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The American Horticultural Society Illustrated Encyclopedia of Gardening:Houseplants
The American Horticultural Society Illustrated Encyclopedia of GardeningHouseplants Author:American Horticultural Society Caring for any houseplant can be tricky, but it shouldn't be complicated. Intelligent attention, proper care for that particular type of plant and the correct environment surrounding it are the three most important factors in keeping a plant healthy. All plants are originally native to an outside environment somewhere in the world, and the key t... more »o success with houseplants is in simulating their natural environment as closely as possible in your home or office.
This book tells you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and is full of good advice and information about hundreds of plants. The proper soil, or the proper soiless soil, watering, repotting, the right containers, expecatble dormancy, pruning and pinching, flowers, ferns and vegetables-it's all here, a thorough, thoughtful selection of what you need to know that will make keeping houseplants uncomplicated, satisfying and a genuine pleasure.« less