- Feeder root
- One of the numerous small roots of a plant, through which moisture and nutrients are
absorbed from the soil.
- The act of or the actual substance added to soil to provide additional nutrients for
- Fibrous Roots
- A root system which contains many thin roots rather than a single tap root.
- A shallow box or tray used to start cuttings or seedlings; plants sold by the tray.
- Floating row cover
- Garden fabric used for protecting plants from inclement weather, insects, or wind-borne
- Floret (or flowerhead)
- A small flower which is part of a much larger compound flower head; a short, tight
cluster of flowers, such as those found in the daisy family.
- Blooming profusely.
- The part of the plant containing the reproductive organs usually surrounded by sepals
- Flower Spike
- A flower head made up of a central stem with the flowers growing directly on it.
- Foliar Fertilizing Spray
- A fertilizer applied in liquid form to a plant's foliage in a fine spray so that the
plant can absorb the nutrients through its leaves.
- The process of making a plant grow or flower before its natural season.
- Soil of a crumbly texture, able to be worked easily.
- A leaf of a fern or palm.
- A chemical used to control diseases caused by fungi, either by killing it or preventing
- A primitive form of plant life which is known to the house plant grower as the most
common cause of infectious disease -- powdery mildew.