The House Plant Expert: Book two, Book 2

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - 128 pages
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The House Plant Expert has been the indoor gardening bible since its introduction in 1960.Over the years it has become the best-selling plant book the world has ever known and there are now more than 14,000,000 copies in print.Updates have appeared at regular intervals, and now at last the long-awaited sequel has been published.
A host of new house plants have appeared during the last ten years.These plants are in the shops, but they are not in the books - until now.There are in-depth features on bonsai, orchids, bromeliads, Christmas flowers, herbs and many more.Roomscaping is introduced - the way to use house plants alone or in groups as decorative features rather than as green or coloured pets.The problem section answers the main difficulties with indoor plants - why they don't flower, why they die, how much to water and much more.There's even a miscellany - a collection of bits and pieces from the lucky bamboo story to the easy way to measure humidity.
Over 200 million house plants are sold every year in the UK, and sales have increased 200% over the last decade (source: The Times).Millions of people everywhere rely on the House Plant Expert for the straightforward, reliable advice it contains.Now there is The House Plant Expert: Book Two for the millions who want to know more.
 

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This companion volume to botanist Hessayon's best-selling The House Plant Expert adds 66 plants--introduced in the late 1990s and at the beginning of the 21st century--to its A-to-Z listing, bringing ... Read full review

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CONTINUED 3 29
3
BONSAI 30
30
BROMELLADS 39
39
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS 46
46
SPECTACULAR FLOWERS 56
56
ROOMSCAPING 64 101
64
PROBLEMS 102 117
102
CHAPTER 10
118
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
128
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Dr Hessayon's best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 52 million copies in print. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. In 2012 he was included in the Daily Mail list of '60 truly great Elizabethans' for 'teaching millions of us how to garden'.

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