The Hydroponics for Houseplants : An Indoor Gardener's Guide to Growing Without Soil

Author(s): Peter Loewer

Gardening and DIY

Pick your container, fill it with water, and sit back and watch your plant grow! This book is the answer to anyone who has ever shied away from growing house plants because of messy dirt or fear of things dying if left for a few days without water. Ditch the hassle and learn how to grow plants indoors with nothing but water. Peter Loewer, an inveterate inventor of water gardening techniques, has written and illustrated this charming guide to teach readers the basics of hydroculture. This technique of growing plants in water has a history of almost 300 years, from experiments by an English botanist to the giant automated factory greenhouses of the twentieth century where vegetables are now grown commercially by the ton. Learn how to utilize this simple, time-tested method in your own home and never worry about over- or under-watering again! Peter Loewer, an inveterate inventor of water gardening techniques, has written and illustrated this charming guide to teach readers the basics of hydroculture.
This technique of growing plants in water has a history of almost 300 years, from experiments by an English botanist to the giant automated factory greenhouses of the twentieth century where vegetables are now grown commercially by the ton. Learn how to utilize this simple, time-tested method in your own home and never worry about over- or under-watering again!

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Peter Loewer has written and illustrated this book from his own experience of growing many kinds of plants in water. A graphic artist and illustrator of biology and natural history magazines, Peter Loewer lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where he field tests the propagation and care of all the plants that he offers in this book.

General Fields

  • : 9781634504928
  • : Skyhorse Publishing
  • : Skyhorse Publishing
  • : February 2016
  • : 216mm X 133mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Loewer
  • : Paperback
  • : 635.965
  • : 144
  • : BW illustrations throughout