Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Kate recommends "Houseplants for a Healthy Home"

If you enjoy houseplants, but you’re not sure how to select and care for them, check out Houseplants for a Healthy Home. This short, accessible book has all the information you need to start a collection of beautiful plants that may provide health benefits. Some plants are thought to remove airborne toxins common in household cleaning products, while the leaves and flowers of others may have additional positive effects on one’s wellbeing.

The fifty plants included in the book range from succulents to orchids. They are all easy to grow and none require specialized equipment. The brief introduction explains the materials needed to grow plants, including fertilizers that will help to ensure success. It also contains ten simple guidelines that pertain to all houseplants. Listings for the individual plants include basic information about the plant’s appearance, size, possible health benefits, as well as growing instructions. Lovely illustrations of each plant provide even more incentive to start your indoor gardening project!

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