A joyfully illustrated guide to creating a “house jungle.” The perfect housewarming gift for serial plant killers and bright-eyed beginners, or just to inspire yourself. This book would look perfect on a shelf between houseplants, where it’d provide continuous motivation to keep your new plants happy.
House Jungle is a joyful, illustrated introduction to indoor gardening, presented with a decorator’s eye. The vibrant drawings and hand-lettered text of author-illustrator Annie Dornan-Smith show how to prepare the perfect container and select plants based not only on their light and watering needs, but also on their looks! Whether your home style calls for large architectural plants, hanging baskets, or cacti and succulents, Dornan-Smith offers a visual rundown of the top choices. No gardening experience? No problem! Check out the section on “Houseplants That Can Take Abuse.”
About the Author
Annie Dornan-Smith is the author and illustrator of House Jungle. She sells her hand-lettered stationery, prints, and homeware through her business, Annie Dornan-Smith Design. Her work has also been featured on Hallmark products. She lives in Nottingham, England, and can be found online at anniedornansmith.co.uk.
" This book is perfect for plant killers like me! It’s educational, fun, and pretty — a great addition to your coffee table." — Holly Becker, interior stylist and author, decor8blog.com
"The adorable new book House Jungle couldn’t come at a better time. We can’t wait to immortalize some summer sunshine into cooler seasons with our own little green paradises.” —MindBodyGreen
"If you’re looking for a book for young and beginning gardeners, House Jungle is the perfect choice." —Community Table
"An illustrated guide to selecting and rearing the ubiquitous architectural plants of this trend." — Washington Post
"An illustrated guide for the millennial grower." — Guardian
"Annie Dornan-Smith's smart illustrated guide helps you care for all your indoor plant babies." — HGTV.com