RHS Practical House Plant Book
Published by DK
By Zia Allaway, Fran Bailey
Consultant editor Christopher Young
About RHS Practical House Plant Book
Turn your indoors into a green oasis! Learn about 175 house plants and follow step-by-step projects to create an indoor garden.
A plant book perfect for people who live in apartments and enthusiastic gardeners who want to move their gardening expertise inside! Learn how to create an indoor garden that will improve your wellbeing, is good for the environment, and will bring tranquillity to your home.
The RHS Practical House Plant Book shows you how to create a green home - literally. Inside this plant guide you'll find:
- A "Designing with Houseplants" section that reveals key principles for choosing, arranging, and curating your houseplant collection
- More than 175 plant profiles that provide detailed information and care instructions on a wide variety of plants, including ferns, orchids, and succulents
- Unrivalled practical, illustrated information on plant care, propagation, pests and diseases, pruning, and problem-solving
- 12 photographic step-by-step projects offer exciting ideas for using plants to stunning effect in your home and conservatory
Now you can display, nurture, and care for plants even if you do not have garden space! This RHS plant guide profiles the best indoor plants like ferns, bamboo, orchards, cacti, and succulents. It includes information on air-purifying plants to ensure easy breathing in your home. Author and horticulturist Zia Allaway has combined her practical know-how with Fran Brailey - London houseplant shop owner's - design inspiration so that your indoor garden will enhance your home's aesthetic.
You will learn how to care for plants and cultivate various species. Understand repotting, water, compost, draining, pests, diseases, diagnosing sickly plants, and how to create good light and temperature conditions. With over a dozen step-by-step guides and profiles on 175 plants, you will assemble an eye-catching bottle terrarium, craft your macramé hanging planter, or propagate succulents for your friends in no time.