Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

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Timber Press, May 21, 2013 - Nature - 272 pages

“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. 
 

 

Contents

Acknowledgments
Composing GreatLooking Succulent Gardens and Containers
HOWTO PROJECTS THAT SHOWCASE SUCCULENTS
Succulent Squares
LowLight Dish Garden
Hanging Basket of Mixed Succulents
SucculentTopped Pumpkins
Succulent Topiary Sphere
SpecialOccasion Succulent Bouquet
100 EASYCARE SUCCULENTS
Suggestions for Further Reading
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Debra Lee Baldwin, an award-winning photojournalist, is widely hailed as the “Queen of Succulents.” She helped launched the gardening world’s interest in succulents with her first book, Designing with Succulents, and with her two other books Succulent Container Gardens and Succulents Simplified. Baldwin’s own half-acre garden has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, San Diego Home and Garden, and other publications.

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