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A beginner's guide to succulent gardening / Taku Furuya.

By: Furuya, Taku.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan : Tuttle Publishing, 2019Description: 96 pages : colour illustrations 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804851190; 0804851190.Other title: Beginners guide to succulent gardening.Subject(s): Succulent plants | GardeningDDC classification: 635.9525 Summary: Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around—succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today. This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around--succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today.

A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like: Choosing your succulents--from Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varieties Mixing the right soils for your succulents and preparing the growing environment Easy potting and transplanting techniques Succulent care--including watering, fertilizing and providing the right amount of sun for each variety Understanding peak periods as well as seasonal traits and needs, so you can have a beautiful succulent garden year-round This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book.

Now is the time to give succulents a try! Let A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening be your guide to get you started and grow your indoor garden one succulent at a time.

Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around—succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today. This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. 4)
  • How to Use this Book (p. 5)
  • Spring/ Fall Types
  • Echeveria rosularisi/E. elegans (p. 8)
  • Graptopetalum "Francesco Baldi" (p. 12)
  • Pachyphytum oviferum "Hoshibijin" (p. 16)
  • Cotyledon tomentosa "Bear's Paw" (p. 20)
  • Kalanchoe tomentosa "Panda Plant" (p. 24)
  • Senecio rowleyanus "String of Pearls" (p. 28)
  • Othonna capensis "Ruby Necklace" (p. 32)
  • Crassula capitella "Campfire" (p. 36)
  • Sedum rubrotinctum "Jelly Bean Plant"/Variegated Sedum rubrotinctum "Aurora"/Sedum oryzifolium "Tiny Form" (p. 40)
  • Aeonium haworthii "Tricolor" (p. 44)
  • Plectranthus aromaticus (p. 48)
  • Haworthia pilifera/H. obtusa (p. 52)
  • Orostachys boehmeri (p. 56)
  • Tillandsia harrisii (air plants) (p. 60)
  • Spring/Summer/Fall Types
  • Cactus: Gymnocalycium mihanovichii "Moon Cactus" or "Hibotan" (p. 64)
  • Cactus: Mammillaria carmenae/Epithelantha micromeris ungnispina "Kaguya Rime" (p. 68)
  • Euphorbia enopla/E. mammillaris variegata "Shirakaba Kirin" (p. 72)
  • Agave victoriae-reginae "Hime Sasanoyuki" (p. 76)
  • Fall/Winter/Spring Types
  • Dudley a brittonii (p. 80)
  • Conophytum "Shukuten"/C. obcordellum/C. bilobum (p. 84)
  • Lithops aucampiae/L. bromfieldii insularis/L. salicola (p. 88)
  • Fundamentals for Growing Succulents (About Placement and Sunlight/About Watering/About Planting Soil/Lasting through Summer and Winter) (p. 92)
  • Glossary (p. 94)
  • Defenses Against Diseases and Pests (p. 95)