Beginner Plant Books – To Read

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Here is a list of beginner plant-owner books I plan on reading:

Houseplants for Beginners: A Practical Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Helping Your Plants Thrive

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Synopsis:

Become the best houseplant parent you can be with beginner-friendly tips and tools 

Houseplants are a great way to decorate, ease stress, and stay connected with nature when you’re indoors. If you’re looking to grow your collection and need some advice, Houseplants for Beginners has all the information you’ll need to successfully care for your plants and help them thrive. 

Learn how to shop for and repot houseplants, choose the best place in your home for them, and address a variety of challenges like pests and diseases. With 120 common houseplant profiles grouped from low maintenance to high maintenance, you can familiarize yourself with individual plant needs and choose the best ones for your lifestyle. 

  • The perks of houseplants―Explore a brief history of houseplants and the benefits of bringing nature inside, including relieving stress and inviting more creativity and happiness into your life.
  • Plant wisdom―Find key insights to set you up for success as you begin your houseplant adventure, from propagation techniques to safety suggestions.
  • Troubleshooting tips―Get straightforward advice for solving seemingly difficult houseplant problems. 

Fill your home with flourishing houseplants with help from this essential guide for beginners.

Become the best houseplant parent you can be with beginner-friendly tips and tools 

Houseplants are a great way to decorate, ease stress, and stay connected with nature when you’re indoors. If you’re looking to grow your collection and need some advice, Houseplants for Beginners has all the information you’ll need to successfully care for your plants and help them thrive. 

Learn how to shop for and repot houseplants, choose the best place in your home for them, and address a variety of challenges like pests and diseases. With 120 common houseplant profiles grouped from low maintenance to high maintenance, you can familiarize yourself with individual plant needs and choose the best ones for your lifestyle. 

  • The perks of houseplants―Explore a brief history of houseplants and the benefits of bringing nature inside, including relieving stress and inviting more creativity and happiness into your life.
  • Plant wisdom―Find key insights to set you up for success as you begin your houseplant adventure, from propagation techniques to safety suggestions.
  • Troubleshooting tips―Get straightforward advice for solving seemingly difficult houseplant problems. 

Fill your home with flourishing houseplants with help from this essential guide for beginners.

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New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family

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Synopsis:

For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant’s needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, water, and nutrients. After reading Cheng, the indoor gardener will be far less the passive follower of rules for the care of each species and much more the confident, active grower, relying on observation and insight. And in the process, the plant owner becomes a plant lover, bonded to these beautiful living things by a simple love and appreciation of nature. The New Plant Parent covers all of the basics of growing house plants, from finding the right light, to everyday care like watering and fertilizing, to containers, to recommended species. Cheng’s friendly tone, personal stories, and accessible photographs fill his book with the same generous spirit that has made @houseplantjournal, his Instagram account, a popular source of advice and inspiration for thousands of indoor gardeners.

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Essential Succulents: The Beginner’s Guide

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Synopsis :

Succulent gardens made simple―easy to grow and effortless to design.

In recent years, succulents have become increasingly popular for their low-maintenance use as indoor decoration and in home gardening. In Essential Succulents, budding succulent enthusiasts will gain the know-how needed to begin growing, decorating with, and enjoying these amazing plants.

From simple houseplants and drought-friendly landscaping to decorative wreaths and trendy mason jar terrariums, Essential Succulents is the ultimate guide to learning which succulents are best for beginners, along with a basic understanding of how to care for and creatively design with them.

Accompanied by beautiful photography of the succulents and projects presented, Essential Succulentsincludes:

  • 50 easy-to-grow succulents that can grow in a variety of environments, as well as a care guide and arrangement tips for each.
  • 8 easy DIY projects that include step-by-step instructions and are listed in order from easiest to more challenging. 
  • Guidance for growing indoor and container succulents , including what they need to thrive―such as the right light, soil, and irrigation. 
  • Instructions for creating outdoor succulent gardens that require minimal maintenance and saves money on water. 

Whether you’ve never cared for succulents before, or are interested in deepening your understanding of them, Essential Succulents will give you the confidence you need to explore your succulent-growing passion.

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