Living with Air Plants : A Beginner's Guide to Growing and Displaying Tillandsia


Living with Air Plants : A Beginner's Guide to Growing and Displaying Tillandsia

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 96 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780804851046
  • DDC分類 635.965

Full Description

Living with Air Plants is the perfect introduction to the world of Tillandsia and the many ways they can be used to design and upgrade your home or work space. It is the work of a prominent horticulturist and a design, lifestyle and gardening expert from Japan, and displays a wonderful Japanese design aesthetic and attention to detail. These endearing plants are friendly to seasoned gardeners and beginners alike, and easy to grow and care for, once you know how. This reference and growing guide covers over 100 different Tillandsia varities, and gives you all the information you need to select your plants and make them thrive. In this book, you'll learn about: The various types of Tillandsia plants and their characteristics Growth cycles and preferred environments Air plant care and selection Propagating/dividing plants from cuttings Enjoying and displaying Tillandsia in all sorts of spaces. Beautiful photos of air plants in personal spaces will inspire you to create your own mini indoor garden. These stylish, low-maintenance plants pair well with succulents and terrariums two other popular container gardening trends. If you love the idea of adding quirky greenery to your life, these are the plants to try and this is the book to get you started!

Table of Contents

Author's Note                                      5 (1)
The Characteristics and Charm of Air Plants 6 (2)
Terms Used for Parts of Air Plants 8 (2)
Part 1 Cultivating Air Plants
Main Types of Air Plants 10(2)
Preferred Environments for Air Plants 12(2)
The Growth Cycle of Air Plants 14(2)
How to Cultivate Air Plants 16(8)
Equipment and components you will need 16(2)
Tips on selecting plants and varieties 18(1)
Locating air plants to suit the season 19(1)
Regular maintenance 20(2)
Dividing the stock; Protecting against 22(1)
Cultivating roots for better growth 23(1)
What do I do if...? Q&A 24(2)
More About Air Plants 26(2)
Part 2 The Fun of Displaying Your Air Plants
An Entrance Hall Where Small Air Plants 28(2)
Offer Greetings
A Windowside Mobile That Sways in the 30(2)
Slightest Breeze
Adding an Urban Flavor to a Wall 32(2)
Matching the Texture of a Tablecloth 34(2)
A Little Garden on Shelves 36(2)
Soft, Delicate Leaves Brighten a Dresser 38(1)
Add Gentle Colors to a Work Space 39(1)
Fixed to a Tree Branch Like Spring Buds 40(2)
Displaying a Collection on an Old Display 42(1)
Mixed Together with Herbs in the Kitchen 43(1)
A Simple Terrarium by the Window 44(2)
A Refreshingly Clean Accent 46(1)
Old Containers by a Frosted Glass Window 47(1)
Delicate Colors Create a Bouquet for the 48(2)
A Touch of the Wild in an Old Birdcage 50(2)
A Home for Plants in a Sun-Dappled Yard 52(3)
Part 3 Air Plant Reference Guide
Easy-to-grow Varieties Recommended for Beginners 55(21)
Specialty Varieties 76(18)
Index 94