House Plants

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John Brookes
Reader's Digest Association, 1990 - Gardening - 240 pages
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An essential owner's manual of choosing, growing, grouping and using house plants, combining practical information with beautiful design ideas in a ready reference format. Illustrated.

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Contents

Introduction
6
Plant form
12
Leaf color
18
Chapter Two
103
Grouping plants in a single container
110
Chapter Four
159
Matching plants to interiors
168
Chapter Five
179
Glossary
230
Index
237
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About the author (1990)

John Brookes was born in Durham City, United Kingdom on October 11, 1933. He designed gardens and landscapes in Britain and around the world including the College Green Garden at Westminster Abbey, Barakura English Garden in Japan, and the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden. His first book, Room Outside, was published in 1969. His other books included The Essentials of Garden Design, The Garden Book, Country Garden, The Indoor Garden Book, The Small Garden Book, and A Landscape Legacy. In 2004, he was made a Member of the British Empire for his for contributions to Garden Design and Services to Horticulture. He died on March 16, 2018 at the age of 84.

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