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What Is My Plant Telling Me?

An Illustrated Guide to Houseplants and How to Keep Them Alive

Illustrated by Loni Harris

About The Book

Keep your house plants alive and thriving with this illustrated, accessible guide to popular house plants for new and experienced plant-parents alike.

Many new gardeners are finally starting to understand why bringing the outside indoors is so appealing. From improving home décor to mental health, plants have so many benefits. But keeping them alive (and most importantly, thriving) isn’t always easy! What does it mean if your plant has brown tips? Rotting roots? Yellow leaves? The list goes on.

Don’t you just wish your plants could communicate what’s wrong and how to fix it?

What Is My Plant Telling Me? answers all your plant-based questions making it the perfect companion for anyone interested in keeping their plants looking their best. This illustrated guide to the fifty most popular house plants will show you how to:
-Speak your plant’s language
-Identify classic distress signals
-Intervene successfully to keep your plants thriving for years to come
-Choose plants that work best for your space
-Pick the best locations within your home to keep your new plants
-Identify the pot size needed when you want to replant
-And more!

Whether you’re interested in growing a cactus, orchid, or even the popular Fiddle Leaf Fig, this book is the perfect guide to deciphering the message your plant is telling you and what you can do to revive it.

About The Author

Photograph by Maggie Fuller Photography

Emily L. Hay Hinsdale is a freelance writer, an enthusiastic cook, a dedicated traveler, a determined pedestrian, and a life-long gardener.

About The Illustrator

Loni Harris specializes in hand lettering and florals and has artwork with major US retailers such as Walmart, Target, Home Depot, and Staples. She loves hiking, working on her farm, and binge-watching while sketching.

Product Details

  • Publisher: S&S/Simon Element (September 20, 2022)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781982189822

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Raves and Reviews

“The author does a great job explaining plants by the lifestyles they best suit…Budding green thumbs will find these handy tips worth returning to.”

– Publishers Weekly

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