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hereinafter be assigned. Copyright date 2000.
My two children Tina and Gene
Dale and Loriann who made me “Family”
The Jacksons for all those wonderful holiday meals
Ray and Regina who were friends
when I really needed friends
Dr. Toth who kept me well enough to write.
GROWING HOUSE PLANTS
Easily & Successfully
Did you ever walk into a room or
someone’s house and get the feeling that it was
bare? Did a room ever feel impersonal or dead
like a cheap motel room?
It may have felt that way because there
were no living plants in the room. Nothing makes
a home feel more “lived in” than a beautiful, well
maintained plant. It can be a plant with beautiful
flowers or a lush foliage plant. Either says, “Hey,
I live hear and I enjoy life!”
Although the homes and apartments of
today are sealed and barricaded more than the
ancient caveman”s dwelling, some plants may be
grown in almost any living environment. Another
problem that many of you will need to overcome
is lack of time and space to grow the plants. The
time and space constraints can be solved by
selecting plants which will fit into your schedule.
The main requirements to succeeding in
growing attractive plants are variety, water,
temperature, soil, air, and pest control.
Here is to your success!!!
Before you rush down to the store and buy many
beautiful plants which will surely die, study the
requirements for growing in this book and then
consult the table in back to select plants which
will fit your lifestyle. If you are subject to be sent
on assignment for a week at a time, do not pick a
plant that needs watering each day.
To make the choice easier, and to see which will
be most likely to grow, the mos