Best Science of Cacti & Succulents Books
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1. Essential Succulents: The Beginner's Guide
Author: by Ken Shelf
Published at: Rockridge Press (November 13, 2018)
Succulent gardens made simpleeasy to grow and effortless to design. In recent years, succulents have become increasingly popular for their low-maintenance use as indoor decoration and in home gardening. In Essential Succulents, budding succulent enthusiasts will gain the know-how needed to begin growing, decorating with, and enjoying these amazing plants.
From simple houseplants and drought-friendly landscaping to decorative wreaths and trendy mason jar terrariums, Essential Succulents is the ultimate guide to learning which succulents are best for beginners, along with a basic understanding of how to care for and creatively design with them.
Accompanied by beautiful photography of the succulents and projects presented, Essential Succulents includes:50 easy-to-grow succulents that can grow in a variety of environments, as well as a care guide and arrangement tips for each. 8 easy DIY projects that include step-by-step instructions and are listed in order from easiest to more challenging.
2. The Gardener's Guide to Succulents: A Handbook of Over 125 Exquisite Varieties of Succulents and Cacti
Author: by Misa Matsuyama
Published at: Tuttle Publishing; Illustrated edition (March 10, 2020)
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, floweringand coming in every imaginable shape, color and sizethis 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 thrivesPlant characteristics, with ratings on ease of growth and maintenance requirementsIdeas for group plantings and illustrated tips on indoor plantingStriking identification photos, rich in color and contrastThis succulent encyclopedia is a useful resource for everyonefrom cacti beginners looking to decorate their living space to serious gardeners hoping to expand their succulent plantings.
3. A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Beautiful & Long-Lasting Succulents
Author: by Taku Furuya
Published at: Tuttle Publishing; Illustrated edition (March 5, 2019)
Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have aroundsucculents are the hottest home gardening trend today. A Beginner’s Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like: Choosing your succulentsfrom Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varietiesMixing the right soils for your succulents and preparing the growing environmentEasy potting and transplanting techniquesSucculent careincluding watering, fertilizing and providing the right amount of sun for each varietyUnderstanding peak periods as well as seasonal traits and needs, so you can have a beautiful succulent garden year-roundThis book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings.
Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book. Now is the time to give succulents a try! Let A Beginner’s Guide to Succulent Gardening be your guide to get you started and grow your indoor garden one succulent at a time.
4. Cactus of Arizona Field Guide (Cacti Identification Guides)
Author: by Nora and Rick Bowers
Published at: Adventure Publications; Illustrated edition (October 15, 2008)
Learn about and identify cactus in Arizona! Full-page photos and descriptions make this the best guide to Arizona’s cacti. Shape icons help narrow your search More photos per cactus than any other field guide, making visual identification quick and easy Range maps and close-ups of spines, flowers and fruit aid identification Fascinating natural history about 50 cactus species of Arizona
5. The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents
Author: by Terry Hewitt
Published at: DK; 1st edition (July 7, 1997)
This gorgeous guide features the history, cultivation, and imaginative use of more than 300 succulent and cacti plants in comprehensive, easy-to-follow illustrated stages. The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents is a feast of in-depth information and over 600 eye-catching photographs. This book has everything you need to make your plant arrangements healthy and spectacular no matter what kinds of succulents you use.
Using this guide, you will quickly discover just how bold and creative you can be with these arrangements, and understand why so many decorators can recommend succulents for almost every occasion. Whether you’re just thinking about decorating with these beautiful, easy-to-care-for plants, or you’ve been a sucker for succulents for a good long while, this book contains ideas and inspiration for beginners and masters alike.
Through step-by-step full-color sequences and expert guidance, this book gives in-depth information on the history, cultivation, and creative use of hundreds of strikingly handsome specimens of cacti and provides practical information for use in both house and garden.
6. Succulents (Idiot's Guides)
Author: by Cassidy Tuttle
Published at: Alpha; Illustrated edition (December 1, 2015)
With their unique shapes and striking colors, succulents make the most beautiful houseplants. They are simple to care for and grow easily indoorsperfect 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.
