Succulents (Idiot’s Guides)

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With their unique shapes and striking colors, succulents make the most beautiful houseplants. They are simple to care for and grow easily indoors—perfect for novice plant caretakers and seasoned gardeners alike. Succulents is your photographic, step-by-step guide to selecting, potting, and caring for your succulent plants. From cacti to aloe to echeveria, succulents have captured

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With their unique shapes and striking colors, succulents make the most beautiful houseplants. They are simple to care for and grow easily indoors—perfect for novice plant caretakers and seasoned gardeners alike.

Succulents is your photographic, step-by-step guide to selecting, potting, and caring for your succulent plants.

From cacti to aloe to echeveria, succulents have captured the hearts of crafters, decorators, and plant lovers all over the world. Always popular as an outdoor plant in warm climates, succulents have also found popularity as an indoor plant that requires little maintenance and is fun to look at.

This book includes:
  • Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each.
  • Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants.
  • 16 beautiful craft projects with how-to steps and color photos, including picture frames, wreaths, terrariums, centerpieces, and bouquets.
  • Tips on successfully propagating new succulents from existing plants.
  • Extensive advice on choosing pots and unique planters, repotting succulents, and pairing varieties for maximum impact.
  • An index of succulents by color and height that gives readers another tool for selecting the succulents that will look best.

This book is the only tool you’ll need to become a confident designer and caretaker of your very own beautiful, thriving succulent garden!

Comments

Anonymous says:

Great for the basics. Last fall I purchased a couple succulent arrangements at Trader Joe’s on a whim. I could never keep plants alive before, and was determined to keep these alive. Well, they started showing issues after a few weeks… and when the internet couldn’t diagnose the issue, I grabbed this book.This guide is a great starting point for any succulent novice – all the BASIC information is in one place. No need to try every which way to google for your issues (what’s with succulent care sites…

Anonymous says:

Everything the beginner needs to know is in this book! Excellent book for a beginner succulent lover. The identification section is great. It gives you a clear, gorgeous photo of each type along with a brief description. What I found most helpful though is that for each variety, the author gives you a list telling the mature size, water & sun needs, hardiness zone, & also what other variety it pairs well with. There is a lot of easy to follow guidance for choosing arrangement types and how to make them, best ways to propogate and general…

Anonymous says:

Informative for beginners and long time enthusiasts Extremely good photos and care instructions. This book covers more than just the commonly found succulents. Ive grown succulents for decades and thought this book might be very basic since its an idiots guide but I was pleasantly surprised as it is full of information for beginners and long time enthusiasts.

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