The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening Author:George Abraham Every year, George "Doc" Abraham answers about 100,000 questions sent in by readers of his "Green Thumb" column, which appears in more than 90 newspapers. Before he sits down to answer those questions, he has to wash garden dirt off his hands! — So you can be sure this great Guide to indoor gardening is built on solid experience with every plant ... more »and every method he mentions. And the range is great ... scores of flowering plants ... scores of foliage plants ... 50 or more unusual plants to challenge and delight you ... how to plant and WHAT to plant, with results that will fill your home with beauty.
Here too are revelations in fun and adventure you can have with plants, ways to make your plants last longer and look better, and give you many times the amount of bloom they give now.
How to make African violets burst with blossoms twelve months a year.
(yes, it can be done.)
The "gas" trick, performed with an ordinary apple, that makes a planted pineapple top grow into a true pineapple plant that will bear fruit.
Flower recipes; delicious dishes from roses, certain lilies, nasturtiums, violet buds and other edible beauties.
Gardens for children.
How to keep your plants alive and flourishing while you are off on vacation.
Growing bonzai and ming plants - an entire hobby in itself - with little of the expense that generally goes with this hobby.
Making new plants out of old; fascinating tricks of propagation not known to one gardener out of ten.
Interested in growing orchids? Doc Abraham condenses decades of experience to save you endless trial-and-error. Choose your orchids from his unique list and increase your chances of of success by a thousand percent. Want to grow tropical fruits indoors? Certain little tricks make all the difference, and all the tricks are here.« less