What's Wrong With My Houseplant? (Paperback)

Save Your Indoor Plants With 100% Organic Solutions (What’s Wrong Series)

By David Deardorff, Kathryn Wadsworth

Timber Press, 9781604695908, 292pp.

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (1/27/2016)

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

This book will turn even the brownest thumbs green!

Houseplants add style, clean the air, and bring nature indoors. But they are often plagued with problems—aphids, mealybugs, mites, and thrips to name just a few. What’s Wrong With My Houseplant? shows you how to keep indoor plants healthy by first teaching you how to identify the problem and solve it with a safe, natural solution. This hardworking guide includes plant profiles for 148 plants organized by type with visual keys to the most of common problems, and the related organic solutions that will lead to a healthy plant.


About the Author

David Deardorff is an author and photographer with a PhD in botany and years of experience as a plant pathologist. He taught at University of Hawaii and Washington State University where he served as faculty advisor to the Master Gardener Program. Deardorff has appeared with Kathryn Wadsworth on numerous radio shows including Martha Stewart Living Radio, Growing a Greener World, Real Dirt, and Gardening with Ciscoe. Join them at kathrynanddavid.com, on Twitter at @KBWandDD, or on Facebook at @david.deardorff.108.


Kathryn Wadsworth’s skill as an author and naturalist illuminates the connection between gardens and nature. She has led eco-tours to wilderness areas around the world and served as executive editor of research journals. She has appeared with David Deardorff on numerous radio shows including Martha Stewart Living Radio, Growing a Greener World, Real Dirt, and Gardening with Ciscoe. Join them at kathrynanddavid.com, on Twitter at @KBWandDD, or on Facebook at @david.deardorff.108.


Praise For What's Wrong With My Houseplant?: Save Your Indoor Plants With 100% Organic Solutions (What’s Wrong Series)

“Clearly and expertly written.” —Publishers Weekly

“Concerned home gardeners seeking 100 percent organic solutions to houseplant woes will welcome this guide. . . . Filled with full-color photos throughout and back-matter resources, conversion tables, and an index, this ecologically sensitive houseplant how-to will prove popular.” —Booklist 

“Sometimes, despite all your best efforts, a plant heads south. What’s Wrong with My Houseplant? by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth is a go-to manual for diagnosing problems with indoor plants. Each of the 148 plant portraits, organized by plant type, notes common ailments and describes how to provide an optimum household environment. An illustrated rogue’s gallery of pests and disease symptoms is accompanied by organic solutions for effectively dealing with them.” —The American Gardener