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Easy-Care Guide to Houseplants

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Publisher Comments:

This book provides all you need for success with nearly 200 of the most popular houseplants grown in North America. Part I introduces the types of houseplants and tells you their origins, and then explains selection and care. Part II showcases individual plants and describes their needs. Illustrating this authoritative guide are 500 full-color photos and drawings-many of them showing procedures step by step. You'll learn how to

- Select plants suited for conditions in your home

- Place plants where they'll thrive

- Feature houseplants in home decoration

- Choose plant containers

- Care for and propagate your own plants

- Avoid plant pests and diseases without resorting to dangerous chemicals

- Grow culinary herbs and force bulbs

- Use artificial lights to display plants and help them grow

- Install hanging plants attractively - and securely

Book News Annotation:

From abutilon hybridum (flowering maple) to Zygocatus, the author of numerous gardening books profiles in lush color some 200 of the most popular houseplants grown in North America and their families, selection, care, and display. A glossary covers basic terms. Lacks references.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Featuring more than 200 plants, this book explains how to place plants and care for them like an expert. Also shows how to decorate with plants and propagate them. Over 400 color photos.

Synopsis:

Features more than 200 plants. Explains how to select plants and care for them like an expert. Also shows how to decorate with plants and propagate them. 500 color photographs and illustrations.


Synopsis:

For beginner to expert gardener, award winning author Jack Kramer offers practical advice and trade secrets in Easy-Care Guide to Houseplants. This book provides all readers need for success with nearly 200 of the most popular houseplants grown in North America. Part 1 introduces the types of houseplants and their origins, and then explains selection and care. Part II showcases individual plants and describes their needs. Illustrating this authoritative guide are 500 full-color photos and drawings-many of them showing procedures step-by-step.

About the Author

Jack Kramer is the author of more than 100 gardening books, including The World Wildlife Fund Book of Orchids and Women of Flowers, which won the Garden Writers Association of America's "Best Book" Award of Excellence. His many magazine credits include Horticulture, House Beautiful, Family Circle, and Architectural Digest. Widely known for cultivating and writing about houseplants, he was uniquely qualified to grow and supervise the photography of the plants profiled in this book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580110631
Editor:
Soderstrom, Neil
Other:
Soderstrom, Neil
Editor:
Soderstrom, Neil
Author:
Kramer, Jack
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. :
Subject:
House Plants
Subject:
North America
Subject:
House Plants & Indoor
Publication Date:
19990728
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.12x8.98x.55 in. 1.92 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Creative Homeowner Press - English 9781580110631 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Featuring more than 200 plants, this book explains how to place plants and care for them like an expert. Also shows how to decorate with plants and propagate them. Over 400 color photos.
"Synopsis" by , Features more than 200 plants. Explains how to select plants and care for them like an expert. Also shows how to decorate with plants and propagate them. 500 color photographs and illustrations.


"Synopsis" by , For beginner to expert gardener, award winning author Jack Kramer offers practical advice and trade secrets in Easy-Care Guide to Houseplants. This book provides all readers need for success with nearly 200 of the most popular houseplants grown in North America. Part 1 introduces the types of houseplants and their origins, and then explains selection and care. Part II showcases individual plants and describes their needs. Illustrating this authoritative guide are 500 full-color photos and drawings-many of them showing procedures step-by-step.

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