Are you growing your first African violets, or wondering why your favorite plant is not blooming properly? You need not wade through hundreds of pages of advice to find the answers. Growers know that African Violets have simple needs and can be grown successfully and easily with little trouble. In this step-by-step guide, you learn how to have lots of flowers almost all year. Starting with your first plant, this book tells how to increase your collection, get new varieties, water, feed, fertilize and control pest and disease.
All your questions are answered: What plant food is best? What to do about lopsided plants? How to swap leaves? Create new varieties? What size pot is needed? How to make new plants from old? Even how to provide for your plants when you go on vacation. There are sections on fluorescent lights and how to install them, greenhouse growing, hybridizing, entering show competition, decorating your home with African Violets and much more!
For the beginner or expert, it is all here in this simple guide to an exciting hobby.