 10, 17, 18; 77 72; 78 41
waterless lawn: 94 27
waterlogged/waterlogging: 3 4; 8 4; 12 32; 37 33; 39 10, 12, 13; 43 26; 55 16, 48; 56 42; 68 29; 70 53; 76 46, 47, 50; 77 69, 70,97
waterproofing: 59 34, 35
waterwise: 1 6; 2 47; 12 1; 13 45, 46; 19 2, 77, 83; 21 1, 2, 5, 26, 27; 22 16, 58, 59, 68; 23 6, 7, 69; 25 3, 60; 26 2, 3, 67, 69; 27 20, 21; 35 2, 60; 36 66, 69, 72; 37 1, 4, 9, 55; 38 66; 45 30, 45, 56, 57; 46 85, 89; 48 44; 50 3, 62; 51 20;  52 4, 10, 14, 71; 53 72; 59 29; 60 30, 33, 35, 64; 62 25, 64; 64 35, 36, 39; 66 5, 8; 67 5, 7, 19; 69 39; 70 19, 60; 71 8, 14, 50, 54; 72 20, 25; 75 43; 76 2, 5, 8-10, 12; 77 87, 113; 78 25, 41, 44; 79 43; 80 1, 3, 25, 39; 84 58; 85 29, 40; 86 5, 8, 33; 88 20, 24, 51; 89 39, 46; 91 41; 92 27, 57; 93 42; 94 12, 40, 66
Waterwise Excellence Award: 77 1-3; 80 1, 3
Watsonia: 24 10; 38 21, 77; 64 35; 89 61
Watsonia borbonica: 31 28; 89 41
Watsonia coccinea: 31 27
Watsonia humilis: 71 21
Watsonia marginata: 89 41
Watsonia meriana var. bulbillifera: 78 45
Watsonia pyramidata: 31 28
watsonias: 15 58; 16 18; 18 43; 20 26; 21 6; 57 25; 67 22; 88 54
Wattakaka sinensis: 1143; 20 24
wattle: 59 23; 88 25; 93 47
wattle, black: 16 16, 18
wattle, Flinders Ranges: 21 28
wattle, golden: 83 1; 92 24
wattle, Port Jackson: 54 16
wattle, Queensland Silver: 18 69
wattle, River: 91 59
wattle, silver: 57 27
wattle, Snowy River: 91 59
wattle, Wyalong: 4 39
wattles: 16 16, 18-20; 30 28; 37 21, 42, 43; 49 70; 69 10; 78 45
Wax Flower: 54 34
waxing moon: 61 46-48
waybread: 64 4
waybroad: 75 30
weather: 61 6
weather, changeable: 88 25
weather events, extreme: 61 26; 66 59
weather events, unpredictable: 55 5
weather patterns: 88 25, 27, 32
weather patterns, changes in: 55 10, 11
weather patterns, future: 69 47
Webbia canariensis: 67 62
Wedelia trilobata: 72 26
weed competition: 83 46
weed control: 65 36; 70 60
weed-free: 1 9; 76 50; 77 13
weed germination: 49 71
weed invasion: 70 60
weed prevention: 82 15
Weed Risk Assessment: 54 10; 60 48, 49, 51-56
weed seeds: 63 20, 25, 50
weed suppression: 58 53; 59 55
weeding: 28 43; 29 23; 45 26, 29, 30; 48 62; 50 7, 9, 63; 59 25, 28; 60 11, 31, 33, 45; 61 39, 48, 64, 71; 62 48, 52; 63 50; 66 7, 8, 23; 70 32; 72 3, 37; 73 4; 76 7; 84 38; 87 45; 88 38; 89 27; 91 22; 92 44, 45; 93 37
weeding, hand: 66 37; 84 39
weedkillers: 16 24; 58 38; 61 39; 72 21
