The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:1465495436

Total Pages:144

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You had one job: watering your new plant. But it's been a week and it's already dying. Fear not! This helpful guide is here to show you how to rescue your plants. Follow the survival tips outlined in this book and you'll be on your way to having your home brimming with green life. It's absolutely possible not to assassinate your houseplant - all you need is this book! From identifying exactly what's in the pot to helping it flourish and grow, this is your guide to creating an oasis of happy, flourishing houseplants. With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, this book summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don't) need. Find out which types of plants will thrive in your living space. You'll also discover how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents. Understand how much light, water, heat, and humidity your plant needs. Whatever your horticulture woes, this book will explain and fix it. Yellowed leaves, drooping leaves, and dried leaves - learn to spot the danger signs and how to take the proper action to rescue your sick plant. Packed with helpful tips, pictures, and information panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will equip you with the skills necessary to raise a healthy plant. Give Your Plants a Chance! If you're horticulturally challenged and can't keep a house plant alive to save your life, then this book is for you! This practical guide to raising indoor plants equips you with the know-how you need to care for your plants. Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book from, you'll discover: - Tips on watering and feeding plants. - Advice on how to choose the perfect house plants for your unique space and needs. - Helpful survival tips and simple ways not to kill your plants. - Everything you need to know about lighting for house plants, from natural to artificial lighting sources. - Learn to spot the danger signs in unhealthy indoor plants and the effective techniques on how to rescue them.

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Never Put a Cactus in the Bathroom

Author:Emily L. Hay Hinsdale

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1982165847

Total Pages:208

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Create your own green indoor paradise with this beautifully illustrated room-by-room guide to bringing the outdoors inside—perfect for plant parents everywhere! Decorating with plants adds a fresh, natural touch to any room. Potted plants can uplift a living space with serious mood-boosting power, reducing stress, improving air quality, and even providing fresh herbs for that next meal! But first, you have to keep them alive. Never Put a Cactus in the Bathroom shows you how to maximize these health benefits and decorate like a pro, all while covering the essentials of plant care and maintenance. Full of home design and practical plant care tips, this illustrated guide helps you choose the right plants for your space, from succulents and spider plants to pothos and ZZ plants. Inside you’ll find: -Plant Care Instructions including watering instructions for popular types of plants and a guide to repotting your new plant babies -Over 70 Plant Recommendations from the easy peace lily to a dramatic monstera, feel like a pro as you design your perfect indoor garden -The Room-by-Room Guide covering which herbs and veggies can be grown in your kitchen to, yes, why you should never put that cactus in your bathroom -Crafting a Healthy Home with plants through purifying the air, adding beautiful aromas, and bringing a little nature inside -Beautiful Illustrations to ignite your own creativity and inspiration as you plan your newest addition to your home! Perfect for fans of Wild at Home, Urban Jungle, and Wellness by Design, this book will give plant lovers the tools and confidence they need to bring houseplants into every corner of their homes, improve their quality of life, and turn their home into a natural sanctuary.

The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual

Author:Barbara Pleasant

Publisher:Storey Publishing

ISBN:1612122159

Total Pages:384

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It’s a whole new world of houseplants, so make yourself at home in it! If you love the idea of keeping houseplants, but struggle to care for them, you’ll find solace and invaluable advice in this comprehensive guide from expert gardener Barbara Pleasant. Even experienced houseplant enthusiasts will benefit from Pleasant’s expansive knowledge of indoor gardening, which includes personality profiles, growing needs, and troubleshooting tips for 160 blooming and foliage varieties. Create a greener world, one houseplant at a time.

