paper, 206 p., $19.95
A proponent of organic gardening, garden writer Julie Bawden-Davis has written a primer on plant care for those who wish to apply organic principles to their indoor plants. The text of Indoor Gardening the Organic Way: How to Create a Natural and Sustaining Environment for Your Houseplants contains useful information on plant selection, placement of plants indoors, lighting, grooming, and pruning, as well as directions for organic methods of fertilizing and insect control. The book is notable for its large type and simple illustrations, which make for easy and enjoyable reading.
— Marilyn K. Alaimo, garden writer and volunteer, Chicago Botanic Garden