Suggested Reading

Here are some books I would suggest to anyone interested in the following categories.  These aren’t necessarily the best books on the subjects, but they are the best ones I’ve read. 🙂

The book cover images are links to the book on Amazon.
is a link to my review of the book.


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Complete Houseplant Handbook by Peter McHoy

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The New York Times 1000 Gardening Questions and Answers by NY Times

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The New York Times Book of Houseplants by Joan Lee Faust

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Gardener’s Latin by Bill Neal

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Tempting Tropicals by Ellen Zachos


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The Plant Propagator’s Bible by Miranda Smith

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Secrets of Plant Propagation by Lewis Hill


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Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family by Deni Brown


Aquarium Plants Catalogue by Holger Windelov

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Creating a Natural Aquarium by Peter Hiscock


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Bonsai (101 Essential Tips) by Harry Tomlinson


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Orchid Growing for Wimps by Ellen Zachos


The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan

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