Houseplants for All

Author:Danae Horst

Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:0358379962

Total Pages:208

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Turn over a new leaf with Houseplants for All, and actually keep all your plant babies happy and healthy. Use the plant profile quiz to easily find your perfect match instead of picking up whatever catches your eye at the store and hoping that it'll survive your home and lifestyle. Whether you're always busy and can't remember to water, get unobstructed natural light all day, or live in the shadow of a skyscraper, a tropical oasis or arid winter-land, there is a plant that'll thrive with you. After finding the right plants for your home, this book will help you to master plant care, complete with projects and tips for which containers work best, the best plants for small places, how to live together with pets and plants, and solutions to problems like pests, root rot, and lack of nutrients. Whether you're an experienced plant parent or have never owned anything other than a fake ficus, this book is the perfect guide for happy plants in your home.

The New Plant Parent

Author:Darryl Cheng

Publisher:Abrams

ISBN:1683353242

Total Pages:208

Viewed:420

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For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant’s needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, water, and nutrients. After reading Cheng, the indoor gardener will be far less the passive follower of rules for the care of each species and much more the confident, active grower, relying on observation and insight. And in the process, the plant owner becomes a plant lover, bonded to these beautiful living things by a simple love and appreciation of nature. The New Plant Parent covers all of the basics of growing house plants, from finding the right light, to everyday care like watering and fertilizing, to containers, to recommended species. Cheng’s friendly tone, personal stories, and accessible photographs fill his book with the same generous spirit that has made @houseplantjournal, his Instagram account, a popular source of advice and inspiration for thousands of indoor gardeners.

The Complete Guide to Keeping Your Houseplants Alive and Thriving

Author:Sandy Baker

Publisher:Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN:1601383495

Total Pages:288

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Houseplants are one of the most enduring members of any household. They provide a much needed addition of color, fresh oxygen, and character to any room. They can add a boost to your mood, improve the quality of air in your home, and help relax you after a long day at wont. But every houseplant needs a different amount of care, including water, food, and sunlight, Some plants, if they get too much light or too little water, will simply die without warning. To combat 1 this, you need a complete guide to keeping your houseplants alive and happy. In this guide, you will learn all of the basics of houseplant care, starting with a thorough explanation and glossary of terms that are used to describe different plants and how they grow. You will learn what makes a houseplant different from other plants and how much water, sunlight, and food each plant needs to truly stay alive. You will read specific sections about many of the common houseplants, sections that contain detailed information about the needs of each specific plant. Top houseplant experts and gardeners have contributed their insight through various interviews to further the knowledge you can gain from this book and to help you overcome particularly finicky houseplants. You will learn to find the right plant location in your home, avoid meddlesome pests and pets, and make sure unknown contagions do not interfere with the growth of -your plants. This book, for anyone who has ever wanted to add a little green to their home, is the perfect path to understanding and keeping your favorite houseplants healthy and happy.

Grow in the Dark

Author:Lisa Eldred Steinkopf

Publisher:Cool Springs Press

ISBN:0760364524

Total Pages:160

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Grow in the Dark puts the spotlight on 50 of the best houseplants you can grow in your dim or dark apartment. Author Lisa Eldred-Steinkopf, known as the Houseplant Guru, shares the knowledge she’s gained tending to her own personal jungle of over 1,000 houseplants. Having a south-facing window doesn’t always guarantee you the best light to grow plants—especially if your window faces an alley or a tree-lined street. What’s the point of growing an urban jungle if tall buildings are blocking all your sunshine? This compact guide, designed to look as good on your shelf as it is useful, will help you learn how to make the most of your light so you can reap the physical and emotional benefits of living with plants. Detailed profiles include tips on watering your plants just right, properly potting them, and troubleshooting pests and diseases. You’ll also learn which plants are safe to keep around your pets. Whether you live in a shady top-floor apartment or a dungeon-y garden level, this book will help you grow your plant collection to its healthiest for its Instagram debut.

Wild at Home

Author:Hilton Carter

Publisher:Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN:1782497595

Total Pages:144

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"Hilton Carter's love for plants is infectious... His lush and exuberant displays are inspiring reminders that plants can be so much more than neat little containers on a window sill."Grace Bonney, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Design*Sponge Take a tour through Hilton’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle. As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s home – not just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: ‘having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout. It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and.... yes!’ You will be armed with the know-how you need to care for your plants, where to place them, how to propagate, how to find the right pot, and much more, and most importantly, how to arrange them so that they look their best. Combine sizes and leaf shapes to stunning effect, grow your own succulents from leaf cuttings, create your own air plant display, and more.

The Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery

Author:Emma Sibley

Publisher:Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:1787132838

Total Pages:144

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House plants are having a moment. Inexpensive to purchase, easy to care for and a statement in any space they inhabit, growing these plants is virtually foolproof. The Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery is a source of green inspiration for small-space gardening, featuring a directory of 60 of the most popular varieties of foliage to own. From dramatic palms and tropical leafy wonders to beautiful ferns and flowering potted plants – this book covers everything you need to know about nurturing and growing your own. Each of the 60 plants is accompanied by luscious photography and an easy-to-follow breakdown of all the essential requirements for that variety. This includes details on size, growth and flowering, along with any extra tips on caring for that specific plant.

Practical Houseplant Book

Author:Zia Allaway,Fran Bailey

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:146547787X

Total Pages:224

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Twelve inspiring projects, plus 200 in-depth plant profiles with detailed useful information and care instructions to help you cultivate and care for your houseplants. Learn how to choose which plants to use where, care for your houseplants to keep them healthy, and use plants to best effect in your home, with trusted advice, creative inspiration, strong visual aesthetic, and practical step-by-step detail. Two hundred plant profiles provide information and care instructions for a wide variety of plants, including ferns, orchids, and succulents, while a dozen step-by-step photographic projects offer exciting ideas for using plants to decorate your home or greenhouse-from eye-catching terrariums to a living succulent wall to a floating kokedama "string garden." With information on plant care, propagation, pests and diseases, pruning, and problem-solving, The Practical Houseplant Book is the essential guide for indoor gardeners.

The Inspired Houseplant

Author:Jen Stearns

Publisher:Sasquatch Books

ISBN:1632171783

Total Pages:208

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The ultimate indoor gardening book, this guide offers inspiration and instruction for creating vibrant in-home gardens and caring for your houseplants With plentiful images and a distinctly modern and sophisticated feel, this book imparts both easy-to-follow advice and creative garden-design inspiration. Whether you are looking to pick a statement plant for your living room, create a terrarium centerpiece, or arrange an artful display of air plants, this book will provide the tools you need. You'll be tempted to thumb through it again and again—for both resource and relaxation. The Inspired Houseplant includes: • Plant Basics: beginner-friendly plant care info • Plant Guide: profiles of popular indoor plants • Plant Projects: fun, easy projects with major wow factor (including trending designs like terrariums, air plants, marimo and other underwater gardens, kokedama, mounted staghorn ferns, and edible herbs) • Plant Style: ways to use plants in interior design for every style from Desert Boho to Midcentury Modern

Happy Cactus

Author:DK

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:1465477411

Total Pages:144

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In-depth profiles, care tips, and display inspiration for more than 50 popular cactus and succulent varieties. Your cactus might be surviving, but is it happy? There's so much more to these little green plants than just keeping them alive. Get right to the point with practical advice from potting to propagating. Unearth the secrets of different cacti and succulents, with profiles on more than 50 popular varieties--from the cute, flowering pincushion cactus to the wacky prickly pear, discover what makes your plant unique and how it might behave when treated with a little bit of love. Find out where to put it, when to water it, what to feed it, what to look out for, and how to encourage its distinctive traits, from flower stalks to fast growth. Find inspiration for creating a showstopping cactus display. Whether you're seeking a stylish houseplant for your apartment but struggling to keep more temperamental plants alive, or you're a green-fingered cactus enthusiast determined to get your precious plant to grow and flower this year, Happy Cactus is here to answer all your questions.

The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing House Plants

Author:Kay Maguire,Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Publisher:White Lion Publishing

ISBN:0711240388

Total Pages:144

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Which are delicate and which indestructible? – We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing House Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 75 life-changing plants and 12 home-transforming projects. Each project is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, we demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home. Includes cacti, succulents, bromeliads including air plants, foliage house plants, flowering house plants, and house plants for scent and air freshening.

