Steve Aspbell

Steve Asbell is a freelance writer and illustrator specializing in gardening since 2008. He published a book about how to use houseplants in home decoration in 2014.



Steve Asbell is a former writer for The Spruce. He contributed articles about planting in pots and containers and maintaining plants in container gardens. He has also authored and contributed to multiple books and blogs focused on gardening, and is a member of the Garden Writers Association.


Steve earned his Associate of Arts degree from Florida Community College in 2005.

Awards and Publications

Steve authored "Plant by Numbers: 50 Houseplant Combinations to Decorate Your Space" in 2014. 

Expertise: Gardening
Education: Florida Community College

About The Spruce

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