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The Gardener S Guide To Cactus

Author : Scott Calhoun
ISBN : 9781604692006
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87.25 MB
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When it comes to garden plants, cacti are anything but standard issue. The bulk of home gardens contain exactly zero species of cactus,Êand the thought of growing them makes gardeners think, ÒOuch!Ó InÊThe GardenerÕs Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes, Scott CalhounÊis out to change that perception, and bring the beauty and ease of cactus home.ÊItÕs high time that cacti took their place alongside the trendyÊsucculent.
Category: Nature

The Gardener S Guide To Succulents

Author : Misa Matsuyama
ISBN : 9781462921317
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 87.51 MB
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The Gardener's Guide to Succulents is a stunning visual reference identifying over 125 plants from 40 different genera of succulents and cacti. Fleshy, spiny, hairy, flowering—and coming in every imaginable shape, color and size—this plant family has captured the affection of plant enthusiasts all over the world. This book provides a beautiful overview of the diversity that succulents have to offer, presenting a wide variety of popular plants to help you create striking, aesthetically pleasing compositions. This succulent guide includes information about: What each variety needs and where it thrives Plant characteristics, with ratings on ease of growth and maintenance requirements Ideas for group plantings and illustrated tips on indoor planting Striking identification photos, rich in color and contrast This succulent encyclopedia is a useful resource for everyone—from cacti beginners looking to decorate their living space to serious gardeners hoping to expand their succulent plantings.
Category: Gardening

Dahlias Gladioli And Begonias The Amateur Gardener S Guide To Their Cultivation

Author : H. H. Thomas
ISBN : 9781473389946
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 88.39 MB
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This 1926 gardening handbook focuses on the growing of three types of flower: Begonias, Gladioli, and Dahlias. Dahlias and Gladioli are popular summer and autumn flowering plants, whereas the Begonia is suited to summer outdoors and winter under glass. This vintage book includes a wealth of useful information related to these particular flowers, as well as step-by-step instructions and expert tips for their successful growing. Profusely illustrated throughout and written in simple language, this vintage guide is perfect for amateurs and would make for a worthy addition to collections of gardening literature. Contents include: “The Dahlia's Progress”, “How to Grow Dahlias”, “How the Dahlia is Increased”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.
Category: Gardening

Cactus Basics

Author : Tony Mace
ISBN : 0600614689
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 81.71 MB
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Anyone can grow extraordinary and exotic cacti and succulents with confidence, using this fully-illustrated, inspiring and practical new guide. In its 80-page A to Z directory, gardeners encounter every strange and beautiful species and variety: sea-urchin-like astrophytum; woollily bearded espostoas; fiercely golden-spined ferocactus; bizarre-shaped tree-like cactus; hallucinogenic peyote; 40-feet high pachycereus, hanging donkey’s tails; statuesque aloes, and ground-hugging, jewel-like flowering conophytums. Displacing the myths and legends, such as these plants don’t need water or light, it offers comprehensive easy-to-follow instructions on building a collection; pests and diseases, seed raising; repotting; greenhouse cultivation; equipment; and more.
Category: Gardening

The Kew Gardener S Guide To Growing House Plants

ISBN : 9780711240001
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 24.34 MB
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Which are delicate and which indestructable? - We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. KEW GROWING HOUSE PLANTS is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 70 life-changing plants and 12 home-transforming projects. Each project is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, we demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home. Includes cacti, succulents, bromeliads including air plants, foliage house plants, flowering house plants, house plants for scent and air freshening.
Category: Gardening

Planting Designs For Cactus Succulents

Author : Sharon Asakawa
ISBN : 9781591865612
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 60.76 MB
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In Planting Designs for Cactus & Succulents, a book made for the gardener and non-gardener alike, you'll find information and design inspiration for more than twenty attractive, low-maintenance planting projects.
Category: Gardening

How To Train Your Cactus

Author : Tonwen Jones
ISBN : 1449494676
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 26.66 MB
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Say "hello" to the perfect pet! From growing to styling, taming to potting, How to Train Your Cactus tells you everything you need to know for growing and caring for cactus and succulents. Looking to start a plant family? For most urban dwellers, a large garden bursting with color and beauty is but a dream. Enter the cacti. The perfect plant pet; prickly cacti and soothing succulents are resilient to the laziest of gardeners. Brighten the darkest corners of your home with these prickly, but nice customers. They can be trained to suit the smallest or largest of indoor spaces. The book is divided into sections on starting your urban jungle, training essentials, 50 plant varieties, and troubleshooting. You'll be a proud plant parent in no time!
Category: Gardening

The Gardener S Guide To Growing Dahlias

Author : Gareth Rowlands
ISBN : 0715308580
Genre : Compositae
File Size : 63.77 MB
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This text provides recommendations for garden use of dahlias, examines their physical characteristics and explains the breakdown of the groups within the genus. Chapters also look at propagation, identification and breeding new varieties.
Category: Compositae