Best House Plant Gardening Books
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1. How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged
Author: by Veronica Peerless
You had one job: watering your new plant. But it’s been a week and it’s already dying.Fear not! This helpful guide is here to show you how to rescue your plants. Follow the survival tips outlined in this book and you’ll be on your way to having your home brimming with green life.
It’s absolutely possible not to assassinate your houseplant all you need is this book! From identifying exactly what’s in the pot to helping it flourish and grow, this is your guide to creating an oasis of happy, flourishing houseplants. With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, this book summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don’t) need.
Find out which types of plants will thrive in your living space. You’ll also discover how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents. Understand how much light, water, heat, and humidity your plant needs.
Whatever your horticulture woes, this book will explain and fix it. Yellowed leaves, drooping leaves, and dried leaves learn to spot the danger signs and how to take the proper action to rescue your sick plant. Packed with helpful tips, pictures, and information panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will equip you with the skills necessary to raise a healthy plant.
2. Botanical Curses and Poisons: The Shadow-Lives of Plants
Author: by Fez Inkwright
Discover the folklore and history of our most toxic plants through this beautifully produced, gorgeously illustrated compendium. If you drink much from a bottle marked poison,’ it is almost certain to disagree with you, sooner or later. Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland In both history and fiction, some of the most dramatic, notorious deaths have been through poisonings.
Concealed and deliberate, it’s a crime that requires advance planning and that for many centuries could go virtually undetected. And yet there is a fine line between healing and killing: the difference lies only in the dosage! In Botanical Curses and Poisons, Fez Inkwright returns to folkloric and historical archives to reveal the fascinating, untold stories behind a variety of lethal plants, witching herbs, and funghi.
Going from A to Z, she covers everything from apple (think of the poisoned fruit in Snow White) and the hallucinogenic angel’s trumpet to laurel, which emits toxic fumes, to oleander (a deadly ornamental shrub), with each plant beautifully illustrated by the author herself.
3. Wild at Home: How to style and care for beautiful plants
Author: by Hilton Carter
Make your home a healthier and more beautiful place to be with Hilton Carter’s inspirational ideas.”Hilton Carter’s love for plants is infectious… His lush and exuberant displays are inspiring reminders that plants can be so much more than neat little containers on a window sill.” Grace Bonney, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Design*Sponge Take a tour through Hilton’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle.
As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s homenot just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout.
It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and.
4. New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family
Author: by Darryl Cheng
Harry N. Abrams
For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant’s needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, water, and nutrients. After reading Cheng, the indoor gardener will be far less the passive follower of rules for the care of each species and much more the confident, active grower, relying on observation and insight.
And in the process, the plant owner becomes a plant lover, bonded to these beautiful living things by a simple love and appreciation of nature. The New Plant Parent covers all of the basics of growing house plants, from finding the right light, to everyday care like watering and fertilizing, to containers, to recommended species.
Cheng’s friendly tone, personal stories, and accessible photographs fill his book with the same generous spirit that has made @houseplantjournal, his Instagram account, a popular source of advice and inspiration for thousands of indoor gardeners. Trim Size: 7 x 9 inches
5. Plantopedia: The Definitive Guide to Houseplants
Author: by Lauren Camilleri
This is the definitive text for potting, maintaining, and loving your houseplants. Houseplants have the power to transform any room. With their lush foliage and structural beauty, they help create indoor oases that bring a sense of tranquility to our busy lives.
Fostering a connection to plants has many positive implications for us and our environment by strengthening our relationship with the natural world. In Plantopedia, Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan from Leaf Supply present the definitive guide to keeping happy, healthy houseplants in any space.
Featuring: More than 130 plant profiles including foliage plants, succulents and cacti, as well as rarer gems of the plant world. Detailed care information including troubleshooting tips and tricks to ensure that your houseplants thrive. Plants for all levels of indoor gardeners, from budding novices to green thumbs and beyond.
6. 7 Steps To Grow Cannabis: A Complete Beginner's Guide To Growing Cannabis Indoors
Author: by Mr. Grow It
Easy step-by-step instructions and examples for growing cannabis indoors! From equipment to types of seeds to harvesting times and common problems, the process of growing cannabis can seem overwhelming for a beginner. Now you can save time and improve your cannabis growing knowledge in 7 easy to follow steps.
7 Steps to Grow Cannabis skips the history and science behind cannabis and focuses on simplifying the indoor growing process so that you can start growing fast and with confidence. This book covers important topics like:Required equipment and how to set it upWalk-throughs for each growing stage of the plant’s lifefrom seedling to harvestPlant training techniques to help you get a higher yieldIn-depth descriptions and solutions to the Top 12 Plant ProblemsAlso included are important tips, tricks, and techniques to help you expand your knowledge and improve your cannabis plants season after season.