weeds: 15 6, 19, 45, 46, 67; 16 70; 17 31, 35, 43-45, 49; 18 23, 46-48, 61; 19 30, 55; 20 28; 23 53; 24 1, 48, 70; 25 59, 69; 26 34; 27 4, 23, 24, 36, 44, 45; 28 24, 41, 72; 30 17; 32 24, 25, 49; 33 1, 51, 58, 80; 34 13, 17; 48 25, 62, 68; 51 25, 27, 30, 31, 35, 69; 52 4, 5, 10, 12, 14, 71; 53 32, 40, 42, 59; 55 12, 32, 34; 60 20, 21, 33, 35, 42, 44, 67; 61 1, 2, 29, 36-39, 57, 70-72; 62 21, 47-49, 62; 60 17, 20, 25, 44, 49, 50; 64 4, 60, 61, 68; 66 7, 37, 53; 67 26, 27, 31, 32, 35, 44, 69; 69 26, 57, 58, 64-66; 70 32, 44, 54; 71 38, 43, 44; 74 38; 76 10, 12, 57; 77 10, 13, 35, 44 115; 78 34, 53, 57; 80 15, 19, 28, 29; 81 13, 25; 82 39, 31, 35, 42; 82 15; 83 7, 21, 43, 45; 84 34, 36, 39-41; 86 12, 28, 36, 39; 87 5, 33; 88 5, 33; 89 18, 42; 90 48, 49; 91 22; 92 28, 43-46, 55; 93 42; 94 12-15, 25, 27, 46, 47
weeds (invasive species): 60 48, 51, 55; 61 36; 63 17, 44; 70 4
weeds, air-borne: 60 45
weeds, annual: 60 46
weeds, aquatic: 60 45
weeds, edible: 70 54
weeds,noxious: 76 72
weeds, perennial: 60 45; 61 38, 72; 66 7
weeping bottlebrush: 5 24; 82 13, 16
weeping silver lime: 60 40
weeping trees: 27 6; 94 21
weeping willow: 20 5
weevils: 47 60; 50 46
weigela: 29 43
Weigela: 10 41; 14 17; S(2) 25
Weigela middendorffiana: 64 54
wells: 9 32; 24 45, 49, 52; 25 9; 26 8, 27, 28; 28 12; 44 19; 67 7, 59; 70 54; 71 27; 80 21; 81 51; 82 9; 85 8; 87 21-24; 88 29; 91 21, 41, 42
Wellingtonia: 40 8
Welwitschia: 52 71
Welwitschia mirabilis: 88 55
West Indian Almond: 28 71
West, Winifred: 44 60
Western Bleeding Heart: 30 14, 19; 74 7
Western Cape Nature Reserve: 21 18; 77 38
Western Columbine: 6 35
western flower thrips: 55 12
Western Sword Fern: 6 35; 30 14
Western Virgin's Bower: 6 35
westringia: 70 44; 89 19
Westringia: 7 47; 18 2; 21 29; 25 15; 28 13; 36 25; 46 54; 65 15; 69 36
Westringia fruticosa: 11 40, 42; 26 24, 26; 27 30; 34 29; 52 10; 59 54; 71 71; 79 56; 81 24; 83 22; 86 26; 91 60; 93 11
Westringia fruticosa ‘Morning Light’: 80 69
Westringia fruticosa ‘Jervis Gem’: 92 34
Westringia fruticosa ‘Smokey’: 80 69
Westringia ‘Jervis Gem’: 65 16
Westringia ‘Smokie’: 65 16
Westringia ‘Wynyabbie Gem’: 65 16
wetland regeneration project: 91 16
wetlands: 8 36; 23 18; 46 68, 69; 59 44; 66 51; 69 5; 75 54; 86 22; 89 54; 92 6
Weymouth pine: 35 17
Wharton, Edith: 28 65; 29 4; 46 74; 61 8, 9; 79 53; 86 55; 93 66
wheat: 6 16, 40; 9 18; 21 21; 28 53; 48 39; 55 4, 71; 57 29; 61 10; 62 7; 64 2; 65 62; 70 46; 75 4; 77 41; 88 31; 89 15
wheat stalks: 74 57
Whiskbroom Parsley: 70 70
Whispering Bells: 58 46
Whistler, James McNeil: 60 17
White, Gilbert: 86 17
white almond bush: 35 25
Whitebeam: 40 34; 73 48
white broom: 65 47
white campion: 25 37
White Cup and Saucer: 21 20; 77 40
white fumitory: 65 54
white garden: 20 22, 28; 22 28; 44 46; 64 63; 67 45, 49; 77 75; 89 44; 92 67
White Ironbark: 69 12
White Lead Tree: 54 68; 59
white poplar: 10 14
White Sage: 91 62
white stonecrop: 78 37
White Weeping Broom: 76 8
Whitebrush: 43 61
whitefly: 4 10, 11; 34 37; 60 43; 78 55; 80 29
Wiborgia monoptera: 21 23; 77 42
widow iris: 25 7; 86 53
Wigandia: 21 47
Wigandia caracasana: 43 17; 46 29, 34
Wilbraham, Ada Bootle: 48 7