7. Designing with Succulents
Author: by Debra Lee Baldwin
Published at: Timber Press; Second Edition, Revised (August 23, 2017)
Designing with Succulents is inspiring, practical, and completea treasure for any gardener who loves these otherworldly beauties.Kathleen N. Brenzel, Sunset Succulents offer dazzling possibilities and require very little maintenance to remain lush and alluring year-round. No one knows them better than the Queen of Succulents, Debra Lee Baldwin.
This new, completely revised 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 50 companion plant profiles. Lavishly illustrated with 400 photographs, you’ll find everything you need to visualize, create, and nurture a thriving, water-smart succulent garden.
8. The Timber Press Guide to Succulent Plants of the World: A Comprehensive Reference to More than 2000 Species
Author: by Fred Dortort
Published at: Timber Press; Illustrated edition (October 18, 2011)
The plants are organized into 28 intuitively logical groups, such as succulent euphorbias, mesembryanthemums, bulbs, succulent trees, aloes, agaves, and haworthias. Each entry includes information on the plant’s native habitat, its cultivation requirements, and its horticultural potential. As useful to novice growers as to collectors and those with an existing interest in succulents, this will be the standard reference for years to come.
9. DR. SEBI CURE FOR CANCER: How to Naturally Get Cancer Treatment Using Dr. Sebi Alkaline Diet, Nutritional Guide, Food List and Herbs (Dr. Sebi Books)
Author: by Carin C. Hendry
Published at: Independently published (November 3, 2019)
DR.SEBI CURE FOR CANCER A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR CANCER TREATMENT USING DR. ALKALINE DIE Alfredo Bowman, popularly known as Dr. Sebi, is a renowned holistic doctor who cured several terminal diseases with the use of herbs, spices, and a unique vegan diet that reverses all the diseases in the body.
This vegan diet cleanses the mucus membrane. In doing so, the skin, blood, and lymphatic system get the boost they need to reverse the cancer disease and every other illness in the body. The popular Usha village that is usually referred to in Dr. Sebi’s stories is a tropical healing village with a facility that is dedicated to the growth of Dr. Sebi’s vegan diet combination.
The main ingredients contained in Dr. Sebi’s products are Sarsaparilla, Elderberry, Cocolmeca, Burdock Root, and Yellow Dock. Contained in the Yellow Dock plant is a laxative, anthraquinones which help to cleanse the body. There is also Cocolmeca, which aids digestion and gas reduction.
Sarsaparilla and Burdock Root are mostly used together for detoxification. This detoxification takes place in the lymphatic system, skin, and blood. Sarsaparilla is primarily responsible for the reduction in the fluid retention ability of the body. On the other hand, there is Elderberry, which helps to boost the immune system.
10. Cacti and Succulents Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of More Than 140 Common Species and Varieties (CompanionHouse Books) Cholla, Agave, Prickly Pear, Aloe, Sansevieria, and More
Author: by Gideon F Smith
Published at: CompanionHouse Books (April 10, 2018)
Everything you need to know about cacti and succulents packed into one easy-to-use volume! 60 cactus species, from candelabra cholla and golden-barrel cactus to crow’s claw and mother of hundreds12 succulent families, with featured types of yucca, agave, aloe, sansevieria, and more7 notable collections found in botanical gardens around the world, from Switzerland to South Africa200 color photos make it easy for you to spot and identify cacti and succulents in the wildHow to cultivate cacti and succulents, their natural habitats, care, handling, common pests and diseases, and moreThere are over 10,000 species of succulents worldwide, of which cacti are but one family.
This user-friendly handbook is your guide to the selection and cultivation of these diverse and fascinating plants! Appealing to both the novice and experienced gardener, Cacti and Succulents Handbook provides comprehensive information on more than 140 common (and uncommon) species and varieties, including their ideal locations, natural habitats, and care and feeding needs.
11. Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
Author: by Debra Lee Baldwin
Published at: Timber Press; First edition. (January 20, 2010)
With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots. If grown in containers, these dry-climate jewelswhich include but are not limited to cactican be brought indoors in winter and so can thrive anywhere in the world.
