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Get plants : how to bring green into your life

Author: Katherine Price; Sarah Cuttle
Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey : Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ; 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Plants are amazing. They remind you of deserts and mountains and forests, bring nature to your home and make you feel better. Who wouldn't choose to share a space with them-- but where do you start? The good news is there's a plant for every windowsill, door step or shady yard. Whatever your style -- from urban sleek to shabby chic to retro -- there are plants that will fit into your life and make it brighter. This  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Price; Sarah Cuttle
ISBN: 9781842466278 1842466275
OCLC Number: 979568394
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) Annual Literature Award - Nominee, 2018
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Introduction --
Why do you need plants? --
How to use this book --
What's in a name? --
Part one: What plants need --
Fire --
Water --
Earth --
Air --
Lurve --
Part two: plants --
Dramatic --
Edible --
Elegant --
Trashy --
Natural --
Odd --
Charming --
Retro --
Structural --
Part three : places --
Great outdoors --
The yard or town garden --
Balcony or terrace --
Doorstep --
Window boxes --
Equally great indoors --
Tilting at windowsills --
Macramé central --
Stairwell to heaven --
All about the hall --
Bathroom --
Kitchen --
Living room --
Bedroom --
Part four : buy, care, and share --
Buy --
Prevenance --
Care --
Containers --
Watering --
Feeding --
Potting on --
Looking after your leaves --
Is there a doctor in the house? --
Pruning and deadheading --
Share --
Take cuttings --
Appendix --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: by Katherine Price ; with photography by Sarah Cuttle.

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This no-nonsense, beautiful book is a practical guide guaranteed to inspire any reader, and shows that with a little know-how you can find a plant that will flourish in the many different "ecological  Read more...

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