Plant Parenting

Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers
by Leslie F. Halleck

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“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 more tomatoes? Do you want a garden bursting with colorful flowers? No matter what kind of...

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Published By Timber Press

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 264

Publication Date 06/11/2019

ISBN 9781604698725

Dimensions 8 inches x 9 inches

 “Lays out the steps to propagating your plants in a clear and engaging way. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a complete beginner, you'll come away from this book inspired to try something new.” —Jane Perrone, host, On The Ledge podcast; former gardening editor, The Guardian
“This book is everything a plant parent needs to take their plant collection—and plant knowledge—to the next level.” —Maria Failla, founder, Bloom Grow Radio 

“Halleck provides the essential tips, tools, and techniques for growing and propagating plants to keep plant owners of all skill levels in the green. Four-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions are sure to set plant parents up for success.” —Booklist

“Halleck’s informative resource will leave budding gardeners well-prepared to turn a few plants into many with little expense and a lot of well-informed fun.” —Publishers Weekly

"Lots of great information…Leslie Halleck’s new book offers easy-to-follow guidance on propagating indoor and outdoor plants.” —Joe Lamp'l

"Aimed at both novices and advanced growers, Plant Parenting is Halleck’s visually rich, step-by-step presentation on how to multiply your existing plants at little or no cost. Released this month by Timber Press, the new book covers a range of topics from basic plant information to propagation materials and tools you’ll need, how to start transplants and what to do to take your seedlings and cuttings to the next stage." —​Green Source DFW

“[Halleck] shares the tips you need to know to reap all the benefits of plant propagation.” —​American Farmhouse Style

“Halleck… is passionate about making it easier for us to get the plants we want into our living spaces.” Mind Body Green

“Accessible and extensive advice on the propagation and care of houseplants, vegetables and flowers, with illustrative photographs and diagrams.” —Gardens Illustrated

“Anyone who is a beginning or more advanced plant and garden enthusiast will find something useful in this book. From seed starting, rooting plant cuttings in water, to basic plant division, all methods of increasing your plant stock are described in detail with step-by-step photographs.” —Vancouver Sun

"Explains easy ways to create more houseplants, vegetables, and flowers." —Simply Southern Mom

“Keep your houseplants, flowers, and vegetable gardens healthy with easy tips and tricks.” —Health Magazine

Plant Parenting is a great reference book for gardeners of all levels. The easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips ensure they will be successful.” —Susan’s in the Garden