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

Success with Succulents: Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents Review

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

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Nostalgia Reader

    I don't rate these types of books, but it would be a solid 4 stars if I did.Succulents have always fascinated me, and I’ve always thought it would be fun to cultivate a succulent garden. This books ...

  • Kelly Hodgkins

    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...

  • Girl

    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 variou...

  • Annie

    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. ...

  • Gwen

    Round 6 in "How do I keep my darn succulents alive?!"After reading 6 books (many with excellent internet resources), there's a decent chance I might be able to succeed. Already, my green echeveria has...

  • Amy Bradley

    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 g...

  • Leyla Johnson

    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 plant...

  • Elizabeth

    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...

  • Gaby F.

    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 gard...

  • Susan Csoke

    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 YO...