Indoor Gardening
Living with Air Plants: A Beginner's Guide to Growing and Displaying Tillandsia
Living with Air Plants
A Beginner's Guide to Growing and Displaying Tillandsia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0804851042
Living with Air Plants is the perfect introduction to the world of Tillandsia and the many ways they can be used to design and upgrade your home or work space. It is the work of a prominent horticulturist and a design, lifestyle and gardening expert from Japan, and displays a wonderful Japanese design aesthetic and attention to detail.

These endearing plants are friendly to seasoned gardeners and beginners alike, and easy to grow and care for, once you know how. This reference and growing guide covers over 100 different Tillandsia varieties, and gives you all the information you need to select your plants and make them thrive.

In this book, you'll learn about:
  • The various types of Tillandsia plants and their characteristics
  • Growth cycles and preferred environments
  • Air plant care and selection
  • Propagating/dividing plants from cuttings
  • Enjoying and displaying Tillandsia in all sorts of spaces
Beautiful photos of air plants in personal spaces will inspire you to create your own mini indoor garden. These stylish, low-maintenance plants pair well with succulents and terrariums--two other popular container gardening trends. If you love the idea of adding quirky greenery to your life, these are the plants to try--and this is the book to get you started
Urban Jungle: Living and Styling with Plants
Urban Jungle
Living and Styling with Plants
Hardcover      ISBN: 3766722441

- Provides all your DIY ideas for styling and tips on how to plant- Inspiration for seasoned plant lovers as well as beginners, providing the total package on the topic of living with plantsUrban Jungle: Living and Styling with Plants is a source of inspiration, ideas and a manual for all of those who want to bring more plants into their home. The book guides the reader through different "green" homes in five European countries and shows how beautiful, unique, creative and even artistic living with plants can be. More than that the reader finds endless ideas for styling from the bloggers of the "Urban Jungle Bloggers" community. To complete the topic of indoor plants the book offers easy help for taking care of the plants and DIY tips.

The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle
The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle
Hardcover      ISBN: 1925811255
This book is a luxurious guide to creating the very densest of jungles in your living room. It's time to finally turn that thumb green.

With this stunningly photographed greenery guide, anyone can master the art of making your living room thrive. When done correctly, curating any decent houseplant can be just as effective as hanging a beautiful work of art. After all, our green companions are known to be beneficial for mental health and for general health (being oxygenators), as well as a key element of any well-balanced interior.

Lauren and Sophia run the wildly successful nursery and interior-design store Leaf Supply, in Sydney, Australia. They wrote a beautifully designed book by the same name in 2018. Now, with Indoor Jungle, they explain (in layperson's terms) how to best transform your house into a veritable greenhouse. In this sequel of sorts, Lauren and Sophia cast their plant-loving net far wider than simply fabulous Australian interiors, featuring jungle-y architecture from around the world

For each spread of beautifully verdant interiors, the duo breaks down how the foliage within is surviving (and thriving). Ablaze with jaw-dropping photography, Indoor Jungle will deserve its own prominent place in your new, improved, and jungleified living room.
The Inspired Houseplant: Transform Your Home with Indoor Plants from Kokedama to Terrariums and Water Gardens to Edibles
The Inspired Houseplant
Transform Your Home with Indoor Plants from Kokedama to Terrariums and Water Gardens to Edibles
Hardcover      ISBN: 1632171775
The ultimate indoor gardening book, this guide offers inspiration and instruction for creating vibrant in-home gardens and caring for your houseplants

With plentiful images and a distinctly modern and sophisticated feel, this book imparts both easy-to-follow advice and creative garden-design inspiration. Whether you are looking to pick a statement plant for your living room, create a terrarium centerpiece, or arrange an artful display of air plants, this book will provide the tools you need. You'll be tempted to thumb through it again and again--for both resource and relaxation. The Inspired Houseplant includes:

- Plant Basics: beginner-friendly plant care info
- Plant Guide: profiles of popular indoor plants
- Plant Projects: fun, easy projects with major wow factor (including trending designs like terrariums, air plants, marimo and other underwater gardens, kokedama, mounted staghorn ferns, and edible herbs)
- Plant Style: ways to use plants in interior design for every style from Desert Boho to Midcentury Modern
Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
Terrarium Craft
Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
Paperback      ISBN: 1604692340

A terrarium is nothing less than a miniature world--one that you can create yourself. It might be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and bright tropical flowers. Or a desert, with strange succulents planted among colorful stones. Or a Victorian fernery. Or a minimalist composition with a single, perfect plant.

Or it might not contain any plants at all. It might be made with crystals, feathers, bones, seashells, bits of wood, porcelain trinkets--anything that catches your fancy and helps create a mood or look. Whatever they contain, terrariums are the ultimate in modern, affordable, easy-care d cor.

