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Manual of Interior Plantscaping : A Guide to Design, Installation, and Maintenance (Hardcover) (Kathy
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The goal of The Manual of Interior Plantscaping is to create a bridge between the design and horticulture communities in order to help more people to make plants a part of their everyday lives and indoor environments. It seeks to help designers, architects, building owners and managers, and horticulturists navigate the complicated field of interior plantscaping. It shows the reader how to design many different kinds of interior plantscapes, including atriums, indoor gardens, green walls, potted office plants, color bowls, dish gardens, and terrariums. This guide begins with basic design principles and includes helpful information from watering practices to pruning, to plant nutrition and disease and pest prevention. It also includes a plant palette section with over 60 different types of plants most successful in an indoor environment. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Plants are an integral part of today?s commercial interiors. They set a mood, direct foot traffic, enhance architectural features, improve productivity, and make indoor spaces healthier and more livable.The Manual of Interior Plantscaping shows you how to design all the major types of interior plantscapes?atriums, indoor gardens, green walls, potted office plants, and miniature displays like dish gardens. You?ll learn basic design principles and the mechanics behind a successful interiorscape, as well as how to maintain and care for indoor plants, with tested information on watering practices, pruning, plant nutrition, and preventing pests and diseases. Profiles of the 60 best indoor plants will help you design a plantscape that is both functional and beautiful for years to come.
Number of Pages: 248
Sub-Genre: Reference, House Plants + Indoor, Container
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Kathy Fediw
Street Date: December 30, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7798
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