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Need a way to brighten your home this winter? Get some houseplants! Studies have shown that keeping houseplants have many benefits. Among them are improving your mood, reducing fatigue, and boosting healing and pain tolerance. They also improve air quality, releasing oxygen and moisture. Here are some titles that will help you start going green.
In this basic guide to choosing and caring for your houseplants, there are color illustrations and descriptions of popular houseplants from tropicals to succulents.
This book covers the basics of plant selection and care, and it includes a personal touch. The author, Darryl Cheng, has an Instagram account that documents his experiences, and is a source of advice and inspiration for the indoor gardener
Fran Bailey delivers a highly detailed book, including how to choose houseplants, how to care for them, where to place them, and how to trouble-shoot problems.
Learn not only how to care for your plants, but also how to display and decorate with them in this upbeat book.
Healing Houseplants: How to Keep Plants Indoors for Clean Air, Healthier Skin, Improved Focus, and a Happier Life!
By Michelle Polk
Plants aren’t just beautiful. They can also be beneficial to your health.
Emma Sibley offers this visual guide to indoor plants, from succulents to green foliage. Maaike Koster provides the illustrations.
Ideas and inspiration for decorating your home with plants fill this book. Step-by-step instructions and many photos are included.
Keeping houseplants is a stimulating and healthy hobby. Transform your space into an attractive green space!