wild almond: 92 26, 27
wild arum: 74 61
wild asparagus: 1 4; 50 6, 7; 56 3; 60 10; 71 43; 77 8; 78 36; 80 19; 86 38; 87 20; 88 46; 92 26; 94 10
Wild Banana: 71 21
wild beet: 80 72
wild carrot: 60 32; 64 40; 88 68; 92 26
wild cherry: 93 37
wild flora: 52 56; 67 39
wild flora of Israel: 76 6
wild flower meadow: 6 50, 52; 53 12; 61 1; 63 29; 68 9, 10; 72 24; 92 26, 31
wild flower seeds: 53 56
wild flowers: 23 24, 30, 32, 55, 70; 24 69; 25 1, 2, 37, 40-44, 69; 26 3, 46; 28 39, 66; 30 23; 35 3, 28, 30, 76, 81; 36 63; 38 60, 61, 78, 83, 84; 43 30, 67; 44 4, 64; 45 14, 16, 24, 49, 51; 46 92, 94; 48 4; 53 59; 55 3, 19, 22, 28, 36, 68; 56 20, 54, 55, 59; 57 1-6, 12, 70; 58 12, 57; 59 4, 10, 13, 38, 72; 60 61; 61 2, 71; 63 15, 20, 21, 25, 26, 61; 65 33, 34, 51; 66 6, 33, 44; 67 68, 74, 75; 68 5; 70 46, 48, 49; 73 4, 19, 42, 50; 75 34; 78 26, 58, 59, 61; 79 14, 54; 81 24, 50, 56; 83 1, 7, 20, 35, 38,40; 84 4, 16; 85 1, 3; 86 12, 36, 59, 60, 68; 87 10, 53, 55, 59, 67, 68; 88 46, 68, 70; 89 1, 4, 10, 65; 90 8, 12, 22; 91 67; 92 31; 93 2, 3, 16, 38, 39, 42, 57, 59
wild gardens: 92 65
wild garlic: 64 54; 74 61
wild ginger: 30 14, 19
wild gladioli: 63 22
wild grapes: 74 5; 86 23
wild greens: 87 17
wild-harvested foods: 73 53
wild leeks: 78 36
Wild Lilac: 24 15-18; 28 29, 69; 30 19; 84 24; 85 51
wild oat grass: 83 21
wild oats: 60 45; 66 7; 86 13
wild olive: 15 26; 16 45, 46; 20 23; 28 13; S(1) 16, 27; 71 20; 75 55; 81 19, 24; 82 52, 53; 85 5, 37
wild orchids: 43 8; 81 20; 90 69; 91 25
Wild Peach: 71 21
wild pear: 65 28; 83 39; 85 37; 88 44
wild plants: 59 11, 41, 47; 69 47, 67; 71 11; 93 6, 39
wild radish: 64 51
wild roses: 30 14, 19; 74 6; 75 41; 79 33; 93 13
wild strawberries: 66 54; 92 8
wild sweet pea: 25 37
wild thyme: 67 23; 93 38
wild vine: 49 6; 77 80
wild woodland gardens: 69 32
wild yeast: 69 71
wildlife: 25 62, 69; 26 6, 31, 47; 27 11, 15; 30 6, 13; 35 32; 38 44, 45, 69; 43 8; 44 52, 53; 46 101; 49 36, 38; 51 34, 38, 60, 61; 52 57; 55 1, 3, 11; 59 1, 3, 11; 60 10; 61 3; 63 55; 70 21, 54, 58, 60; 71 44, 73, 74; 72 52; 74 4, 6; 75 34, 35, 40, 42, 54; 76 70, 71; 82 56, 57; 83 5-8, 11, 30; 84 22, 23, 71; 85 38-41, 43-46, 61; 86 37, 65; 87 75; 88 6; 91 10; 92 22, 38
wildlife areas: 65 7
wildlife-friendly: 73 69
wildlife gardening: 23 54; 24 1; 77 45
wildlife park: 93 48, 52
Willemshoe: 8 35
Willmott, Ellen: 16 59; 52 25; 58 4; 74 64; 76 68; 79 61; 82 67
willow: 15 7; 20 4, 5; 30 14, 19; 52 34; 53 26; 64 4, 30, 45; 71 51; 74 5; 80 24; 81 34; 86 32; 88 62; 89 7, 11, 15; 93 12
willow, corkscrew: 47 49
willow, French: 64 4
willow, grey: 64 45
willow, native Californian: 87 6
willow, weeping: 20 5; 44 55; 89 7; 90 19
willow, white: 20 5; 53 19
Willow Myrtle: 21 25; 88 8, 9
willow herb: 78 57
