Urban Botanics

An Indoor Plant Guide for Modern Gardeners

Urban Botanics An Indoor Plant Guide for Modern Gardeners
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Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780711268678
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Description

Driven by the beautiful artwork of Maaike  Koster  (illustrator  and  interior  designer),  alongside Emma Sibley’s  (co-founder  of  UK-based  London  Terrariums)  text,  this  collection of  stunning  illustrations  is  accompanied  by  thoughtful  information.  Each  plant  is rendered in considered detail taking up a full  double  page  spread,  with  half  of  this  space allotted to the illustration, facing a paragraph on its origins, care tips and any  information about fellow species.
 
This is not meant to  be  an  intimidating  tome;  the  limited  text  and  the  illustrations  will be an initial inspiration. The joy of these plants is that they are easy to  maintain,  and everyone has access to them – you no longer need to have a back garden to turn your hand  to  this  green-fingered  past  time.  Succulents,  cacti,  flowering  and  foliage  plants  are growing everywhere and their ubiquity is  adding  interest,  tranquillity  and  colour  in  every corner of our lives.

The author

EMMA SIBLEY is founder of London Terrariums, which began out of a sincere desire to engage with nature in the urban environment. These comprehensive workshops pass on the knowledge and deep fascination with how plants behave and the exciting part terrariums play in the history of horticulture.
 
 

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780711268678
Illustrations: 70
Size: 6.299 in x 8.268 in / 160 mm x 210 mm
Published:

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