Author(s): Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
When you want to raise plants but just don't have the space, then it's time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants come in millions of varieties, all with different levels of maintenance and care. Now is your chance to dive into this great hobby without the worry of what potting mix to try, what the right level of light you'll need, or how to shift your plants as seasons change. Houseplants profiles more than 150 different plants, and gives you the best techniques to raise them to be happy, green, and healthy. And as you watch them grow, you can stimulate your inner botanist with the included information on each plant's Latin family, varieties, bloom period, mature height, and other scientific specs.
Lisa Eldred Steinkopf is The Houseplant Guru, who features all things houseplants on her blog, thehouseplantguru.com. In addition, she has written for HGTVgardens.com, Real Simple magazine, Michigan Gardener Magazine, the houseplant section of Allan Armitage's Greatest Perennials and Annuals app, and Michigan Gardening Magazine, where she writes a monthly column. She worked for more than a decade at Steinkopf Nursery as the Annuals and Houseplants Manager, and has been interviewed online, in print, and on TV about houseplants. She harbors well over 1,000 houseplants in her home.