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At Home With Plants

Ian Drummond & Kara O’Reilly (Mitchell Beazley)

This essential book is invaluable for anybody who’s just starting off in the world of houseplants. Everything you need to know about keeping plants indoors – from pots and practicalities to displaying and maintaining – is covered here, all clearly laid out, with tips dispensed in a friendly

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Repotting Your Plant
Whenever you take a plant out of its pot, you should take the opportunity to perform a few helpful maintenance tasks to ensure the roots re-establish themselves as quickly as possible. First, unpot the plant. If the pot is planted in a plastic nurser
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Propagation Techniques
Plant types: Begonia, Peperomia, Saintpaulia Secateurs, rooting aid/hormone (optional), propagating pots or tray filled with soil Using secateurs or scissors, trim off a healthy leaf close to the stem. Remove the petiole (the stalk that joins the
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Why Live With Plants ?
Our love of houseplants has deep roots. History has recorded that the ancient Greeks filled their villas with violets in terracotta tubs, while the Romans preferred blowsy roses in marble urns. The Chinese grew miniature trees in dishes. The Pharaohs