Indoor Plants: Flowering and Foliage Varieties for the Home

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Barron's, Jan 1, 1991 - Gardening - 239 pages
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This beautiful and informative compendium of facts and advice is for all who enjoy having plants in their house or apartment. Though designed for beginners, it also contains information often sought by experienced plant and garden experts. Basics of successful plant care are presented and carefully organized for maximum usefullness and easy reference. Topics include choosing the right plant for the right location, controlling temperature, humidity, light, watering, using the right soils, pots and fertilizers, controlling plant diseases and pests, pruning and propagating. Also featured is essential information of more general nature, including the basics of botany, buying tips, Bonsai techniques, and a dictionary and garden terms.

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Contents

Loarn to Know Your Plants 12 What Determines the Amount
20
Houseplants for Hot and Sunny
28
Cultivating Houseplants Vegetative Propagation 56 CautionOther Things
56
The bellflower
81
Propagation from Seed 56 Should Know About Plants
86
Propagation from offsets Rarities
136
is one of the
138
Potting medium and and other methods 60 Rarities
192
tolerate alkaline water
196
water and providing humidity 42 Seeds of Exotic Fruits 63 Orchids
212
Cutting training and Collecting Seeds 63 Rarities
220
Mistakes in Culture that Make Germination Times 63
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