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Title:
Plant parenting : easy ways to make more houseplants, vegetables, and flowers / Leslie F. Halleck.
ISBN:
9781604698725
Publication Information:
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2019.

©2019
Physical Description:
255 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents:
How plants multiply: understanding basic plant reproduction, propagation, and names -- Materials and tools: everything you need to propagate and light your plants -- Starting your seeds: how to start annuals, perennials, and edibles from seed -- Water rooting: a beginner's guide to windowsill cuttings -- Vegetative propagation: how to clone your plants without seeds -- Common pests and diseases: how to care for your plants -- Graduation time: when and how to transplant your seedlings and cuttings.
Abstract:
In this beginner-friendly introduction to plant propagation, Halleck details the basic tools necessary, demystifies seed starting and saving, and shares easy-to-follow instructions for the most practical techniques for cutting, layering, dividing, and more. She also provides information on controlling pests and diseases, and transplanting seedlings and cuttings. -- adapted from Amazon.com info
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