Gardening Indoors: Creative Designs for Plants in the Home, with 120 Inspirational Pictures

This title offers creative designs for plants in the home, with 120 inspirational pictures. It presents an innovative approach to indoor gardening, which focuses on incorporating plants as part of the interior design of a home. It offers a wealth of inspirational ideas for using plants in any room, including dining rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms. It covers a range of planting schemes for indoors, such as architectural, vibrant and seasonal looks. It offers six step-by-step projects, including a scented white garden, a dry garden and a tomato and basil garden. It features more than 120 stunning photographs, as well as practical advice on containers and tools. A directory gives detailed horticultural information on a range of different plants. Whether you want to brighten up a bedroom or create a style statement in a living room, houseplants provide an effective and easy way to update an interior design. In this beautiful book, you will find out how to choose and position plants to the best effect, taking into account scale and proportion, style and placement, form and shape, tone, scent and texture. A section on interior ideas explores a range of different rooms and the plants that are most suited to them. All the practical aspects of indoor gardening are covered; there is information on light levels and humidity, potting and pruning, problem busting, containers and tools. There is also a directory, which gives detailed horticultural information on a range of different plants. With evocative photographs by Caroline Arber, this is an essential introduction to an innovative philosophy that applies design principles to indoor plants to produce truly stunning results.