Happy Houseplants

Author: Angela Staehling
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452163073
Size: 15,59 MB
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For anyone who has longed for a garden of their own—whether a city dweller or one with less-than-green thumbs—this is a handy little guide to growing and maintaining houseplants. Cheerful and informative, Happy Houseplants will guide any budding indoor botanist through a bevy of topics, from soil and water to light and fertilizer. With beautiful illustrations accompanying 30 different profiles of plants, from the easygoing Air Plant to the striking Zebra Cactus, this nifty book is the perfect gift for anyone looking to bring a piece of the outdoors inside.

Rhs Little Book Of Happy Houseplants

Author: Holly Farrell
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784724912
Size: 17,65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Growing indoors has never been easier or more fun. Become a star gardener without leaving your home with this beginner's guide to houseplants for the whole family. Whatever the size of your home, and even if you don't have much spare time on your hands, house plants are an exciting way to bring some low-maintenance greenery into your life. As well as looking luscious, house plants improve air quality and our sense of well-being - and caring for them is an endlessly enchanting hobby for both adults and children. See how a knobbly ginger root sprouts huge exotic leaves, or how plants can grow without any soil at all. Children can get up close and personal with the natural world and try their hand at growing with ease. Best of all, the plants provide year-round interest and there's never any need to go out into the rain. In RHS Little Book of Happy House Plants, every technique and project is explained and illustrated in clear, down-to-earth steps. Even beginners will want to have a go!

Happy Houseplants How To Grow And Maintain Your Indoor Plants

Author: VIOLET RUTHERFORD
Editor:
ISBN:
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Happy Houseplants How To Grow And Maintain Your Indoor Plants

Author: VIOLET RUTHERFORD
Editor:
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Size: 17,72 MB
Format: PDF
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The Complete Guide To Houseplants

Author: Valerie Bradley
Editor: Readers Digest
ISBN:
Size: 18,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information for selecting and cultivating more than 250 different species of indoor plants, discussing such subjects as light and soil requirements, temperature, moisture, pest control, and propagation.

The Happy Healthy Home

Author: Filter Buy
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365396118
Size: 13,94 MB
Format: PDF
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Houseplants Are Houseguests Tips For Indoor Garden Success By Anne Moore

Author: Anne Moore
Editor: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1604944641
Size: 16,82 MB
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Written in response to readers' requests, "Houseplants Are Houseguests" is a collection of the best of In the Pot, Anne Moore's column which has run for over ten years in the newspapers of the Seacoast Media Group. In addition to her tips for success at gardening indoors, the column reflects her own personal approach to plant care, one of a close and caring relationship -- that gets results. The advice she offers is based on her own experience with all of the plants she writes about, in some cases beginning badly but ending well. Her tips on how to sow seed, take cuttings, prune and divide, set bulbs, and prevent diseases come directly from her own research and experimentation. She frankly shares what works and what doesn't for her. The plants described in this book include popular and well-known houseplants, several associated with major holidays, and a few that are less well known. Moore writes with reverence for these individual personalities, with admiration of their beauty and endurance, and with humor at what is sometimes weird and wild behavior. Her advice to her readers is simple: "If I can do it, so can you!" About the Author Anne Moore is a freelance writer and amateur horticulturist. Her interest in houseplants and container gardening has provided subjects for her column, In the Pot, appearing in newspapers and online, and for numerous magazine articles. Moore is a graduate of Wellesley College where she did not major in botany, but she has educated herself about plants through courses offered by the many horticultural organizations in New England, and by trial and error in her own indoor and outdoor gardens. She is a member of the Garden Club of Brookline, a former trustee of the New England Wild Flower Society, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Wellesley College Friends of Horticulture. She has been an annual exhibitor and award winner in the New England Spring Flower Show sponsored by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. She has homes in both New Hampshire and Arizona, where she lives with her husband and plants.Website: www.annemooreplants.com About the Artist Rebecca Saunders is an artist and photographer who captures the colors and textures of the natural world, whether in a greenhouse or garden, at home or traveling. She has done the line drawings for this book directly from plants in her own collection and from photographs she has taken. "Anne Moore's charming book "Houseplants Are Houseguests" is not only a plant guide full of useful tips, but also sweetly philosophical.A Her eleventh commandment, a think of your plants as people, ' should stand as the guiding principleA for every aspiring green thumb."-- Julie Moir Messervy, author of "Home Outside: A Creating the Landscape You Love" "For more than ten years, readers of Seacoast Media Group newspapers turned to Anne Moore and her In the Pot column for the wisdom of one of the region's greenest thumbs. Know what lithops are? You will if you read Moore's a Stones Get a Life.' In "Houseplants Are Houseguests," Moore once more challenges the expert and encourages the novice to grow their garden imaginations."-- Richard Fabrizio, Managing Editor, Seacoast Media Group "Anne Moore's advice sounds simple: bring out the best in your plants by getting to know them as individuals.A What she's really tempting and guiding us to do in this wonderful book is to become more observant, and to engage with these fascinating organisms we've taken under our care. "Houseplants Are Houseguests" becomes a gateway to the world of plants."-- Kristina N. Jones, Director, Wellesley College Botanic Gardens

How Not To Kill Your Plants

Author: Nik Southern
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147365114X
Size: 13,42 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hands up if you've killed a plant? Yep, me too. It's no secret that we've all become plant obsessed, but do we really understand how to look after them? I am not a Professor of Botany, but having run my florist and plant shop, Grace & Thorn, since 2011 I've learnt a few things along the way. HOW NOT TO KILL YOUR PLANTS is about taking the hocus-pocus out of plants and flowers and enabling you to understand a plant's needs in order to know where to place and how to style them, but most importantly how to keep them alive. I get asked every type of question you can imagine and I have written this book to answer them. Watering can down, it's time to go back to the roots. Keep it green. Nik x (AKA The Agony Plant)

Growing Healthy Houseplants

Author: Ellen Zachos
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612124410
Size: 13,87 MB
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This concise Storey BASICS® guide teaches novice gardeners how to successfully keep indoor plants beautiful and healthy. Learn how to choose the best plants for your home and what each species needs in terms of location, water, sunlight, and fertilizer. Covering the basics of repotting, pruning, and dealing with pests, Ellen Zachos shows you how to keep your houseplants looking vibrant for years to come. Soon, you’ll be watching over a collection of thriving plants that add a lively dose of color to your home.