The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World

A Comprehensive Reference to More than 2000 Species

Author: Fred Dortort

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604693577

Category: Gardening

Page: 344

View: 2963

The plants are organized into 28 intuitively logical groups, such as succulent euphorbias, mesembryanthemums, bulbs, succulent trees, aloes, agaves, and haworthias. 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 will be the standard reference for years to come.

The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World

A Comprehensive Reference to More Than 2000 Species

Author: Fred Dortort

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881929959

Category: Gardening

Page: 344

View: 2580

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.

Cacti and Succulents

An illustrated guide to the plants and their cultivation

Author: Graham Charles

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977863

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 3102

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.

The Gardener's Guide to Cactus

The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes

Author: Scott Calhoun

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604692006

Category: Gardening

Page: 227

View: 7311

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

Succulents

The Illustrated Dictionary

Author: Maurizio Sajeva

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9780881923988

Category: Nature

Page: 239

View: 5385

"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.

Designing with Succulents

Create a Lush Garden of Waterwise Plants

Author: Debra Lee Baldwin

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698314

Category: Gardening

Page: 356

View: 1406

“Designing with Succulents is inspiring, practical, and complete—a treasure for any gardener who loves these otherworldly beauties.” —Kathleen N. Brenzel, Sunset Succulents offer dazzling possibilities and require very little maintenance to remain lush and alluring year-round. No one knows them better than the Queen of Succulents, Debra Lee Baldwin. This new, completely revised edition of her bestselling classic is a design compendium that is as practical as it is inspirational. Designing with Succulents shares design and cultivation basics, hundreds of succulent plant recommendations, and 50 companion plant profiles. Lavishly illustrated with 400 photographs, you’ll find everything you need to visualize, create, and nurture a thriving, water-smart succulent garden.

The plantfinder's guide to cacti & other succulents

Author: Keith Grantham,Paul Klaassen

Publisher: Timber Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 7914

A guide for the cacti enthusiast covers habitat, forced flowering, soil mix, watering, propagation techniques, and conservation

The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums

Author: Brent Horvath

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696060

Category: Gardening

Page: 232

View: 9681

Sedums are most popular flowering succulent. They range from groundcovers to large border perennials and are often included in green roof and vertical garden design because of their visual interest and drought tolerance. Sedums changes dramatically with the seasons—in fall, they are rich and earthy while in summer their flowers come in vibrant shades of pink and yellow. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Sedums includes everything you need to know about these beautiful gems. Plant profiles highlight 150 of the best varieties to grow, with information on zones, plant size, soil and light needs, origin, and how they are used in the landscape. Additional information includes designing with sedums, understanding sedums, growing and propagating, where to buy them, and where to see them in public gardens.

Succulents Simplified

Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

Author: Debra Lee Baldwin

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604695161

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

View: 1210

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!

Air Plants

The Curious World of Tillandsias

Author: Zenaida Sengo

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696516

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 9604

“In this beautiful book, artist Zenaida Sengo has provided inspiration for designing and living with tillandsias.” —Flora Grubb Air Plants, by Zenaida Sengo shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with these modern beauties. Decorating with air plants is made easy with stunning photographs that showcase ideas for using them mounted on walls, suspended from the ceiling, as living bows and jewelry, as screens, and in unique containers, like leather pouches, dishes, and baskets. Six step-by-step projects include a wood mount, a wall hook, lasso-and-hook wiring, a ceramic-frame garden, and three unique terrariums.

Mesembs of the World

Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781875093137

Category: Nature

Page: 405

View: 7042

Well-illustrated, easy-to-read guide to the 123 mesembs genera currently recognized

Succulent Container Gardens

Design Eye-catching Displays with 350 Easy-care Plants

Author: Debra Lee Baldwin

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 088192959X

Category: Gardening

Page: 248

View: 6048

The award-winning author of Designing With Succulents explains how to design, plant and nurture succulents outdoors in pots of any size and provides information on how to overwinter succulents indoors, in a book that includes easy-to-use lists of plants by key design criteria.

Cacti & succulents

Author: Hans Hecht

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 5666

Provides information on the care of cacti and includes tips on propagation techniques

The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents

Author: Terry Hewitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780751300499

Category: Cactus

Page: 176

View: 581

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.

The Garden Succulents Primer

Author: Gideon Smith,Ben-Erik Van Wyk

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 320

View: 9710

Provides descriptions of more than four hundred succulent plants and their relatives along with information on such topics as conservation, cultivation, and propagation.

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

Author: Doreen Court

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789058093233

Category: Science

Page: 650

View: 967

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.

Agaves

Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers

Author: Greg Starr

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694009

Category: Gardening

Page: 344

View: 8285

Gardeners and garden designers are having a love affair with agaves. It's easy to see why—they're low maintenance, drought-tolerant, and strikingly sculptural, with an astounding range of form and color. Many species are strikingly variegated, and some have contrasting ornamental spines on the edges of their leaves. Fabulous for container gardening or in-the-ground culture, they combine versatility with easy growability. In Agaves, plant expert Greg Starr profiles 75 species, with additional cultivars and hybrids, best suited to gardens and landscapes. Each plant entry includes a detailed description of the plant, along with its cultural requirements, including hardiness, sun exposure, water needs, soil requirements, and methods of propagation. Agaves can change dramatically as they age and this comprehensive guide includes photos showing each species from youth to maturity—a valuable feature unique to this book.

Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

274 Outstanding Species for Challenging Conditions

Author: Leo J. Chance

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694246

Category: Gardening

Page: 328

View: 4910

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.

The Complete Encyclopedia of Succulents

Informative Text with Hundreds of Photographs

Author: Ježek Zdeněk,Bookmart Limited,Libor Kunte

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789036617055

Category: Succulent plants

Page: 303

View: 2021