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.
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: Hans Hecht
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Provides information on the care of cacti and includes tips on propagation techniques
Author: Alice Quiros,Barbara L. Young
Publisher: Ortho Books
Discusses the culture and propagation of succulents, with an illustrated gallery of over 100 kinds.
A Comprehensive Reference to More Than 2000 Species
Author: Fred Dortort
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
A comprehensive guide to more than 2000 succulents, this groundbreaking book begins with an overview of where succulents are found and how they live, along with information on growing and caring for them. The remaining chapters consist of comprehensive, richly illustrated descriptions of the plants, including both familiar species as well as less common, more exotic plants. Each entry includes information on the plant's native habitat, its cultivation requirements, and its horticultural potential. As useful to novice growers as to collectors and those with an existing interest in succulents, this comprehensive, accessible volume will be the standard reference for years to come.
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: 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: 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.
The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes
Author: Scott Calhoun
Publisher: Timber Press
At last: a book that shows readers just how easy, hardy, and rewarding cactus can be for everyone Ñ not just specialists. Succulent plant expert Scott Calhoun picks 100 of the best cactus available and shows how they can make striking additions to your garden or serve as dazzling container specimens. Whether you want striking form, gorgeous flowers, or a low-maintenance plant for a spot that needs little or no supplementary water, you'll find it in this friendly, informative, eye-catching guide. Detailed descriptions of the 100 best cactus for gardens Stunning photos Expert advice on planting and care How to show cactus Tips for growing cactus in containers Best tools and planting media How to identify and avoid pests Helpful lists of spineless, culinary, and scented cactus
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
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.
Author: Clive Innes,Clive Times,Charles Glass
Publisher: Book Sales
Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide photographs and descriptions of over 1,200 types of cacti; and includes information on growing cactus plants in domestic situtions, discussing soil types, sun and shade requirements, maintenance and pests, and diseases.
The Illustrated Dictionary
Author: Maurizio Sajeva
Publisher: Timber Press
"Includes more than 1,200 photographs of species and varieties from 195 different genera, and therefore it constitutes a unique work of reference for succulent enthusiasts and collectors." --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!
Informative Text with Hundreds of Photographs
Author: Libor Kunte,Rudolf Šubík
An illustrated reference that provides information on all types of cacti, including notes on care and cultivation.
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.
The Most Beautiful Species and Their Care
Author: Elisabeth Manke
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Prickly and frequently taking strange shapes, cacti often thrive when given minimal care--and sometimes languish when owners "nurse them to death." This handsomely illustrated book introduces plant growers to the basics of cactus care and cultivation, then presents an alphabetized directory of roughly 50 varieties--from Acanthocalycium to Uebelmannia pectinifera. Only avid plant lovers need remember the scientific names. More practical for plant growers, and shown in stunning photographs, is the magnificent variety of cactus flowers that blossom from the unusual and fascinating shapes of these plants.
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.
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.