Terrarium Craft features fifty original designs that you can re-create or use as inspiration for your own design. Each entry comes with clear step-by-step directions on how to assemble and care for your terrarium. You'll also find helpful information about selecting a container, using appropriate materials, choosing the right plants, and maintaining your terrarium. (Hint: It's easy In fact, many terrariums are self-sustaining, requiring no maintenance whatsoever )

Decorating with Plants: The Art of Using Plants to Transform Your Home
Decorating with Plants
The Art of Using Plants to Transform Your Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 190934267x

Bring gorgeous greenery into your life with this delightful guide to decorating your living space with a wide variety of plants.

Using his own house as a studio, garden stylist Satoshi Kawamoto, founder of the Green Fingers garden design stores, guides you around each room in the home, demonstrating how to incorporate a variety of plant life seamlessly indoors. Making use of indoor plants, succulents, driftwood and dried, preserved or artificial flowers, he presents many different ways of styling for people who have limited space who lack the expertise required to grow their own plants

The beautifully illustrated examples enable you to easily transform every corner of your interior space, and also include decorations for occasional celebrations.

Once upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants
Once upon a Windowsill
A History of Indoor Plants
Hardcover      ISBN: 0881921203
Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-By-Step Guide
Tiny World Terrariums
A Step-By-Step Guide
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1584799641

Terrariums are a vibrant, unique way to inject a little greenery into any home. In Tiny World Terrariums, authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn's celebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions for building your own, from selecting glass containers to layering soil and filtration to adding moss, succulents, and other plants. To give each terrarium a whimsical, personal touch, Katy and Michelle demonstrate how to use tiny figurines and toys to create to-scale scenes, such as a couple at their wedding, a CSI crime scene, and Central Park in springtime. Photos of gorgeous finished terrariums and detailed instructions will empower anyone--whether green-thumbed or not--to create their own Lilliputian worlds.

Praise for Tiny World Terrariums

"Terrariums have been popular with adults since Victorian times. But Katy Maslow and Michelle Inciarrano, authors of Tiny World Terrariums, make a case for younger enthusiasts too . . . Their enclosed gardens range from sophisticated to silly, with dinosaurs, unicorns and an array of other figurines telling enchanting stories in mossy tableaux. Their wonderful book provides detailed instructions to guide you through the process." --Chicago Tribune

" The authors] provide all the information needed to create the five layers of a
terrarium . . . inspiration for readers who want to make their own mini world." --Better Homes & Gardens Country Gardens (Spring 2013 issue)

"I've been reading my fair share of how-to books on terrariums] but I have a brand new favorite. Hands down . . . The tips on plant selection, preparation, and planting are the best I've seen (I learned a lot )." --Babble.com

"The book provides all the necessary instructions to create successfully healthy terrariums . . . But illustrations are the real delight. They show all sorts of tiny world photos labeled with container types, plant names, and more so you can more easily create contained life exactly as you envision it." --Wired.com

"If you love terrariums as much as we do, this is going to rock your world: Brooklyn-based Twig Terrariums will be selling a photographic collection of their finest miniature green gardens . . . with a step-by-step guide to creating tiny themed worlds that even the least green-thumbed person will be able to make and maintain." --Inhabitat.com
A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Growing Beautiful & Long-Lasting Succulents
A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening
A Step-By-Step Guide to Growing Beautiful & Long-Lasting Succulents
Paperback      ISBN: 0804851190

Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around--succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today.

A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like:
  • Choosing your succulents--from Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varieties
  • Mixing the right soils for your succulents and preparing the growing environment
  • Easy potting and transplanting techniques
  • Succulent care--including watering, fertilizing and providing the right amount of sun for each variety
  • Understanding peak periods as well as seasonal traits and needs, so you can have a beautiful succulent garden year-round
This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book.

Now is the time to give succulents a try Let A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening be your guide to get you started and grow your indoor garden one succulent at a time.
The Budget-Wise Gardener: With Hundreds of Money-Saving Buying & Design Tips for Planting the Best for Less
The Budget-Wise Gardener
With Hundreds of Money-Saving Buying & Design Tips for Planting the Best for Less
Hardcover      ISBN: 1943366330

A savvy garden pro shares little-known money-saving secrets and tricks of the garden center trade that consumers need to know to get good deals.

This book proves that you don't need mega bucks to have a beautiful garden. The secret is having savvy garden pro Kerry Mendez by your side. In The Budget-Wise Gardener, Mendez gives the inside scoop on nailing the best deals and having it all: selecting plants that give you the most bang for your buck, timing your purchases to take advantage of deep discounts and giveaways, finding treasures at plant, bulb and seed swaps - and much more. Her chapters take you from "How to Score Great Plants for Less...or for Free " and "Design Secrets that Save Money" to "Regal Containers on a Dollar-Store Budget." With luscious color photos on nearly every page, this is an essential guide to creating the garden of your dreams without breaking the bank.