Plants that Really Bloom Indoors Author:George & Virginie Elbert Bringing house plants to bloom has long been the crowning achievement of indoor gardners, and here at last is a book that shows how anyone who loves plants can meet the challenge. — The current surge of interest in house plants has brought with it sensational new varieties and vast improvements in the old favorites. Superior methods and equipmen... more »t make for greatly simplified home growing, so that now, for the first time, even the beginning indoor gardener can enjoy flowering plants at any season of the year. Novice and expert alike will find this timely book a practical guide to spectacular new developments in the rapidly growing hobby of raising blooming plants indoors.
George & Virginie Elbert have distilled years of indoor gardening experience to bring you simple explanations of easy methods for success with flowering plants. They begin with fundamentals - soil mixes, watering, feeding, multiplying and training plants, and combatting insect pests. They deal in detail with bloom on windowsills and in terrariums as well as with the new techniques for blooming under artificial light. Then 12 comprehensive plant lists help you decide which will do best, depending upon where you live - city apartment or country home - as well as separating the foolproof plants from the more difficult ones.« less