Plant Parenting

Author:Leslie F. Halleck

Publisher:Timber Press

ISBN:160469923X

Total Pages:264

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“Everything a plant parent needs to take their plant collection—and plant knowledge—to the next level.” —Maria Failla, founder, Bloom & Grow Radio podcast Do you have a passion for houseplants? A desire to grow more tomatoes? Do you want a garden bursting with colorful flowers? No matter what kind of plant fan you are, it’s easy to make more of your favorite plants—and it can be done for free! Plant Parenting is a beginner-friendly introduction to plant propagation. Leslie F. Halleck details the basic tools necessary, demystifies seed starting and saving, and shares easy-to-follow instructions for the most practical techniques. She also provides additional information on controlling pests and diseases and transplanting seedlings and cuttings. Charming, richly illustrated, and accessible, Plant Parenting is for anyone looking to make more of their favorite plants.

Root, Nurture, Grow

Author:Caro Langton,Rose Ray,Ro Co

Publisher:Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:1787133052

Total Pages:208

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Life with a potted plant is undeniably better. And better yet is the ability to grow and replicate new, healthy houseplants without ever having to visit a garden centre again. Learn to share, swap and celebrate the miraculous methods of multiplying all of your favourites at almost no cost at all. And here’s the secret: it’s really, really easy. Plants are designed to multiply. They spread their roots, send off inquisitive shoots, and regenerate themselves in all sorts of exciting and unexpected ways without any help. Even for the beginner indoor gardener, a single leaf can hold enough life to be successfully grown into a brand new plant. With Root, Nurture, Grow, you’ll quickly discover how to propagate any houseplant, take cuttings, cultivate runners and offsets, divide plants at the roots and even grow brand new root systems in the air. You’ll learn pruning methods that produce no waste, organic rooting medium recipes, and eventually enjoy gifting and swapping newly grown greenery with friends, family and other houseplant hoarders you’ll meet along the way. As well as myriad propagation methods, the book includes practical DIY projects to better nurture and display your plant family, including a homemade propagation chamber and simple self-watering planters.

Living With Plants

Author:Sophie Lee

Publisher:Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:174358492X

Total Pages:160

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Houseplants offer the perfect solution to the urban dweller, lacking in space – indoor and outdoor – and in Living With Plants, botanical-stylist, Sophie Lee, shows you simple but innovative ways to make your home gorgeously green. Starting with the basics, learn how to pick the right plant for your home (and specifically what room), what levels of sunlight your plant needs and the best space for your plants to thrive. Packed with information on plant types and breeds, how to dress a windowsill on a budget and essential tools, you’ll also discover a comprehensive guide on plant care, teaching you how to nurture your plants correctly – from propagation and cuttings, to watering and potting, to recognising early signs of plant trouble and how to prevent them. With handy tips and tricks dotted throughout plus creative DIY plant projects like how to make your own terrariums to gorgeous kokedama and macramé plant hangers, Living With Plants is a beautiful manual of ideas for those who want to find inspiring ways to bring the beauty of nature into their home.

