Subtitle Building a Relationship with Heat-Loving Plants When You Don't Live In The Tropics - Angel's Trumpets – Lemongrass – Elephant Ears – Red Bananas – Fiddle Leaf Figs – Gingers – Hibiscus – Canna Lilies and More!
Description Description Adventurous Gardener seeks relationship with Tropical Plant…
*As featured in The New York Times*
*Winner of the GardenComm 2022 Media Awards Gold Award of Achievement in the Book Writing General Readership Category*
*Winner of the GardenComm 2022 Media Awards Silver Award of Achievement in the Publisher/Book General Readership Category*
Tropical plants are energizing. They awaken a tired summer garden with lush, sensuous foliage and fascinating flowers
and turn a suburban patio into a sophisticated, late-night paradise
. But if you garden in a temperate climate and have been reluctant to commit to what you’re sure will be too much work, it’s time to let Tropical Plants and How to Love Them
author Marianne Willburn act as your tropical matchmaker.
Using five relationship types to help you understand the different levels of care required for many common (and uncommon!) tropicals
, Marianne introduces you to an impressive array of outstanding tropical plants
by providing care instructions, easy tips for seeing these tropical beauties safely through the winter
, and advice for designing a tropical paradise of your own
Tropical Plants and How to Love Them
gives you permission to jump headfirst into:
A summer romance that ends with the first frost.
A long-term commitment to beautify indoor and outdoor spaces.
A friends-with-benefits relationship that yields exotic flavors and fragrances.
A breakup with that high-maintenance beauty.
A best friend relationship that lasts a lifetime.
From the striking red leaves of the Abyssinian banana to the unusual flowers and healing powers of turmeric, there are hundreds of tropical plants
worth loving. Find your new sweetheart in the pages of Tropical Plants and How to Love Them