Get plants : how to bring green into your life (Book, 2017) []
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Get plants : how to bring green into your life

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
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 --
Responsibility: by Katherine Price ; with photography by Sarah Cuttle.


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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