The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual

The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual

Essential Gardening Know-How for Keeping (Not Killing) More Than 160 Indoor Plants

By Barbara Pleasant; Rosemary Kautzky (Photographer)

Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781580175692, 365pp.

Publication Date: September 2005


Welcome to a whole new world of houseplants "The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual" provides practical, hands-on advice for how to care for 160 beautiful houseplants, including many new selections that have become available in the last ten years.Pleasant offers basic information on how to identify plants, as well as where to place them and how to keep them healthy. In-depth plant profiles provide guidelines so that you can quickly identify the causes of and remedies for common problems. Information about how to repot, propagate, and display each plant, as well as advice on the very best varieties, makes this an indispensable reference for every houseplant lover.

About the Author
Barbara Pleasant has written five books for Storey, including the Garden Writer's Association 2003 Garden Globe Award of Achievement winner, "Garden Stone". She lives in Virginia.