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Offset
A young plantlet which appears on a mature plant. An offset can generally be detached and used for propagation.
 
Organic
A chemical or fertilizer which is obtained from a source which is or has been alive. Also the general term used for a type of gardening using no chemical or synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
Organic fertilizers
Natural materials, such as manure, compost, bone meal, and blood meal, that nourish plants slowly as the material decays.
 
Ovary
The part of a flower containing the ovules that will develop into seeds upon fertilization.
 
Overpotting
Repotting a plant into a pot which is too large to allow successful establishment.
 

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