This book will turn even the brownest thumbs green!
Keep your houseplants healthy and happy!
Are the fronds on your favorite fern yellow? Have you discovered creepy crawlies on your begonia? Relax—we’ve got you covered. What’s Wrong With My Houseplant? tells you exactly how much light, water, and fertilizer more than 130 indoor plants need to thrive. You’ll also learn how to identify common plant problems and how to choose the most effective, organic solutions.
If you love houseplants, this helpful guide should be on your shelf. Your plants will thank you.
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.
“Clearly and expertly written.” —Publishers Weekly
“Concerned home gardeners seeking 100 percent organic solutions to houseplant woes will welcome this guide. . . . Filled with full-color photos throughout and back-matter resources, conversion tables, and an index, this ecologically sensitive houseplant how-to will prove popular.” —Booklist
“Sometimes, despite all your best efforts, a plant heads south. What’s Wrong with My Houseplant? by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth is a go-to manual for diagnosing problems with indoor plants. Each of the 148 plant portraits, organized by plant type, notes common ailments and describes how to provide an optimum household environment. An illustrated rogue’s gallery of pests and disease symptoms is accompanied by organic solutions for effectively dealing with them.” —The American Gardener