Designing with Succulents

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Timber Press, 2007 - Gardening - 255 pages
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Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design and require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Featuring the work of more than 50 professional garden designers and creative homeowners, this complete design compendium is as practical as it is inspirational. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs, it gives design and cultivation basics for paths, borders, slopes, and containers; hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and descriptions of 90 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Beginners and experienced designers, landscapers, and collectors alike will find what they need to visualize, create, and nurture the three-dimensional work of art that is the succulent garden.
 

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Terrific and Inspiring

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Living in California and looking for similar gardening techniques for Arizona and desert landscapes this book is a wonderfully photographed inspiration with the names of the plants included in all the ... Read full review

Designing With Succulents

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This is a great book. It provides many landscaping ideas. There is a lot of useful information regarding the various types of succlents which can be used. Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
8
PREFACE
9
DESIGN AND CULTIVATION
17
PLANT PALETTE
145
RESOURCES
244
BIBLIOGRAPHY
246
INDEX
248
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About the author (2007)

Debra Lee Baldwin, an award-winning photojournalist, is widely hailed as the "Queen of Succulents." Debra helped launched the gardening world's interest in succulents with her first book, Designing with Succulents, and with her two other works, she has a combined total of over 100,000 books in print. Debra spent a decade scouting and writing for Sunset magazine. More than two million people have viewed her YouTube videos. Debra'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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