• Gardening

Succulent Container Gardens

Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
Author: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 088192959X
Category: Gardening
Page: 248
View: 1879
Define your individual style. With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots. If grown in containers, these dry-climate jewels—which include but are not limited to cacti—can 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.

    • Nature

Succulents Simplified

Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties
Author: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604693932
Category: Nature
Page: 272
View: 1199
Succulents are hot. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens, is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plants. Along with gorgeous photos packed with design ideas, Debra offers her top 100 plant picks and explains 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. Whether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a few pots, live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified is a dazzling primer for success with succulents wherever you live!

    • Gardening

Designing with Succulents

Create a Lush Garden of Waterwise Plants
Author: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698314
Category: Gardening
Page: 356
View: 8964
“Designing with Succulents is inspiring, practical, and complete—a 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.

    • Gardening

Planting Designs for Cactus & Succulents

Indoor and Outdoor Projects for Unique, Easy-Care Plants--in All Climates
Author: Sharon Asakawa,John Bagnasco
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1591865611
Category: Gardening
Page: 176
View: 985
In Planting Designs for Cactus & Succulents, a book made for the gardener and non-gardener alike, you'll find information and design inspiration for more than twenty attractive, low-maintenance planting projects.

    • Gardening

Hardy Succulents

Tough Plants for Every Climate
Author: Gwen Moore Kelaidis
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603426824
Category: Gardening
Page: 160
View: 934
Add a touch of the unexpected to your garden. From agaves to ice plants and sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents can bring color, texture, and versatility to perennial flower beds in any climate. This comprehensive guide offers clear growing instructions accompanied by vivid photography of these durable and beautiful plants. With tips on choosing the right varieties for every North American hardiness zone, you can enjoy all the quirky vibrancy of succulents wherever you live.

    • Gardening

Pots in the Garden

Expert Design & Planting Techniques
Author: Ray Rogers
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604691654
Category: Gardening
Page: 248
View: 6015
No longer a technique just for apartment dwellers or novice gardeners, the use of ornamental containers on decks, patios, terraces, and in the garden itself can save time, space, and money, while offering experienced home gardeners unique creative challenges, site flexibility, and experimental fun. Author and award-winning horticulturist Ray Rogers takes you on an engaging exploration into basic design principles as well as how to create focal points, use water, exploit the potential of empty containers, and more. Stunning photographs by Richard Hartlage provide guidance and inspiration, as well as visually explaining each principle. Gardeners at every level of experience will find inspiration and instruction in this comprehensive book.

    • Gardening

Stylish Succulents

Japanese Inspired Container Gardens for Small Spaces
Author: Yoshinobu Kondo,Tomomi Kondo
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462920381
Category: Gardening
Page: 96
View: 3909
Colorful and hardy succulents are perfect for creating Japanese-style Bonsai and Ikebana arrangements. This unique guide shows you how to make inexpensive projects with a Japanese aesthetic that will appeal to everyone—from interior designers to small space enthusiasts to avid gardeners. Stylish Succulents presents a totally new approach to container gardening. Trendy, low maintenance succulents come in hundreds of different colors, sizes, shapes and textures, making each project a one-of-a-kind. Every design is carefully explained using detailed step-by-step photos: How to choose succulents and containers to match your personal space and mood How to utilize empty wall spaces to make dramatic hanging planters How to make a lovely wreath for the holidays How to create thoughtful and inexpensive gifts for friends and family Every gardener can create these miniature works of art using containers and plants of their choosing with relatively little time and money. The possibilities are truly endless!

    • Gardening

Succulents

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing, Designing, And Gro
Author: The Editors of Sunset
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
ISBN: 0848751752
Category: Gardening
Page: 96
View: 1951
Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants. Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From Aloe and Agaves, to Senecio and Taciveria, this handbook by leading garden expert Robin Stockwell highlights 200 of the easiest, most useful, and gorgeous plants, and shares advice on care and cultivation. Readers will find inspiration for imaginative and exciting new ways to use succulents in striking garden designs, containers, vertical walls, and indoor arrangements, as well as step-by-step projects, such as living bouquets and terrarium ornaments. This is the essential reference for landscapers, home gardeners, and anyone looking for a thorough introduction to the perfect plant for modern times.

