[back cover] THE INDOOR PLANT BIBLE Create a beautiful garden space within your home using this comprehensive guide to the newest and most desirable of indoor plants. This guide features a wide range of house plants, including colorful geraniums and cineraria, ambient ferns and palms, and more exotic orchids and cacti. Readers will also find detailed explanations of each plant's characteristics and care requirements. Learn the secrets of successful indoor gardening with tips on creating the optimum growing conditions for your plants, from location to feeding and watering. A wealth of practical advice reveals how to use flowers and foliage to transform your home into a bountiful Eden. Born in Denmark, Dorte Nissen is a recognized expert on a diverse selection of plant species, and is herself an avid gardener. She has a Master of Science degree in botany and biology, and works as a specialist in the allergy and immunology department of the University Hospital in Copenhagen, where she researches the medicinal benefits of plants.Nissen, Dorte is the author of 'Indoor Plant Bible The Essential Guide To Choosing And Caring For Indoor, Greenhouse, And Patio Plants', published 2005 under ISBN 9780764157691 and ISBN 0764157698.