With information on the optimal lighting, temperatures, and humidity levels for each growing stage, low-stress training, and more, this book will show you how to improve your yields and taste so that you can go from seed to smoke with ease.
7. Houseplants for Beginners: A Practical Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Helping Your Plants Thrive
Author: by Rebecca De La Paz
Become the best houseplant parent you can be with beginner-friendly tips and tools Houseplants are a great way to decorate, ease stress, and stay connected with nature when you’re indoors. If you’re looking to grow your collection and need some advice, Houseplants for Beginners has all the information you’ll need to successfully care for your plants and help them thrive.
Learn how to shop for and repot houseplants, choose the best place in your home for them, and address a variety of challenges like pests and diseases. With 120 common houseplant profiles grouped from low maintenance to high maintenance, you can familiarize yourself with individual plant needs and choose the best ones for your lifestyle.
The perks of houseplantsExplore a brief history of houseplants and the benefits of bringing nature inside, including relieving stress and inviting more creativity and happiness into your life. Plant wisdomFind key insights to set you up for success as you begin your houseplant adventure, from propagation techniques to safety suggestions.
8. Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery
Author: by Emma Sibley
House plants are having a moment. Inexpensive to purchase, easy to care for and a statement in any space they inhabit, growing these plants is virtually foolproof. The Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery is a source of green inspiration for small-space gardening, featuring a directory of 60 of the most popular varieties of foliage to own.
From dramatic palms and tropical leafy wonders to beautiful ferns and flowering potted plants this book covers everything you need to know about nurturing and growing your own. Each of the 60 plants is accompanied by luscious photography and an easy-to-follow breakdown of all the essential requirements for that variety.
This includes details on size, growth, and flowering, along with any extra tips on caring for that specific plant.
9. How to Houseplant: A Beginner’s Guide to Making and Keeping Plant Friends
Author: by Heather Rodino
A fun, gifty guide to growing and caring for the top 50 houseplants! Houseplants are more popular than ever: as expert writer and gardening enthusiast Heather Rodino notes, plants have demonstrated therapeutic value, clean the air, and are an affordable way of decorating, adding beauty to your home, and making even the smallest rented space feel like your own.
She offers a lighthearted, colorfully illustrated overview of caring for your indoor garden, profiling 50 of the most popular houseplants, from the Boston fern and the fiddle-leaf fig to the moth orchid. Her accessible advice on handling pests and diseases, troubleshooting problems, and assessing your growing conditions, will give novices the confidence they need to begin nurturing their own collection.
Tips and list detail everything from which plants are pet-friendly to the top five plants for frequent travelers.
10. Wild Interiors: Beautiful plants in beautiful spaces
Author: by Hilton Carter
We work with Hilton because he’s both a plant stylist and an incredible plant-care wizard. Hilton doesn’t just teach you how to get your plants to thrivehe teaches you how to bond with them. Apartment TherapyBestselling author Hilton Carter brings his unique eye and love of plants to show you how to create luscious interiors that not only look amazing but are good for your well-being, too.
Hilton first guides you through his own plant journey, his inspirations, and his top ten favorite house plants. He then takes you on a Journey in Greenery where he showcases the homes of 12 inspiring plant parents that demonstrate the versatility of decorating with plants.
From a tiny house in Venice, California and a light-filled loft in New York City, to a Berlin apartment decorated with vintage finds, and the Barcelona home of a ceramic artist, there are ideas for all types of spaces and budgets.
Hilton then sets you off on your very own plant journey, taking you room by room, profiling the plants that are most suited to each: those that thrive in the tropical humidity of bathrooms, the erratic heat changes of kitchens, and plants that can live happily in the indirect light of an entryway or bedroom.
11. Wild Creations: Inspiring Projects to Create plus Plant Care Tips & Styling Ideas for Your Own Wild Interior
Author: by Hilton Carter
CICO Books (April 6, 2021)
Dubbed the “LeBron James of plant styling…” by “Good Morning America,” Hilton Carter now shows how you can make, style, decorate, and care for your own stunning plant-inspired interior with his 25 step-by-step DIY projects and plant hacks. In plant and interior stylist Hilton Carter’s previous books he has given us glimpses into stunning plant-filled homes where ivy and creeping figs hang miraculously from ceilings, mosses grow effortlessly to create living walls, and succulents flourish planted in terrariums.
Now in Wild Creations, Hilton will show you how you can actually create these amazing fixtures for your own home. There are step-by-step instructions for Wild Ideasmaking projects such as a wall mounted plant and a leather hanging plant stand, genius Wild Hacks for all of your plant worries from how to water your plants while you are away to repelling bugs, thought-provoking Wild Rants looking at the transformative power of plants, and finally a detailed look at ten key Wild Plants and how to care for them.
