Every plant has a meaning, energy and qualities that will enhance your life and the spaces you live and work in. This stunning guidebook features 44 of the most popular houseplants, each beautifully illustrated with vintage artworks and an in-depth explanation and exploration of the characteristics, meanings and qualities that can help you create an indoor haven of healing, calm, balance and love for all those who live and work within it.
Included are indoor gardening care guides and helpful tips, resource lists of plants for each month, meanings, gift guide and uses as well as ways for you to discover the language of any plant to ensure happy and healthy plants and help you grow a thriving bond between you and your plants.
Cheralyn Darcey is an ethnobotanist, botanical history author, and environmental artist who has had a lifelong connection with the spiritual and healing properties of plants. Cheralyn has written eighteen internationally published botanical and gardening titles and lives on the Central Coast of NSW. She is the Community Garden Curator at SWAMP (Sustainable Wetlands Agricultural Makers Project) in NSW where she designs and delivers garden systems and educational opportunities for community groups. Cheralyn also produces and hosts a live weekly two-hour gardening radio show At Home with the Gardening Gang on COASTFM963 and writes the weekly Down in the Garden page for Central Coast Newspapers: Coast News, The Coast Chronicle and Newcastle's Novo News.