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Guide to growing healthy houseplants

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Published by Meredith in Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House plants.,
  • Indoor gardening.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMiracle-Gro guide to growing healthy houseplants, Growing healthy houseplants
    Statement[editor, Denny Schrock ; contributing writers, Janna Beckerman, et al.].
    ContributionsSchrock, Denny., Beckerman, Janna., Meredith Books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB419 .G85 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3315733M
    ISBN 100696221462
    LC Control Number2004110687
    OCLC/WorldCa57592117

    A very nice book for someone who wants to dabble in growing and caring for houseplants. The book covers all the necessary things in depth that someone needs to know about growing houseplants: planting, watering and fertilizing, lighting, environment, grooming and propagation, problem solving and a discussion of specialties (like terrariums, etc.)/5(16). Common Houseplants (42) Flowers (9) Garden Supplies (7) Houseplants (18) How to Keep Plants Healthy (38) Making Plants Behave (9) Orchids (30) Plant Diseases and Pests (10) Plant Fertilizer (4) Potting Soil (5) Repotting (4) Seed Germination (9) The Joy of House Plants (27) Tropical Houseplants (15) Houseplant Books (36) Browse Amazon for.

    Get this from a library! A practical guide to growing healthy house plants. [Matthew Biggs] -- "How to care for and propagate a stunning selection of the world's most popular houseplants"--Cover. If you are following healthy practices for your succulents as indoor house plants (proper watering, well draining soil, light, airflow, etc.), bugs are generally not a problem. But if you happen to purchase a plant with bugs already, they can easily become a big headache. A common bug new growers encounter are gnats. Generally you’ll only.

    Ten, Very Easy-to-Grow Houseplants. If your experience growing plants indoors has been less than successful, you can increase your success rate with any of the following ten, almost-indestructible houseplants: Chinese evergreen (Alglaomema modestum and A. simplex), cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior), spider plant (Chlorophytum elatum), dracaena, philodendron, grape ivy (), umbrella tree. SERIES: GET GROWINGThe first rule to growing healthy houseplants is to place the right indoor plant in the perfect spot. Use our handy Houseplant Finder to discover which varieties are best for your home -- and get tips for keeping them healthy and beautiful!


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