Floriculture: Fundamentals and Practices

Floriculture: Fundamentals and Practices

Alex Laurie and Victor H Ries
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Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry comprising the floral industry. Floriculture is not static. Constant changes are occurring in methods of culture brought about largely by advances made by research workers in various agricultural experiment stations. The present books includes chapters like, How Plants Grow, Soils, Fertilizers, Horticultural Taxonomy, Soilless Culture, Cold Frames, Hotbeds, and Greenhouses, Garden Design, Propagation of Plants, Lawns, Annuals, Perennials, Flowering Bulbs, The Rock Garden, Roses, Water Gardening, Woody Plants, House Plants, Insect Pests and Plant Diseases, Greenhouse Management.