PLANT PROPAGATING GARDENERS GUIDE

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Plant Propagating Gardener S Guide

Author : Stefan Mager
ISBN : 0980843324
Genre : Plant propagation
File Size : 63.11 MB
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An extremely user friendly gardener's guide to the fascinating science of plant propagating. With many diagrammatic illustrations. This useful Guide discusses stock division, grafting techniques, suckers, bulbs, layering, leaf cutting, roses, orchids, bromeliads, grasses, water plants and correct Propagation for Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, Perennials.
Category: Plant propagation

Plant Propagation

Author : Alan R. Toogood
ISBN : 0789441160
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 67.40 MB
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Hundreds of full-color, step-by-step photographic sequences and detailed instructions introduce the appropriate propagation techniques for more than one thousand different kinds of plants, including roses, orchids, ferns, palms, grasses, vegetables, and annuals.
Category: Gardening

Gardener S Guide To The Hibiscus

Author : Paul R. Wonning
ISBN : 9781310729911
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 27.86 MB
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The huge, colorful flowers of the hibiscus, or swamp mallow, create a huge splash of color in the perennial flower garden. Gardener’s Guide to the Hibiscus is a planting guide for gardeners that wish to grow this beautiful perennial flower successfully. It covers cultural care requirements, propagation tips, problems and many other topics related to growing Hibiscus moscheutos. Written for gardeners by a gardener Gardener’s Guide to the Hibiscus is relates how to grow this beautiful perennial flower successful. From seed to cuttings to division, learn how to propagate this wonderful full sun perennial plant. care, growing, culture, perennial, moscheutos, swamp, mallow
Category: Gardening

Growing California Native Plants

Author : Marjorie G. Schmidt
ISBN : 052090611X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 61.6 MB
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This is the first comprehensive book to aid the gardener in making a start with native plants. It takes the gardener through the beginning steps of identifying native plants, evaluating them in relation to conventional garden materials, and learning detailed techniques of propagation and culture. Annuals, perennials (including ferns), bulbs, shrubs and trees are included—with about 350 species treated in detail, and many others included in charts and listings for quick reference. A few California native plants have been in cultivation for a hundred years or so, but widespread consciousness of natives is relatively recent. It has arisen partly because of the recent drought, which natives survived more readily than exotics, and partly because of growing awareness that many natives have become rare or endangered, and may be preserved and perpetuated by cultivation for their ornamental qualities. The book is in full accord with the new trend in landscaping in which the environment, climate, and restricted water supplies are taken into account—not only for gardens but also for parks, roadside plantings, and other large-scale landscaping. Because propagation and cultural methods for many native plants have never been recorded, the author spent years gathering information through correspondence. She has also had personal experience in growing natives for more than 30 years. The result is the first complete, practical, convenient guide for growing native plants. It will be essential for the experienced gardener and the beginner alike.
Category: Nature

Starting From Seed

Author : Karan Davis Cutler
ISBN : 1889538094
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 61.42 MB
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Offers advice on growing vegetables, ornamental plants, and wildflowers from seeds
Category: Gardening

The Kew Gardener S Guide To Growing House Plants

Author : KAY MAGUIRE
ISBN : 9780711240384
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 78.51 MB
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Which are delicate and which indestructible? – We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing House Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 75 life-changing plants and 12 home-transforming projects. Each project is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, we demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home. Includes cacti, succulents, bromeliads including air plants, foliage house plants, flowering house plants, and house plants for scent and air freshening.
Category: Gardening

The Gardener S Guide To Growing Lilies

Author : Michael James Jefferson-Brown
ISBN : 088192315X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 28.77 MB
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This comprehensive account of the genus covers every aspect of cultivation and has information about growing lilies in all parts of the world, illustrated extensively with line artwork and color photographs.
Category: Gardening

Growing Native Hawaiian Plants

Author : Heidi Leianuenue Bornhorst
ISBN : 1573062073
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 73.26 MB
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Horticulturist and gardening columnist Heidi Bornhorst provides practical advice for growing 75 plants-33 of them new to this edition. A section on basic techniques includes growing plants from cuttings or seeds, air-layering, grafting, watering, xeriscaping, transplanting, fertilizing, pruning, and water gardening. Sections on ground covers, grasses and sedges, shrubs, vines, trees, and ferns explain the care and use of individual plants and describe each plant's importance in Hawaiian culture. Photos illustrate the features of the plants and their use in the landscape.
Category: Gardening

The Gardener S Guide To Growing Dahlias

Author : Gareth Rowlands
ISBN : 0715315994
Genre : Dahlias
File Size : 74.82 MB
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With over 20,000 varieties to choose from, expert grower Gareth Rowlands provides indispensable recommendations for the professional and amateur gardener alike. Chapters on botany and types of dahlias are coupled with cultivation advice which will help gardeners optimize the performance of their plants. Information on how to increase your stock through propagation will appeal to ordinary gardeners while chapters on raising plants for exhibiting, and breeding new varieties offer much for the established enthusiast. Illustrated with superbly detailed photographs and informative botanical drawings, The Gardener's Guide to Growing Dahlias will delight dahlia lovers, convert those new to the genus and inspire a new generation of growers.
Category: Dahlias

Plant Propagation A To Z

Author : Geoff Bryant
ISBN : 1554071704
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 62.72 MB
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Presents a guide to plant propagation techniques, including from seeds, by cutting, and by division, along with information on such topics as layering, grafting, germination time, and strike rate.
Category: Gardening