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: Shirley-Anne Bell
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
In this practical book, Bell shows how to create dramatic displays indoors as well as out, with ideas for planting schemes, landscaping effects, and container use. There is also advice on planting, maintenance and propagation, plus a plant directory to provide plenty of inspiration.
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!
Make Money Producing Special Interest Videos
Author: Rick Smith,Kim Miller
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Category: Performing Arts
Producing and Distributing Special Interest Videos is a step-by-step, do-it-yourself guide for successfully producing, selling and marketing videos without a huge financial investment for anyone who has an idea or expertise that they want to showcase in video. Learn how to successfully create and market videos for carefully researched niche markets, for long-term residual income.
Author: Anthony Julian Huxley,Carroll C. Calkins
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association
More than 1500 illustrations combine with concise, expert advice to ensure success with nearly every type of house plant, including flowering and foliage plants, indoor trees, ferns, mosses, creepers, cacti, and other succulents
How to Succeed with Bonsai Grown Inside Your Home
Author: Sigmund Dreilinger
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Keep your bonsai thriving.indoors! North America's foremost bonsai pioneers provide expert advice on controlling air flow and humidity, constructing a sheltered growing chamber, using artificial light, fertilizing, and watering. Grow from seeds and cuttings, combat pests and problems, and master wiring techniques. A magnificently illustrated guide to bonsai types presents a wide range of styles, from tropical blooming and fruiting to Texas Ebony and succulents. Plus: 100 plants that work well inside, and ceramic containers to show them off.
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.
What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year
Author: Jacqueline Soule
The when-to and how-to schedule for growing, caring for, and maintaining your Southwest garden! Spade? Check. Work gloves? Check. Month-by-Month Gardening guide? Come on - you must admit a great reference book is key to successful gardening in the region where you live. Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening takes the guesswork out of gardening for anyone residing in the Southwest. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to enjoy a thriving garden all year, from January to December. Chronologically organized, this guide is full of critical gardening when-to and how-to advice, along with illustrated step-by-step instructions. The book's author is Jacqueline Soule, a Tucson-based gardening expert. She knows this arid region inside and out, and she's written several articles and books packed with her gardening advice. Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening showcases Soule's expertise in one easy-to-read guide. Inside, readers find brilliant garden photography and the most current information available. Complete with specific advice on growing flowers (both annuals and perennials), trees, groundcover, cacti, succulents, lawns, and more, you'll not find a better reference book. From planting to watering and fertilizing, and from maintenance to problem solving, Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening shows all levels of gardeners the best practices for gardening in climates and weather conditions of all kinds. If you're a gardener living in Arizona, Nevada, or New Mexico, make sure this essential guide has a home on your bookshelf.
Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico
Author: Jacqueline Soule
DIVMaster the art of edible gardening in the beautiful southwestern United States./divDIV /divDIVSouthwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Arizona, New Mexico, or Nevada. Co-authors Katie Elzer-Peters and Jacqueline Soule share their bountiful knowledge of edibles in general and the Southwest region in particular, equipping you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and—most importantly—harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Tucson suburbs, the New Mexico Bootheel, the Mojave Desert, or anywhere else in the southwestern tri-state area, you’ll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they’ll be on your table before you know it./div
Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of 300 Everyday Houseplants
Author: David Squire
Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC
"Grow a garden inside! Houseplants bring life and color to any room, and with the right care you can successfully cultivate everything from succulents and bonsai to foliage, flowers, and fruit. Here is everything you always wanted to know about houseplants packed into one easy-to-use volume. Horticulturist David Squire provides simple, step-by-step instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, with tips on propagation, repotting, grooming, and pest control. The heart of the book is a well-illustrated plant directory that offers a fresh perspective on more than 300 popular varieties, arranged by houseplant families. Each entry features a color photograph for identification; the plant’s botanical and common names; its height, spread, optimum climate and light; and propagation tips. Other essential information on feeding, watering, and grooming is covered in a handy quick reference icon panel. Inside The Houseplant Handbook: Complete guide to caring for houseplants, written by an expert horticulturist. User-friendly reference, rich in practical advice on every stage of indoor gardening. Explains how to achieve lasting success with flowering and fruiting plants, cacti, succulents, palms, cycads, bulbs, bromeliads, and ferns. Step-by-step instructions on selection, watering, feeding, presentation, repotting, grooming, propagation, and pest control. Comprehensive Plant Directory covers more than 300 species with color identification photos, botanical and common names, and essential advice. Quick reference panels provide each species' required summer and winter temperature and light conditions, its watering and fertilizing needs, and propagation tips. "
The Official Journal of the National Cactus & Succulent Society
Author: Dick Strawbridge,James Strawbridge
Die Autoren bewirtschaften eine Farm in Cornwall und geben praxisnahe Ratschläge und für eine universelle Selbstversorgung - von alternativen Energien bis zum Brotbacken. Auch Stadtbewohner finden nützliche Anregungen.
