Houseplant Party by Lisa Steinkopf Book Review & Giveaway - My WAHM Plan

Houseplant Party by Lisa Steinkopf Book Review & Giveaway

Happy Friday dear readers. If you’ve followed this blog for long, you know I adore gardening and share lots of nature photos here and on social media.  However,  for today’s review and giveaway, lets go inside out of the sweltering August heat and have a house party! A Houseplant party by Lisa Steinkopf is a perfect book for houseplant lovers and those that want to be. Plus, there’s easy to make DIY projects to help you display your houseplants.


It’s time to Party!

Houseplant Party Book Review and Giveaway

This is a sponsored post on behalf Quarto Knows Publishing.  I received information to facilitate today’s post as well as a promotional copy of Houseplant Party to thank me for my participation. All opinions are my own.


About House Plant Party:

The Houseplant Party Book

Houseplant Party is full of fun projects & growing tips for epic indoor plants! I love houseplants because they help beautify our homes, clean the air and having a calming quality to them.  This is the first book of Lisa Steinkopf that I’ve read, and I must say, it won’t be the last. Her friendly writing style lets you know that while she is a professional when it comes to houseplants, she wants you to become highly proficient with growing houseplants as well. This book is divided into easy to read sections. 


 Section One- The Best Plants For your living Space:

  • Why Houseplants are having a resurgence in Popularity
  • A Plant Guide that explains 16 different types of plants, like Air Plants, Medicine Plant, Goldfish Plant
  • A brief history of where each plant originated
  • A helpful guide on deciding if each plant is right for your space

Watering your Houseplants


The gorgeous plant photos in this section make me want to grow every plant I don’t already own, but my space wouldn’t provide the necessary living environments for some of the more unique and light loving plants. 


Section two- Taking care of your houseplants:

  • Light:  why plants need it and how to determine if you have high, medium, or low light spaces

  • Temperature: Most plants are comfortable in our spaces if we are

  • Water: When to water and how to tell if your houseplants are getting too much or too little water

  • Fertilizer: Do you need to fertilize? What’s the meaning of fertilizer numbers

  • Quick tips for houseplant care such as wiping leaves and improving drainage



Section Three- 15 houseplant projects and Crafts:

Macrame plant hanger project

  • A creative test tube wall planter

  • A knotted plant hanger using recycled fabric *An upcoming DIY I’ll share*

  • A stress reducing succulent Zen garden

  • A bedside aquatic garden with Japanese moss ball

  • A macramé hanger like the one in the photo above



You’ll many more fun projects await you as you go through Houseplant Party! I’ve earmarked several projects I want to do once I’ve got time to devote to my indoor garden in the cold winter months. 


About the Author: Lisa Steinkopf: 


Lisa Steinkopf Author of Houseplant Party

Lisa Steinkopf is The Houseplant Guru, who features all things houseplant on her blog of the same name. I just followed it and think you should too if you love houseplants or want too. She is the author of Houseplants and Grow in the Dark and has written for HGTVgardens.com, Real Simple Magazine and more. She has over a decade experience working at Steinkopf Nursery as the Annual and Houseplant manager. She harbors over 1,000 houseplants in her home. I would be happy with a third of that number!



My Thoughts:

I found this book to be a fun read. I enjoyed learning about new plants I’d like to grow in my home as well as some helpful tips for plants I currently own. For instance, I do fairly well with watering and providing light for my plants, but I could do better with moving plants to bigger containers sooner. I certainly have a desire to add to my houseplant collection armed with this helpful book!



The Takeaway:

I think anyone who loves the look of a home filled with greenery should read this book. It will help you see that you can keep a houseplant or two alive as long as you start by knowing what your current living space provides. I invite you to learn more about this book at Quarto Publishing, where you can also purchase a copy should you not win this giveaway. 



Win It:

Houseplant Party Book Review and Giveaway


Thanks to today’s sponsor, Quarto Publishing, one lucky reader will receive a hardbound copy of Houseplant Party.



Terms:

No purchase is necessary to enter using the Rafflecopter form below.  My WAHM Plan is not responsible for prize fulfillment, sponsor is. Winners will be notified by email used on entry form and have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen.  This giveaway is not associated with nor endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, or any other social channel. 


Good Luck!







Please share in comments: Would you keep this book or gift it if you win?


2 comments

Nancy Payette said...

Looks like a fantastic book. I probably would keep it for myself.

Linda A Kinsman said...

Hi Nancy,

It's a great book to own. Good luck and thanks for entering!