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Jerry Baker's Happy, healthy house plants

Author: Jerry Baker
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is the fun, fast, and easy way to success with house plants. Master gardener Jerry Baker guides you to the species that will flourish best for you and tells you how to match the right plants to your lifestyle, home decor, or office. His savvy step-by-step instructions on water, food, and temperature control guarantee fabulous results whether you wish to start seeds indoors for flowers and vegetables or dream  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Baker
ISBN: 0452257344 9780452257344 0452281067 9780452281066
OCLC Number: 12051152
Notes: "A Plume book."
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What am I looking for? --
Who's who in house plants --
Take your house plants shopping for furniture --
What's a nice plant like you doing in a dumb pot like this? --
The light side of house plants --
All water ain't holy --
House plants all suffer from anorexia --
Getting hot under the collar just makes people and plants old quicker --
No plant wants to live in a bughouse --
And you think Herpes is bad! --
Would you like to see my incision? Or, let me slip into something more comfortable --
Glasshouse gang! --
You're in trouble! --
Not-so-top-secret tricks and tips --
The something-special plant groups --
Tough questions to find answers to.
Other Titles: Happy, healthy house plants
Happy, healthy house plants
Responsibility: illustrations by Erv Zachmann.

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"Here is the fun, fast, and easy way to success with house plants. Master gardener Jerry Baker guides you to the species that will flourish best for you and tells you how to match the right plants to your lifestyle, home decor, or office. His savvy step-by-step instructions on water, food, and temperature control guarantee fabulous results whether you wish to start seeds indoors for flowers and vegetables or dream of a tree growing in your living room. He spotlights 130 all-time favorite house plants, and adds a special guide to greenhouse growing, holiday plants, African violets, orchids, terrariums, hanging baskets, cacti and succulents."--Back cover.

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