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Our congratulations to the Informational Portal (Russian version that has just issued a new online edition "", devoted to problems of indoor cultivation of tropical exotic plants.

The Monthly Bulletin "" consists of the following topics:

  • Jungle on Windowsill: secrets of growing exotic plants at home (soil, light, water requirements, etc.)
  • Meet the exotic plant: profiles of rare species
  • Magic of Plants: esoteric aspects of flowers
  • Plant Trivia: Interesting facts

Many of the subjects have been covered quite poorely in mordern sources, and this new endeavor will be certainly very useful for both tropical plant hobbyists and experts. The edition contains a large amount of beautiful quality pictures. Issues can be downloaded from, so far in Russian, English version is coming soon.


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