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Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers

Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers

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

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ISBN 9781604698725
Barcode 9781604698725
Published 24 May 2019 by Timber Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Halleck, Leslie F.
Availability Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781604698725
ISBN-10 1604698721
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Timber Press
Imprint Timber Press
Publication Date 24 May 2019
International Publication Date 11 June 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Halleck, Leslie F.
Category Gardening: House Plants
Number of Pages 264
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 228mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Plant propagation
NBS Text Gardening
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 631.53
Catalogue Code 986808

Description of this Book

Whether it's driven by a passion for houseplants, a desire to grow more tomatoes, or an interest in filling a yard full of colorful flowers, most gardeners find themselves wanting more plants. Luckily, it's easy to make more of your favorite plants--and it can be done for free! Plant Parenting, by horticulture expert Leslie F. Halleck, is a 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 including cuttings, layering, dividing, and more. She also provides additional information on controlling pests and diseases and transplanting seedlings and cuttings. Charming, richly illustrated, and accessible, Plant Parenting is for beginning gardeners, houseplant fans, and anyone looking to make more of their favorite plants.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Lays out the steps to propagating your plants in a clear and engaging way. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a complete beginner, you'll come away from this book inspired to try something new. --Jane Perrone, host, On The Ledge podcast; former gardening editor, The Guardian This book is everything a plant parent needs to take their plant collection--and plant knowledge--to the next level. --Maria Failla, founder, Bloom & Grow Radio podcast Halleck provides the essential tips, tools, and techniques for growing and propagating plants to keep plant owners of all skill levels in the green. Four-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions are sure to set plant parents up for success. --Booklist

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Author's Bio

Leslie F. Halleck is a dedicated horticulturist with a masters in horticulture from Michigan State University. She is a Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) via The American Society for Horticulture Science, with more than 25 years of green industry experience in research, greenhouse production, public gardens, garden center retail, landscape and design services, and gardening communications. Her work has been published in many scientific, industry, and consumer horticulture publications such as Fine Gardening, Greenhouse Management Magazine, and more. She currently runs Halleck Horticultural, LLC, a company that provides consulting services to green industry businesses, as well as horticultural consulting.

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