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The Indoor Plant Bible: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Indoor, Greenhouse, and Patio Plants

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Indoor gardeners who open this comprehensive guide will discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden. The author shares her foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. She opens with advice on what to look for when choosing and buying indoor plants. Readers are then instructed on how to determine the best location for each plant within the house, with attention to such factors as light and temperature....

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Overview

Indoor gardeners who open this comprehensive guide will discover imaginative ways to transform any home's interior into a bountiful Eden. The author shares her foolproof indoor gardening secrets and offers tips on providing optimum growing conditions for a wide variety of plants. She opens with advice on what to look for when choosing and buying indoor plants. Readers are then instructed on how to determine the best location for each plant within the house, with attention to such factors as light and temperature. They will find extensive information on pots and potting, pruning, fertilizing, plant propagation, and feeding and watering requirements for each variety. Profiled in these pages is a wide range of house plants, including colorful geraniums and cineraria, ambient ferns and palms, and the more exotic orchids and cacti. The Indoor Plant Bible is beautifully illustrated with more than 400 color photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764157691
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 767,941
  • Product dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 8.05 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Dorte Nissen is a recognized expert on a diverse selection of plant species, and is herself an avid gardener. She has a Master of Science degree in botany and biology, and works as a specialist in the allergy and immunology department of the University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she researches the medicinal benefits of plants.

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