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Creative Propagation

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ISBN-10: 0881926817

ISBN-13: 9780881926811

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Thompson, Owen Josie, Josie Owen

List price: $24.95
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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.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Peter Thompson, Ph.D., has been the Sydney Mayer Lecturer in Early American History at Oxford University since January 1993. He earned his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania and spent four years as Lecturer in American History at Princeton University. He resides in England.

Line drawings for this book "Creative Propagation" were done by Josie Owen.

Natural reproduction : the propagator's guide
Seed collection and storage
Seed science
Setting up and going on : equipment and facilities
Basic techniques with seeds and cuttings
Plant disorders including nutrition, pests and diseases, and chimaeras
Mosses and ferns
Cycads, confers and other gymnosperms
Annuals, biennials and plants for patios
Perennial herbaceous and evergreen herbs including carnivorous plants
Herbaceous and evergreen monocots including grasses, restios and aquatics
Plants with bulbs and corms
Succulent plants
Bromeliads and orchids
Shrubs including lianes
Woody monocots including bamboos and palms