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How to make money growing violets

by George Saltford

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The Violet culture co. in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsSB413.V8 S2
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532960M
LC Control Number02015615

African violets respond well when grown under lights—grow lights or cool white fluorescent tubes. Place lights 10 to 16 inches above plants for standard size violets and 6 to 10 inches for miniatures. Light plants no more than 16 hours per day. African violets need at least eight hours of darkness daily to produce flower buds.   Where to grow African violets African violets need bright, indirect light such as from a south- or east-facing window, although direct sunlight can burn the leaves. They will do best at 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C), and although they can survive temperatures up to about 90°F (32°C), they will die if exposed to below 50°F (10°C).

Growing to 8 inches tall and 1 1/2 feet wide, sweet violets thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9 and produce dark green, heart-shaped leaves and dainty 3/4.   Make sure you can find this post again when you need it! Pin the below pic to any appropriate boards you have on Pinterest so you know where it is! Related African Violet Posts. Dividing and Propagating African Violets. As always, smile and have a crazy organic day! Growing Healthy African Violets is Easier than you Think.

How to Grow Prize-Winning African Violets. This page book is written by Pauline Bartholomew, an experienced show judge, and the African Violet Society of America. It includes illustrated “How-to” steps and clearly written advice about every aspect of culture.   You can grow new African violets from leaf cuttings using this simple method. See it all here:


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How to make money growing violets by George Saltford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Another fine book from Sunset. It shows the great variety of African Violets, both in blooms and foliage, and gives wonderfully clear and easy to follow advice for care of the plants. Anybody who wants to care for African Violets needs this book/5(14).

How to Make Money Growing Violets and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S.

when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ 4/5(1). Learn about raising African violets for profit, includes tips on growing violets, the best temperature and locations for growth and growing equipment.

Violets: A Field Guide. Not to be confused with their showier cousin the pansy, sweet violets (the flower of Eliza Doolittle) have a heavenly scent and hide in the springtime lawn beneath trees.

A quintessential woodland flower, welcome in any garden, violets will spread through runners to create a charming ground cover if you treat them well. African violets grow best in well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Miracle-Gro® Indoor Potting Mix is specially formulated to provide indoor plants like African violets with just the right growing environment.

For best results, plant African violets in African violet pots, which are small (4- to 5-inch) ceramic or plastic self-watering containers. Wild violet plants also spread through underground rhizomes.

Growing Wild Violet Plants in the Garden. Growing violets is easy and with care they have many uses in the garden. Wild violets make great accents around trees, near water sources, and beds.

They also make excellent choices for instant ground cover in a woodland garden. They can even. Learn about growing African violets from cuttings, includes tips on growing violets from nursery plants or saving money propagating plants from cuttings. Flower production is one of the fastest growing crop How to make money growing violets book in agriculture today, with strong demand for all types of flowers, especially unique or hard-to-grow varieties.

According to a U.S.D.A. Horticulturist, a good flower grower can produce and sell over $, worth of plants in one season with just a small greenhouse. The strongest demand [ ]. Flower production is one of the fastest growing crop trends in agriculture today, with strong demand for all types of flowers, especially unique or hard-to-grow varieties.

According to a U. Horticulturist, a good flower grower can produce and sell over $, worth of plants in one season with a $15, greenhouse when [ ]. How to make money growing violets Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Views. If you try growing violets indoors, they will likely get very spindly and eventually die. Violets are hardy annuals, meaning that they’ll survive a light frost in the fall, but won’t make it through a hard frost or a freeze.

Since they’re annuals, though, their lifespan lasts only through a single growing. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for How to Make Money Growing Violets by George [From Old Catalog] Saltford: New at the best online prices at.

African violet Learn How to grow African violet Houseplant, How to care for African violets, Growing African violets Houseplant, History and more about this n violet is small and easily growing houseplants, in which white, blue, or purple flowers bloom in the n violets are tropical plants, its flowers are small and the color is purple.

What I love most about African violets is starting out baby plants from leaves. It is exciting to see tiny leaves pop up from a leaf and eventually bloom for the first time. Because this is my favorite aspect of our hobby, I’ve had a lot of practice to show you to grow an African violet from a leaf.

The violets grow best in soil that is always moist, but they don’t require watering every day. To water them from above, pour room temperature water over the soil until it begins to drain through the holes at the bottom of the pot.

Alternatively, you can water the violets from the bottom of the pot by setting the container in 1 in ( cm) of Views: K. African violet soil: Use a fast draining African violet soil or make your own by combining equal parts potting soil, peat moss, and perlite or vermiculite.

Plants with multiple crowns can be divided, giving you more plants to enjoy or share with friends. African violets are easy to propagate by rooting a leaf cutting in water or vermiculite. How to make money growing violets. New York: The Violet Culture Company, New York: The Violet Culture Company, Thomas, W.

Little points in violet culture. The book is a little outdated - there are _lots_ more african violets, even in yellow, than when this book came out. There are many more options in how to outfit an area for the plants to grow in - mostly due to nore technology and the huge chain hardware stores available.

Wild violet plants also spread through underground rhizomes. Growing Wild Violet Plants in the Garden Growing violets is easy and with the care, they have many uses in the garden. Wild violets make great accents around trees, near water sources, and beds.

They also make excellent choices for instant ground cover in a woodland garden. That they are. But common dooryard violets (Viola sororia) are one other thing too.

Extremely invasive. In the lawn or the garden. In the sun or the shade. If you see one this year, next year you'll see a dozen.

Then a hundred. Then a thousand. Then a veritable sea of violets will fill your yard from shore to shore. Violets (Viola)—though unrelated to African violets—are one of the February birth flowers, so a potted African violet can make a bright gift for a February birthday.

African violets originally come from Tanzania, in East Africa. Find out more about these dainty flowers here. The violet symbolizes loyalty, devotion, and faithfulness.As for those violets growing “upright like trees”, this is usually the result of not repotting frequently enough.

Violets are no different than other plants–as new leaves are produced, older leaves are lost. As the older, lower, leaves are removed, a “neck” (bare stem) develops over time. The book has no pictures, just plenty of information on how to succeed, whether you want to grow just one African violet on your windowsill or aspire to growing prize-winning violets in competitions.

Just for fun, I turned first to the "Violet IQ" quiz in the back and answered the 10 multiple-choice questions.