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Gardening organically outdoors is prevalent in most horticultural circles these days, but what about gardening indoors? Many gardeners still use harsh synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides when growing plants in their homes. How can we choose to eat organic foods, buy natural personal-care products, clean our indoor air, and yet still blast our poor houseplants with toxic chemicals? It is time to put down that spray bottle. Going organic with houseplants is not only possible-the results are amazing Author Julie Bawden Davis brings us Indoor Gardening the Organic Way, a definitive guide to growing houseplants organically. From the dirt on mulch to eco-friendly ways to handle plant pests, Davis has provided this essential resource for novice and experienced gardeners alike. When you learn the specialized rules of gardening organically indoors, you'll soon reap the benefits of robust houseplants that will impress visitors and make your indoor environment a healthier place to be.
Gardening organically outdoors is prevalent in most horticultural circles today, but what about gardening indoors? Indoor Gardening the Organic Way is a definitive guide to growing houseplants organically. From the dirt on mulch to eco-friendly ways to handle plant pests, Davis has provided this essential resource for novice and experienced gardeners alike.
A guide to raising organic houseplants cites their health benefits as well as the risks of synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides, in a reference that covers such topics as mulching, eco-friendly pest control, and creating an overall healthier indoor environment.
Chock full of up-to-date information on using all-natural growing principles in the specialized indoor environment, Indoor Gardening the Organic Way reveals how to grow houseplants the way nature intended. It invites the reader to join the growing ranks of gardeners reaping the benefits of creating a gentler, more natural environment by treating houseplants to a healthful, toxin-free lifestyle.