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The Gardener's Guide to Succulents: A Handbook of Over 125 Exquisite Varieties of Succulents and Cacti

Category: Book
By (author): Matsuyama, Misa
Subject:  FICTION / Graphic Novels
  GARDENING / Container
  GARDENING / House Plants & Indoor
  NATURE / Plants / Cacti & Succulents
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Published: March 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 10.00in x 7.50in x 0.75in
Our Price:
$ 22.95
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From The Publisher*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.
Review Quote*"…richly illustrated and skillfully executed…Adventurous gardeners will find that Matsuyama's book, with its precise explanations and copious photos, ushers them into a fascinating world." -Publishers Weekly
Review Quote*"…a good diagnostic for folks interested in learning more about these strange and beautiful living things…the 125-plus [succulents] are well photographed and described…a glossary at the end will satisfy the more scientifically curious." -Booklist
Biographical NoteMisa Matsuyama is a horticulturist specializing in succulents, as well as a teacher and author of several books on raising and displaying succulents. She is the creative director of sol x sol, a Japanese company selling succulent plants, pots and tools and offering inspiration to home gardeners.