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The Unexpected Houseplant: 220 Extraordinary Choices for Every Spot in Your Home

Tovah Martin, Kindra Clineff

List price £14.99
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01 Sep 2012
Timber Press
328 pages - 185 x 230mm

Picture brilliant spring bulbs; lush, shade-loving perennials brought in from the garden; branches from flowering shrubs; succulent wreaths; even vines and small trees. All these and many more are presented in a season-by-season format that highlights the freshness of spring wildflowers, the bright colours of summer exotics, the rich bounty of autumn-blooming succulents, and the astonishing variety of winter beauties.

Comprehensive and engaging, this book is for beginners, practiced green thumbs, and anyone who wants to infuse a bit of green into their décor.

• People want to connect with plants in their living spaces
• There is growing interest in the ability of houseplants to clean indoor air
• Indoor plants aren’t just a luxury—they’re a necessity.

Tovah Martin is a gardener, writer, lecturer and horticulturist.

The Unexpected Houseplant isn't your typical houseplant book. Martin's approach is revolutionary--picture brilliant spring bulbs by the bed, lush perennials brought in from the garden, and quirky succulents in the kitchen. Along with loads of visual inspiration, readers will learn how to make unusual selections, where to best position plants in the home, and valuable tips on watering, feeding, grooming, pruning, and troubleshooting, season by season.

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