The Houseplant Survival Guide

The Houseplant Survival Guide

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses light, water, temperature, soil, humidity, food, repotting, pests and disease, plant sources, selecting plants, summer vacation for plants, bringing them indoors, moving plants, and unique houseplants

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Provides an informal and friendly discussion of light, water, temperature, soil, humidity, food, repotting, pests and disease, plant sources, selecting plants, summer vacation for plants, bringing them indoors, moving plants, and unique houseplants. Detailed color photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Understanding the basics of plant care is the first step to having healthy plants. Author Pat Regel has culled her 25 years of plant care to bring you the essential information, plus a few of her own clever, practical techniques. She reveals the mysteries of light intensity, watering, fertilizing, humidity, and repotting. Learn how humidity can boost your plants' health. Get your most pressing houseplant questions answered in quick tips. Find out where to get the best houseplants and the best information on their specific needs. Discover how to combat plant pest effectively and safely. Color photographs assist plant identification, and step-by-step illustrations take the guesswork out of plant care techniques.
Gardener and gardening lecturer Pat Regel gives readers in-depth information to successfully keep houseplants alive and well. She covers all the basics, including fertilizing, plant placement, pests, light, water, and temperature. Now beginners won't have to trust to luck, and even sophisticated growers will appreciate Regel's level of expertise. 100 full-color photos. 75 drawings.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, [1997]
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9781561581863
1561581860
Branch Call Number: 635.965 REGEL
Characteristics: 153 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Notes: Includes index

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