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RHS Practical House Plant Book

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It's official: living with houseplants is good for your wellbeing! Turn your living space into an indoor oasis with our handy, easy to follow guide. Discover key indoor gardening design principles and learn how to care for your houseplants and keep them healthy. The RHS Practical Houseplant Book contains a dozen stunning step-by-step projects to help you assemble an eye-catching terrarium, create a floating kokedama 'string garden', or propagate succulents for your friends. Complete with 200 in-depth plant profiles, this is the essential practical guide for indoor gardeners.

The Complete Houseplant Book

Author : Peter McHoy
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Expert advice on choosing the best plant for the different rooms in your home, with a guide to 350 species, and practical care and maintenance.

The Practical Encyclopedia of Houseplants and Plant Care

Author : Peter McHoy
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There is an enormous variety of houseplants available today, but choosing the right ones and creating an environment in which they will thrive can be a daunting task.This essential guide offers expert advice, beginning with an introduction to the types of plant.There are also beautiful inspirational ideas for how to group plants together, create table-top displays, select plants for bathrooms, porches, halls and landings, living rooms, and more.The final section is a directory of houseplants, organized in alphabetical order by Latin name.This book brings essential information to your fingertips and is a must for anyone who loves indoor gardening.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplants

Author : Ann Pregosin
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This book boldly goes where no plant book has gone before: to the hard-hitting facts of what works and what doesn’t work—when it comes to growing lush, beautiful plants that bring joy and beauty into our lives. It does this by exploring the most common causes of plant death: Choosing the wrong plants in the first place Over-watering them The ills of bad soil The ill-conceived transplants The fertilizing issue The bugs issue The I-can’t-bear-to-prune-my-plants syndrome And more! In so doing, this book debunks myths left and right—like that disastrous water once a week thing. It throws out the silly plant hype—like that nonsense you find in any other plant book about how fussy African violets are. This down-to-earth guide is chock-full of vivid information, humorous examples and analogies. In short this foolproof guide is guaranteed to turn around the worst plant killer!

Houseplants

Author : Paul Williams
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With practical advice on keeping houseplants healthy and happy, this title is an A-Z companion featuring over 140 easy-to-grow houseplants to help bring the garden indoors.

House Plants

Author : Lizzie Page Hillhouse
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Illustrated Practical Guide to Successful Houseplants Window Boxes Hanging Baskets Pots and Containers

Author : Donaldson STEPHANIE
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This practical book shows how easy it is to cultivate beautiful containers and transform a small patio area, a window, or a corner of your home. The first part of the book is a guide to container gardening and the second part provides information on caring for over 80 varied houseplants. There are themed ideas for beautiful containers, including displays based on colour, scent or the seasons. There is useful guidance on how to choose plants that are in top condition and to keep them pest and disease-free. An A-Z of common plant names and a plant guide concludes the content. With over 2200 photographs and illustrations here is everything you need to garden in pots.

RHS Practical Cactus and Succulent Book

Author : Zia Allaway
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The Royal Horticultural Society's definitive guide to propagating, nurturing, and designing with more than 200 cacti and succulents. How can you encourage your bunny ear cactus to flower and flourish? What is the best method for propagating an echeveria or kalanchoe? What exactly are living stones, and where do they grow in the wild? RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is the ultimate reference ebook for cactus and succulent enthusiasts. An extensive illustrated plant directory profiles more than 200 succulent and cactus varieties, with instructions on how to grow each one. Show off your plants with inspirational display ideas and step-by-step projects. Follow simple propagation steps to increase your cacti and succulent collection for free. Keep your plants healthy with advice and tips for care and cultivation. Drawing on the unrivalled expertise of the Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is everything a cactus-lover needs.

Consumer Guide Rating Raising Indoor Plants

Author : Virginia Beatty
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The Houseplant Encyclopedia

Author : Ingrid Jantra
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In addition to providing alphabetical listings of some one thousand plants for every room in the home, arranged according to botanical name, this guide offers full-color photographs of each plant, detailed descriptions, cultivation and care instructions, glossary, source listings, and hundreds of practical horticultural tips. Reprint.

Jerry Baker s Happy Healthy House Plants

Author : Jerry Baker
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Expert advice, practical shortcuts, inspiration and time-tested tips for house plant lovers everywhere -- Even the recipe for Grandma Putts' Homemade Plant Food! Jerry Baker has included everything the house planter needs to know including fool-proof tips on growing seeds and young plantings, 14 drinks plants prefer to tap water, the perfect light to grow by, savvy advice on container, herb, and organic gardening, and sure-fire cures for bugs and blotches.

