How Not to Kill Your Houseplant (Hardcover)

Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

By Veronica Peerless

DK, 9781465463302, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2017

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Can't keep a houseplant alive, no matter how hard you try and how good your intentions are? This is the book for you. You need this book. Give plants a chance.

Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your plants.With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant summarizes what type of care your plants do (or don't) need. Be on the lookout for warning signs of a sick plant, from brown spots to crispy leaves, and make sure you take the proper action to rescue your plant.

Learn the basics of horticulture, from watering your plant to what kind of soil it should be placed in to how much light it needs every day to if a certain type of plant will thrive in your living space. Find out how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents.

Full of helpful tips, pictures, and informational panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will turn your home into a beautiful greenhouse of healthy, happy plants.



Praise For How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

"..[A]ims squarely at people who've had no luck with greenery in the past—'the horticulturally challenged,' in the words of the subtitle—but who are eager to try again." — Publishers Weekly

"This easy to use guide tells you how to care for most plants we can find in stores or nurseries that are meant to be indoors, as well as what to do if things go wrong." — Budget Earth.com