Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors

Breathe New Life into Your Home with Large Plants

Some of the most polluted places on earth are where we spend 90% of our time: inside our homes. Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors is the definitive guide to what makes these plants special, focusing on how they can beautify your home, clean airborne pollutants, and help you and your family live longer, healthier, happier lives.

By: D.J. Herda

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“Distills a lifetime of plant experience into easy-to-follow instruction, giving an amateur like me the confidence to green my home for health.” —Paula Baker-LaPorte, coauthor of Prescriptions for a Healthy House

Some of the most polluted places on earth are where we spend 90% of our time: inside our homes. Science is continually uncovering more effective ways of improving the quality of our environment, and plants—specifically indoor trees and shrubs—are at the top of this list.

Growing trees and shrubs indoors might seem like a monumental challenge, but it’s no different than growing any plants indoors. Written by master gardener DJ Herda, Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors is a definitive guide on what makes these plants special and all the tips and tricks you need to help them survive and flourish in an indoor environment. It covers how they:

  • Rid your environment of airborne pollutants
  • Beautify your home
  • Help you to live a longer, healthier, happier life.

An explosive introduction into the wellness scene, Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors is for those with a keen interest in gardening, health, and science, offering an entirely new way of promoting human wellness—by creating beautiful, enjoyable surroundings.

“A fascinating, encyclopedic compendium dealing with the nature and care of trees and shrubs.” —Arnold M. Ludwig, author of King of the Mountain

“Covers everything from watering needs and light requirements to propagation to keeping costs down, all in an effort to help you create a verdant home that has the health benefits of being outside.” —Deanna Duke, author of The Non-Toxic Avenger

“Clearly written and beautifully illustrated. It’s a real eye-opener!” —Phillip Adcock, author of Master Your Brain

About The Author(s)

D.J. Herda is a professional author, gourmet chef, and master indoor/outdoor gardener. He is a former Challenger Space Center project creator/coordinator, syndicated newspaper and magazine garden writer and columnist, and test grower for Jackson & Perkins and the Rodale Institute, along with other recognized innovators in gardening plants and practices. He has written and published more than 80 books and thousands of short pieces. As an avid chef, D.J. has been cooking with dried and fresh herbs for more than 50 years and has been growing herbs indoors in pots for nearly as long. He lives and works in the Rocky Mountains of the southwestern United States.

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Book Specifications

ISBN: 9780865719125

Page Count: 240

Dimensions: 7.5 × 9 × 0.55 in

Publication Date: October 08, 2019

Images: Black & White Images + Color Section

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