Practical Cactus and Succulent Book

Author : Fran Bailey
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Choose the right plant from 200 varieties of cacti and succulents, and learn how to grow and show them off with help from this comprehensive guide. How can you encourage your bunny ear cactus to flower and flourish? What is the best method for propagating an Echeveria or Kalanchoe? What exactly are living stones, and where do they grow in the wild? Practical Cactus and Succulent Book is the ultimate reference book for cactus and succulent enthusiasts. An extensive illustrated plant directory profiles more than 200 succulent and cactus varieties, with instructions on how to grow each one, while information dashboards offer fascinating facts and quirky stats about different plant families, such as Euphorbia and Echinopsis. Show off your plants with inspirational display ideas and step-by-step projects. Follow the simple propagation instructions to increase your cacti and succulent collection without spending money. Keep your plants healthy with advice and tips for care and cultivation. Practical Cactus and Succulent Book is everything a cactus lover needs.

Houseplants

Author : Clare Matthews
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This inspirational and practical book demonstrates how well-chosen houseplants breathe life into an interior, lifting the spirits, providing a burst of colour and texture and fill a room with scent and character. Informed and imaginative text by Clare Matthews and stunning photography by Clive Nichols demonstrate how tired or unwelcoming rooms can be instantly transformed with a few well-chosen houseplants. Choosing the right plant for difficult locations, using colour creatively and the importance of texture, shape and scale are all explained. The book reveals how to use budget plants and containers to great effect as well as how to get the best from investment plants. There are separate chapters on flowering and foliage plants, on containers and plant choices for difficult positions, as well as advice on feeding, watering and dealing with problems. It concludes with a plant profile directory that gives good, solid information on the care of the most commonly grown houseplants.

Garden Houseplants

Author : David Squire
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A highly practical & inspirational guide to using plants and flowers to enhance and transform the home.

The Modern Kitchen Garden

Author : Janelle McCulloch
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A range of kitchen designs, from classical to modern, with lists of suitable plants for kitchen gardens.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant

Author : Veronica Peerless
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Can't keep a houseplant alive, no matter how hard you try and how good your intentions are? This is the book for you. You need this book. Give plants a chance. Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your plants.With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don't) need. Be on the lookout for warning signs of a sick plant, from brown spots to crispy leaves, and make sure you take the proper action to rescue your plant. Learn the basics of horticulture, from watering your plant to what kind of soil it should be placed in to how much light it needs every day to if a certain type of plant will thrive in your living space. Find out how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents. Full of helpful tips, pictures, and informational panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will turn your home into a beautiful greenhouse of healthy, happy plants.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing House Plants

Author : KAY MAGUIRE
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Which are delicate and which indestructable? - We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. KEW GROWING HOUSE PLANTS is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 70 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, house plants for scent and air freshening.

Grow Eco gardening

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Garden in a more sustainable wildlife-friendly way. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Eco-gardening contains everything you need to know to care for the planet while you care for your garden. Discover how to minimise garden waste, mitigate the impact of changing weather patterns, and do your bit to reduce your carbon footprint and turn your outdoor space into a refuge for local wildlife with a wide selection of recommended plants including trees, climbers, and wildflowers. Packed with practical, jargon-free know-how, this easy-to-use guide has everything you need to know to help your garden Grow.

Root Nurture Grow

Author : Caro Langton
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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.

Plant Love

Author : Alys Fowler
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Houseplants are more than just decorations. They turn a room into a living space and breathe life into our interiors. Not all of us can have a garden or even a window box, but everyone can own a houseplant - and everyone should. Not only are they an affordable and attractive way to add a decorative and personal touch to a space, indoor plants also have unique air purifying properties and their presence is good for our health and wellbeing. In this practical yet inspiring guide, gardening expert Alys Fowler explores all the possible indoor plant options available, helping you to find the perfect plant for any location, from cool, shady bedrooms to warm, sunny kitchen windowsills. As well as more traditional indoor plants, Alys looks at specialist plant groups such as indoor tropical edibles, orchids, cacti, succulents and climbers. With her encyclopedic knowledge and trademark inspirational style, this definitive guide will give you all the knowledge you need to care for your plants.