Cacti and Succulents

An illustrated guide to the plants and their cultivation

Author: Graham Charles

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977863

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 9190

Beautifully illustrated and highly accessible, this essential guide to cacti and other succulents is both a practical manual and a source of reference and inspiration for all enthusiasts. More than 250 different species or genera, and their natural habitats are described.Topics covered include the unique nature of succulents; the natural environment; history, classification and nomenclature; watering, feeding, general care and propagation; pests and diseases; profiles of cacti and other succulents. Beautifully illustrated with 420 colour transparencies.

The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents

Author: Terry Hewitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780751300499

Category: Cactus

Page: 176

View: 9344

Based on the author's 30-year study with over 50,000 plants, The Complete Book of Cacti and Succulents offers a photographic A-Z which profiles more than 300 plants, with practical advice for propagating and cultivating them and imaginative ideas for display. The expert advice, supported by step-by-step photographs, covers subjects ranging from handling spiky plants to identifying pests and diseases. Catering both to enthusiastic beginners and ardent cactophiles around the world, this should be a useful sourcebook of plant species advice, ideas and inspiration.

The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents

Author: Emma Sibley

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN: 1787130827

Category:

Page: 144

View: 3823

Succulents and cacti make the perfect indoor plant pets. Inexpensive to purchase, easy to care for and resilient to the neglect of even the laziest of gardeners, growing these plants is virtually foolproof. The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents features a directory of 60 of the most popular varieties of cacti and succulents to own. The entry for each of the 60 plants is accompanied by a photograph and all the essential requirements for that variety in an easy-to-follow breakdown. This includes details on size, growth, spread and flowering, along with any extra tips on care for that specific plant.

Crazy about Cacti and Succulents

Author: Ray Rogers

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

ISBN: 9781889538723

Category: Gardening

Page: 119

View: 4148

Cacti and succulents are among the most bizarre and beautiful plants a gardener can grow--and included here are some of the most remarkable of them all: stapeliads and ceropegias. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has brought together master gardeners from across the country, who show how easy it is to cultivate a collection of cacti and succulents on a windowsill or under artificial lights. They also introduce varieties that are hardy enough to grow outside in most climates. There are chapters on medicinal plants and succulent bonsai, plus advice on how experts groom their plants for competition. Finally, readers can learn how to help save the cacti and succulents that are threatened with extinction in the wild.

The Ultimate Book of Cacti and Succulents

Author: Miles Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781859674604

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 6714

With their incredibly hardy and low maintenance nature and their distinctly beautiful characteristics, it's no surprise that succulents are favorites among many people. This comprehensive volume details the botany and classification of cacti and succulents, and examines their diversity. Included in this informative resource are designs for growing succulent plants indoors and out with tips and ideas for hanging baskets, patios and terraces, garden settings, and container cultivation. The photographic plant directory provides a definitive reference section for over 400 varieties of cacti and their care. The cultivation section provides guidance on all aspects of buying, planting and maintaining cacti and succulents and techniques for planting, propagation, grafting and maintenance.

Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

274 Outstanding Species for Challenging Conditions

Author: Leo J. Chance

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694246

Category: Gardening

Page: 328

View: 6313

There are many reasons to grow cacti and other succulents—they're drought-tolerant, low-maintenance, and they look great. But what about hardiness? For those who thought that these spectacular plants were only for gardens in California and the Southwest, guess again—hundreds are fully cold-hardy and can be grown outdoors from New England to British Columbia, Wisconsin to Texas. Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates is filled with inspirational portraits of 274 plants that can be used to create drought-tolerant gardens, as well as tips from regional experts who have mastered the art of growing cacti in parts of the country not usually associated with high temperatures or a scarcity of water. Expert Leo Chance describes how to prepare planting beds, how to get plants well established, how to handle cacti during planting, how to protect plants from cold winters, and when and how much to water.

Cacti and Succulents Handbook

Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties

Author: Gideon F. Smith

Publisher: Companionhouse Books

ISBN: 9781620082782

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

View: 5440

"Explains how to grow and care for cactus and succulent plants in the home. A gallery shows how cacti and succulents can be arranged and a directory of plants provides information on dozens of species"--Provided by publisher.

