Author: Sunset,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
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: 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.
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.
Author: Anthony Julian Huxley
Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens -- Indoors and Out
Author: Mimi Luebbermann
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Cactus and Succulents unravels the mystery of growing these drought-friendly plants in any climate, indoors or out. Easy-to-follow directions tackle everything from watering and fertilizing schedules to tips on arrangements. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs and complete with a mail-order source list, Cactus and Succulents is a wonderful resource for the novice gardener as well as the confirmed cactus lover.
A Care Manual
Author: Tony Mace,Suzanne Mace
Publisher: Bounty Books
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
Author: Terry Hewitt
Prepare to prune and propagate to cacti perfection with this fantastic pocket - sized guide. Practical information take you stage - by - stage towards a broad understanding of the care of succulents and their spiky partners. Whether you are a budding enthusiast or a fully flowered expert this handy book is a must have.
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.
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.
Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring
Author: Gynelle Leon
Publisher: Hachette UK
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.
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.
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.
The Official Journal of the National Cactus & Succulent Society
Author: Miles Anderson,Terry Hewitt
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Spiky, smooth, round, long or thin, cacti and succulents come in all shapes and sizes. This book will help you to know, enjoy and care for these striking decorative plants. The introduction explains the botany and classification of cacti and succulents, and an inspirational design section includes ideas for display in the home, from growing them in grand outdoor jardini�res to pretty painted pots on a kitchen windowsill. The photographic plant directory includes information on growth, spread, size, flowering and habitat, and a section on care and cultivation provides step-by-step guidance on all aspects of buying, planting and maintaining cacti and succulents.
Author: Scott Edson Haselton
Author: Wendy Madgwick
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction