How Not to Kill Your Houseplant

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant : Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

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Description

You had one job: watering your new plant. But it's been a week and it's already dying.

Fear not! This helpful guide is here to show you how to rescue your plants. Follow the survival tips outlined in this book and you'll be on your way to having your home brimming with green life.

It's absolutely possible not to assassinate your houseplant - all you need is this book! From identifying exactly what's in the pot, to helping it flourish and grow, this is your guide to creating an oasis of happy, flourishing houseplants.

With over 50 different types of popular houseplants, this book summarises what type of care your plants do (or don't) need. Find out which types of plant will thrive in your living space. You'll also discover how to keep a cactus alive, where to hang air plants, and how to repot succulents. Understand how much light, water, heat, and humidity your plant needs, whatever your horticulture woes, this book will explain and fix it.

Yellowed leaves, drooping leaves, dried leaves, learn to spot the danger signs and how to take the proper action to rescue your sick plant. Packed with helpful tips, pictures, and information panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplantwill equip you with the skills necessary to raise a healthy plant.

Give Your Plants a Chance!

If you're horticulturally challenged and can't keep a house plant alive to save your life, then this book is for you! This practical guide to raising indoor plants equips you with the know-how you need to care for your plants.

Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book, you'll discover:
- Tips on watering and feeding plants.
- Advice on how to choose the perfect house plants for your unique space and needs.
- Helpful survival tips and simple ways not to kill your plants.
- Everything you need to know about lighting for house plants, from natural to artificial lighting sources.
- Learn to spot the danger signs in unhealthy indoor plants and the effective techniques on how to rescue them.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 161 x 198 x 20mm | 456g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 024130217X
  • 9780241302170
  • 89,410

About Veronica Peerless

Veronica Peerless is a gardening writer and editor, both online and in print. She is Contributing Editor at gardenersworld.com and was previously Deputy Editor at Which? Gardening magazine. She contributes to several gardening and lifestyle magazines, including The English Garden magazine and the Garden Design Journal. Veronica acted as a horticultural consultant on DK's The Gardener's Year, a role in which she both shaped and wrote content for the book.
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