Storey Basics Growing Healthy Houseplants

Storey Basics Growing Healthy Houseplants

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This Storey Basics title will teach new and beginning houseplant owners just what they need to know to keep their plants alive and healthy. It covers the essentials of what plants need in terms of location, sunlight, water, and fertilizer and explains when plants should be repotted, how to prune, how to keep plants clean of dust and pests, basic propagation and how to choose the right houseplant.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 121 pages
  • 127 x 175.26 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • North Adams, United States
  • English
  • illustrations throughout
  • 1612124402
  • 9781612124407
  • 1,785,324

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Discover the key to maintaining beautiful, vibrant houseplants throughout your home. Thriving plants improve the air, reflect your decorating style, and lift your mood. Even if you're a novice with houseplants, Ellen Zachos's friendly guidance will make you a confident grower in no time. It's as simple as evaluating your light and choosing plants that work with it, watering correctly, and then enjoying the plants you nurture. Complete care instructions include survey of useful tools, advice for combating pests and disease, information on repotting and propagating, and profiles of 31 plants.
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About Ellen Zachos

Ellen Zachos teaches foraged mixology workshops to bartenders in partnership with R my Cointreau USA, and is a regular contributor to several Edible magazines. A longtime instructor at the New York Botanic Garden, Zachos is the author of six books, including The Wildcrafted Cocktail and Backyard Foraging. She shares wild, seasonal recipes at
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