12. The Gardener's Guide to Succulents: A Handbook of Over 125 Exquisite Varieties of Succulents and Cacti
Author: by Misa Matsuyama
The Gardener’s Guide to Succulents is a stunning visual reference identifying over 125 plants from 40 different genera of succulents and cacti. Fleshy, spiny, hairy, floweringand coming in every imaginable shape, color and sizethis plant family has captured the affection of plant enthusiasts all over the world.
This book provides a beautiful overview of the diversity that succulents have to offer, presenting a wide variety of popular plants to help you create striking, aesthetically pleasing compositions. This succulent guide includes information about:What each variety needs and where it thrivesPlant characteristics, with ratings on ease of growth and maintenance requirementsIdeas for group plantings and illustrated tips on indoor plantingStriking identification photos, rich in color and contrastThis succulent encyclopedia is a useful resource for everyonefrom cacti beginners looking to decorate their living space to serious gardeners hoping to expand their succulent plantings.
13. Houseplants: The Complete Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Indoor Plants
Author: by Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
Cool Springs Press
Transform your home into a verdant retreat with this information-packed guide to houseplant care, with profiles for over 125 different plants. Well-chosen, well-cared-for houseplants bring life to a room, both literally and figuratively. They add color, texture, motion, uniqueness, beautyand they even improve air quality.
They also fulfill our need to nurture and care for other living things. In Houseplants, expert grower Lisa Eldred Steinkopf gives you the advice and information you need to confidently bring a plant (or two, or more! Home and find joy in keeping it lush and healthy.
Achieve success with your houseplants by:Making smart selections: Choose plants that are suited for your space and conditions. Savvy siting: Where the plant is placed is as important as what it is. Taking care: Proper maintenance goes far beyond watering; learn how to fertilize, groom, troubleshoot, propagate, and more.
Becoming an educated owner: The book includes 125+ profiles of the most popular, cutting-edge plant species. Organized by relative ease of care, the plant profiles offer the common and botanical names, light preference, watering guidelines, whether and under what conditions it flowers, its size and growth potential, propagation tips, and available cultivars.
14. How to Grow Your Own Food: An Illustrated Beginner's Guide to Container Gardening
Author: by Angela S. Judd
Adams Media (May 25, 2021)
Take your love of plants to the next level and start growing some food with this modern, easy-to-follow guidebook that shows you everything you need to know to grow edible plants all year round! Did you know you could grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs in containers?
Well, now you can take your houseplants to the next level by growing home-grown produce and seasoning that will taste delicious in all of your favorite dishes. How to Grow Your Own Food identifies 50 common, easy-to-grow edible plants from herbs to vegetables, along with detailed care instructions and beautiful illustrations of each plant.
You’ll find everything you need to know about building your container garden including: -How to choose the right size container for each plant -How to water (and feed! Your plants for optimal growth -When to harvest your crops for the best flavor -And much more!
It’s time to turn your decorative plants into ones that will keep you happy and healthy! No matter how much or how little space you have in your apartment, you can enjoy everythingfrom basil to onions to strawberrieswith this practical guide to container gardening.
15. Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants
Author: by Lauren Camilleri
Smith Street Books
A beautiful and practical book on choosing and caring for over 100 easy-to-find houseplants, as well as inspiring plant styling advice and much more. Fresh flowers are greateveryone loves receiving them. But inevitably they’re already on the way out the door (and into the trash) by the time they arrive.
Plantsliving, breathing, life-sustaining plantsare where it’s at! Authors Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan really want you to love indoor gardening and growing as much as they do. Leaf Supply profiles and provides comprehensive (but easy to follow) care instructions for 100 houseplantsincluding tropical plants, palms, hanging plants, succulents, cacti, and more unusual varieties such as air plants and carnivorous plantsensuring you learn and grow as your plant grows.
But much more than a plant guide, Leaf Supply also gives interior styling advice on choosing the right pots for your plantsboth aesthetically and practicallyas well as best utilizing your space, making the most of your indoor greenery, plus advice on pet-friendly (as well as harmful) plants for your home.
16. The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants
Author: by Peter D'Amato
Ten Speed Press
For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind.
You may be familiar with the Venus flytrap, but did you know that some pitcher plants canand dodigest an entire rat? Or that there are several hundred species of carnivorous plants on our planet? Beautiful, unusual, and surprisingly easy to grow, flesh-eating plants thrive everywhere from windowsills to outdoor container gardens, in a wide variety of climates.
The Savage Garden is the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating oddities, gloriously illustrated with more than 200 color photos. Fully revised with the latest developments in the carnivorous plant world, this new edition includes: All the basicsfrom watering and feeding to modern advances in artificial lighting, soil, and fertilizers.