(and Make it Love You Back)
Author: Morgan Doane,Erin Harding
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
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.
Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply
Author: Sandy Baker
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
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.
The Complete Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Indoor Plants
Author: Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
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.
Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Choose, and Care for the 350 Most Popular Houseplants
Author: Peter McHoy
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers
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.
The Foolproof Guide to Lush, Healthy Plants
Author: Ann Pregosin
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!
220 Extraordinary Choices for Every Spot in Your Home
Author: Tovah Martin
Publisher: Timber Press
It's time for plant lovers to dust off their houseplants, update their image, and discover just how exciting, trendy, and crucial plants can be in the home. The Unexpected Houseplant, by renowned plant authority Tovah Martin, isn't your typical, old-fashioned, dowdy houseplant book. Martin's approach is revolutionary—picture brilliant spring bulbs by the bed, lush perennials brought in from the garden, quirky succulents in the kitchen, even flowering vines and small trees growing beside an easy chair. Martin brings an evangelist's zeal to the task of convincing homeowners that indoor plants aren't just a luxury—they're a necessity. In addition to design flair, houseplants clean indoor air, which can be up to ten times more polluted. Along with loads of visual inspiration, readers will learn how to make unusual selections, where to best position plants in the home, and valuable tips on watering, feeding, grooming, pruning, and troubleshooting, season by season.
The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Houseplants
Author: Graham Clarke
Publisher: Readers Digest
Offers suggestions on decorating with plants, describes the most popular house plant varieties, and gives advice on watering, feeding, and repotting
Author: Michelle Medlock Adams
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Puppies come in many sizes, from tiny teacup breeds to sprawling Saint Bernards, and their personalities can vary just as widely. Find out how to choose the best puppy for your family and how to take care of it once it arrives. Then arm yourself with the Top Ten Reasons I Need a Puppy, and see if you can convince your parents you’re up for the job of owning a canine.
Choose the Right Plant, Water Wisely, and Control Pests. A Storey BASICS® Title
Author: Ellen Zachos
Publisher: Storey Publishing
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.
Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit
Author: Cait Johnson
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
Identifies the four basic elements as humanity's first ways of knowing Spirit, reminds us of their value as keys to self-healing and re-connection, and offers a fascinating look at element-based symbols, traditions, and ceremonies.
Genial gesundes Essen für ein glückliches Leben
Author: Ella Mills (Woodward)
Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag
Ella Woodward sagt von sich, sie sei ein Zuckermonster gewesen, das nicht kochen konnte. Doch dann befiel sie die Nervenkrankheit POTS, und niemand konnte ihr helfen. Erst als sie ihre Ernährung umstellte, kam sie langsam wieder auf die Beine. Seither ernährt sie sich ausschließlich vegan und glutenfrei, aber das so köstlich und rundum wohltuend, dass ihr Millionen Menschen auf der ganzen Welt nacheifern. Denn ob sie mit einem Mango-Cashew-Smoothie Energie tankt, ob sie Paranuss-Pasta mit Rucola-Pesto kocht und zum Nachtisch Bananeneis serviert, nicht zu reden von ihren legendären Süßkartoffel-Brownies - stets laden ihre fantasievollen, einfachen Rezepte zum Nachmachen ein. »Bei Deliciously Ella geht es nicht darum, zu hungern oder sich zu kasteien. Es geht darum, den Körper mit vollwertigem Essen zu versorgen, damit man sich dauerhaft rundum lebendig fühlt und das Leben voll und ganz genießen kann. Denn kommt es nicht einzig und allein darauf an?«
Author: Joel Rapp
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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
A Spiritual Journey Through Gardening
Author: Judith Handelsman
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Presents a holistic approach to gardening and self-knowledge, emphasizing the gardener as nurturing figure rather than manipulator, and explores ancient and current teachings about the relationships between plants and people
Author: Lydia Sloan Cline
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Revised and updated, this is the essential guide for servicemembers' wives and families. Covers all aspects, from marriage and living on base to moving and deployments Includes sections on benefits, resources, and sound advice for a quality life in the service Tips on how to survive and prosper, including coping with periodic separations, managing a separate career, pursuing further education, handling finances, living overseas, raising a family, and enjoying the social aspects of military life
Author: Better Homes & Gardens
A handy guide to indoor gardening, from caring for houseplants to building greenhouses Millions of people love to garden, and more and more of them are finding creative and inspiring ways to bring those gardens indoors. This new book covers all the basics of indoor gardening, including choosing plants, caring for them, and designing the greenhouses, conservatories, and sunrooms they live in. Chapters include a primer on indoor gardening and detailed directions for a range of indoor projects, while a comprehensive glossary of plant types keeps you informed. Throughout, more than 500 gorgeous color photographs display step-by-step how-tos and beautiful finished projects. Includes diagrams and simple directions for indoor garden projects like basket gardens, bonsai, living walls, topiaries, and water gardens Features 500 color photographs that offer endless inspiration Tips from the Garden Doctor and Test Garden Tips appear throughout to help troubleshoot common problems If you want to bring your love of gardening from the back yard into the front room, Better Homes and Gardens Indoor Gardening is the guide for you.