Best Books For Houseplants Lover (continued)


Best indoor plant & urban jungle books

Looking for a reference book about indoor plants & Urban jungles?

For your home, for a gift or for the office, these books are full of inspiring ideas and pro tips to create your own urban jungle and keep your lovely plants happy. I’m regularly coming back to them for advice and inspiration, that's why I highly recommend them!

Anyone can live with and care for plants.
— Judith De Graaff & Igor Josifovic

My plant Book recommendations (continued):

Living With Plants

A Guide to Indoor Gardening

Living With Plants  by Sophie Lee, 2017

Living With Plants by Sophie Lee, 2017

  • Description: Houseplants offer the perfect solution to the urban dweller, lacking in space – indoor and outdoor – and in Living With Plants, botanical-stylist, Sophie Lee, shows you simple but innovative ways to make your home gorgeously green. Starting with the basics, learn how to pick the right plant for your home (and specifically what room), what levels of sunlight your plant needs and the best space for your plants to thrive.

  • By Sophie Lee from, 2017

  • Buy or recommend to a friend: Living With Plants


RHS Practical House Plant Book

Choose The Best - Display Creatively - Nurture and Care - 175 Plant Profiles

RHS Practical Houseplant Book  by Zia Allaway & Fran Bailey, 2018

RHS Practical Houseplant Book by Zia Allaway & Fran Bailey, 2018

  • Description: It's official: living with houseplants is good for your wellbeing! Turn your living space into an indoor oasis with our handy, easy to follow guide. Discover key indoor gardening design principles and learn how to care for your houseplants and keep them healthy. The RHS Practical Houseplant Book contains a dozen stunning step-by-step projects to help you assemble an eye-catching terrarium, create a floating kokedama 'string garden', or propagate succulents for your friends. Complete with 200 in-depth plant profiles, this is the essential practical guide for indoor gardeners.

  • By Zia Allaway & Fran Bailey, 2018

  • Buy or recommend to a friend: RHS Practical House Plant


House of Plants

Living with Succulents, Air Plants and Cacti

House Of Plants  by Rose Ray and Caro Langton, 2016 (Photo Credit NGNG Design)

House Of Plants by Rose Ray and Caro Langton, 2016 (Photo Credit NGNG Design)

  • Style: peaceful and relaxing

  • Focus: Succulents, Cacti and Air plants only

  • Specificity: if you're already into cacti and succulents, or you're about to get your first, this book is a must-have. These gorgeous, fashionable plants are hardy, perfect for urban living and this comprehensive companion is all you need to learn how to nurture and enjoy them, as well as how to stylishly arrange them in your home. This stylish guide also shows you how to take cuttings to share with friends, make gifts, terrariums and displays, and other ways to make these fantastic plants part of your life.

  • By Rose Ray &‎ Caro Langton, 2016

  • Buy or recommend to a friend: House Of Plants


How not to kill your houseplant

Survival tips for the horticulturally challenged

How Not To Kill Your Houseplant  by Veronica Peerless, 2017

How Not To Kill Your Houseplant by Veronica Peerless, 2017

  • Style: educational - design is not the focus of the book

  • Focus: a book for beginners and those who want to understand their plants. This book is going full on the plant care road with detailed, easy to understand advice, even for beginners.

  • Description: full of helpful tips, pictures, and informational panels, How Not to Kill Your Houseplant will turn your home into a beautiful greenhouse of healthy, happy plants.

  • By Veronica Peerless, 2017

  • Buy or recommend to a friend: How Not To Kill Your Houseplant

  • Product details:

    • Publisher DK (August 15, 2017)

    • ISBN-10: 1465463305, ISBN-13: 978-1465463302

    • Average Amazon Customer Review: 4.4/5 stars (Amazon Best Seller)

I hope this book review was insightful!

These books have been curated by plant experts, combining an immense amount of knowledge with beautiful photography. Whatever your focus is, they should cover 99.9% of your needs in terms of indoor plant care and interior design with plants. I really hope they will help some of you advancing their skills and staying inspired!

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