Creative Propagation / Edition 2

Creative Propagation / Edition 2

by Peter Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0881926817

ISBN-13: 9780881926811

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated


A classic among practical gardening guides, this reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, with almost twice as much text and nearly three times as many plants as are found in the celebrated first edition. Practical, how-to methods of creative plant propagation are displayed in an easy-to-follow format. Line drawings, charts, and lists help explain the…  See more details below

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A classic among practical gardening guides, this reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, with almost twice as much text and nearly three times as many plants as are found in the celebrated first edition. Practical, how-to methods of creative plant propagation are displayed in an easy-to-follow format. Line drawings, charts, and lists help explain the basic principles for propagating your own plants at home. This handy text will show you how to enjoy the benefits and rewards of making more plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881926811
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Natural reproduction : the propagator's guide18
Ch. 2Seed collection and storage25
Ch. 3Seed science36
Ch. 4Setting up and going on : equipment and facilities55
Ch. 5Basic techniques with seeds and cuttings78
Ch. 6Plant disorders including nutrition, pests and diseases, and chimaeras102
Ch. 7Mosses and ferns120
Ch. 8Cycads, confers and other gymnosperms138
Ch. 9Annuals, biennials and plants for patios156
Ch. 10Perennial herbaceous and evergreen herbs including carnivorous plants177
Ch. 11Herbaceous and evergreen monocots including grasses, restios and aquatics205
Ch. 12Plants with bulbs and corms219
Ch. 13Alpines242
Ch. 14Succulent plants252
Ch. 15Bromeliads and orchids260
Ch. 16Shrubs including lianes276
Ch. 17Woody monocots including bamboos and palms313
Ch. 18Trees322

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