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INDOORS AND UNDER GLASS
     

INDOORS AND UNDER GLASS

by F. F. ROCKWELL
 
There is nothing which adds so much sunshine and cheer to the rooms of a house then color and fragrance of blossoming plants.
This is not a technical book; simply an attempt to tell in so plain way that they cannot be misunderstood the everyday details of the successful management of plants in the house and within such small glass structures as may be made, even

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There is nothing which adds so much sunshine and cheer to the rooms of a house then color and fragrance of blossoming plants.
This is not a technical book; simply an attempt to tell in so plain way that they cannot be misunderstood the everyday details of the successful management of plants in the house and within such small glass structures as may be made, even with limited means and time, a part of the average home.
Book Contents:
CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER II
The Proper Conditions: � Light, Temperature AND MOISTURE
Light
TEMPERATURE
Moisture
CHAPTER III
SOILS, MANURES AND FERTILIZERS
MANURES
FERTILIZERS
CHAPTER IV
STARTING PLANTS FROM SEED
CHAPTER V
STARTING PLANTS FROM CUTTINGS
CHAPTER VI
TRANSPLANTING, POTTING AND REPOTTING
Potting
REPOTTING
CHAPTER VII
MANAGEMENT OF HOUSE PLANTS
CHAPTER VIII
FLOWERING PLANTS
Begonias
Geraniums.
Geranium Varieties
Heliotrope
Petunia
Primroses
Snapdragon
OTHER FLOWERING PLANTS
Ageratum
Alyssum
Balsam
Candytuft
Cannas
Carnation
Carnation Marguerite
Chrysanthemum
Daisies, Double English Daisies
Daisy, Paris or Marguerite
Patience Plant (Impatiens)�
Lobelia
Mahernia
Mignonette
Pansy
Salvia
Stocks
Verbena
CHAPTER IX
SHRUBS
'Abutilon
Aralia
Ardisia
'Aucuba
Azalea
Bouvardia
Browdlia
Daphne
Genista
Grevillea robusta
Hibiscus
Hydrangea
Lantana
Lemon
Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citriodora)�
Oleander
Orange
Reinwardtia (known usually as Linum trigynum)
Roses
Swainsona
Sweet Olive (Olea fragrans)�
CHAPTER X
FOLIAGE PLANTS
Achyranthes
Alternanthera
Anthericum (A. variegatum)
Araucaria
Aspidistra
Caladium
Coleus
Dracana
Dracana (Cordyline)�
Leopard Plant
Pandanus
The Rubber (Ficus.)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica)�
Tradescantia
Zebra Plant (Maranta sebrlna)�
CHAPTER XI
VINES
Cissus discolor
Clematis
Coboea scandens
Hoya carnosa
The Ivys
The English ivy
Manettia
Mimosa moschatus
Moneywort
Morning-Glory
Nasturtium
Othonna crassifolia
Smilax
Sweet Peas
Thunbergia
CHAPTER XII
FERNS
THE SWORD FERNS
THE SCOTT FERN
THE PLUMED TYPE
THE MAIDENHAIRS
THE SPIDER FERNS
OTHER FERNS
CHAPTER XIII
PALMS
THE BEST HOUSE PALMS
THE FEATHER-LEAVED PALMS
CHAPTER XIV
CACTI
CHAPTER XV
BULBS
CHAPTER XVI
VERANDA BOXES, WINDOW-BOXES, VASES AND HANGING BASKETS
CHAPTER XVII
HOUSE-PLANT INSECTS AND DISEASES
PLANT ENEMIES
CHAPTER XVIII
ACCESSORIES
FOR MIXING SOIL
SOIL INGREDIENTS
FOR PLANTING AND TRANSPLANTING
FOR HANDLING PLANTS
CHAPTER XIX
ITS OPPORTUNITIES
CHAPTER XX
THE COLDFRAME AND THE HOTBED
CHAPTER XXI
THE CONSTRUCTION OF CONSERVATORIES AND SMALL GREENHOUSES
Chapter XXIII
MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER XXIV
FLOWERS
CHAPTER XXV
VEGETABLES
CHAPTER XXVI
VEGETABLE AND BEDDING PLANTS FOR SPRING
VEGETABLES
BEDDING PLANTS
PLANTS FROM CUTTINGS

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016046075
Publisher:
Wann Publishing
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
961,327
File size:
4 MB

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