More than 130 plants—from foliage plants to cacti and succulents—are profiled in this definitive guide to houseplants, paired with full-page photos, a brief "introduction," and basic care requirements (such as light and water needs, type of soil, growth habits, and toxicity). Maybe you're a "houseplant virgin"
or you "have a track record of plant homicide"
; the low-maintenance devil's ivy may be your best bet. Have a proven green thumb? You're ready to give a peacock plant all the special care it demands. A handy visual index, troubleshooting tips, and advice on pests and diseases round out Plantopedia
, creating a terrific resource for anyone longing to "green up" their home. (KG)