The Complete Guide to Houseplants: The Easy Way to Choose and Grow Healthy, Happy Houseplants

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Reader's Digest, 2006 - Gardening - 288 pages
A definitive sourcebook for selecting and cultivating more than 250 different species of indoor plants integrates more than three hundred full-color photographs and step-by-step photosequences that detail the fundamentals of choosing and caring for various types of houseplants, with information on light and soil requirements, temperature, moisture, pest control, propagation, and more. 10,000 first printing.

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Valerie J. Bradley, M.A., has been President of the Human Services Research Institute since its inception in 1976. She has a master's degree from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. Ms. Bradley has directed numerous state and federal policy evaluations that have contributed to the expansion, enhancement, and responsiveness of services and supports for people with disabilities and their families. She helped to design skills standards for human services workers, conducted a study to translate the experience with decentralization in Scandinavia to an American context, is the project director of a national evaluation of self-determination, and co-directs a national project on performance measurement. She is the co-editor of "Creating Individual Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities: A Mandate for Change at Many Levels" (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 1994). Ms. Bradley is the recent past chair of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation.

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