Doctor Houseplant

Author:William Davidson

Publisher:Cool Springs Press

ISBN:0760369879

Total Pages:176

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Doctor Houseplant provides all you need to know about the maintenance and care of your favorite houseplants. Introduce gorgeous greenery into your apartment or home with houseplants. As well as being affordable and easy to transport if you move, nothing helps more to instantly create a lively and inviting interior than houseplants. You can start small and build a plant collection as your confidence develops. To care for your collection, you’ll need to take into consideration every plant’s individual needs. While some plants are easy to care for—particularly cacti, succulents, and snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata)—some of the most spectacular may need a little extra love. This comprehensive guide to houseplants covers 42 of the most popular houseplants, with all the information you need to help them thrive, including ideal conditions and common concerns, as well as the plant’s common names and the varieties available. Nurture healthy, happy plants with techniques for: Choosing and buying Watering and feeding Light and position Compost and potting Dealing with pests and diseases Solutions tailored by symptoms Find complete growing guidance for: the urn plant, Chinese evergreen, anthurium, cast iron plant, azalea, begonia, bulbs and corms, cacti and succulents, peacock plant, spider plant, grape ivy, croton, cyclamen, umbrella plant, dumb cane, dracaena, poinsettia, ferns, ficus, mosaic plant, ivy, dwarf umbrella tree, herbs, wax plant, jasmine, swiss cheese plant, banana plant, orchid, palms, geranium, radiator plant, philodendron, Chinese money plant, snake plant, holiday cactus, devil’s ivy, African hemp, peace lily, Madagascar jasmine, arrowhead vine, inch plant, and yucca cane. With extensive care charts that serve as a vital reference tool, photographs of damaged leaves or flowers that help you identify specific problems, and photography showing the life and beauty that plants bring to a home, this guide is your key to thriving houseplants.

Houseplants (mini)

Author:Lisa Eldred Steinkopf

Publisher:Cool Springs Press

ISBN:0760365938

Total Pages:224

Viewed:655

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What's the best way to nurture your green thumb when you don't have a yard or space? Houseplants! This is the guide to raising the best, healthiest, and happiest potted plants nature has ever seen. When you want to raise plants but just don’t have the space, then it’s time to turn to houseplants! Offers complete information on the most popular varieties of houseplants along with details on maintenance, care and know-how so you can easily select the best plants for your lifestyle and space. Join the millions of house-plant-loving enthusiasts in this no-yard-required hobby without the questions of which potting mix to try, what the right level of light you’ll need, or how to shift your plants as seasons change. Houseplants profiles more than 150 different plants, and gives you the best techniques to raise them to be happy, green, and healthy. And as you watch them grow, you can stimulate your inner botanist with the included information on each plant’s Latin family, varieties, bloom period, mature height, all illustrated in beautiful color photos.

Houseplants 101

Author:Peter Shepperd

Publisher:Green Fingered Gardener

ISBN:1913871142

Total Pages:158

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Your guide to growing big, beautiful, thriving houseplants, whether you’re an expert gardener or self-described brown thumb. Houseplants bring life into the home, literally. They produce oxygen and refresh the air indoors, they liven up small spaces, and they make the perfect companions since they don’t demand much more than a sunny window and some water. Of course, for those who have never grown houseplants before, the mere idea of bringing one inside conjures up all sorts of questions and concerns. Don’t different plants need different amounts of light? How much water is too much? If I have kids or pets, which plants should I avoid? Relax! Growing plants is supposed to be a joy-filled activity, so before you let all your concerns come pouring out, consult Houseplants 101 Written with beginners and experienced gardeners alike in mind, this book covers everything, from picking the right plants for your space to making them fit right in with decorative pots and hanging baskets. Experience the emotional and psychological benefits of keeping houseplants, which have been shown to reduce feelings of depression and provide an outlet to those with anxiety. Your small corner of the world will grow a bit greener when you learn about the best indoor plants for all types of caretakers, why succulents are so popular, and how to make your plants not only happy and lush, but also stylish. In addition, you’ll discover: Which houseplants are the hardest to kill (perfect for those who do not consider themselves to have green fingers yet!) How to ensure your plants get adequate light Why repotting is an important step in the growth cycle of a plant High-maintenance plants for the more adventurous indoor gardeners The best plants for every type of home, from those that have an abundance of sunlight to the ones that are darker than a cave And much, much more! As a bonus, you’ll even find a growing guide for edible plants that you can keep inside all year round! Everyone can grow plants, and that’s what The Indoor Gardener will prove. If you’re ready to pick up a spade and get your hand dirty, click “add to cart” and discover the wonderful world of houseplants!

