How to Raise a Plant (Paperback)

and Make It Love You Back

By Morgan Doane, Erin Harding

Laurence King Publishing, 9781786273024, 112pp.

Publication Date: October 23, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Aimed at a new generation of indoor gardening enthusiasts, this book is a perfect guide for anyone keen to see their plant offspring thrive. Gaining ground on food and pet photos on social media, plants have found popularity in the small home, and are being proclaimed the new stars of Instagram. This beautiful little book is ideal for the novice 'plant parent', providing tips on how to choose plants, where to place them, and above all how to care for them and keep them thriving. Indoor-plant experts and Instagrammers Erin Harding and Morgan Doane bring the subject to life alongside their beautiful photographs of happy plants in the home.

About the Author

Morgan Doane from Tampa, Florida, loves String of Pearls, Pilea peperomioides and Monstera deliciosa and her favorite way to display them is in pots she collects while traveling.

Erin Harding from Portland, Oregon, purchased her first houseplant, the Pregnant Onion plant (Ornithogalum longibracteatum), over 20 years ago and now shares her home with over 80 houseplants. Together they began Instagram's @houseplantclub in 2015. The group has been growing by 10k followers a month and now has over 200k followers.

Praise For How to Raise a Plant: and Make It Love You Back

".an easy-to-follow guide.How To Raise A Plant And Make It Love You Back.offers expert plant care advice for newbie plant parents and fun projects to try at home, like DIY terrariums (a pretty glass container for your plants), pinch pots, peg boards, and plant arrangements for the ultimate Instagram shelfie." - Refinery29

"Pass it on - indoor gardening is chic now.a beautiful coffee table book." - Refinery29

"A *pretty* guide to keeping your green friends alive (and actually thriving), with tips on how to choose plants, where to keep them, and how to care for them. -BuzzFeed