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Houseplant Handbook

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Grow a garden inside! Houseplants bring life and color to any room, and with the right care you can successfully cultivate everything from succulents and bonsai to foliage, flowers, and fruit. Here is everything you always wanted to know about houseplants packed into one easy-to-use volume. Horticulturist David Squire provides simple, step-by-step instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, with tips on propagation, repotting, grooming, and pest control. The heart of the book is a well-illustrated plant directory that offers a fresh perspective on more than 300 popular varieties, arranged by houseplant families. Each entry features a color photograph for identification; the plant's botanical and common names; its height, spread, optimum climate and light; and propagation tips. Other essential information on feeding, watering, and grooming is covered in a handy quick reference icon panel. Inside The Houseplant Handbook: Complete guide to caring for houseplants, written by an expert horticulturist. User-friendly reference, rich in practical advice on every stage of indoor gardening. Explains how to achieve lasting success with flowering and fruiting plants, cacti, succulents, palms, cycads, bulbs, bromeliads, and ferns. Step-by-step instructions on selection, watering, feeding, presentation, repotting, grooming, propagation, and pest control. Comprehensive Plant Directory covers


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Pages 224
Publish Date 2017-10-24
Size 7.0" x 9.0" x 0.51"
Author David Squire


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Texas Gardener Magazine
Plenty of key practical advice informs David Squire's Houseplant Handbook. --Texas Gardener Magazine
The Houseplant Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of 300 Everyday Houseplants is everything that its name suggests. Chock full of basic and more advanced indoor gardening techniques; The Houseplant Handbook gives you everything you need to grow a healthy, prolific, eye-catching indoor garden. --Parade
Permaculture en climate froid
This book is a gem! It is beautiful, filled with quality pictures and tricks to have a green oasis in your home.

About the Author

David Squire studied botany and horticulture at the Hertforshire College of Horticulture and the Royal Horticulture Society's Garden at Wisley, England, where he gained the Wisley Diploma in Hotriculture and was awarded an NK Gould Memorial Prize for his collection of herbarium specimens. He has written more than 70 gardening books, which have been sold throughout the world and translated into several languages.

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