    • Crafts & Hobbies

DIY Succulents

From Placecards to Wreaths, 35+ Ideas for Creative Projects with Succulents
Author: Tawni Daigle
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440588082
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 204
View: 767
"'DIY Succulents' shows you how to use beautiful and resilient plants like echeveria, sedum, and graptopetalum to craft nature-inspired home decor, like rustic tabletop centerpieces and breathtaking wall art"--

    • House & Home

Small-Space Container Gardens

Transform Your Balcony, Porch, or Patio with Fruits, Flowers, Foliage, and Herbs
Author: Fern Richardson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604692413
Category: House & Home
Page: 188
View: 7617
Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore. Small-Space Container Gardens layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions, encouraging us to think “outside the pot.” You'll learn how to tackle unique challenges, like windy conditions several stories above street level, and how to care for plants and troubleshoot problems like garden pests and diseases. From design basics to essential plant picks, Small-Space Container Gardens proves you don't need a yard to have a happy, healthy garden. For anyone who wants more green in their life, it's time to start gardening creatively in small spaces.

    • House & Home

Small-Space Container Gardens

Transform Your Balcony, Porch, or Patio with Fruits, Flowers, Foliage, and Herbs
Author: Fern Richardson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604693894
Category: House & Home
Page: 188
View: 4136
Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore. Small-Space Container Gardens layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions, encouraging us to think “outside the pot.” You'll learn how to tackle unique challenges, like windy conditions several stories above street level, and how to care for plants and troubleshoot problems like garden pests and diseases. From design basics to essential plant picks, Small-Space Container Gardens proves you don't need a yard to have a happy, healthy garden. For anyone who wants more green in their life, it's time to start gardening creatively in small spaces.

    • Gardening

Tiny World Terrariums

A Step-by-Step Guide to Easily Contained Life
Author: Michelle Inciarrano,Katy Maslow
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683355407
Category: Gardening
Page: 120
View: 6563
DIVTerrariums are a vibrant, unique way to inject a little greenery into any home. In Tiny World Terrariums, authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn’s celebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions for building your own, from selecting glass containers to layering soil and filtration to adding moss, succulents, and other plants. To give each terrarium a whimsical, personal touch, Katy and Michelle demonstrate how to use tiny figurines and toys to create to-scale scenes, such as a couple at their wedding, a CSI crime scene, and Central Park in springtime. Photos of gorgeous finished terrariums and detailed instructions will empower anyone—whether green-thumbed or not—to create their own Lilliputian worlds. Praise for Tiny World Terrariums: "Terrariums have been popular with adults since Victorian times. But Katy Maslow and Michelle Inciarrano, authors of Tiny World Terrariums, make a case for younger enthusiasts too . . . Their enclosed gardens range from sophisticated to silly, with dinosaurs, unicorns and an array of other figurines telling enchanting stories in mossy tableaux. Their wonderful book provides detailed instructions to guide you through the process." —Chicago Tribune “[The authors] provide all the information needed to create the five layers of a terrarium . . . inspiration for readers who want to make their own mini world.†? —Better Homes & Gardens Country Gardens (Spring 2013 issue) "I've been reading my fair share of how-to books on [terrariums] but I have a brand new favorite. Hands down . . . The tips on plant selection, preparation, and planting are the best I’ve seen (I learned a lot!)." —Babble.com "The book provides all the necessary instructions to create successfully healthy terrariums . . . But illustrations are the real delight. They show all sorts of tiny world photos labeled with container types, plant names, and more so you can more easily create contained life exactly as you envision it.†? —Wired.com "If you love terrariums as much as we do, this is going to rock your world: Brooklyn-based Twig Terrariums will be selling a photographic collection of their finest miniature green gardens . . . with a step-by-step guide to creating tiny themed worlds that even the least green-thumbed person will be able to make and maintain.†? —Inhabitat.com /div

    • Gardening

Success with Succulents

Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents
Author: John Bagnasco
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0760353581
Category: Gardening
Page: 192
View: 2913
Loved the world over for their unique beauty and lower maintenance requirements, Success with Succulents shows you how to get the most out of your desert dwellers. 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 cacti and succulents, as well as tips and techniques for caring for these water-sipping species indoors and out. With this all-inclusive guide, you'll get all the information you'll need on: Color combinations Sizes and shapes Placement and ideal soil selection Container growing Watering Fertilizing Grooming Propagation Learn everything you need to know about growing succulents! Success with Succulents also includes more than 100 plant profiles, with details that will help you succeed in gardening prickly and waxy varieties of all kinds.

