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Make your own indoor garden : how to fill your home with low maintenance greenery  Cover Image Book Book

Make your own indoor garden : how to fill your home with low maintenance greenery

Durber, Sarah (author.).

Summary: "This book aims to cover the most commonly asked questions by new plant owners and will help people who want to have more greenery in their lives but don't know where to start. It will advise on the best plant for a variety of home conditions so that everyone should be able to find plants that suit their space. Having and maintaining an indoor garden can be possible for anyone, the book will give you step by step guides to creating and designing your own terrariums, cacti & succulent gardens and even kokedamas (Japanese for Moss Ball). It will include descriptions of the equipment needed, and how to find this inexpensively so that the hobby is accessible to everyone. Readers of the book will discover a newfound joy of plants and nature as well as learn a brand-new skill. The book will go into detail about what may be causing damage to a plant, and how to look after plants so that they last. It will also focus on how plants can improve physical and mental health, to encourage readers to fill their homes with greenery for practical and aesthetic reasons. The innate human need to be around nature is called Biophilia, and this book will tap into that need without over complicating things. The focus will be on low maintenance, good-looking greenery. " --publisher's website.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781526774583
  • ISBN: 1526774585
  • Physical Description: print
    112 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Yorkshire ; Philadelphia : White Owl, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books LTD, 2021.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: How to start a plant collection -- What is a terrarium -- How to make a closed terrarium -- Succulents and cacti -- How to make an open terrarium -- The most common indoor plant problems and how to avoid them -- How to create a hanging plant display and which plants to use for it --The Kokedama and how to make one -- Air plants and how to display them -- Which plant for which room? -- How to propagate your plants -- Plants and well-being -- How to combat air pollution using plants in your home.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: House plants
House plants in interior decoration
Indoor gardening
Indoor gardening/house plants
Gardening
Genre: Illustrated works.

Currently available copies

  • 4 out of 4 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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      Athens-Clarke County Library
NONFIC 635.965 DURBER ( Send Text)
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