This audiobook contains proven steps and strategies on the most common mistakes gardeners make that lead to plants dying - and how to fix them.
Killing houseplants seems to be a popular American pastime. The world is made up of two types of people: those who can cultivate and care for houseplants, and those who would have trouble keeping a plastic plant alive. But when it comes to plants, there is no "can't", there is only "too lazy to bother".
We all know not everyone is born with the magical green thumb. Some people seem to just have the touch and ideas to keep a garden looking beautiful throughout all of the seasons, or maybe they just know how to take good care of indoor house plants. On the other hand, we also know those who seem to be able to just look at a plant and kill it. That's right; those people with the dreaded black thumb who could probably kill a vase of plastic flowers.
The people with the black thumb give up easily on planting, while others still have the urge to fill the corner with a living plant, but can't. In any case, thankfully, there are flowers and plants available that are more on the "hardy" side.
Let me explain why killing house plants seems to be a popular American pastime; far more people excel at killing houseplants than at keeping them alive. Most houseplant serial killers honestly believe they have a deep and abiding affection for growing things, but they just don't think things through before they make a commitment to their house plants.
Most of us kill our plants from time to time due to misjudgment or a busy schedule, and as a gardener, this can be difficult to come to terms with.