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Raising & caring for indoor plants

by Consumer Guide

  • 169 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Publications International in Skokie, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementConsumer Guide
SeriesIts Magazine garden quarterly ; Winter 1978 -- v. 172
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24377522M
OCLC/WorldCa3664751

Remove Spent Flowers: After the amaryllis blooms fade, cut them off individually. Then, when the entire flower stalk starts to wilt, cut off the stalk just above where it sprouts from the bulb. Encourage Foliage: Put your amaryllis outdoors for the summer, so that the foliage can grow and feed the bulb for next year’s blooms. Simply bury the pot up to its rim in mulch, and it’ll dress up. I have lost flowering plants due to ants moving into the dirt & devouring the root system. Mites follow the same pattern, 1 mite in 30 days can make 1 million more, think on that a min! Good luck Author: Sirius J.

Tilapia don't ask for much. In fact, they only have five basic needs: clean water, oxygen, food, light and room to swim. Give your tilapia these things, and they will stay healthy and grow fast. The art of tilapia farming is to understand each of these needs, and then find a way to provide them in sufficient quantities. The problem is, that. The Houseplant Guru is all about helping you find success in growing beautiful, thriving houseplants. and caring for indoor plants. This is your guide to raising the best, healthiest, and happiest potted plants nature has ever seen.

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