Plant Parenting

Plant Parenting

Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers

Book - 2019
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Workman Press.
&;Everything a plant parent needs to take their plant collection&;and plant knowledge&;to the next level.&; &;Maria Failla, founder, Bloom & Grow Radio podcast

 Do you have a passion for houseplants? A desire to grow more tomatoes? Do you want a garden bursting with colorful flowers? No matter what kind of plant fan you are, it&;s easy to make more of your favorite plants&;and it can be done for free! Plant Parenting is a beginner-friendly introduction to plant propagation. Leslie F. Halleck details the basic tools necessary, demystifies seed starting and saving, and shares easy-to-follow instructions for the most practical techniques. She also provides additional information on controlling pests and diseases and transplanting seedlings and cuttings. Charming, richly illustrated, and accessible, Plant Parenting is for anyone looking to make more of their favorite plants.

A hardworking, step-by-step guide to the easiest, most affordable techniques for making more plants&;houseplants, vegetables, flowers, and more.

Baker & Taylor
A horticulture expert provides a starting point for beginners looking to dabble in plant propagation, providing simple instructions for the most practical techniques for cutting, layering, dividing, seed starting and saving and controlling pests. Original. 10,000 first printing.

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Halleck, a horticulturist and author, introduces the basics of plant propagation. She explains basic plant reproduction, propagation, and names; the materials and tools needed to propagate and light plants; how to start annuals, perennials, and edibles from seed; windowsill cuttings; cloning plants without seeds; dealing with common pests and diseases; and when and how to transplant seedlings and cuttings. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2019.
ISBN: 9781604698725
Characteristics: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm


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