willowherb, rosebay: 19 30
Willowsporn: 71 56
Wilson, E.O.: 85 60
wilt disease: 74 18
wilt-resistant: 74 16, 18, 21
wind: 3 12, 20, 48; 4 10, 32, 42; 7 3, 5, 35, 36, 41, 42; 8 4, 8, 17, 21, 48, 49; 9 35, 41; 10 14, 16, 20, 26; 11 53; 12 21, 25; 13 5, 26, 27; 14 16, 25, 51; 15 71; 16 34; 21 35-40; 22 71; 23 30, 33, 34, 43, 44, 47, 53, 56-59, 75; 24 11, 22, 25, 35, 37, 51, 53, 69; 25 6, 11, 18, 46, 47, 52, 58; 26 6, 27, 30; 27 7, 10, 29, 30, 38, 49, 51, 59, 65; 28 30, 35, 69; 29 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 30, 34, 38, 72; 30 52; 31 41, 42, 68; 32 10, 36; 33 26, 29, 31, 33, 39, 77; 34 1, 12, 29, 34, 51; 35 4, 12; 36 14, 15, 21, 27, 30, 36, 55; 38 49, 59, 71, 76; 40 4, 8, 14; 44 2, 5, 32, 41, 43, 45, 51; 45 2, 17, 21, 52, 58; 46 13; 47 3; 48 27, 38, 41; 49 46, 49, 53; 52 2, 14, 71; 51 20; 53 2, 10, 19, 37, 52; 55 5, 6, 11, 20, 22, 48, 64; 56 42; 57 62, 71; 58 69; 59 2, 5, 6, 75; 61 70; 62 9, 25, 34, 37, 40-46, 71; 62 40-46; 63 14, 22, 23, 45, 55; 64 51; 65 2, 24, 39, 58; S(1) 6, 15, 16, 28; 67 11, 42, 62; 68 6; 69 12, 62, 66; S(2) 8, 15, 36; 71 21, 32, 37, 52, 58; 72 41; 73 26, 64, 71; 74 71; 75 14, 37; 76 72; 77 4, 74, 87, 94-100; 78 43; 79 20, 22, 56, 68; 80 15, 19, 27, 40, 41, 45, 48; 81 24, 32, 33, 38; 83 18, 41; 84 18, 24, 41; 85 5, 29, 32, 57; 87 19; 88 2, 7, 27, 29, 30, 32, 39, 44, 57; 89 7, 44, 62; 90 5; 91 3, 33; 93 11, 12, 21, 24, 25; 94 4, 25, 49
wind damage: 62 42; 77 96
wind erosion: 65 39; 69 62
wind pollination: 70 17
wind protection: 30 61; 37 60; 60 7; 62 41, 43; 63 72; 71 53; 77 95, 97
wind shelter: 67 24; 71 37
wind tolerance/resistance: 13 26, 27; 28 30, 35; 29 72; 33 28, 29; 36 64; 62 41, 43; S(1) 15; 75 55; 77 95, 97
wind turbines: 31 57
wind, play of: 80 48
wind, rustle of: 61 23
wind, shaped by: 89 58
wind, sound of: 64 28; 88 45
windbreaks: 1 9; 7 35; 8 48; 10 16; 13 27; 14 26; 23 58, 59; 24 69; 25 8; 27 20, 45, 49, 65; 30 30; 33 29, 48, 74; 35 48; 44 5; 45 16, 35; 46 29; 47 3, 12; 48 19; 49 49; 51 20, 22; 53 55; 55 11, 15; 62 41, 43, 44, 46; 63 22, 55; 64 28, 29, 68; S(1) 16; 67 47; 70 53; 71 42; 73 30, 32; 74 57; 77 13, 87, 89, 95, 97, 98, 100; 78 10, 11, 13; 94 16
windburn: 27 49
windflower: 93 36
windmill: 24 51; 59 31
window boxes: 55 8; 58 41; 61 60
winds, Atlantic gales: 57 23
winds, autumn: 48 45
winds, Bise; 71 32
winds, Bora: 59 9, 75
winds, breezes: 65 19; 88 49; 89 7
winds, Cers: 62 37; 80 27
winds, coastal: 85 2
winds, cold: 15 20, 31; 16 27, 45; 19 22; 21 37; 56 23; 58 38, 39; 63 20; 69 16, 23; S(2) 24; 76 44; 77 107
winds, cold north: 7 3; 10 45; 64 17; 67 59; 69 16
winds, cold spring: 59 9
winds, cold winter: 10 45
winds, dehydrating summer: 6 21
winds, desiccating: 57 3; 59 5 60 7; 63 20; 64 28; 67 8; 78 22
winds, diurnal: 59 9
