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Secrets of Plant Propagation: Starting Your Own Flowers, Vegetables, Fruits, Berries, Shrubs, Trees, and Houseplants

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Plant Propagation?

That's starting your own flowers and vegetables, inside and out. It's raising shrubs and trees for your property, creating your own orchard — even growing many houseplants from one.

Here are just a few of the results you can expect:

* Raise the best tomato plants.

* Grow your own Christmas trees.

* Offer the finest of gifts — houseplants.

* Avoid buying expensive shrubs; start your own.

* Plant those hard-to-find flowers, perennials and annuals, at little or no cost.

But is it expensive? Definitely not. You don't need a greenhouse or costly equipment. You can do a lot with a couple of fluorescent bulbs. Seeds are cheap, some are free. As for shrubs, trees, and houseplants, Lewis Hill explains how to collect, rather than buy, the materials you'll need.

It's fun, can be profitable, and, with the help of Lewis Hill plus the many illustrations in this book, is easy. Beginners will learn from step one; those more advanced will discover new techniques and find tips to improve their results.

Try plant propagation. You'll be amazed at your results.

Synopsis:

Learn the techniques of successful plant propogation and avoid mistakes and disappointments with expert advice from Lewis Hill. Grow beautiful, bountiful, healthy plants — and save money in the process!

Synopsis:

Techniques for those who want to discover the satisfaction of propagating. 103,000 copies in print.

About the Author

The late Lewis Hill was a nurseryman for more than 55 years. He was the author or co-author of 15 books that total more than 600,000 copies in print. Lewis's Secrets of Plant Propagation was selected by the American Horticultural Society as one of their "75 Great Garden Books."

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I Propagation Methods

Chapter I The Home Nursery

Chapter II Seeds

Chapter III Division

Chapter IV Layering

Chapter V Cuttings

Chapter VI Grafting

Chapter VII Bud Grafting

Chapter VIII Tissue Culture

Part II Specifics of Propagation

Chapter IX Fruits and Nuts

Chapter X Trees, Shrubs and Vines

Chapter XI Herbaceous Plants

Appendix

Glossary

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882663708
Author:
Hill, Lewis
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Plant propagation
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
GARDENING / Flowers / General
Subject:
GARDENING / Vegetables
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
9022
Publication Date:
19850131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
277.876 x 215.9 x 11.176 mm

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Learn the techniques of successful plant propogation and avoid mistakes and disappointments with expert advice from Lewis Hill. Grow beautiful, bountiful, healthy plants — and save money in the process!
"Synopsis" by , Techniques for those who want to discover the satisfaction of propagating. 103,000 copies in print.

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