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1948- All About Houseplants by Montague Free



ALL ABOUT HOUSE PLANTS - Their Selection, Culture and Propagation, and How Best to Use them for Decorative Effect" by Montague Free, staff Horticulturist of The Home Garden (Formerly Horticulturist, Brooklyn Botanic Garden). This book is fully illustrated with color photographs and halftones and with drawings by Eva Melady, John Brimer, George Hollrock and Maud H. Purdy. Published by: The American Garden Guild, Inc., & Doubleday & Company, Inc. Copyright 1948 Printed at The Country Life Press, Garden City, N.Y. This is a hardback book with gold gilt letting and leaving on the front cover and spine with 329 pages. The book has minor corner bumps and the name and address of the previous owner written inside back cover otherwise the book in great condition, pages are clean and tight to the binding. Table of Contents: Part One: Plants Indoors, 5 sections - Part Two: Culture, 11 sections - Part Three: Types of House Plants, 2 sections - Part Four: Lists of Plants, 2 sections. This book is very informative from the types of plants to bring home, to real gardens indoors, window boxes, care of Terrariums and Bottle gardens to soils, fertilizers to growing plants without soil, watering, lighting, pinching and pruning. This is a wonderful book for the avid plant lover to use all year round!


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