There are a lot of houseplant books out there and we've read and owned a lot. Most have some great qualities but some are truly brilliant all rounders and deserved to be recommended. Our favorite books are listed below.
Before we get started, as part of our six reasons why you can trust us, we want to quickly highlight the following two.
This is a super fun book to give as a gift to someone who likes or dabbles with houseplants. It's not a joke or novelty book though and is surprisingly useful to the beginner and intermediate houseplant owners.
This is a smallish book, compared to the others listed here, coming in at 144 pages, but it still has a lot of information packed into the pages. Well worth a look.
This book covers a lot within its 224 pages. Including:
Due to the broad topics covered this is a great houseplant book for the beginner and expert equally. It's all presented with gorgeous photos showing clearly every step in the DIY projects and the Plant profiles allow for easy identification of plants.
You're normally in safe hands with any of the Dr. D. G. Hessayon books and this one is no different.
The beauty of all Dr. D. G. Hessayon's books is that they contain very simple accurate advice that's straight to the point. It's a fantastic reference book for hundreds of houseplants. This is also his most recent release, which combines the best and most modern bits from several of his books into one larger volume.