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Indoor Plants: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Houseplants
Graham Clarke, Jane Courtier

Chartwell Books, 2012

Houseplants are back in vogue and this book is the perfect re-introduction. Expert advice on how to decorate with plants is followed by an exhaustive directory of 170 common species as well as a further 130 more unusual varieties. Fully illustrated throughout with color drawings and photography, Indoor Plants helps you select the most striking plants for any interior and has everything you need to know to keep them healthy and display your ...


The Unexpected Houseplant: 220 Extraordinary Choices for Every Spot in Your Home
Tovah Martin

Timber Press, 2012

Indoor plants have gotten a bad rap and are often associated with dusty and dowdy African violets, languishing philodendrons, and bloom-free orchids. No longer! It's time for plant lovers to dust off their houseplants, update their image, and discover just how exciting, trendy, and crucial plants can be in the home. The Unexpected Houseplant , by renowned plant authority Tovah Martin, isn't your typical, old-fashioned, dowdy houseplant book. ...


The House Plant Expert
D.G. Hessayon

Expert, 1992

256 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 3/8. ...


The Complete Book of House Plants: A Practical Guide to Selecting and Caring for Houseplants
John Evans

Studio, 1994

An easy-to-read and comprehensive guide to raising indoor plants offers information on 175 houseplants, with a full-page entry for each plant that includes a description, a photograph, and advice on ease or difficulty of care, along with other hints.


Indoor Plant Decor: The Design Stylebook for Houseplants
Kylee Baumle, Jenny Peterson

St. Lynn's Press, 2013

With more and more people (5.9 million-plus) working from home or retiring from the workforce (10,000 new baby boomers retiring every day) the quality of the home environment is becoming more important than ever. Jenny and Kylee know that adding living plants to the decor pays off in enjoyment, pride of place, and an increased sense of well being (not to mention lower blood pressure, higher creativity and cleaner air quality). House stagers and ...


Keep Your Houseplants Alive: A No Nonsense Guide To Keeping 27 Awesome Indoor Plants Alive & Kickin'

Joy Us garden, 2014

Even if you’re a serial plant killer, this book aims to turn your brown thumb green! The title says it all: Keep Your Houseplants Alive is based on Nell Foster’s years of experience in the interior plantscaping trade, both maintaining & designing with plants. The indoor plants in this book are simple to maintain & look great. Some of the plants included in this book are: Pothos, Agalonema, Spider Plant, Kentia Palm, a variety of ...


The Houseplant Encyclopedia
Maggie Stuckey

GuildAmerica Books, 1999

In addition to providing alphabetical listings of more than eighty plants, this guide gives instructions for choosing plants, watering, diagnosing plant problems, and more. By the author of Green Plants for Gray Days.


Illustrated A-Z Guide To Houseplants: Everything You Need To Know To Identify, Choose And Care For 350 Of The ...
Peter McHoy

Lorenz Books, 2013

A visual A to Z directory of the most popular varieties of indoor plant, including evergreens, ferns, palms, cacti, succulents, flowering plants and those with variegated foliage. With 350 photographs and clear advice on position, feeding, watering, pest control and propagation, this handy guide enables you to identify and grow them with confidence.  



In this book you will find detailed information about growing and propagating many different types of house plants from African violets to ZZ Plants in alphabetical order having beautiful full color photos of the adult plants. In each section you will find exact details about how to grow that specific plant including soil type, light requirements, watering, temperature, etc. You will also find step by step instructions for several different ways ...


The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual: Essential Know-How for Keeping (Not Killing) More Than 160 Indoor ...
Barbara Pleasant

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2005

Welcome to a whole new world of houseplants! The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual provides practical, hands-on advice for how to care for 160 beautiful houseplants, including many new selections that have become available in the last ten years. Pleasant offers basic information on how to identify plants, as well as where to place them and how to keep them healthy. In-depth plant profiles provide guidelines so that you can quickly identify ...


