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In "Paradise Under Glass" Kassinger chronicles her journey from brown thumb to green to create her own tropical refuge in suburban Washington, D.C. Following her journey across America and a quick tour of the glasshouses of the past, Kassinger takes us step-by-step from the construction of her conservatory through her efforts to identify the easiest to grow, most beautiful houseplants.