The Complete Guide to Keeping Your Houseplants Alive and Thriving

Author: Sandy Baker
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781601383495
Release Date: 2011-09-30
Genre: Gardening

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.


Author: Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
ISBN: 9781591866909
Release Date: 2017-10-23
Genre: Gardening

What's the best way to nurture your green thumb when you don't have a yard or space? Houseplants! When you want to raise plants but just don’t have the space, then it’s time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants is the definitive guide to the millions of varieties that houseplants come in, and the different levels of maintenance, care and know-how they all require. Now is your chance to dive into this pleasant, 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, and other scientific specs.

Herb Gardening How to Prepare the Soil Choose Your Plants and Care For Harvest and Use Your Herbs Countryman Know How

Author: Melissa Melton Snyder
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581575866
Release Date: 2016-04-04
Genre: Gardening

A comprehensive guide to starting an herb garden, written for beginners The consummate beginners guide for anyone interested in starting an herb garden. It will explain, in simple terms, everything you need to know about choosing the site, preparing the soil, choosing the plants, caring for them, dealing with pests and diseases, and what to do with the harvest at the end of the summer. Included will be actual easy-to-follow garden plans, lots of helpful tips, expert advice, and useful figures.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplants

Author: Ann Pregosin
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595192762
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Gardening

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!

Indoor Plants

Author: Graham Clarke
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: UOM:39015062577708
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Gardening

Offers suggestions on decorating with plants, describes the most popular house plant varieties, and gives advice on watering, feeding, and repotting

Indianapolis Monthly

Release Date: 2008-04

Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.

The New Houseplant A Z

Author: Peter McHoy
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers
ISBN: 0831756578
Release Date: 1996-03-01
Genre: Gardening

A comprehensive visual guide to more than 250 popular houseplants is designed to help readers choose the plants that can be most successfully kept and outline a maintenance plan for years of leafy enjoyment.


Author: Gill Chilton
ISBN: 0760727198
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Architecture

How to Raise a Plant

Author: Morgan Doane
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 1786273020
Release Date: 2018-10-23
Genre: Gardening

Aimed at a new generation of indoor gardening enthusiasts, this book is a perfect guide for anyone keen to see their plant offspring thrive. Gaining ground on food and pet photos on social media, plants have found popularity in the small home, and are being proclaimed the new stars of Instagram. This beautiful little book is ideal for the novice 'plant parent', providing tips on how to choose plants, where to place them, and above all how to care for them and keep them thriving. Indoor-plant experts and Instagrammers Erin Harding and Morgan Doane bring the subject to life alongside their beautiful photographs of happy plants in the home.

Mr Mother Earth s Most Rewarding Houseplants

Author: Joel Rapp
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: PSU:000015290120
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Gardening

Shows how elegant, lush, tropical foliage can be grown indoors regardless of climate or geographical location and details plant needs including water, soil, light, humidity, and food

Houseplants and Indoor Gardening

Author: Julie Bawden-Davis
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 1589230035
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Gardening

-- Includes building projects, such as constructing a three-tier plant stand. -- Encyclopedia covers 90 of the most popular houseplants.