Your Houseplant's First Year

Author:Deborah L. Martin

Publisher:Castle Point Books

ISBN:1250273730

Total Pages:192

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Grow joy in your home with Deborah L. Martin's Your Houseplant’s First Year, featuring illustrations by artist Yu Kito Lee! Being a good plant parent doesn’t mean lavishing your plant with artisanal water, the shiniest pots, or the fanciest fertilizers. It’s about consistent, loving care. No matter whether you choose to bring home an easy-growing peace lily or a strong-willed fiddle-leaf fig, the friendly, expert advice packed inside these pages will help you give your plant everything it needs to thrive. -Discover the care that’s best for your own special sprout -Troubleshoot problems and help your plant achieve its full potential -Expand your plant family with simple propagation tips -Record special moments—from your plant’s arrival in your home to milestones in growth Get ready to enjoy a natural, healing bond; new confidence in your plant-parenting abilities; and pride in every achievement your sprout reaches. Your Houseplant’s First Year will be your trusted guide as you grow together!

Urban Botanics

Author:Emma Sibley

Publisher:Aurum

ISBN:1781317607

Total Pages:160

Viewed:1849

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Have trouble keeping house plants alive? Struggling to find your green fingers? Fear not! You can still have a beautiful plant-filled home with this stunning guide to indoor plants. Whether you are looking to cultivate an entire indoor garden, or simply wish to know more about your single cactus, you can be sure to find the right information for you amongst the seventy-five plants in this stylish guide. And the best bit? All the plants are easy to maintain so even the most timid of gardeners can enjoy turning their hand to this green-fingered pastime. Learn how to care for succulents, cacti, flowering and foliage plants even with a full-time job, with this unique gardening guide that is made to fit alongside our modern-day schedules. With endless inspiration to brighten up your home,desk or office, this beautiful book of plants from across the world is a must for lovers of art and design, as well as plants.

Green Thumb

Author:Craig Miller-Randle

Publisher:Plum

ISBN:1760989029

Total Pages:300

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No one is born with a green thumb ... but anyone can grow one! Renowned indoor 'plantspert' Craig Miller-Randle takes you through the basics of helping indoor plants to thrive. Green Thumb is filled with advice that Craig has distilled in his 40+ years of experience. Whether it's choosing the right pot, propagating, watering or getting rid of pests, Craig has all the info you'll need. There are also photographic step-by-step projects, an A-Z guide to the care of indoor plants and loads of styling inspiration. You may think you're a born plant killer, but with Craig's guidance and techniques, you can grow lush, healthy and envy-worthy specimens to fill your home. Maybe you're at the beginning of your love affair with plants, perhaps you're already a collector of rare species or have a home full of plant pets ... whatever stage you are at, Green Thumb will help you select, care for and propagate plants with ease to grow your own lush indoor jungle. Chapters include: · Why grow indoor plants? · Plant A-Z · Potting, soil and containers · Location and light · Water and fertiliser · Temperature and humidity · Pests, diseases and troubleshooting · Styling · Propagating, totems and training This is a specially formatted fixed-layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

How To Grow Fresh Air

Author:B.C. Wolverton

Publisher:Orion

ISBN:1398701173

Total Pages:176

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An illustrated guide to the houseplants you need for clean and fresh air when you're stuck at home How clean 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 this beautifully illustrated guide, noted scientist Dr Bill Wolverton shows you how to grow 50 plants that filter the most common pollutants, making it easy for you to purify the environments that impact you the most.

The Green Indoors

Author:Maddie Bailey,Alice Bailey

Publisher:Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:1784884189

Total Pages:176

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The Green Indoors is a useful guide on how to find perfect plant matches for your home environments with a sustainable and innovative approach. Focussing on working with the plants you already own, the book is divided in chapters detailing all the possible conditions: Extreme Sun/Heat, Dry Air/Central Heating, Deep Shade, High Humidity, Draughty, Cold. By matching awkward spaces in your home with environments in the natural world, this book shows you how to relocate plants to improve their growth and help them thrive. Features an extensive section with informative plant profiles that include their origin, easy-to-follow tips on feeding and watering, optimum conditions, prospective growth, and is concluded by a helpful troubleshooting chapter dealing with common problems, and what to try when all hope is lost.

