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What's Wrong With My Houseplant?: Save Your Indoor Plants With 100% Organic Solutions

By David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth

This ecologically sensitive houseplant how-to will prove popular.


Houseplants add style, clean the air, and bring nature indoors. But they are often plagued with problems—aphids, mealybugs, mites, and thrips, to name just a few.

What’s Wrong With My Houseplant? shows how to keep indoor plants healthy by first teaching you how to identify the problem. Organized in the same easy-to-navigate style as the other bestselling What’s Wrong books, it includes profiles for 148 plants, visual keys for the most common problems, and the organic solutions that will lead to a healthy plant.

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"Concerned home gardeners seeking 100 percent organic solutions to houseplant woes will welcome this guide…Filled with full-color photos throughout and back-matter resources, conversion tables, and an index, this ecologically sensitive houseplant how-to will prove popular."


About the authors

David Deardorff

David Deardorff is a botanist and expert plant pathologist. He earned his Ph.D. in botany from the University of Washington. He coordinated plant pathology research at the University of Hawaii and served as faculty adviser to the Master Gardener program at Washington State University.

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Kathryn Wadsworth

Kathryn Wadsworth is a writer, photographer, and naturalist, who enjoys sharing the wonders of the natural world with others. Currently, she can be found presenting workshops around the United States on a wide variety of topics, from gardening to ecology.

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