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Wild at Home: How to style and care for beautiful plants (Hardcover)
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Make your home a healthier and more beautiful place to be with Hilton Carter’s inspirational ideas.
"Hilton Carter's love for plants is infectious... His lush and exuberant displays are inspiring reminders that plants can be so much more than neat little containers on a window sill." Grace Bonney, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Design*Sponge
Take a tour through Hilton’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle. As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s home—not just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: ‘having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout. It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and…. yes!’ You will be armed with the know-how you need to care for your plants, where to place them, how to propagate, how to find the right pot, and much more, and most importantly, how to arrange them so that they look their best. Combine sizes and leaf shapes to stunning effect, grow your own succulents from leaf cuttings, create your own air plant display, and more.
About the Author
Hilton Carter is a director, editor, and fine artist, who loves making things with his hands. He is passionate about plants—his apartment is filled with over 200—and has a loyal following on Instagram (@hiltoncarter) where he shares his knowledge of plant care and styling. Hilton is based in Baltimore, MD.
'After following his popular Instagram account, we were excited to hear that plant pro Hilton Carter was coming out with a book. The end result doesn't disappoint—it's full of plant care tips as well as stunning photos of Carter's plant-filled home' – Real Simple
Awe-inspiring – Chowhound.com
"Brimming with insights on living with houseplants, including how to feed, water, pot, and style them." – Martha Stewart Living
"Hilton Carter has inspired thousands of people to fill their homes and workspaces with lush plants." – Los Angeles Magazine
"Everything you need to know in order to keep your houseplants Instagram-worthy at all times." – Bustle
"…a wondrous indoor woodland that offers all the benefits of being outdoors without leaving home." – Dwell
"You can really feel Hilton’s love of plants in each page. . . . Whether you’re looking to add some minimal greenery to your home or want to create a lush indoor jungle, Hilton has you covered. . . .gorgeous." – Design *Sponge
"We work with Hilton because he's both a plant stylist and an incredible plant-care wizard. hilton doesn't just teach you how to get your plants to thrive–he teaches you how to bond with them." – Apartment Therapy
"…tips on how anyone — even a novice — can incorporate plants into their lives." – The New York Times