In this inspiring compendium, the popular author of Designing with Succulents provides everything beginners and experienced gardeners need to know to create stunning container displays of exceptionally waterwise plants. The extensive palette includes delicate sedums, frilly echeverias, cascading senecios, edgy agaves, and fat-trunked beaucarneas, to name just a few.
Easy-to-follow, expert tips explain soil mixes, overwintering, propagation, and more. Define your individual style as you effectively combine patterns, colors, textures, and forms. Discover how top designers interpret the dramatic options, in ideas ranging from exquisite plant-and-pot combinations to extraordinary topiaries and bonsai.
12. Striking Succulent Gardens: Plants and Plans for Designing Your Low-Maintenance Landscape [A Gardening Book]
Author: by Gabriel Frank
Published at: Ten Speed Press (January 26, 2021)
Design a succulent garden of your own, with inspiration, advice, and instructional step-by-step projects for container gardens, small-space gardens, mixed gardens, and more. You can’t help but be mesmerized by the eye-catching geometric forms and jewel-toned colors of succulents. But how do you grow these beauties in your own garden?
One of the only books dedicated to succulent garden design, Striking Succulent Gardens is a stylish, modern gardening book for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Known for his colorful approach and bold use of varied textures and shapes, garden designer Gabriel Frank offers practical ideas, simple concepts, stunning full-color photography, step-by-step instructions for a dozen different gardens, plant recommendations, basic succulent care, and an inspired approach to creating living art in your own garden.
For those in colder climates, there is a list of cold-hardy succulents and advice for bringing container gardens indoors for the winter, making succulent gardens achievable no matter where you live. Tough, water-wise, wildly popular, and nearly indestructible, succulents will transform your outdoor space, providing gardens of every size with minimal maintenance and maximum impact.
13. Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties
Author: by Debra Lee Baldwin
Published at: Timber Press; Illustrated edition (May 21, 2013)
Demystifies these popular low-water beauties. Country Gardens Magazine Whether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a just few pots, or live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified is a dazzling primer for success with succulents!
Debra Lee Baldwin, the Queen of Succulents, profiles the 100 top plant picks and includes basic information on how to grow and care for succulents no matter where you live. Step-by-step projects, including a cake-stand centerpiece, special-occasion bouquets, a vertical garden, and a succulent topiary sphere, will inspire you to express your individual style.
14. The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents
Author: by Emma Sibley
Published at: Quadrille Publishing (April 4, 2017)
Cacti and succulents are a trendy and low maintenance way to bring nature into your home, and this book is an essential user-friendly guide to the most popular 60 varieties. The book focuses on their propagation and care. As well as a section of handy tips, there will be a ready reference on dealing with common problems and pest control.
15. The Gardener's Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes
Author: by Scott Calhoun
Published at: Timber Press (January 11, 2012)
Gardeners new and old will close this book with an arsenal of ideas on how to take their cactus cultivation to a new level. Terrain The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus reveals how easy, hardy, and rewarding cactus can be for home gardeners.
Succulent plant expert Scott Calhoun picks 100 of the best cactus available and shows how they can make striking additions to your garden. Information includes advice on planting and care, tips for growing in containers, and details on identify and avoiding pests.
Whether you want striking form, gorgeous flowers, or a low-maintenance plant for a spot that needs little or no supplementary water, you’ll find it in this friendly, informative, and eye-catching guide.
16. House Plant Journal Log Book: A plant journal notebook for Plant Info, Watering and Fertilizing Dates, Photos, etc.
Author: by Nina Bird
Published at: Independently published (July 31, 2020)
This logbook is perfect for keeping track of your green friends, helping you ensure that they are watered properly and given the right conditions they need to thrive. This journal includes:watering and fertilizing trackersindividual plant profile pagessunlight needsfertilization needssoil needswater needspropagation methodspace for up to 100 individual plant species to be recorded202 pages of journaling spaceElegant CoverThis would be a perfect gift for your plant obsessed friend!