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10 books about plants
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Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers by Christopher Brickell
This book was published 2 years ago by DK and takes approximately 24.8 hours to read.
A newly updated edition of the classic guide, featuring more than 8,000 garden plants and 4,000 photographs. Choose the right plants for your garden and find all the inspiration and guidance you need with the Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers. This best-selling book features a photographic catalog of more than 4,000 plant and flower varieties, all organized by color, size, and type, to help you select the right varieties for your outdoor space. Discover perennials, bulbs, trees, succulents, and ornamental shrubs all showcased in beautiful, full-color photography. Instead of scrolling endlessly through gardening websites, browse this photographic catalog to find at-a-glance plant choice inspiration. This is the core of the book. Or use the extensive plant dictionary to look up more than 8,000 plant varieties and find out best growing conditions. The extensive introduction lists plants from different sites. This new edition features the latest and most popular cultivars, as well as updated photography, comprehensive hardiness ratings, and a brand-new introduction. Fully comprehensive yet easy to use, the Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers is the inspirational, informative guide every gardener needs on their bookshelf.
Plant Witchery: Discover the Sacred Language, Wisdom, and Magic of 200 Plants by Juliet Diaz
Category: Mental & Spiritual Healing
This book was published last year by Hay House Inc. and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
All it will take is for you to slow down and pay attention to the world around you and, I promise, you will find the world within you. Indigenous seer, gifted plant whisperer, and Witchery author Juliet Diaz invites you to walk the path of the Plant Witch. Journey far beyond the basic medicinal and magical properties of plants, deep into Mother Earth's drumming heart. Drawn from ancestral practices passed down by generations of teachers, the lessons in this book will awaken your intimate connection with nature, your ancestors, your guides, and to your true self through the powerful magic of plants. Within these pages, you will learn: * Essential, magical, and medicinal properties of 200 herbs, flowers, trees, and fruits. * Rituals for abundance, cleansing, and connecting with spirits. * Spells to ward against evil, find answers, and protect against self-sabotage. * Potions to open your third eye, bring luck, and promote creativity. * Communication techniques for speaking and listening to plants. * The optimal moon phases and seasons to work with different plants. Even as humans forget our place in nature's rhythm and cause harm to our Earth Mother, the spirits of plants still call out to us, appear in our dreams, and inspire us as they push through cracks in cement-resilient and determined to thrive. From abre camino and acacia to yucca and ZZ plant, each has unique personality and wisdom to share if we are only willing to listen.
Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments by Andrew Chevallier
Category: Herbal Remedies
This book was published 5 years ago by DK and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.
"550 herbs and remedies for common ailments"--Cover.
Houseplants for All: How to Fill Any Home with Happy Plants by Danae Horst
Category: House Plants
This book was published last year by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
"A guide to selecting and growing plants for your home, including a plant profile quiz"--
Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers by Jessica Roux
Category: Trivia & Fun Facts
This book was published last year by Andrews McMeel Publishing and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.
A charming, gorgeously illustrated botanical encyclopedia for your favorite romantic, local witch, bride-to-be, or green-thumbed friend. The Language of Flowers is a full-color guidebook to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs. The book explores the coded significances associated with various blooms, from flowers for a lover to flowers for an enemy. The language of flowers was historically used as a means of secret communication. It soared in popularity during the 19th century, especially in Victorian England and the U.S., when proper etiquette discouraged open displays of emotion. Mysterious and playful, the language of flowers has roots in everything from the characteristics of the plant to its presence in folklore and history. Researched and illustrated by popular artist Jessica Roux, this book makes a stunning display piece, conversation-starter, or thoughtful gift.
Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery by Emma Sibley
Category: House Plants
This book was published 3 years ago by Quadrille Publishing and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.
House plants are having a moment. Inexpensive to purchase, easy to care for and a statement in any space they inhabit, growing these plants is virtually foolproof. The Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery is a source of green inspiration for small-space gardening, featuring a directory of 60 of the most popular varieties of foliage to own. From dramatic palms and tropical leafy wonders to beautiful ferns and flowering potted plants – this book covers everything you need to know about nurturing and growing your own. Each of the 60 plants is accompanied by luscious photography and an easy-to-follow breakdown of all the essential requirements for that variety. This includes details on size, growth, and flowering, along with any extra tips on caring for that specific plant.
Encyclopedia of Garden Plants for Every Location: Featuring More Than 3,000 Plants by DK
This book was published 7 years ago by DK and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
Recommends plants that grow well in different sunny or shady locations, as well as those best suited for different styles of gardens and for each season and those noted for color, scent, shape, texture, or special conditions.
Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom (Smithsonian) by DK
Category: Flowers & Plants
This book was published 2 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
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Houseplants for Beginners: A Practical Guide to Choosing, Growing, and Helping Your Plants Thrive by Rebecca De La Paz
Category: House Plants
This book was published this year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 6.8 hours to read.
Become the best houseplant parent you can be with beginner-friendly tips and tools Houseplants are a great way to decorate, ease stress, and stay connected with nature when you're indoors. If you're looking to grow your collection and need some advice, Houseplants for Beginners has all the information you'll need to successfully care for your plants and help them thrive. Learn how to shop for and repot houseplants, choose the best place in your home for them, and address a variety of challenges like pests and diseases. With 120 common houseplant profiles grouped from low maintenance to high maintenance, you can familiarize yourself with individual plant needs and choose the best ones for your lifestyle. The perks of houseplants--Explore a brief history of houseplants and the benefits of bringing nature inside, including relieving stress and inviting more creativity and happiness into your life. Plant wisdom--Find key insights to set you up for success as you begin your houseplant adventure, from propagation techniques to safety suggestions. Troubleshooting tips--Get straightforward advice for solving seemingly difficult houseplant problems. Fill your home with flourishing houseplants with help from this essential guide for beginners.
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World (The Mysteries of Nature, 1) by Peter Wohlleben
Category: Plants & Animals
This book was published 5 years ago by Greystone Books and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
"A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other"--
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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