Plant by Numbers: 50 Houseplant Combinations to Decorate Your Space
Steve Asbell

Cool Springs Press, 2014

The inspirational DIY guide for painting a stunning portrait in houseplants. Hot Pink Limeade, Café Au Lait, Raspberry Margarita . . . wait, are we talking about plants here? It's not often that we think of decorative houseplants as 'delicious', but in Plant by Numbers , there's no denying that author Steve Asbell makes his debut as a "gourmet chef" of the floral color palette. With his unique and fun recipe-style approach, visually ...


37 Houseplants Even You Can't Kill
Mary Kate Hogan

Sterling, 2007

Some would-be gardeners simply have the opposite of a green thumb: everything they touch seems to wilt. But perhaps the problem lies not with the person but with the plant! These 37 varieties of flowers, foliage, and cacti will hold their own in the face of minimal TLC—which is absolutely perfect for anyone who wants lush greenery but hasn’t the time to spare. Best of all, there’s no need to sacrifice beauty: the selection includes the ...


Growing Healthy Houseplants: Choose the Right Plant, Water Wisely, and Control Pests. A Storey Basics® Title
Ellen Zachos

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2014

This concise guide shows novice houseplant owners exactly how to keep indoor plants alive and healthy. Gardening expert Ellen Zachos helps you choose the right plants in the first place and then shows you how to care for them, outlining what each kind needs in terms of location, sunlight, water, and fertilizer. She also explains when plants should be repotted (and how to do that successfully), how and when to prune them, how to keep them clean ...


Indoor Gardening : 40 Of The Easiest Indoor Plants You Can Grow (House Plants and Indoor Gardening Guide), 2014

The Guide to 40 Indoor Plants gives you a great quick start guide to having and caring for all different sorts of plants. You do need a green thumb in order to raise house plants successfully. A green thumb can be learned by knowing when a plant needs water. You do not just put a plant out and water it once in a while. Different plants require different things in order to grow and thrive. With this guide you will learn how much water to give ...


Complete Guide to Houseplants

Miracle-Gro, 2008

Keep your houseplants attractive and healthy year after year with the Miracle-Gro (r) Complete Guide to Houseplants by Meredith Books. Featuring the most beautiful and easy-to-grow houseplants, this book is the ultimate guide on how to grow and care for more than 300 indoor plants. With smart tips and trouble-shooting techniques, your can lavishly adorn your home in greenery.


Easy Houseplants for Home or Office

Carla Peevey, 2012

This is a beginner's guide to selecting and successfully growing houseplants for home, office or interior spaces. It incudes photos and descriptions of over 45 plants including those typically grown in hanging baskets, desktop plants and larger floor plants. Information about each plant includes the common and scientific name, mature container size of the plant, light requirements, watering and feeding requirements, toxicity of the plant for ...


Guide to Growing Healthy Houseplants

Miracle-Gro, 2005

The newest and most up-to-date plant-care reference. Guidebook focuses on plant care needs for healthy, vibrant results. Identifies a specific plant group and addresses cultural requirements for a variety of the most widely grown species. A to Z listing of plants by both common and scientific names makes finding a plant easy every time.


The Houseplant Encyclopedia
Ingrid Jantra, Ursula Kruger

Firefly Books, 2001

The most complete book on indoor plants ever published! More than 1,000 species and varieties for the interior, balcony, patio and sunroom. This richly illustrated guide, with full color photographs throughout, introduces you to the care and propagation of plants. There are a multitude of ideas, tips and suggestions for the novice, and a complete reference for those well-acquainted with plants. The plants themselves include the most ...


Houseplants For Dummies
Larry Hodgson, National Gardening Association

For Dummies, 1998

Looking to bring some outside greenery indoors? Maybe you already have an indoor garden and are looking to create a botanical jungle.  Whatever the case may be, houseplants are an ideal inexpensive way to beautify your dwelling. You’ll be rewarded with purer air and you’re sure to enjoy watching your plant sprout, climb, and even flower. Of course, before you start working on crafting a greenhouse, you need to know what kinds of plants ...


Taylor's Guide to Houseplants (Taylor's Gardening Guides)
Gordon P. Dewolf

Houghton Mifflin, 1987

If you want to extend your gardening season or simply decorate your home, this guide will give helpful hints about 322 different houseplants. With a whole section devoted to growing orchids, this book demonstrates the care, propagation, and pest control for houseplants.



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