Dr Hessayon to introduce "roomscaping" with new book on indoor gardening

Best selling author Dr Hessayon is to tackle indoor gardening with a new book out in April.

According to Hessayon in Britain we spend £2 billion each year on house plants and cut flowers.

The best selling author has sold a record 16 million copies of his gardening books which amount to more than fifty.

Said Hessayon: "In most homes this plant material ends up as a few isolated pots on the windowsill or sideboard, or as a vase stuffed with a bunch of flowers. Ornaments - not decor features which change the look of the room.

"We can do so much more with living plants."

Dr Hessayon's new book reveals the craft of "roomscaping". This is the way plants and cut flowers can be used to add beauty to a room in the way we use plants when we landscape our gardens, he says.

In its pages the basics of design are explained, and the effect of grouping indoor plants together in pot groups and indoor gardens is described and illustrated.

There's also an A-Z guide to 350 plants and over 400 cut flowers included.


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Read These Next

Sargent's solutions - how to avoid the traps of 'professional non-payers'

Sargent's solutions - how to avoid the traps of 'professional non-payers'

Be wary of unscrupulous clients who may look for loopholes to avoid settling up at the end of a job, Alan Sargent warns.

Living walls

Living walls

The benefits of green walls make them worth investigation by all green-space professionals, says Miranda Kimberley.

Business planning - improving productivity through training

Business planning - improving productivity through training

How to create a structured training programme for your staff to give your business a competitive edge, by Neville Stein.


Horticulture Jobs
More Horticulture Jobs

BALI National Landscape Awards 2017

Read all about the winning projects in the awards, run in association with Horticulture Week.

-Download the Digital Edition

Are you a landscape supplier?

Horticulture Week Landscape Project Leads

If so, you should be receiving our new service for Horticulture Week subscribers delivering landscape project leads from live, approved, planning applications across the UK.

Industry Data

An exclusive report for HW subscribers revealing the key development trends, clients and locations for 2017.

Products & Kit Resources

Noel Farrer

Founding partner of Farrer Huxley Associates Noel Farrer on landscape and green space
 

Read Noel Farrer