The book covers the basics of
choosing the right plants for the home, selecting containers, and plant arranging.
Sections on proper care and lighting will help homeowners enjoy heathy, beautiful
houseplants for years. The heart of the book are the 250 plant profiles, with 50 of those
profiles new to this edition. Each profile gives tips for successful care, including
light, watering, and fertilizing requirements.
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 TLCwhich is absolutely
perfect for anyone who wants lush greenery but hasnt the time to spare. In addition
to an easy-to-follow basics section, the entries include photos, information on caring for
each plant, and tips for growing them like a pro.
Hardcover: 176 pages ISBN: 081095544X
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (July 1, 2006)
Houseplants A to Z provides sound,
practical advice for purchasing, caring for, and decorating with 36 types of houseplants
(and many more species), from African violets to zebra plants. Lavishly illustrated, this
new book offers detailed information on purchasing, feeding, and propagating, as well as
interesting houseplant lore. What really distinguishes this book, however, is the focus on
decorating. Photographs illustrate ideas for arrangements, while artistically inclined
readers will take inspiration from the author's suggestions for plants that combine well
to create spectacular interior displays.
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 Complete Houseplant Survival
Manual provides practical, hands-on advice for how to care for 160 beautiful houseplants,
including many new selections that have entered the retail market in the last ten years.
Offers basic information on how to identify plants, where to place them, and how to keep
them healthy. Also includes troubleshooting guidelines to quickly identify symptoms,
causes, and remedies to common problems for each species. Information about how to repot,
propagate, and display each plant, plus advice on the very best varieties. The general
"Guide to Houseplant Care" section addresses every aspect of plant care in an