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Advice on a new category about cultivation[edit]

I was thinking of creating some pages about plants cultivation, not in general but specifically for each plant. This project could become big, if there is a good response from people, so I would like to start it in a proper and scalable way from now.

Should I just create the pages at top level and then add them to the category, For example: Cultivation of Urtica dioica and add the plant cultivation category?

Or should I do as the cookbook does, so Cultivation:Urtica dioica, and then also add the category of course? Could you point me out using wikibooks best practices for doing so? Maybe something like the wikiprojects on wikipedia?

Thanks :) -- Beleriandcrises (discusscontribs) 20:25, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

@Beleriandcrises: Here we create coherent books, rather than individual pages. What you're describing sounds like a book with modules for individual plants. There would probably be some elements of the book that would be independent of any one plant, too; and/or, cross-reference to related books. We have a book Horticulture, which belongs to Subject:Agriculture and husbandry.

You may find useful material in our (featured!) book Using Wikibooks, which includes how to create new books. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 21:53, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

Help with a book[edit]

Hello I was thinking about creating a book in natural science and technology but I need someone who I can write it with or who is willing to give me advice on writing it and who will walk me through the process —Preceding unsigned comment added by Sanezedope (discusscontribs) 17:42, 23 June 2018‎

Hi @Sanezedope: As a place to start, take a look at the book Using Wikibooks. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 18:08, 23 June 2018 (UTC)

Ok thanksSanezedope (discusscontribs) 09:15, 24 June 2018 (UTC)