Cactus and Succulents

Author: Sunset Books

Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780376037534

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 80

View: 9222

Describes and photographs numerous varieties of cacti and succulents, gives advice on buying, collecting, and propagating them, and supplies guidelines for their use and cultivation in indoor and outdoor gardens

Prick

Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring

Author: Gynelle Leon

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 1784723940

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 1792

Prick is a stylish, practical, modern guide to the world of cacti and succulents. Cacti and succulents are the plant of the moment. Beautiful, affordable and - if you know how - easy to care for, they're a short cut to creating brighter, calmer, more relaxing spaces in the home and office. In Prick, cactus and succulent expert Gynelle Leon gives you all the knowledge you need to help your plants thrive in a simple, easy-to-understand way. Featuring: A plant gallery, showcasing the many weird and wonderful varieties A chapter of styling ideas to show off your plants A care guide to help your cacti and succulents flourish As an RHS-award-winning plant photographer and founder of London's only shop dedicated to cacti and succulents, Gynelle is the perfect guide on your path to cactus know-how.

CACTI AND SUCCULENTS

Step-by-Step to Growing Success

Author: Bill Keen

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847973507

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 8564

Cacti and succulents are ideal houseplants, needing little care and providing unusual and colourful displays. This book looks at the increasingly wide variety of plants now available, and assists the beginner to choose and cultivate many of the popular types. Full details are given on feeding, watering, potting and on displaying the collection to its best advantage. An A-Z listing of over 75 varieties shows the wide diversity of shapes, sizes and effects that can be grown. The essential guide to a popular area of gardening.

Cactus and Succulents

A Care Manual

Author: Tony Mace,Suzanne Mace

Publisher: Laurel Glen

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 6823

Starkly mysterious and vaguely primitive, cacti and succulents have garnered a special place in many gardeners' hearts. This beautifully photographed edition points out the most effective ways to cultivate these often exotic-looking species. From appropriate containers and proper soil to greenhouse and conservatory growing, Cactus and Succulents: A Care Manual inspires as it teaches about the care and cultivation of these prickly plants.

Planting Designs for Cactus & Succulents

Indoor and Outdoor Projects for Unique, Easy-Care Plants--in All Climates

Author: Sharon Asakawa,John Bagnasco

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1591865611

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 9181

In Planting Designs for Cactus & Succulents, a book made for the gardener and non-gardener alike, you'll find information and design inspiration for more than twenty attractive, low-maintenance planting projects.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents

The Definitive Practical Reference on Identification, Care and Cultivation, with a Directory of 400 Varieties and 700 Photographs

Author: Miles Anderson

Publisher: Southwater Publishing

ISBN: 9781780190921

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 3611

Everything you need to know about identifying, buying and growing cacti and succulents.

Success with Succulents

Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents

Author: John Bagnasco

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0760353581

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 3713

Loved the world over for their unique beauty and lower maintenance requirements, Success with Succulents shows you how to get the most out of your desert dwellers. Cactuses and other succulents are wildly popular in homes the world over, regardless of climate. They're resilient, beautiful, and easy to care for as long as you know what you're doing. Whether you live in a warm, dry climate and want to grow a whole cactus garden outdoors or you'd like to add one of these alluring species to your indoor windowsill, this book has what you need to pick the perfect plants for you and make them thrive. Success with Succulents is filled with both well-known and unusual species of cacti and succulents, as well as tips and techniques for caring for these water-sipping species indoors and out. With this all-inclusive guide, you'll get all the information you'll need on: Color combinations Sizes and shapes Placement and ideal soil selection Container growing Watering Fertilizing Grooming Propagation Learn everything you need to know about growing succulents! Success with Succulents also includes more than 100 plant profiles, with details that will help you succeed in gardening prickly and waxy varieties of all kinds.

Cacti and Succulents

Author: Gideon F. Smith,Tony Mace

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cactus

Page: 160

View: 1659

This book familiarizes the reader with the fascinating world of cacti and succulents - how to grow, water, feed, position and treat them - and introduces a selection of easy-to-grow species suitable for the beginner, as well as some of the more difficult and desirable species.

Cacti & succulents

Author: Hans Hecht

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 6699

Provides information on the care of cacti and includes tips on propagation techniques

Cacti and Succulents

Author: Anthony Julian Huxley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cactus

Page: 60

View: 9297

Succulents Simplified

Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

Author: Debra Lee Baldwin

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604695161

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

View: 9873

Succulents are hot. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens, is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plants. Along with gorgeous photos packed with design ideas, Debra offers her top 100 plant picks and explains how to grow and care for succulents no matter where you live. Step-by-step projects, including a cake-stand centerpiece, special-occasion bouquets, a vertical garden, and a succulent topiary sphere, will inspire you to express your individual style. Whether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a few pots, live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified is a dazzling primer for success with succulents wherever you live!

Complete Handbook of Cacti and Succulents

Author: Clive Innes

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold

ISBN: 9780442241223

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

View: 1597

Details the characteristics of succulents in their natural environments and describes their cultivation as indoor and greenhouse plants