Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers
  • Leslie F. Halleck
  • 17 July 2018
  • 1604698721

About the Author: Leslie F. Halleck

Leslie F Halleck is a certified professional horticulturist ASHS , and avid lifetime gardener, who has spent her 25 year career hybridizing horticulture science with home gardening consumer needs Halleck earned a B.S in Biology Botany from The University of North Texas and an M.S in Horticulture from Michigan State University Halleck s professional experience is well rounded, with time spent in field research, public gardens, landscaping, garden center retail, and horticulture consulting and communications Halleck currently runs Halleck Horticultural, LLC, through which she provides horticultural consulting, business, and marketing strategy, product development and branding, and content creation for green industry companies.Halleck is an author, award winning writer for industry and consumer publications, and columnist for GIE Media Her previous positions include General Manager for independent garden center North Haven Gardens in Dallas, TX and Director of Horticulture Research at The Dallas Arboretum Her new book Gardening Under Lights The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers can be pre ordered now on , IndieBound, Books a Million, and Barnes Noble, with release shipping June 2018 She s currently working on a new book Plant Parenting Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers for spring of 2019.



      Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers
Everything a plant parent needs to take their plant collection and plant knowledge to the next level Maria Failla, founder, Bloom Grow Radio podcast Do you have a passion for houseplants A desire to grow tomatoes Do you want a garden bursting with colorful flowers No matter what kind of plant fan you are, it s easy to make of your favorite plants and it can be done for free Plant Parenting is a beginner friendly introduction to plant propagation Leslie F Halleck details the basic tools necessary, demystifies seed starting and saving, and shares easy to follow instructions for the most practical techniques She also provides additional information on controlling pests and diseases and transplanting seedlings and cuttings Charming, richly illustrated, and accessible, Plant Parenting is for anyone looking to make of their favorite plants. New Download Books Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers by Leslie F. Halleck – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers

  1. Linden says:

    This beautifully illustrated book covers some basic botany, as well as all aspects of propagation, including a table with preferred methods of propagation for a variety of different plants, descriptions of a variety of growing media and potting options, the use of rooting powder, humidity domes, heat mats, automatic propagators, and lighting and temperature requirements, Not limited to houseplants, instructions are also included on starting annuals, edibles, and ...

  2. Holly says:

    I learned so much from Plant Parenting Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables and Flowers I used to propagate my plants using a stem cutting Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn t I tried numerous times to propagate from a leaf but it never worked Now I understand why and what I need to do to rectify all these situations.Halleck begins with an in depth discussion about how plants propagate and how to start with seeds or vegetative propagation She then provides an extensive cha I learned so much from Plant Parenting Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables and Flowers I used to propagate my plants using a stem cutting Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn t I tried numerous times to propagate from a leaf but it never worked Now I understand why and what I need to do to rectify all these situations.Halleck begins with an in depth discussion about how plants propagate and how to start with seeds or vegetative propagation She then provides an extensive chart of roughly 100 dif...

  3. Girl says:

    A good primer for those of us who love plants and want to haveof them Halleck explains various methods of plant propagation, including seeds and different kinds of cuttings Various ways of caring for baby plants are also descr...

  4. Bonnye Reed says:

    Excellent advice on propagating new house and garden plants from old I found this helpful with plants I am not completely familiar with, as well as some of the tips on planting seeds Thank you I received a free electronic copy of this self help book from Netgalley, Leslie F Halleck, and Timber Press Thank you for sharing your hard work with me I have read this book of my own volition, and this review reflects my hone...

  5. Lorilin says:

    Holy smokes, what a great resource I ve spent a lot of time learning about plants and gardening over the past couple years, but I ll confess that starting plants from cuttings has felt very overwhelming for me It s been hard to know where to start I m so grateful for a book like Plant Parenting, because it has given me step by step instructions for propagating plants.The book is divided into seven main sections with some smaller sections thrown in there, too The sections cover the science Holy smokes, what a great resource I ve spent a lot of time learning about plants and gardening over the past couple years, but I ll confess that starting plants from cuttings has felt very overwhelming for me It s been hard to know where to start I m so grateful for a book like Plant Parenting, because it has given me step by step instructions for propagating plants.The book is divided into seven main sections with some smaller sections thrown in there, too The sections cover the science behind how plants multiply, tools and materials you ll need, how to start seeds including equipment recommendations , water rooting, growing from cuttings, pests to look out for, and how to finally transplant your plants This book is so gosh darn cool I ll admit that it is a lot of information and all the e...

  6. Monique says:

    This book was not what I expected IT IS BETTER I was expecting learning about ways to createplants, and yes, it was definitely about that and so muchIt feels like instead of Plants 101 I got the entire course There is so much information in this book, so many techniques and tools and eco friendly container options and charts and I never expected it could entail this much I mean I could ve expected that because it has a whooping 264 pages crammed full with info, and it actually t This book was not what I expected IT IS BETTER I was expecting learning about ways to createplants, and yes, it was definitely about that and so muchIt feels like instead of Plants 101 I got the entire course There is so much information in this book, so many techniques and tools and eco friendly container options and charts and I never expected it could entail this much I mean I could ve expected that because it has...

  7. Alicia Bayer says:

    This is a fantastic resource for anyone who ever wanted to makeplants whether that s by taking cuttings of a friend s houseplant, growing flowers from seeds, dividing a crowded bunch of irises, rooting fallen leaves from succulents ordifficult processes As a gardener and houseplant lover, I am fairly educated on making new plants I ve transplanted elderberry runners into my back yard, rooted geranium cuttings from the post office to make a bunch of pretty summer plants for the g This is a fantastic resource for anyone who ever wanted to makeplants whether that s by taking cuttings of a friend s houseplant, growing flowers from seeds, dividing a crowded bunch of irises, rooting fallen leaves from succulents ordifficult processes As a gardener and houseplant lover, I am fairly educated on making new plants I ve transplanted elderberry runners into my back yard, rooted geranium cuttings from the post office to make a bunch of pretty summer plants for the garden, divided crowded pere...

  8. Alexis says:

    I can t recommend this highly enough if you are like me and looking to experiment with the process of creating your ideal garden I collect seeds everywhere, order from online and have little cups of water rooting spider plants all around my house This has expanded my understanding of how certain plants will propagate and the right tools to do so The pictures are instructive, and some of the homemade containers are really interesting If a plant can reproduce in any way, I feel like this book I can t recommend this highly en...

  9. R says:

    Plant Parenting is the perfect resource book for anyone who enjoys plants and to propagate them successfully.The very first plant cutting I took was from my mother s house Twenty years after her death, her plant is still alive and heathy sitting on my windowsill I was fortunate to have this living memory become a part of my household I haven t had much success with other plants I tried to propagate, such as succulents But afte...

  10. Rhonda Howard says:

    First of all, let me say the title hooked me Plants are my babies Who doesn t wantandandYes, I can look up dozens of sites for each individual plant to find out how to propagate them. But to have so much information in one place with just the turn of a page, my heart melts Definitely on...