Complete Guide to Houseplants

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Collins & Brown, 2006 - House plants - 288 pages

'The Complete Guide to Houseplants' is packed with all the information needed to choose, care for, and continuously enjoy beautiful, thriving indoor plants throughout your home. Written by a professional horticulturist and filled with over 300 full-colour photographs, handy plant lists and easy-to-follow tip boxes. The first section of the book covers everything you need to know about choosing the right houseplant for every position and to suit your lifestyle. This section includes step-by-step photosequences on how to care for plants, deal with pests and diseases and different propogation methods, plus tip boxes and plant lists to complement the main text.

The comprehensive Directory section includes 250 of the best plants to grow indoors, with quick-reference icons to give the reader key information at a glance. Fully illustrated throughout with inspiring colour photos, each entry includes a description of the main features of the plant, suggestions for use and information on plant care and propagation. Several of the plants featured have only just been released and are published here for the first time.

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About the author (2006)

Valerie Bradley is a trained horticulturist, having gained her National Diploma at Askham Bryan College, near York.

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