Part of the What's Wrong book series from Kathryn Wadsworth and David Deardorff, this easy-to-navigate book is for anyone who loves and has struggled with their indoor plants.
This book will turn even the brownest thumbs green!Baker & Taylor
Houseplants add style, clean the air, and bring nature indoors. But they are often plagued with problems—aphids, mealybugs, mites, and thrips to name just a few. What’s Wrong With My Houseplant? shows you how to keep indoor plants healthy by first teaching you how to identify the problem and solve it with a safe, natural solution. This hardworking guide includes plant profiles for 148 plants organized by type with visual keys to the most of common problems, and the related organic solutions that will lead to a healthy plant.
Provides advice on caring for over one hundred thirty different houseplants, including watering, sunlight exposure, potting space, and organic solutions to common plant problems.Book News
Deardorff, a botanist and plant pathologist, and Wadsworth, a writer, photographer, and naturalist, help readers diagnose common growing, insect, and disease problems in houseplants and organic solutions to them, along with profiles of 130 plants, with information on their optimum household environment, characteristics, and common problems. The introduction details basic information on light, temperature, water, humidity, potting media, fertilizer, containers, potting, and propagation. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)