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A handbook of popular houseplants

  • 46 Pages
  • 1.94 MB
  • English
Gallery Books , New York
StatementPeter Chapman, William Davidson, Margaret Martin
ContributionsDavidson, William, Martin, Margaret J.
LC ClassificationsSB419 .C42 1990x
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24372342M
ISBN 100831742356
ISBN 139780831742355

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After decades of caring for my houseplants willy-nilly based on what I saw my mother do, I explored all the books on houseplants in the local library--and this book is one of the four I ended up buying. It discusses how to use plants within a house, and has distinct sections on foliage vs.

flowering s:   This is the first houseplant book I've purchased. It looked like a great beginner guide. It does provide good information about propagation, proper care, placement, and most importantly (for me anyway) troubleshooting/5(15).

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Simple instructions with photos show Author: Julie Bawden-Davis. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Salamander book"--Title page verso. Includes index. Description: 46 pages: color illustrations ; 24 cm. The Houseplant Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of Everyday Plants.

I love it when a book lives up to its name. The Houseplant Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of Everyday Houseplants does. This page book gives you everything you need to grow healthy, prolific houseplants and an amazing indoor garden. Beginners Guide to Growing House Plants Format: Kindle This is a kindle book I published myself to try and encourage people new or lacking experience of growing indoors to choose house plants based on growing conditions of their homes, and not just buying a plant based on attraction primarily.

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The Houseplant Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of Everyday Houseplants is everything that its name suggests. Chock full of basic and more advanced indoor gardening techniques; The Houseplant Handbook gives you everything you need to grow a healthy, prolific, eye-catching indoor garden/5(4).

The book contains a wealth of expert advice, addressing everything from how to pick the best growing site to tips on maximizing the lifespan of your plants.

In addition to stunning images, you’ll find actionable advice on how to improve soil, fight off pests, arrange your gardens and make types of flowers bloom with radiant color.

Houseplant helps you identify houseplants and learn about indoor plant care. Our illustrated plant guide provides plant pictures and the plant care information you need to help keep your house plants healthy and beautiful.

Popular House Plants. Houseplant helps you choose the best houseplants for all your locations at home, business, or.

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Inside The Houseplant Handbook: Complete guide to caring for houseplants, written by an expert horticulturist. User-friendly reference, rich in practical advice on every stage of indoor gardening.

Explains how to achieve lasting success with flowering and fruiting plants, cacti, succulents, palms, cycads, bulbs, bromeliads, and ferns. The Houseplant Handbook book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -Grow a garden inside. Houseplants bring life and color to any roo /5(4). Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your over 50 different types of popular houseplants, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don't) need.

Be on the lookout for warning signs of a sick plant, from brown spots to crispy leaves, and make sure you take 4/5(3). In his latest book, “Houseplant Handbook“, Squires provides step-by-step instructions on the selection, watering, feeding, presentation, re-potting, grooming, propagation, and pest control for over houseplants.

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Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Filled with more than gorgeous photographs and practical how /5(5). Browse and buy a vast selection of Gardening Books and Collectibles on If you are looking for a book or books to help you identify common houseplants, here are a few of the newer ones that you might consider.

Ortho’s All About Houseplants by Marilyn Rogers (Editor). This book was reviewed by three customers and received an average of four out of five stars. Horticulturist David Squire provides simple, step-by-step instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, with tips on propagation, repotting, grooming, and pest control.

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This method of vegetative propagation is generally successful, because water stress is minimized and carbohydrate and mineral nutrient levels are high.

This book has caused me to add many plants to my wish list that I would never otherwise have known about. While they are both equally good house plant books, "Successful House Plants" hold the lead on account of its full page of information on each plant.

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in my book Don’t Feed me to Your Cat. Presents about two hundred forty popular houseplants grown in North America and how to select, display, care for, propagate, and protect them.

Gardening by Peter McHoy Complete Houseplant Handbook. This page book, beautifully illustrated with over color photographs, covers a myriad of topics on orchid culture. Topics include specific information on popular orchid groups, repotting, orchid mounting, growing orchids semi-hydroponically, as well as a section on common orchid pests and diseases.

The tutorials in this book are designed to get you comfortable with propagation—growing new plants from the ones you have—and encourage you to continue growing the parts of fruits and vegetables we normally discard.

What you will get is a variety of different houseplants in containers: Trees (avocado, citrus, mango, pineapple). If there is any question after a houseplant has been ingested or touched immediately call the Poison Control Center The Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants [Paperback]is an excellent reference to keep around if you have young children and pets., especially to dogs and cats.

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