Success with Succulents: Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents by John Bagnasco

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Read Success with Succulents: Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents Online Free - Cactuses and other succulents are wildly popular in homes the world over, regardless of climate. They're resilient, beautiful, and easy to care for as long as you know what you're doing. Whether you live in a warm, dry climate and want to grow a whole cactus garden outdoors or you'd like to add one of these alluring species to your indoor windowsill, this book has what you need to pick the perfect plants for you and make them thrive.

Success with Succulents is filled with both well-known and unusual species of cactuses and succulents, as well as tips and techniques for caring for these water-sipping species indoors and out. From color combinations, sizes and shapes, and placement to ideal soil selection, container growing, watering, fertilizing, grooming, and propagation, learn everything you need to know about growing succulents. The book also includes more than 100 plant profiles, with details that will help you succeed in gardening prickly and waxy varieties of all kinds.

Title : Success with Succulents: Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents
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ISBN : 0760353581
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 pages


Kelly rated it ★★★★☆

December 17, 2017

Success in Succulents focuses on the more technical aspects of succulent growth and care. Rich in history, each family of succulents is explained in terms of origin, ease of growth and purpose. Indoor and outdoor care to obtain the best from one’s succulents is expressed in easy-to-follow steps c...

Girl rated it ★★★☆☆

January 03, 2018

I received a free e-book copy of this title from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The title of this book is self-explanatory: "Success with Succulents" is a how-to guide to caring for various species of succulents and cacti. The authors provide a general overview of these plants, and wr...

Annie rated it ★★★★☆

January 14, 2018

Originally published on my blog: Nonstop Reader. Success With Succulents is a very colorful, well photographed guide to choosing and successfully growing a broad range of cacti and other succulents. Released 5th Dec, 2017 in paperback format from Quarto - Cool Springs Press, co-authors John Bagn...

Amy rated it ★★★★★

December 31, 2017

Excellent photography of different succulent species. Very clear tips and directions on propagation from both seed and cuttings. While my initial thoughts reading were “my succulent planter is all going to die” (being as I live where below zero celsius temperatures are a reality for several month...

Leyla rated it ★★★★★

January 25, 2018

I notice these days we have all become time poor, as a consequence we no longer have time for old fashion cottage gardens, with their heavy water requirements, pruning and digging and separating planting. We tend to go for structure in our planting with low maintenance and water requirements. Thi...

Elizabeth rated it ★★★★★

February 28, 2018

I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Absolutely gorgeous pictures and detailed information. Gardening books can become almost clinical with instructions. However, this book manages to skirt the line of information-rich and "coffee...

Gaby rated it ★★★★★

November 18, 2017

Success with Succulents by John Bagnasco and Robert Reidmuller contains a lot of inspiration for keeping and displaying cactuses and other succulents indoors or incorporating them into an outdoor garden landscape. Even without spectacular flowers those plants are fascinating to look at. They come...

Susan rated it ★★★★★

December 10, 2017

A lovely coffee table book with beautiful color illustrations. This is a step by step easy guide book with everything the reader needs to know in order to grow these amazing succulent plants. THANK YOU GOODREADS FOR THIS FREE BOOK!!!!!

Victoria rated it ★★★★☆

November 26, 2017

A really well written overview of cactuses and succulents. A nice curtain of chapters to include well written sections on care and specific varieties. Definitely a nice option to consider if you're beginning gardening with succulents and cactuses or know someone who is!

Jo rated it ★★★★☆

November 26, 2017

Succulents are very trendy. The success of these plants is their colourful and their adaptability. This is a 101 guide to start cultivating these beautiful plants.

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