winds, 'doctor': 28 16
winds, dry north-east: 10 26
winds, drying: 2 12; 3 2; 8 7; 61 17; 62 40; 67 28; 77 94
winds, ferocious: 67 21
winds, fierce July: 62 37
winds, Foen/Fohn: 19 22; 58 48
winds, freezing: 55 47
winds, gales/gale force: 44 45; 55 6, 10, 11, 16; 62 41; 77 74, 85; 78 1; 94 36
winds, Gregale: 26 30
winds, gusty and unpredictable: 51 31
winds, harsh: 9 15; 63 20
winds, high: 63 23; 89 27
winds, hot: 51 80; 59 4; 63 20; 79 14
winds, hot African/Sahara: 29 15; 76 72
winds, hot dry: 24 25; 51 81; 59 9; 69 16; 74 71
winds, hot southerly: 51 26; 55 47
winds, icy winter: 54 61
winds, Khamsin: 23 59
winds, Lodos: 36 36
winds, Maistro: 38 49
winds, Marin: 62 37; 79 20; 80 27
winds, Meltemi: 30 52; 35 46; 59 9; 62 40; 64 29; 67 34; 77 94; 85 29; 88 44
winds, Mestral: 69 16
winds, Mistral: 7 35; 11 53; 12 55; 15 59; 20 10; 23 59; 29 23, 25, 26, 28; 36 27, 30; 44 6; 45 52, 55; 47 14, 45; 52 42; 59 9; 61 35; 66 16; 72 57; 80 19; 87 19; 94 25
winds, moisture-laden: 80 27
winds, north-east: 50 67; 75 48; 85 29
winds, northerly/north: 43 6, 38; 52 4, 8; 53 19; 55 47; 64 24, 70; S(2) 24; 71 37; 72 42; 74 34, 71; 78 22, 40; 80 19; 83 20; 88 44
winds, onshore: 76 45
winds, poyraz: 36 36
winds, prevailing/predominant: 7 9, 35; 47 9, 18; 49 49; 51 67; 62 40, 44; 63 55; 67 38; 71 24; 75 33; 77 94, 98; 77 94, 98; 83 20; 86 19; 92 50
winds, salty/salt-laden: 7 23; 11 35; 17 37; 19 22; 20 22, 60; 21 36, 41; 25 45-47; 33 74; 44 30; 48 41; 52 8; 56 8; 62 40; 67 21; S(2) 4; 71 69; 77 94, 98; 89 18
winds, Santa Ana: 51 33, 81
winds, Scirocco/Sirocco: 7 36; 18 52; 25 52; 26 30; 36 30; 59 9; 69 16
winds, sea: 29 19, 25, 34; 33 78; 47 18; 57 24; 75 2
winds, south: 49 40
winds, south-easterly: 69 16; 90 56
winds, spring icy: 21 19; 77 39
winds, strong: 49 17; 51 33; 53 45; 58 57, 71; 62 40; 63 46; 64 31, 34; 67 12; 68 5, 65; 77 94, 97; 78 10, 22, 40; 91 33; 92 59; 93 59; 94 3
winds, strong westerly: 72 42
winds, summer: 8 48; 67 12 
winds, summer breezes: 70 23
winds, summer northerlies: 45 42
winds, Tramontana: 14 16; 23 34; 28 12, 16; 52 58; 53 19; 65 2; S(1) 15, 24
winds, Tramontane: 47 45; 80 27
winds, Tramuntana: 13 26; 67 38; 69 16
winds, vicious easterly: 10 17
winds, warm: 79 21
winds, winter: 8 48; 48 24; 77 115; 88 29
winds, xaloc: 25 52, 53
Windward Isles: 20 16
windy: 89 18, 46
wine: 67 31, 34, 35, 72; 69 70-72
wine estate: 89 43
wine fermentation: 69 71
wine grapes: 73 41
wine industry: 72 43, 48
Wine Museum, Erimi: 59 59
wine production/making: 6 41; 61 12; 63 54, 67; 65 30; 72 42, 44
winery: 86 35, 36
Winter Cherry: 17 40
Winter Creeper: 22 55
Winter Gardens, Sunderland: 63 16
winter jasmine: 4 28; 36 34
winter cold: 66 15
winter wet: 59 55
Winter, Ludwig: 44 26; 81 62, 82 26