50 Simple Indoor Miniature Gardens

Author:Catherine Delvaux

Publisher:Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN:1607657260

Total Pages:250

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The smallest window sill, the tiniest balcony, or a sliver of space on a bookcase can now be adorned by thriving greenery! This book is the inspiration you need to add decorative greenery to your small living space and contains 50 projects for creating and maintaining a wide variety of charming and low-maintenance mini indoor gardens. Whether you prefer succulents, cacti, greenery, flowering plants, vegetables, or orchids, the chosen plants within these pages are all easy to find at your local garden centers. Like a visual recipe book to modify and create your own mini garden, transform unique items into decorative plant containers, grow inspired with the beautiful photography and helpful tips, and awaken the creative gardener in you!

Field Guide to Urban Gardening

Author:Kevin Espiritu

Publisher:Cool Springs Press

ISBN:0760363978

Total Pages:224

Viewed:618

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In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you’ll encounter. If you think it’s impossible to grow your own food because you don’t have a large yard or you live in the city…think again. There is a plethora of urban gardening options to create beautiful, productive edible gardens no matter where you live. The key to succeeding as an urban gardener is to choose the method(s) that make sense for your unique living situation and then give your plants what they need to thrive. Kevin helps you do just that. But he doesn’t stop there. He also provides in-depth garden plans, from upcycled DIY projects and intensive hydroponic systems to beautiful and functional raised beds. Urban gardening is a real, growing, and important movement in today’s world. This fact-packed book is your roadmap to get growing today. Urban gardening techniques featured include: Container Gardening Raised Beds Indoor Edibles Balconies and Rooftops Hydroponics

The Hidden Histories of Houseplants

Author:Maddie Bailey,Alice Bailey

Publisher:Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:1784884170

Total Pages:160

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The Hidden Histories of Houseplants explores 20 of the world’s most common houseplants. This book isn’t just a dry exploration of historical cultivation; the narrative explores the plants’ places in social history, science and culture, showcasing the most fascinating elements of each plant’s story, be it the exploration as to why Monstera deliciosa have holes in their leaves, whether houseplants have the ability to count, or why Calathea leaves open during the day and close up at night. Accompanied by stunning illustrations, each text takes the reader on a journey through time, history and culture, told by the most universally binding objects in our homes from London to Beijing – houseplants.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant

Author:Veronica Peerless

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:146546980X

Total Pages:144

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You had one job: watering your new plant. But it's been a week and it's already dying. Fear not! This helpful guide is here to show you how to rescue your plants. Follow the survival tips outlined in this book and you'll be on your way to having your home brimming with green life. It's absolutely possible not to assassinate your houseplant - all you need is this book! From identifying exactly what's in the pot to helping it flourish and grow, this is your guide to creating an oasis of happy, flourishing houseplants. With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, this book summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don't) need. Find out which types of plants will thrive in your living space. You'll also discover how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents. Understand how much light, water, heat, and humidity your plant needs. Whatever your horticulture woes, this book will explain and fix it. Yellowed leaves, drooping leaves, and dried leaves - learn to spot the danger signs and how to take the proper action to rescue your sick plant. Packed with helpful tips, pictures, and information panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will equip you with the skills necessary to raise a healthy plant. Give Your Plants a Chance! If you're horticulturally challenged and can't keep a house plant alive to save your life, then this book is for you! This practical guide to raising indoor plants equips you with the know-how you need to care for your plants. Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book from, you'll discover: - Tips on watering and feeding plants. - Advice on how to choose the perfect house plants for your unique space and needs. - Helpful survival tips and simple ways not to kill your plants. - Everything you need to know about lighting for house plants, from natural to artificial lighting sources. - Learn to spot the danger signs in unhealthy indoor plants and the effective techniques on how to rescue them.