An Illustrated A-Z Guide to Houseplants: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Choose and Care for 350 of the Most Popular Houseplants

An Illustrated A-Z Guide to Houseplants: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Choose and Care for 350 of the Most Popular Houseplants

By: Peter McHoy (author)Hardback

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This is a fully illustrated A-Z encyclopedia of indoor plants, including evergreens, ferns, palms, cacti, succulents, flowering plants, and those with variegated foliage. It features all the most popular varieties, such as aspidistras, begonias, bromeliads, euphorbias, fuchsias, impatiens, philodendrons, primulas and sedums. It explains which plants are suitable for the conditions in your home, with helpful hints on temperature, humidity, position, watering, feeding, care and propagation. It includes professional advice on plant care and maintenance, ensuring years of enjoyment from your houseplants. It includes over 350 beautiful photographs of every plant - perfect for identification, recognition and choosing the plants you will want to own. Houseplants are available in all kinds of beautiful forms: glossy evergreens, feathery ferns, elegant palms, fascinating cacti, eye-catching flowers, and those with pretty foliage. Just like garden plants, some like sun, some like shade, some like humidity, and some prefer a cool atmosphere. This book is a comprehensive visual guide to 350 of the most popular varieties, enabling you to identify and grow them with confidence. It offers advice on positioning, feeding, watering and propagation, ensuring that you get problem-free growth and the greatest possible pleasure from each specimen. This handsome book is a must for everyone who loves indoor gardening.

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About Author

Peter McHoy is a well-known and highly respected author and journalist. He has written books on many gardening and houseplant topics, and has compiled and edited important gardening works such as The Gardening Encyclopedia and The Gardener's Diary. He started his career as a seed analyst, but soon moved into magazine journalism so that he could share his enthusiasm for plants and gardens. He has written more than 60 books, and also runs a horticultural photographic library.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780754817055
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780754817055
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0754817059

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