Crazy about Cacti and Succulents, Issue 184

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2006 - Gardening - 119 pages
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Cacti and succulents are among the most bizarre and beautiful plants a gardener can grow--and included here are some of the most remarkable of them all: stapeliads and ceropegias. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has brought together master gardeners from across the country, who show how easy it is to cultivate a collection of cacti and succulents on a windowsill or under artificial lights. They also introduce varieties that are hardy enough to grow outside in most climates. There are chapters on medicinal plants and succulent bonsai, plus advice on how experts groom their plants for competition. Finally, readers can learn how to help save the cacti and succulents that are threatened with extinction in the wild.

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User Review  - wookiemonster - LibraryThing

A much better read than the last book on cacti and succulents. This is geared more for people, like me, who just want to grow a few plants on the windowsill. Read full review

Crazy About Cacti and Succulents (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Although both of these titles are for novice gardeners interested in learning about cactus and succulents, they differ significantly.Cactus Basics is a misleading title because it covers both cacti ... Read full review

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