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Bringing nature into the home has always been popular, but now research shows that creating a mixed environment between urban living and plants is also beneficial to our psychological well-being. We find biophilic design and landscaping being incorporated into our cities and towns, so why not in our homes? Say innovative indoor plantscapers.

After a long day, indoor plants can help you relax and unwind. They can also help to improve air quality and reduce pollutants.

This book will help you to create your own biophilic living space in a variety of different ways that can help change the look and feel of your home.

It is suitable for beginners and experienced gardeners alike and will cover how to grow plants indoors, design and installation, general maintenance, pest and disease management, plus much more.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction

Psychological and physical benefits of plants
Where indoor plants are used
Considerations when introducing indoor plants

Chapter 2 Ways of growing plants inside

Containers and growing systems for indoor plants
Planters, pots or tubs 
Hanging baskets, hanging pots, wall baskets and planter boxes 
Atriums and terrariums
Green walls
Tower gardens
Systems used for indoor plant installations
Water and watering
Watering systems
Potting media

Chapter 3 Planning and installation

Formulating a design approach 
Principles of design
Design elements
Evaluating a building
Choosing the system
Environmental controls/improvements
Choosing the plants and conditioning them
Conditioning plants for indoors
Providing drainage
Installation techniques
Installing baskets and hanging pots
Installing window boxes

Chapter 4 The general maintenance of indoor plants

General care
Maintenance of hanging baskets
Maintaining a terrarium
General maintenance tasks for vertical gardens

Chapter 5 Pest and disease management

Identifying problems
Maintaining plant health
Symptoms and diagnosis

Chapter 6 Hardy indoor plants

Plants species that grow in low - moderate light
Ferns (most species)
Plants species that grow in air conditioning
Plants species that grow in temperature extremes

Chapter 7 Air quality management and indoor plants

What is in the air?
Plant species that grow in poor air and pollution
Further reading and study
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Courses available 

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