    • Gardening

Right Rose, Right Place

3509 Perfect Choices for Beds, Borders, Hedges, and Screens, Containers, Fences, Trellises, and More
Author: Peter Schneider
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603420479
Category: Gardening
Page: 272
View: 6906
Peter Schneider challenges the notorious myth that roses are difficult to grow, arguing that it’s all about choosing the right petals for the right place! Providing in-depth profiles of hundreds of varieties, Schneider helps you decide which roses will work best in your flower bed or along an eye-catching garden trellis. Simple instructions that use proven techniques make growing roses easy and enjoyable, even in colder climates, while more than 400 gorgeous photos make this book as visually irresistible as it is useful.

    • Gardening

Trees and Shrubs for the Southwest

Woody Plants for Arid Gardens
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 0881929050
Category: Gardening
Page: 331
View: 4312
A guide to selecting trees and shrubs for an arid Southwestern garden profiles more than two hundred climate-appropriate plants, with cultivation and care techniques, pest and disease control tips, and pruning advice.

    • Gardening

Cacti and Succulents

An illustrated guide to the plants and their cultivation
Author: Graham Charles
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847977863
Category: Gardening
Page: 192
View: 7555
Beautifully illustrated and highly accessible, this essential guide to cacti and other succulents is both a practical manual and a source of reference and inspiration for all enthusiasts. More than 250 different species or genera, and their natural habitats are described.Topics covered include the unique nature of succulents; the natural environment; history, classification and nomenclature; watering, feeding, general care and propagation; pests and diseases; profiles of cacti and other succulents. Beautifully illustrated with 420 colour transparencies.

    • Gardening

Bloom's Best Perennials and Grasses

Expert Plant Choices and Dramatic Combinations for Year-round Gardens
Author: N.A
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 088192931X
Category: Gardening
Page: 208
View: 1035
Describes more than four hundred perennials and grasses, providing information on each plant's origins, preferred conditions, and planting zones.

    • House & Home

Air Plants

The Curious World of Tillandsias
Author: Zenaida Sengo
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696516
Category: House & Home
Page: 224
View: 5606
“In this beautiful book, artist Zenaida Sengo has provided inspiration for designing and living with tillandsias.” —Flora Grubb Air Plants, by Zenaida Sengo shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with these modern beauties. Decorating with air plants is made easy with stunning photographs that showcase ideas for using them mounted on walls, suspended from the ceiling, as living bows and jewelry, as screens, and in unique containers, like leather pouches, dishes, and baskets. Six step-by-step projects include a wood mount, a wall hook, lasso-and-hook wiring, a ceramic-frame garden, and three unique terrariums.

    • Gardening

The Bold Dry Garden

Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Author: Johanna Silver
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697725
Category: Gardening
Page: 236
View: 8120
“For those of you—and your numbers are growing—gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration.” —New York Times Book Review Ruth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden offers unparalleled access to the garden and the extraordinary woman responsible for it. In its stunningly photographed pages, you’ll discover the history of the garden and the design principles and plant palette that make it unique. Packed with growing and maintenance tips, profiles of signature plants for a dry garden, and innovative design techniques, The Bold Dry Garden has everything you need to create a garden that is lush, waterwise, and welcoming.

    • Gardening

Idiot's Guides: Succulents


Author: Cassidy Tuttle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1615648445
Category: Gardening
Page: 288
View: 4623
Succulents are plants that hold water in their leaves, such as cacti, aloe, and echeveria. They 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 found a new popularity as a try indoor plant that's easy to care for and fun to look at. Idiot's Guides: Succulents includes: + Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants. + Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each. + 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.