Book Reviews of The New York Times Book of House Plants

The New York Times Book of House Plants
The New York Times Book of House Plants
Author: Joan Lee Faust
ISBN-13: 9780812903096
ISBN-10: 0812903099
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 274
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Publisher: Quadrangle Books
Book Type: Unknown Binding
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This book gives a thorough discussion of plant craft with instructions for growing over 100 popular house plants, each illustrated with a delightful wtercolor rendering. Siol mixtures, humidity, temperature, light, water, fertilizer, pruning, potting, and what to do when you go away, are covered. A section on more ambitious growing projects includes bottle gardens, terrariums, topiaries, standards, indoor gardens, herb gardens and propagation. There is also a month-by-month calendar of care for your plants.