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You Grow, Green!

Posted 02/08/21 by Tess L

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.

Cover of How to Houseplant: A Beginner's Guide to Making and Keeping Plant Friends

How to Houseplant: A Beginner's Guide to Making and Keeping Plant Friends
By Heather Rodino

In this basic guide to choosing and caring for your houseplants, there are color illustrations and descriptions of popular houseplants from tropicals to succulents.

Cover of The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family

The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family
By Darryl Cheng

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

Cover of Practical Houseplant Book

Practical Houseplant Book
By Fran Bailey

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.

Cover of Living with Plants: A Guide to Indoor Gardening

Living with Plants: A Guide to Indoor Gardening
By Sophie Lee

Learn not only how to care for your plants, but also how to display and decorate with them in this upbeat book.

Cover of Healing Houseplants: How to Keep Plants Indoors for Clean Air, Healthier Skin, Improved Focus, and a Happier Life!
Cover of Urban Botanics: An Indoor Plant Guide for Modern Gardeners

Urban Botanics: An Indoor Plant Guide for Modern Gardeners
By Emma Sibley

Emma Sibley offers this visual guide to indoor plants, from succulents to green foliage. Maaike Koster provides the illustrations.

Cover of Plant Craft: 30 Projects That Add Natural Style to Your Home

Plant Craft: 30 Projects That Add Natural Style to Your Home
By Caitlin Atkinson

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!

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