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Succulents & cacti

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RHS Practical Cactus and Succulent Book How to Choose, Nurture, and Display more than 200 Cacti and Succulents

RHS Practical Cactus and Succulent Book How to Choose, Nurture, and Display more than 200 Cacti and Succulents

Author: Zia Allaway, Fran Bailey, Royal Horticultural Society Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2019

The Royal Horticultural Society's definitive guide to propagating, nurturing, and designing with more than 200 cacti and succulents. How can you encourage your bunny ear cactus to flower and flourish? What is the best method for propagating an echeveria or kalanchoe? What exactly are living stones, and where do they grow in the wild? RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is the ultimate reference book for cactus and succulent enthusiasts. An extensive illustrated plant directory profiles more than 200 succulent and cactus varieties, with instructions on how to grow each one. Show off your plants with inspirational display ideas and step-by-step projects. Follow simple propagation steps to increase your cacti and succulent collection for free. Keep your plants healthy with advice and tips for care and cultivation. Drawing on the unrivalled expertise of the Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is everything a cactus-lover needs.

Succulent Garden Notebook Collection

Succulent Garden Notebook Collection

Author: Edyta Szyszlo Format: Notebook / blank book Release Date: 29/01/2019

This trio of notebooks brings the evergreen charm of succulents to everyday notes and to-do lists. Each sleek journal features gorgeous photography of succulents on the cover, a stitched spine, a foil-stamped cover, and lined interior pages.

How to Train Your Cactus A Guide to Raising Well-behaved Succulents

How to Train Your Cactus A Guide to Raising Well-behaved Succulents

Author: Tonwen Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2018

For most urban dwellers, a large garden bursting with colour and beauty is but a dream. Enter the cacti. The perfect plant pets, cacti and succulents are resilient to the laziest of gardeners, brighten the darkest of corners and can be trained to suit the smallest, or largest, of indoor spaces. From growing to styling, taming to potting, How to Train Your Cacti tells you everything you need to know about opening your home to these prickly, but nice, customers.

Cacti and Succulents Handbook Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties

Cacti and Succulents Handbook Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties

Author: Gideon F. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2018

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.

Happy Cactus Choose It, Love It, Let It Thrive

Happy Cactus Choose It, Love It, Let It Thrive

Author: John Pilbeam Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/03/2018

Have you just joined the cactus craze? Do you want to know how to make your little bundle of spikes thrive, flower and breed? This quirky pocket-sized book is your essential guide to pleasing your prickly pet. Your cactus may be surviving, but is it happy? There's so much more to these little green plants than just keeping them alive. Happy Cactus gets right to the point with practical advice from potting to propagating. Unearth the secrets of different cacti and succulents, with profiles on more than 105 popular varieties - from the cute, flowering pincushion cactus to the wacky prickly pear, discover what makes your plant unique and how it might behave when treated with a little bit of love. Find out where to put it, when to water it, what to feed it, what to look out for and how to encourage its distinctive traits, from flower stalks to fast growth. Flick through inspirational features to help you create a show-stopping cactus display. Whether you're a young urbanite seeking a stylish houseplant for your flat but struggling to keep more temperamental plants alive, or a green-fingered cactus enthusiast determined to get your precious plant to grow and flower this year, Happy Cactus is here to answer all your questions.

Practical Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents

Practical Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents

Author: Miles Anderson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

Prick Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring

Prick Cacti and Succulents: Choosing, Styling, Caring

Author: Gynelle Leon Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2017

Prick is a stylish, practical, modern guide to the world of cacti and succulents. A comprehensive guide BBC Gardeners' World Magazine 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.

Designing with Succulents

Designing with Succulents

Author: Debra Lee Baldwin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2017

Succulents offer dazzling possibilities, requiring only minimal maintenance and very little water to remain lush and alluring year-round. And no one knows them better than the Queen of Succulents, Debra Lee Baldwin. This new, completely revised second 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 profiles of 50 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Featured gardens from designers and creative homeowners show the stunning potential of these otherworldly plants. Lavishly illustrated with nearly 400 photographs, you will find everything you need to visualize, create, and nurture a thriving, water-smart succulent garden.

The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents

The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents

Author: Emma Sibley Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2017

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. Often small in size these plants are the ideal green solution for the city dweller, who has little time and only a small amount of space. However, there are so many different cultivars of cacti and succulents to collect - each with their own needs - that the watering, feeding, potting and general care can differ from plant to plant. 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. When given the right care, your cacti and succulents will thrive and grow. Additionally this book includes a general care section on everyday maintenance and potting, along with tips on how to deal with common pests and disease. This is a must-have guide for all cacti and succulent lovers, who already own or want to start a collection of these hardy little plants.

Bring The Outside In The Essential Guide to Cacti, Succulents, Planters and Terrariums

Bring The Outside In The Essential Guide to Cacti, Succulents, Planters and Terrariums

Author: Val Bradley Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2016

THE PERFECT GIFT FOR BEGINNERS Everything you need to know about keeping plants in your house... lovely pictures, tips, tricks... I love it. (Zoe Sugg a.k.a Zoella) Love plants, but short on outdoor space? Or feeling inspired by striking terrariums and succulent gardens? Keen to create a unique home brimming with greenery? Then this is the book for you. With stunning photography and expert step-by-step tips, Bring The Outside In reveals everything you need to know to help your plants thrive, from dramatic statement foliage and miniature citrus trees to table-top terrariums and hanging planters. With chapters on orchids, cacti, herb gardens and chilli plants, your home will be flourishing in no time.