Book - Reis door de natuur: Kamerplanten (Dutch)
The appeal of houseplants lies not only in their beauty and the fact that they are available all year round, but also in their ability to transform a living room or office into an oasis of green.
Houseplants is a handy guide that provides concise information, ensuring success in growing and maintaining the plants. The book provides important background information on a wide variety of topics ranging from light, temperature, water and nutrition to repotting, fertilizers and pests. It even provides information about arranging and displaying.
More than 115 houseplants are treated. and most descriptions are accompanied by color illustrations. It contains all the well-known houseplants, such as aspidistras, monsteras and Cape violets, along with more exotic species such as the pineapple plant, the voodoo plant and strelitzias. Important information is included for each species, such as origin, reproduction, sun and shade requirements and the areas where the plants feel most at home.
Of special interest is the information specifically intended for a central heating or low or fluctuating temperature environment. This book helps the reader develop a pleasant and lasting bond with many different plants.