What is my plant telling me? An illustrated guide to houseplants and how to keep them alive

Emily L. Hay Hinsdale

Book - 2022

Your plants speak to you! Once you understand what they're saying, you will be able to help them thrive. Healthy plants are a boon to any environment: they can enliven your peace or mood, and it has been shown that nurturing plants is great for our mental health. But keeping a plant healthy can be a mystery. What does it mean if your plant has brown tips? Rotting roots? Yellow leaves? What Is My Plant Telling Me? answers all these and dozens of other questions about houseplant health. With ...beautiful illustrations and information on "listening" to the fifty most popular houseplants, this book will help you become a n expert plant whisperer and teach you how to: Choose plants that work best for your space ; Spot the best location in your home for each plant ; Identify classic distress signals and tend to them ; Find exactly the right size pot for replanting ; and more! Whether you're raising a cactus, an orchid, or the popular fiddle-leaf fig, What Is My Plant Telling Me? will enable you to decipher all your plants' messages so that they will grow beautifully in any home. --

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Handbooks and manuals
New York, NY : Simon Element 2022.
First Simon Element hardcover edition
Physical Description
xvi, 191 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 22 cm
Also available online
Includes index.
Main Author
Emily L. Hay Hinsdale (author)
Other Authors
Loni Harris (illustrator)
  • African violet
  • Air plants
  • Aloe vera
  • Areca palm
  • Basil
  • Begonia
  • Bromeliad
  • Burro's tail
  • Cactus
  • Calathea
  • Cast iron plant
  • Chinese evergreen/Philippine evergreen
  • Coin plant
  • Coleus
  • Corn plant
  • Croton
  • Crown of thorns
  • Dragon tree
  • Dumbcane
  • Echeveria
  • Elephant ear
  • Fiddle-leaf fig
  • Godfish plant
  • Ivy
  • Jade
  • Jasmine
  • Kalanchoe
  • Lavender
  • Lucky bamboo
  • Maidenhair fern
  • Money tree/Guiana chestnut
  • Monstera
  • Norfolk Island pine
  • Orchid
  • Peace lily
  • Peperomia
  • Philodendron
  • Pothos
  • Prayer plant
  • Rubber plant
  • Snake Plant
  • Spider plant
  • Staghorn fern
  • String of pearls
  • Umbrella plant
  • Venus flytrap
  • Weeping fig
  • Yucca
  • Zebra haworthia
  • ZZ plant.