The Beginner's Guide to Succulent Container Gardens
Author: Better Guides
Succulents are the hip, new trend in gardening.These beautiful, versatile, and hardy plants are the perfect choice for you, especially if you're new to gardening. Learn how to turn your porch, patio, or home into a sanctuary with these self-maintaining, drought-resistant plants. In addition to information about succulents uniqueness and diverse varieties, you'll learn how to select, plant, and grow this lovely species, as well as how to take cuttings and propagate. You'll also learn about the practical uses of succulents - both dietary and medicinal and you'll find helpful ideas for eye-catching groupings and vertical gardens. If your past experience with gardening has led you to believe your thumb is brown, succulents are a sure way to help you realize success in all your gardening endeavors, regardless of where you live or the size of your yard or home! Beautiful Succulent GardensSurrounding ourselves with plants offers us a host of benefits that make our lives better on many fronts. Not only do plants offer us fresh oxygen while they remove harmful, airborne chemicals and poisonous gases from the air we breathe in our modern day lives, they also allow us to commune with nature, which is good for our peace of mind and overall well-being. Plants are good for the soul. In addition, plants also help reduce allergies in some people, reinvigorate our minds, reduce noise pollution and stress, and support general morale in the home and in work environments. This is why so many people dedicate much of their time and attention to gardening. The act of digging in the dirt and then watching a plant grow from a seed or a tiny start or cutting into a healthy, flourishing, and beautiful spectacle, is gratifying and brings a sense of connection with things greater than ourselves. Whether you're a seasoned or novice gardener, succulents are a great choice if you're looking to add to your current collection of plants or to delve into gardening for the first time. Here Is What You'll Learn* What Are Succulents? * Where Do Succulents Grow? * Appearance * Why Grow Succulents? * Edible And Medicinal Succulents * How To Care For Succulents * Growing In Pots * Growing Vertically * Gathering Cuttings * Choosing Succulents * Common Succulents * Exotic Succulents * Designing With Succulents * Public Succulent Gardens
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Author: Focke Albers
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants represents the first comprehensive taxonomic treatment of succulents in thirty years. It covers over 9000 taxa of all succulents except Cactaceae. The volume on dicotyledonous families embraces succulents from 47 families and 161 genera, further 8 families are shortly mentioned. Thus, a total of over 2000 species and 500 infraspecific taxa are covered. The families Didiereaceae, Fouquieriaceae and Nolanaceae are treated in their entirety - Portulacaceae with nearly all species. Euphorbia, with some 700 species, is the largest genus described. Other frequently cultivated genera covered in this volume include: Othonna and Senecio (Asteraceae), Jatropha and Monadenium (Euphorbiaceae), Pelargonium (Geraniaceae), Adenia (Passifloraceae), Peperomia (Piperaceae), as well as Cissus and Cyphostemma (Vitaceae). The focus is on caudiciform succulents grown in cultivation.