Author: David Lloyd Jones
Category: Succulent plants
An introduction to a group of plants that attract a dedicated following of enthusiasts, Starting Out With Succulents is the next installment in the highly successful Starting Out series by plant expert David L. Jones. It contains all the information you need to know to successfully grow and maintain succulents and also includes advice on how to use them when landscaping your garden.
Easy-to-grow and Collectable Orchids for Your Glasshouse and Shadehouse
Author: David L. Jones
Publisher: New Holland Pub Pty Limited
"This book introduces to the new grower practical growing information and a range of native and exotic tree-dwelling and ground-hugging species grouped according to their climatic needs. Within each group the orchids are arranged alphabetically to provide an easy reference for the enthusiast. A glossary is also included to explain unfamiliar terms."--Back cover.
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: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design and require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Featuring the work of more than 50 professional garden designers and creative homeowners, this complete design compendium is as practical as it is inspirational. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs, it gives design and cultivation basics for paths, borders, slopes, and containers; hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and descriptions of 90 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Beginners and experienced designers, landscapers, and collectors alike will find what they need to visualize, create, and nurture the three-dimensional work of art that is the succulent garden.
Your Complete Guide: Select, Plan, Plant, Maintain, Problem-Solve - Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Southern Nevada, Utah
Author: Diana Maranhao
Intermediate to advanced home gardeners who are interested in learning how to be even more successful in their Southwest garden need this book on their bookshelves! This handbook offers information about how to select plants best-suited for arid Southwest environments (states which include Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah). It's a comprehensive, highly visual resource for gardeners that's rich with planting advice, including specific plant recommendations and critical when-to and how-to pointers necessary for successful home landscaping and gardening. Southwest Gardener's Handbook addresses everything from plant selections to accurate planting timelines and gardening maintenance information. Planting and growing information for edibles is also included with plant selections for the most common plant categories (annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and succulents). Another special differentiating component of this book includes the firsthand advice of a local gardener in the region (Utah). Featuring nearly 300 full-color photos of the best plant selections for the dry Southwest region to aid in plant selection, plus an introduction for each plant group and a monthly tips section, this book is a comprehensive resource--a must-have for avid gardeners. You'll find recommended plants, garden how-tos, what-tos, and when-to information for planting, pruning, proper watering, lawn care, and much more. Don't start planting in the Southwest without it!
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.
Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties
Author: Gideon F Smith
Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC
Cacti and Succulents Handbook is your guide to the selection and cultivation of these diverse and fascinating plants. Appealing to both the novice and experienced gardener, this book provides comprehensive information on more than 140 common species and varieties, including their ideal locations, natural habitats, and care and feeding needs. Complete descriptions and color photographs make plant identification easy, and detailed care instructions will help make sure that plants thrive, whether they?re being grown indoors or out, in the city or in the country. Beautiful specimen plants are fully detailed from six garden collections around the world, from Zurich to Phoenix. Inside Cacti and Succulents Handbook Everything you need to know about cacti and succulents packed into one easy-to-use volume. Comprehensive well-illustrated plant directory of more than 140 popular varieties. Covers easy-to-grow choices suitable for beginners, as well as more difficult and desirable species. Color identification photos, botanical and common names, and essential advice. Simple, step-by-step instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, with tips on propagation, repotting, grooming, and pest control. Features beautiful specimen plants from six garden collections around the world.
Author: African Succulent Plant Society
Category: Succulent plants
Author: Keith Grantham,Paul Klaassen
Publisher: Timber Pr
A guide for the cacti enthusiast covers habitat, forced flowering, soil mix, watering, propagation techniques, and conservation
Author: Cassidy Tuttle
Succulents are plants that hold water in their leaves, such as cacti, aloe, and echeveria. They have captured the hearts of crafters, decorators, and plant lovers all over the world. Always popular as an outdoor plant in warm climates, succulents have found a new popularity as a try indoor plant that's easy to care for and fun to look at. Idiot's Guides: Succulents includes: + Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants. + Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each. + 16 beautiful craft projects with how-to steps and color photos, including picture frames, wreaths, terrariums, centerpieces, and bouquets. + Tips on successfully propagating new succulents from existing plants. + Extensive advice on choosing pots and unique planters, repotting succulents, and pairing varieties for maximum impact. + An index of succulents by color and height that gives readers another tool for selecting the succulents that will look.
Author: Doreen Court
Publisher: CRC Press
This practical guide describes the stage by stage development of a new method for predicting the penetration rate (PR) and the advance rate (AR) for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, Qtbm.The book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design.
200 Step-by-Step Flowers, Leaves, Cacti, Succulents, and Other Items Found in Nature
Author: Peggy Dean
An easy, no-skills-necessary guide to drawing flowers, leaves, and cacti with 200 step-by-step prompts. Line drawing is an easy-to-master art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations. Botanical Line Drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations. This book focuses on the extremely popular subject matter of the natural world and includes flowers, leaves, succulents, houseplants, trees, branches, mushrooms, and more. These simple line drawings will allow you to branch out and have fun with your own personal style, as well as inspire you to add flourishes to other projects.
Plants, Soil, Care, Arrangement
Author: John Brown
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This is a handy guide for all garden lovers. Make your indoor or outdoor garden look magically. Enliven your garden with the succulent plants. Discover the succulents for yourself. Learn the benefits of growing succulents. These words might sound weird for beginners and even for plants guru. But with the help of this amazing book, you will find out what is the succulent garden. You will learn their types, their overall structure, find an explanation what conditions they best thrive in and how best to treat them. Learn what is the succulent soil, figure out the best place for the flowering succulents location, the important amount of light for the hanging succulents and of course, the succulent care. Are you interested in these cactus plants, but do not know where to buy succulents and which are the best succulent pots?This and lots of another useful information is included in this little wonderful book. Go find a cactus for sale and start changing your garden into the picturesque lovely place. Enjoy the time spent for the hobby.
365 Tips for Living a Full Life
Author: Mims Cushing,Dr. Norman Latov, MD, PhD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
Peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common diseases most people never heard of and yet, upwards of 20 million Americans have it! It is estimated that 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have mild to severe neuropathy. That fact alone is staggering. Other causes include vitamin deficiencies, autoimmune diseases, kidney, liver or thyroid disorders, cancer and a variety of other medical conditions. According to the Neuropathy Association the extent and importance of peripheral neuropathy has not yet been adequately recognized. The disease is apt to be misdiagnosed, or thought to be merely a side effect of another disease. However, people from all walks of life live with this neurological illness that has been described by those who have it as a tingling or burning sensation in their limbs, pins and needles and numbness. You Can Cope with Peripheral Neuropathy: 365 Tips for Living a Full Life was written by both a patient-expert and doctor and is a welcome addition to the information on this subject. It covers such diverse topics as: What to ask at doctor appointments Making the house easier to navigate with neuropathy Where to find a support group Using vitamins and herbs for treatment Tips for traveling And much, much more! You Can Cope With Peripheral Neuropathy is a compendium of tips, techniques, and life-task shortcuts that will help everyone who lives with this painful condition. It will also serve as a useful resource for their families, caregivers, and health care providers.
Author: Tom MacCubbin,Georgia B. Tasker
Gardening experts Georgia Tasker and Tom MacCubbin present advice on choosing plants for the diverse landscape of Florida. More than 160 entries provide information on planting, growing, and caring for a myriad of plants.