The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing House Plants

This definitive handbook will help you find the right plants for your home and the right home for your plants.

Which house plants are delicate and which are indestructible? How much sunlight and water do they need? What will happen to them when you go on holiday? The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing House Plants has all the answers, showing you how to find the right plants for your home and the right home for your plants.

Endorsed by experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this is the definitive handbook to growing the coolest cacti, succulents, air plants, foliage and flowering plants. It contains detailed instructions on choosing, potting, feeding and propagation, along with profiles of over 75 popular plants and 12 eye-catching ideas to use and display them at home. Beautifully illustrated throughout with artwork from Kew's archives. 

Kay Maguire trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where she gained the Kew Diploma. She is the author of the award-winning RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots and is a regular contributor to magazines such as BBC Gardeners’ World, where she was the Horticultural Editor for six years. She is now a freelance writer, editor, producer and, most importantly, grower.


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