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The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow

Category: Book
By (author): Martin, Tovah
Subject:  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / House Plants & Indoor
  HOUSE & HOME / Decorating
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Timber Press
Published: July 2015
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 9.00in x 7.50in x 0.63in
Our Price:
$ 34.95
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From The Publisher*Tovah Martin, the undisputed Queen of Green, shows that anyone can grow healthy houseplants. It all boils down to a simple set of skills and-here's the crucial part-picking the right plants. These tough but beautiful plants can thrive in less-than-ideal conditions, and they're easy to find. You'll also learn how to pot, repot, water, and fertilize; pick up some great ideas for fun, funky containers; and benefit from Tovah's tips on how to display your plants to perk up a room. So get some indestructibles and start your indoor garden. As Tovah promises, "Life will be beautiful."

Includes trendy plants and beloved favorites, including:
  • African violet
  • Begonia
  • Fern
  • Haworthia
  • Kalanchoe
  • Nerve plant
  • Ponytail palm
  • Spider plant
Review Quote*"Martin's prose is so confident, and the plants so seductively photographed, that I began to fantasize about building a conservatory."
--The New York Times Book Review

"Tovah Martin has a cure for those of us with black thumbs."
--Atlanta Journal Constitution

"Filled with heaps of sensible advice and wit."
--The Columbian

"Do you wish you lived in a lush indoor Eden, but are constantly reminded that plants die? There's hope for you: Some houseplants are simply harder to kill than others. Tovah Martin knows this."
--The Huffington Post

"This book changes the game of indoor gardening with its eloquent repertoire, excellent resources, and concise direction. Martin's voice is like a friend's sharing neighborly advice."
--Design New England 

"The Indestructible Houseplant is a very useful book, which is perfect for both new and experienced gardeners alike." --Pumpkin Beth 

"Indoor gardeners, rejoice… Martin's easy-going, informative writing will encourage any indoor gardener, from the purple-thumbed to those with jungles of houseplants."
--Chronicle Herald