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Hardy Succulents: Tough Plants for Every Climate

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Awards

The American Horticultural Society Book Award 2009

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From agaves to ice plants, and from sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulent plants bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to perennial gardens in every hardiness zone. No longer relegated to desert climates, succulents offer extraordinary color, texture, durability, and ease of care. It's no wonder succulents are some of the hottest plants to capture the attention of enthusiastic growers in all zones.

Hardy Succulentsgives gardeners everything they need to know to select, grow, and maintain these dazzling, low-fuss plants. With step-by-step growing instructions, practical care tips, creative ideas for use, and stunning photographs from acclaimed garden photographer Saxon Holt, this book is as beautiful as it is practical and#8212; one that will appeal to novices and experienced gardeners alike.

Gwen Kelaidis, an avid horticulturist and garden designer, provides a comprehensive overview of these unusual beauties, including tips for purchasing, planting, weeding, and dividing. She encourages gardeners to consider the plants when searching for autumn color and explains how succulents can solve common, and confounding, garden problems.

Presented alongside Holt's captivating, cover-to-cover images, her insights are sure to inspire growers of all levels and climates. Readers will delight in succulents' unexpected colors and#8212; bronzes, grays, greens, and blues and#8212; as well as their distinct shapes.

The first book dedicated to bringing succulents to every North American hardiness zone, Hardy Succulentsholds intriguing possibilities for gardeners looking for dramatic ways to make bold statements.

Synopsis:

From agaves to ice plants, from sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulent plants bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to perennial gardens in every hardiness zone. No longer reserved for desert climates, succulents can offer extraordinary color, texture, durability, and ease of care to gardens everywhere. Hardy Succulents gives gardeners everything they need to know to select, grow, and maintain these dazzling, low-fuss plants. With step-by-step growing instructions, practical care tips, creative ideas for use, and stunning photographs from acclaimed garden photographer Saxon Holt, this book is both beautiful and practical — one that will appeal to novices and experienced gardeners alike.

Synopsis:

From agaves to ice plants, sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to gardens in every hardiness zone. They are also hardworking, tenacious, and forgiving of the forgetful gardener. Discover the pleasures of succulent gardening with the thoughtful selection advice, step-by-step growing instructions, practical care tips, and useful design ideas collected in Hardy Succulents, the only book dedicated to establishing the low-fuss succulent far beyond its traditional desert setting.

About the Author

Saxon Holt has combined his career as a photographer with a lifelong love of gardening. His work has appeared in dozens of books and gardening magazines. He is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers, the American Society of Picture Professionals, and the Garden Writers of America Association, from which he has received three awards for his photography.

Gwen Moore Kelaidis is one of the foremost experts on rock gardening in the United States. She is the former co-owner of Rocky Mountain Rare Plants, a mail-order nursery, and for 11 years was the editor of the Bulletin of the American Rock Garden Society.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Glories of Succulence
1. Companions and Stars
2. Tiny Gems
3. Containers
4. Succulent Ground Covers
5. Perennial Companions
6. Shrublike Selections

7. Planting, Propagation, and Care

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580177009
Author:
Kelaidis, Gwen Moore
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Photographer:
Holt, Saxon
Author:
Kelaidis, Gwen
Author:
Holt, Saxon
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Plants - Cacti/Succulents
Subject:
Succulent plants
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Subject:
GARDENING / Garden Design
Subject:
GARDENING / Flowers / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.5 x 9.5 in

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From agaves to ice plants, from sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulent plants bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to perennial gardens in every hardiness zone. No longer reserved for desert climates, succulents can offer extraordinary color, texture, durability, and ease of care to gardens everywhere. Hardy Succulents gives gardeners everything they need to know to select, grow, and maintain these dazzling, low-fuss plants. With step-by-step growing instructions, practical care tips, creative ideas for use, and stunning photographs from acclaimed garden photographer Saxon Holt, this book is both beautiful and practical — one that will appeal to novices and experienced gardeners alike.

"Synopsis" by , From agaves to ice plants, sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents bring beauty, versatility, and intrigue to gardens in every hardiness zone. They are also hardworking, tenacious, and forgiving of the forgetful gardener. Discover the pleasures of succulent gardening with the thoughtful selection advice, step-by-step growing instructions, practical care tips, and useful design ideas collected in Hardy Succulents, the only book dedicated to establishing the low-fuss succulent far beyond its traditional desert setting.
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