Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful and informative compendium of facts and advice is for all who enjoy having plants in their house or apartment. Though designed for beginners, it also contains information often sought by experienced plant and garden experts. Basics of successful plant care are presented and carefully organized for maximum usefulness and easy reference. Topics include choosing the right plant for the right location, controlling temperature, humidity, light, watering, using the right soils, pots and fertilizers, controlling plant diseases and pests, pruning and propagating. Also featured is essential information of more general nature, including the basics of botany, buying tips, Bonsai techniques, and a dictionary of garden terms.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-239) and index.