This book boldly goes where no plant book has gone before: to the hard-hitting facts of what works and what doesnat workawhen it comes to growing lush, beautiful plants that bring joy and beauty into our lives. It does this by exploring the most common causes of plant death: Choosing the wrong plants in the first place Over-watering them The ills of bad soil The ill-conceived transplants The fertilizing issue The bugs issue The I-canat-bear-to-prune-my-plants syndrome And more! In so doing, this book debunks myths left and rightalike that disastrous water once a week thing. It throws out the silly plant hypealike that nonsense you find in any other plant book about how fussy African violets are. This down-to-earth guide is chock-full of vivid information, humorous examples and analogies. In short this foolproof guide is guaranteed to turn around the worst plant killer!Place this plant in the much preferred (orzg/ot) Moderate Light, and it will say a grateful thank you by producing a steady stream of ... The shade-tolerant corn plant will do perfectly all right in the dim light, but give it some good Moderate Light, and it will send up a spike of delicate ... Even the snake plant flowers when put in bright light. So, if you have a choice, by all means always opt for that brighter light.
|Title||:||How Not to Kill Your Houseplants|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2001-08-01|