Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants

By | December 20, 2017
Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants Author Debra Lee Baldwin
ISBN-10 088192959X
ISBN-13 9780881929591
Year 2010-01-20
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Timber Press
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With their colorful leaves sculptural shapes and simple care succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots If grown in containers these dry climate jewelswhich include but are not limited to cactican 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 Define your individual style as you effectively combine patterns colors textures and forms Discover how top designers interpret the dramatic options in ideas ranging from exquisite plant and pot combinations to extraordinary topiaries and bonsai Expand your repertoire with plump leaved plants that resemble pebbles stars and undersea creatures Short on space Create vertical gardens and hanging baskets and use daisylike rosettes in wall displays Each of the more than 300 photographs offers an inspiring idea A to Z descriptions cover 350 of the best succulents plus companion plants Whether your goal is a gorgeous potted garden for a sunny windowsill or outdoor living areaor simply making great giftsthis is a comprehensive primer for creating vibrant living works of art

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