An illustrated guide to the plants and their cultivation
Author: Graham Charles
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.
Author: Terry Hewitt
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.
Author: Emma Sibley
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
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.
Author: Ray Rogers
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
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.
Author: Miles Anderson
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.
274 Outstanding Species for Challenging Conditions
Author: Leo J. Chance
Publisher: Timber Press
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.
Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties
Author: Gideon F. Smith
Publisher: Companionhouse Books
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
"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.
Author: Sunset Books
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company
Category: Technology & Engineering
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
Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring
Author: Gynelle Leon
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
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.
Step-by-Step to Growing Success
Author: Bill Keen
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.
A Care Manual
Author: Tony Mace,Suzanne Mace
Publisher: Laurel Glen
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.
Indoor and Outdoor Projects for Unique, Easy-Care Plants--in All Climates
Author: Sharon Asakawa,John Bagnasco
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 Definitive Practical Reference on Identification, Care and Cultivation, with a Directory of 400 Varieties and 700 Photographs
Author: Miles Anderson
Publisher: Southwater Publishing
Everything you need to know about identifying, buying and growing cacti and succulents.
Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents
Author: John Bagnasco
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.
Author: Gideon F. Smith,Tony Mace
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.
Author: Hans Hecht
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Provides information on the care of cacti and includes tips on propagation techniques
Author: Anthony Julian Huxley
Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties
Author: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
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!
Author: Clive Innes
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold
Details the characteristics of succulents in their natural environments and describes their cultivation as indoor and greenhouse plants