A Beginner s Guide to Succulent Gardening

A Beginner s Guide to Succulent Gardening

A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like: Choosing your succulents--from Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varieties Mixing the ...

Author: Taku Furuya

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462920679

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 718

Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around—succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today. A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like: Choosing your succulents—from Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varieties Mixing the right soils for your succulents and preparing the growing environment Easy potting and transplanting techniques Succulent care—including watering, fertilizing and providing the right amount of sun for each variety Understanding peak periods as well as seasonal traits and needs, so you can have a beautiful succulent garden year-round This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book. Now is the time to give succulents a try! Let A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening be your guide to get you started and grow your indoor garden one succulent at a time.
Categories: Gardening

Cacti and Succulents

Cacti and Succulents

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.

Author: Graham Charles

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 9781847977861

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 233

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.
Categories: Gardening

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti Succulents

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti   Succulents

Presents a guide to the care and cultivation of four hundred varieties of cacti and succulents.

Author: Miles Anderson

Publisher: Southwater Publishing

ISBN: 1780190921

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 573

Everything you need to know about identifying, buying and growing cacti and succulents.
Categories: Gardening

Cacti and Succulents Handbook

Cacti and Succulents Handbook

"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.

Author: Gideon F. Smith

Publisher: Companionhouse Books

ISBN: 1620082780

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

View: 989

"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.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Practical Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti and Succulents

The Practical Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti and Succulents

Everything you need to know about identifying, buying and growing cacti and succulents.

Author: Miles Anderson

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 1843093553

Category: GARDENING

Page: 256

View: 896

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 jardinières 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.
Categories: GARDENING

Cactus and Succulents

Cactus and Succulents

This beautifully photographed edition points out the most effective ways to cultivate these often exotic-looking species.

Author: Tony Mace

Publisher: Laurel Glen

ISBN: CORNELL:31924084743172

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 721

Starkly mysterious and vaguely primitive, cacti and succulents have garnered a special place in many gardeners' hearts. This beautifully photographed edition points out the most effective ways to cultivate these often exotic-looking species. From appropriate containers and proper soil to greenhouse and conservatory growing, Cactus and Succulents: A Care Manual inspires as it teaches about the care and cultivation of these prickly plants.
Categories: Gardening

The Plantfinder s Guide to Cacti Other Succulents

The Plantfinder s Guide to Cacti   Other Succulents

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

Author: Keith Grantham

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: CORNELL:31924086679945

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 638

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

The Succulent Manual A guide to care and repair for all climates

The Succulent Manual  A guide to care and repair for all climates

Where spring and fall offer the most temperate weather, those will likely be the growing seasons for succulents in ... you factor in the decreasing daylight hours of winter and what that can do to certain varieties, especially cacti.

Author: Andrea Afra

Publisher: Andrea Afra

ISBN: 9781386088394

Category: Nature

Page: 211

View: 403

Succulents are taking over the hearts and window sills of millions of people around the world, and everyone wants to know what they need to thrive. Andrea Afra, from the popular succulent care and advice platform 'Sucs for You,' has helped thousands of succulent lovers become confident about understanding their plants' needs based on their growing location. From these exchanges and shared experiences, The Succulent Manual was born. This book explores topics on succulents' care requirements, their various propagation techniques, troubleshooting problems, regional advice, identification methods, and more. The Succulent Manual is thorough, easy to navigate, and will be the perfect companion to your succulent collection, whether you're just starting out with them or ready to advance your knowledge. The Succulent Manual contains detailed chapters and sections on the most important topics: Basic Tips: First, you'll learn about the basic care tips and growing cycles so you have a solid understanding of how to keep succulents alive and happy. This is vital to being able to troubleshoot any problems you may run into along the way. Make More Sucs: There are many varieties of succulents that can provide a lifetime supply of plants for you and others from just one plant! You'll learn about propagation by leaves, division, cuttings, and seeds. Succulent SOS: Stretched plants, leaf-drop, pests...the 'Symptoms' section will help you identify problems with your succulents, while the following section 'Take Action' provides solutions and repair advice. Regional Tips: Your climate and location have a major influence on the obstacles you may run into. This chapter covers the various regional and seasonal challenges. The Succulent Manual also includes care tips and instructions on building a garden bed for in-ground succulents, a buying guide for plants and supplies, information on grow lights, a Knowledge Bank, glossary, and other useful advice.
Categories: Nature

Cacti and Succulents Handbook Expanded 2nd Edition

Cacti and Succulents Handbook  Expanded 2nd Edition

This updated edition features all new photography, updates to scientific names of original plants based on current standards, 70 new cacti species, and 100 new succulent species.

Author: Gideon F Smith

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 9781637410806

Category: Gardening

Page: 250

View: 336

Learn everything there is to know about cacti and succulent care in this newly updated, easy-to-use volume! Jam-packed with insight on more than 300 types of succulents and cacti, each plant profile contains gorgeous photography, botanical and common names, must-know advice, and more. Also included are simple instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, plus tips on how to propagate succulents and cacti, repotting, grooming, and pest control. This updated edition features all new photography, updates to scientific names of original plants based on current standards, 70 new cacti species, and 100 new succulent species. Author and award-winning researcher Gideon F. Smith previously served as president for the International Organization of Succulent Plant Study and has published over 500 scientific and popular papers on the taxonomy, biology, and evolution of succulent plants.
Categories: Gardening

Beginner s Guide to Cacti and Other Succulents

Beginner s Guide to Cacti and Other Succulents

An ideal guide for all cacti enthusiasts, this book decribes the basics of cultivation as well as defining a cactus and a succulent and explaining how plants are named.

Author: John Ellis

Publisher:

ISBN: 1856058603

Category: Cactus

Page: 128

View: 804

An ideal guide for all cacti enthusiasts, this book decribes the basics of cultivation as well as defining a cactus and a succulent and explaining how plants are named. It also includes a photographic introduction to the plants that new growers may wish to add to their collection.
Categories: Cactus