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The Indoor Plant Bible: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Indoor, Greenhouse, and Patio Plants

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THE

INDOOR

PLANT

BIBLE

Create a beautiful garden space within your home using this comprehensive guide to the newest and most desirable of indoor plants.

This guide features a wide range of house plants, including colorful geraniums and cineraria, ambient ferns and palms, and more exotic orchids and cacti. Readers will also find detailed explanations of each plant’s characteristics and care requirements.

Learn the secrets of successful indoor gardening with tips on creating the optimum growing conditions for your plants, from location to feeding and watering. A wealth of practical advice reveals how to use flowers and foliage to transform your home into a bountiful Eden.

Born in Denmark, Dorte Nissen is a recognized expert on a diverse selection of plant species, and is herself an avid gardener. She has a Master of Science degree in botany and biology, and works as a specialist in the allergy and immunology department of the University Hospital in Copenhagen, where she researches the medicinal benefits of plants.

Synopsis:

Indoor gardeners discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden, with this book that reveals foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 color photos.

Synopsis:

Indoor gardeners who open this comprehensive guide will discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden. The author shares her foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. She opens with advice on what to look for when choosing and buying indoor plants. Readers are then instructed on how to determine the best location for each plant within the house, with attention to such factors as light and temperature. They will find extensive information on pots and potting, pruning, fertilizing, plant propagation, and feeding and watering requirements for each variety. Profiled in these pages is a wide range of house plants, including colorful geraniums and cineraria, ambient ferns and palms, and the more exotic orchids and cacti. The Indoor Plant Bible is beautifully illustrated with more than 400 color photos.

About the Author

Dorte Nissen is a recognized expert on a diverse selection of plant species, and is herself an avid gardener. She has a Master of Science degree in botany and biology, and works as a specialist in the allergy and immunology department of the University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she researches the medicinal benefits of plants.

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m.moira.m, March 24, 2007 (view all comments by m.moira.m)
This guide is well organized and easy to use - beautiful and useful pictures, symbols, and charts providing just enough info. to help you care for your plant without overwhelming you with too many details. Simple yet complete.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764157691
Author:
Nissen, Dorte
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
House Plants
Subject:
Greenhouses
Subject:
Indoor gardening
Subject:
House Plants & Indoor
Subject:
Gardening; House plants
Copyright:
Edition Description:
For North Ameri
Publication Date:
January 2005
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.125 x 6.75 in 24 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Indoor gardeners discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden, with this book that reveals foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 color photos.
"Synopsis" by , Indoor gardeners who open this comprehensive guide will discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden. The author shares her foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. She opens with advice on what to look for when choosing and buying indoor plants. Readers are then instructed on how to determine the best location for each plant within the house, with attention to such factors as light and temperature. They will find extensive information on pots and potting, pruning, fertilizing, plant propagation, and feeding and watering requirements for each variety. Profiled in these pages is a wide range of house plants, including colorful geraniums and cineraria, ambient ferns and palms, and the more exotic orchids and cacti. The Indoor Plant Bible is beautifully illustrated with more than 400 color photos.
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