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Publications on Houseplants

6 publications were found.

  • Care of Holiday and Gift Plants cover image Care of Holiday and Gift Plants (C 951)

    Flowering and foliage plants can make welcome gifts. How long they remain attractive may be directly related to the care and handling they are given. This publication describes ways to properly care for holiday and gift plants to ensure maximum longevity. Published on Jul 30, 2014.

  • Gardening in Containers Using Tropical Plants (B 1338)

    Container gardening has enjoyed an increased popularity in the last decade. With increased urbanization, container gardens have come to the rescue to brighten up patios and balconies. This publication is intended to provide information on successful gardening in containers using tropical plant materials. Published on Mar 31, 2017.

  • Great Plants Under 20 Feet for Small Spaces (C 999)

    Well-chosen small trees and shrubs can provide privacy from your neighbors, separation from a road with heavy traffic or a screen to hide unattractive areas. By selecting plants that mature to a height of 20 feet or less, you can create a natural fence. Published on Mar 31, 2017.

  • Growing Ferns cover image Growing Ferns (B 737)

    Ferns became popular indoor plants during the Victorian Era. Today, they are used as specimens in atriums, greenhouses and conservatories, and we find them in the smallest apartments and the largest homes. They offer a quiet, graceful beauty by softening landscapes indoors and out. Published on Feb 28, 2016.

  • Growing Indoor Plants with Success (B 1318)

    Interior plants are an ideal way to create attractive and restful settings while enhancing our sense of well being. In addition, houseplants can be a satisfying hobby and can help purify the air in our homes. To be a successful indoor gardener, you need to understand how the interior environment affects plant growth and how cultivation differs from growing plants outdoors. Published on Jan 31, 2017.

  • Native Plants for Georgia Part II: Ferns (B 987-2)

    There are about 12,000 species of ferns in the world today. Most are found in the tropics. Currently, Georgia is home to 36 genera, 119 species and 12 hybrid ferns. The list is constantly expanding as new plants are found. To grow ferns successfully, it is important to match the site characteristics and growing environment with the native requirements of the fern species you intend to grow. Even if a fern is native to Georgia, it may not be native to the area of the state where you live. Published on Oct 31, 2015.