wintersweet: 2 11; 32 37; 35 34; 38 25; 77 62; 78 30
Winthuysen: 4158
wire netting bush: 91 59
wire weed: 83 43
Wisdom, John: 59 1
Wisley: 3 5; 8 19, 34; 46 22; 76 25, 65
wisteria: 2 7; 3 6, 11; 6 57; 8 45; 12 7, 20, 24; 13 8; 15 48; 16 7, 23; 17 56; 18 22, 27; 19 8, 47, 65, 67; 25 38, 64; 26 47; 27 6, 38, 54; 29 4, 48-51, 53; 32 6; 33 21; 35 64, 69, 70; 36 62; 38 20, 21, 24, 25; 43 40, 65; 44 45; 45 8; 46 62; 47 54; 48 7; 49 34-36, 41; 50 7, 23; 52 36, 71; 57 56; 58 14; 61 11; 64 17; 65 53, 57; 66 19; 67 42; 68 16; 69 48; 70 32; 71 43, 51, 55-57, 60; 73 56; 75 49; 77 74; 82 53; 83 2; 85 18; 86 25; 87 55; 88 22; 89 9, 13, 17; 93 11; 94 36, 60, 64
Wisteria: 66 32
Wisteria 'Caroline': 18 22
Wisteria floribunda: 32 70; 64 18, 24; 92 6
Wisteria floribunda ‘Macrobotrys’: 64 18
Wisteria sinensis: 2 7; 16 7; 17 56; 35 36, 40; 38 20; 52 36; 56 36; 64 25; 77 64; 79 55; 92 8
Wisteria × formosa ‘Issai’: 64 18
witches' fingers: 23 24
Withania somnifera: 25 42
Wittgenstein: 51 45; 82 21
Wittunga Botanic Garden: 23 15
Wodyetia bifurcata: 33 55
wolfsbane: 49 6; 77 80
Wollemi Pine: 67 22; 69 7; 71 34; 72 7, 16; 78 18-20; 93 1
Wollemia nobilis: 71 34; 72 7; 78 18; 93 1
Woman’s Tongue Tree: 73 64
Wombat State Forest: 93 48
women gardeners:  44 60
Wonder Bulb: 30 44
wood anemone: 74 61
wood ash: 1 9; 52 12; 61 37; 69 66; 77 13; 80 28
wood chips: 44 43; 63 49-51
woodcock bee orchid: 79 19
wood fern: 6 35; 30 14, 19; 74 6; 91 60
wood shavings: 92 40
wood sorrel: 38 21; 73 72
woodland: 27 4, 18, 19; 50 6, 9, 13, 14; 57 25; 61 3, 21, 23; 70 43, 59; 81 13, 18; 84 52, 53; 93 10
woodland fernery: 79 12
woodland gardens: 45 33; 59 29; 74 25; 81 44; 89 61
woodland plants: 45 41; 89 59
woodland strawberry: 6 35
woodlice: 10 20
Woodwardia radicans: 81 8
Woolf, Virginia: 19 59; 80 63
woolly aphis: 63 12
Woolly Blue Curls: 84 24; 91 49
woolly Jerusalem Sage: 76 14
woolly lamb’s ears: 91 62
woolly sunflower: 49 62
woolly thyme: 30 16, 19
WorkAway: 78 67
World Biodiversity Day: 90 22
World Conservation Union: 52 62
World Heritage Palm Grove Elche: 92 65
World Heritage Site: 23 10; 30 10; 85 11; 87 67
World Monuments Fund: 89 63
World Summit on Sustainable Development 2002: 93 15
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms: 78 67
World Wildlife Fund/WWF: 59 45; 65 5; 68 50
Worlitz: 69 56
worm farm: 28 46
worms: 58 55, 72; 63 49; 70 53; 78 46
wormwood: 3 45; 8 45; 12 14; 30 35, 36; 45 20; 75 28; 77 29; 85 2; 88 36; 89 17
workshop, seed collecting & processing: 59 50
Worshipful Company of Gardeners: 69 52
wrinkle-leaved sage: 65 47
Writtle University College: 90 70
Wroclaw Botanical Gardens: 81 38
wrought iron: 93 12, 13, 28
Würm glaciation: 74 41
Wurmbea stricta: 77 112


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