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Growing Begonias

Eric Catterall

Growing Begonias

by Eric Catterall

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Published by Timber Pr .
Written in English

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  • Nature/Ecology

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11133889M
    ISBN 100685079694
    ISBN 109780685079690

    Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries 12 results for Books: "growing begonias". 1. Pot up your begonias in a neutral or slightly acidic growing medium. Fit the pot to the plant. Allow growing room for the roots, but avoid using pots that are large in comparison to your plant.

    Home > Begonian > Volume 67 (November/December , pages - ). Growing Begonias Indoors by Brad Thompson Except for the members that are blessed with a climate where they can grow begonias outdoors year round, most growers have to learn how to grow begonias indoors. Cane begonias (Begonia coccinea)- these begonias are also called ‘angel wing’ begonias due to the shape of their leaves, which may also be spotted. They grow from distinctive strong canes and vary in height from 30cm up to 2m. During the warmer months cane begonias produce lovely hanging flowers in shades of white, pink and red.

      To ensure the information in this book covers a range of conditions, I have consulted with experienced growers across both the United States and Canada. These people, a number of whom have been contributors to Begonia News, grow begonias in very cold zones to areas of considerable heat. In particular, I would like to acknowledge the Pages: You can grow varieties are adaptable to all sizes for all ’s versatility! Plantpeddler leads the world in color range and stability,ease of production,year round finishing, and enhanced resistance to disease. Production of Finished Plants:Modern Begonia culture is still File Size: KB.


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Growing Begonias by Eric Catterall Download PDF EPUB FB2

He is a true scholar and the descriptions of the begonias in this book will make it easy to confirm identification of Growing Begonias book of the begonia species that can be purchased today.

There are some color images of species begonias in situ and in various greenhouse environments, but what the book is best at is the meticulous descriptions of the leaves /5(13).

Growing Begonias Hardcover – May 1, by E. Catterall (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Illustrated, May 1, /5(3). Begonias for Beginners by Elda Haring, a thoroughly knowledgeable grower and author, is an easy-to-use little book with an illustrated encyclopedic section on individual species and cultivars.

Elda explains growing techniques, propagation, pruning, and other topics that often perplex novices. Growing Begonias. by Peter Sharp. This book is written by Peter Sharp a well known and respected grower in New South Wales, Australia.

This is a useful guide to growing a wide range of begonia types. Peter can be contacted directly at [email protected] Peter advises that this book is. Begonias of Peninsular Malaysia. by Dr. Ruth Kiew. This book is written to interest the naturist and gardener in the wealth of wild begonias that grow in rain forest but without sacrificing scientific accuracy.

The profusion of photographs, watercolour paintings and botanical drawings, and the minimum use of technical jargon intend to make this book accessible to all.

(soil free is best) Outdoors, growing begonias means adding lots of organic matter to the soil. Begonias benefit from an acidic soil, which the peat moss gives it.

Adding some used coffee grounds to the soil will work wonders for begonias. Fertilizing. A balanced fertilizer with a ratio is best.

It will nurture both the leaves and the flowers. Known as Growing Begonias book begonias or bedding begonias, annual begonia plants (Begonia semperflorens) grow quickly and easily fill in spaces in the garden that will benefit from attractive foliage and frilly flowers.

They can be a focal point when planted in mass and. Wax begonias have succulent stems; shiny, rounded, green or reddish-brown leaves and grow in a mounded habit. They bloom with /2-inch single or double flowers in shades of red, pink, or white. Tuberous begonias come in two forms, either upright or trailing, and have green or burgundy leaves.

Their single, double or ruffled flowers bloom in. Growing and Propagating Begonias When filling out your flower bed, you can either purchase blooming begonias from any garden center in late spring or grow these bedding plants from seeds, rhizomes Author: Glenda Taylor.

Begonias are a classic gardeners' favorite for their ease of growing and beautiful color. Whether you want a new houseplant to add to your collection, something to add to your hanging baskets, or a new addition for your outdoor garden, consider planting begonias.

Begonias typically grow inches ( cm) tall and equally as wide%(45). The first section is on the different types of begonias. The second section is on the growing and care of begonias.

The book is a wonderful set of articles to provide begonia enthusiasts with information. $ (includes shipping. International Orders $). Growing Begonias. by Peter Sharp. This book is written by Peter Sharp a well known and respected grower in New South Wales, Australia.

This is a useful guide to growing a wide range of begonia types. This book is now out of print. Copies occasionally come up for sale at and on Ebay. Begonias have been around for ages, and with good reason: This easy-to-grow annual does well in a variety of conditions and needs little to thrive.

Provide it with light shade, rich well-drained soil, ample water, and plenty of fertilizer—and you’ll be rewarded with stunning flowers and foliage. With so many different shapes, sizes, and colors, begonias have no problem taking the spotlight.

growing begonias, with tovah martin. Tovah is the author of more than a dozen garden books including Even though they have always been thought of as houseplants, you can grow them in unique and beautiful ways that’s a little bit off the beaten track. Hence the “unexpected” word in the title of the latest book.

Plant the sprouted begonias. Dig holes about two inches deep, spaced eight inches apart. Place the begonias into the holes and lightly pat soil around the tubers. The tubers should be covered with no more than an inch of soil, whether you plant them in the ground or in pots.

Water the begonias when the soil feels dry. Stick your finger about 89%(62). "Picotee Begonia Mix" Flowering Roots,Bulbs for Spectacular Blooms. Check Store#slc The focus of the book is tuberous begonias which are primarily grown for their flowers (and are well-represented by the excellent photos).

The author includes a brief chapter covering the various types of non-tuberous begonias (which interest me because of their foliage) and short propagation notes/5(10). A few weeks ago a friend sent me a package on begonias within the package was a book from on growing begonias along with a photo of George McCormick holding the white begonia which we think was called Lyndsey Smith when named along with his list.

For people that don’t know George was the top hybridisation person at that time most people. Member Services - 45 Branches nationwide, Seed Fund, Slide & Video Library, Book Store (books on begonias from around the world, found no where else), Research Library, Horticultural Correspondent to answer your growing questions and branch support through Branch Relations Director.

Begonias are an obvious choice to grow in a semi shaded or shaded area. They are well suited to a wide variety of climates, though excessive cold (eg. frost), direct sunlight or excessive dryness can kill or severely damage most types of begonias. Many will grow well as indoor plants.

Tuberous begonias are frost-tender. If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 10 and above, you can grow tuberous begonias outdoors year-round.

Otherwise, you’ll need to dig the tubers and store them during the winter. How to Grow Tuberous Begonias. Although tuberous begonias are shade-loving plants, they also require a bit of morning or late.Rhizomatous begonias grow from thick underground rhizomes.

These types of begonias are popular for their beautiful leaf shapes and colors, with leaves that can attain massive size under the right conditions.

These are very popular plants and include some of the most commonly cultivated indoor begonias.How to Grow Begonias Throughout the Season Growth Habit: Tuberous begonias can be upright or trailing, depending on the variety.

Tuberous begonias can be grown in the ground under trees or in shady parts of your garden, or in containers placed in shady areas of your porch, patio, or yard.