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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 ...



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 House Plant Expert
D.G. Hessayon

Expert, 1992

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


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. ...


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.


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.  


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 you can ...


All About Houseplants

Ortho, 2007

Indoor gardening made simple Nothing brings life to your home like thriving houseplants. Learn how to choose the right plant for any location, including African violets, focuses and other houseplants that are currently in style. Includes complete care tips to help you avoid common problems and keep plants healthy.


Houseplants (Practical Gardening Handbook)
Peter McHoy

Anness, 2002

This expert book reveals all the secrets of insuring success with plants.


How to Grow Fresh Air: 50 House Plants that Purify Your Home or Office
B. C. Wolverton

Penguin Books, 1997

How pure is the air you breathe? Plants are the lungs of the earth: they produce the oxygen that makes life possible, add precious moisture, and filter toxins. Houseplants can perform these essential functions in your home or office with the same efficiency as a rainforest in our biosphere. In research designed to create a breathable environment for a NASA lunar habitat, noted scientist Dr. B.C. Wolverton discovered that houseplants are ...


Success With Houseplants
Editors of Reader's Digest

Readers Digest, 1979

If you enjoy growing houseplants, this is the reference book for you.


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 ...


Well-Clad Windowsills: Houseplants for Four Exposures
Tovah Martin

Macmillan General Reference, 1994

An experienced horticulturalist explains how to pick the perfect houseplants for the light you have available, showing how to gauge the light intensity in your exposures, discussing and evaluating each exposure, and recommending appropriate plants.


Houseplants, Cacti And Tropical Plants: A Collection Of Articles By Sheri Ann Richerson, 2011

A collection of articles about houseplants, cacti and tropical plants. All of these articles were originally published on Suite101. Now you can own them, as a collection, for your Kindle. Chapter 1: South America's Allamanda Plant: Germinating, Growing And Plant Care For This Flowering House Plant Chapter 2: Tropical Plants In Cold Climates: Overwinter Tropical Plants Or Start Over Each Year From Seed Chapter 3: Easy Exotic Houseplants: ...


Houseplants for All Seasons (Plant Express)

Trident Reference Publishing, 2013

Houseplants are a beautiful addition to any room or office.They brighten the space we live in. From luscious foliageplants; hanging baskets, cacti and succulents; to floweringpot plants including exotics such as bromeliads and orchids;let our easy-to-follow guide, full of helpful tips, helpyou select and care for the plants which are right for you.


Houseplants A to Z: Buying, Growing, Arranging
Cecelia Heffernan

Harry N. Abrams, 2006

To grow plants at home, one must be equal parts botanist and Botticelli-there is an art as well as a science to it. Houseplants A to Z addresses both sides of that equation, providing sound, practical advice for purchasing, caring for, and decorating with 36 types of houseplants (and many more species), from African violets to zebra plants. As lavishly illustrated as its companion volume, Flowers A to Z , this new book by the same ...



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