How to Have Happy, Healthy Houseplants: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Fabulous Plants Throughout Your Home by Peter McHoy
There is an enormous variety of houseplants available today, but choosing the right plants and creating an environment in which they will thrive can be a daunting task. This guide offers expert advice on successful indoor gardening. The first section introduces the general types from which to choose: glossy evergreens, feathery ferns, even elegant palms. Clear instructions, professional tips and step-by-step photography provide all the practical know-how for the basics of houseplant care. The "Creative Displays" chapter offers beautiful and inspirational ideas for how to group plants together and pick suitable plants for each room in the house - as well as ones that will suit your d cor! The final section is an A-Z directory featuring over 350 species. Organised in alphabetical order by Latin name, this catalogue gives general information on each genus - identification of the individual species, tips on routine care and maintenance, and propagation.