As a plant lover you’re always on the hunt for more info about your favorite plants, or looking for species that you don’t know yet. That’s why we collected 4 great books about indoor plants. They’re good to read and make a nice coffee table book too!
‘Houseplants’ is a guide to raise healthy and happy potted plants. It includes the millions of varieties that houseplants come in, and the different levels of maintenance, care and know-how they all require. ‘Houseplants’ profiles more than 150 different plants, and gives you the best techniques to care for them. And as you watch them grow, you can read more information on each plant’s Latin family, varieties, bloom period, mature height, and other scientific specs.
Houseplants – Lisa Eldred Steinkopf, €20,99
How to not kill your plants
‘How to not kill your plants’ is written by Nik Southern: the owner of Grace & Thorn, a florist and plant shop in Londen. Besides all kinds of practical information about where to place plants and how to take care of them, she gives personal tips, tells about how she started the store in 2011, and what her favorite plants are.
How Not To Kill Your Plants – Nik Southern, €21
Root, Nurture, Grow
With ‘Root, Nurture, Grow’, you’ll quickly discover how to propagate any houseplant, take cuttings, cultivate runners and offsets, divide plants at the roots and even grow brand new root systems in the air. You’ll learn pruning methods that produce no waste, organic rooting medium recipes, and eventually enjoy gifting and swapping newly grown greenery with friends, family and other houseplant hoarders you’ll meet along the way. As well as myriad propagation methods, the book includes practical DIY projects to better nurture and display your plant family, including a homemade propagation chamber and simple self-watering planters.
Root, Nurture, Grow – Caro Langton, €21,99
In this practical and inspiring guide, gardening expert Alys Fowler explores all the possible indoor plant options available, helping you to find the perfect plant for any space in your home. From cool, shady bedrooms to warm, sunny kitchen windowsills. Alys looks at specialist plant groups such as indoor tropical edibles, orchids, cacti, succulents and climbers, as well as more traditional indoor plants.
Plant love – Alys Fowler, €20,99
Also see: 6 nice gift ideas for plant lovers
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