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Soft Succulents

Author : Jeff Moore
ISBN : 0991584635
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 45.94 MB
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Soft Succulents provides an overview of the primary soft, non-spiny succulents in cultivation today. Some of the primary genera covered are Aeoniums, echeverias, kalanchoes, sedums, crassulas, senecios and dudleyas. 300 pages with over 1000 color images, text and photography by the author, a nursery owner with over 25 years in the business.
Category: Gardening

The Succulent Manual A Guide To Care And Repair For All Climates

Author : Andrea Afra
ISBN : 9781386088394
Genre : Nature
File Size : 85.4 MB
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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.
Category: Nature

Stylish Succulent Designs

Author : Jessica Cain
ISBN : 9781624148378
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 41.16 MB
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Professional-Quality Succulent Arrangements Made Simple! Add a splash of style to your home or garden with beautiful and lush succulent designs that are simple to make and will last for months. This how-to resource will guide you through 40 unique and creative projects using popular varieties of succulents, air plants and other easy-care botanicals. Learn to make a variety of living centerpieces, transform an old fountain into a succulent-filled garden or add sophisticated charm to your front door with a splashy hand-wired succulent wreath that’s easy to adapt to your preferred aesthetic. Botanical designer Jessica Cain has a project for every occasion or whim, whether you’re looking to add a statement piece inside your home, enhance your backyard with outdoor décor or incorporate succulents into a wedding or event. Best of all, because these arrangements are planted in soil or moss and include fail-proof care instructions, you’re creating long-lasting living art that will thrive. The possibilities are endless with these step-by-step, simple-to-follow projects that will fill your home with vibrant beauty.
Category: Gardening

The European Garden Flora

Author : Stuart Max Walters
ISBN : 0521420970
Genre : Nature
File Size : 62.42 MB
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The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental plants and has been designed to meet the highest scientific standards. The vocabulary has nevertheless been kept as uncomplicated as possible so that the work is fully accessible to the informed nurseryman, gardener, and landscape architect, as well as the professional botanist. Volume VI concludes the Flora and contains accounts of 38 families of dicotyledons, including Compositae (with over 190 genera), the largest family of flowering plants. Many other genera of horticultural importance such as Calceolaria, Penstemon, Hebe, Solanum, Buddleia, and Sencio are also discussed. Comprehensive keys are provided at the level of family, genus and species and line diagrams are included to illustrate important diagnostic features of critical taxa. References are made to useful illustrations and taxonomic accounts, and a small amount of guidance on cultivation is also included for many genera.
Category: Nature

Designing With Succulents

Author : Debra Lee Baldwin
ISBN : 1604692960
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 52.4 MB
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Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design and require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Featuring the work of more than 50 professional garden designers and creative homeowners, this complete design compendium is as practical as it is inspirational. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs, it gives design and cultivation basics for paths, borders, slopes, and containers; hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and descriptions of 90 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Beginners and experienced designers, landscapers, and collectors alike will find what they need to visualize, create, and nurture the three-dimensional work of art that is the succulent garden.
Category: Gardening

Desert Gardens

Author : Gary Lyons
ISBN : MINN:31951D020188809
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 65.57 MB
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An inspirational, photographic tour of eighteen of the world's most beautiful public and private gardens is accompanied by valuable tips on the cacti, succulents, and other native flora suited to arid climates; information on the locations and visiting hours of public gardens; and a comprehensive listing of sources to help gardeners create their own desert wonderlands.
Category: Gardening

Illustrated Handbook Of Succulent Plants Asclepiadaceae

Author : Focke Albers
ISBN : 9783642563706
Genre : Science
File Size : 80.46 MB
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The Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants represents the first comprehensive taxonomic treatment of succulents in thirty years. It covers over 9000 taxa of all succulents except Cactaceae. This volume on the Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family) presents all kinds of succulent plants from geophytic Raphionacme, leaf succulent Hoya to stem succulent Cynanchum and, of course, the popular stapeliads (carrion flowers). A total of 1119 species are included; of the 70 genera treated, 49 are covered in their entirety. The most species-rich assemblages are Ceropegia (lantern flowers) and Brachystelma. For the latter a complete generic treatment is presented for the first time. The handbook is devoted to a family famous for their outstandingly complex and beautiful flowers and is illustrated with 332 superb colour photos. Keys to genera are provided; for all accepted taxa, descriptions including typification and distributional data, full synonymy and literature references are given.
Category: Science

Commercial Flower Forcing

Author : Alex Laurie
ISBN : CORNELL:31924002821464
Genre : Culture en serre
File Size : 36.67 MB
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Category: Culture en serre