Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

by Debra Lee Baldwin
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Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties by Debra Lee Baldwin

Succulents are hot. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens, is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plants. Along with gorgeous photos packed with design ideas, Debra offers her top 100 plant picks and explains how to grow and care for succulents no matter where you live. Step-by-step projects, including a cake-stand centerpiece, special-occasion bouquets, a vertical garden, and a succulent topiary sphere, will inspire you to express your individual style. Whether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a few pots, live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified is a dazzling primer for success with succulents wherever you live!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604695168
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 319,474
File size: 65 MB
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About the Author

Debra Lee Baldwin, an award-winning photojournalist, is widely hailed as the “Queen of Succulents.” She helped launched the gardening world’s interest in succulents with her first book, Designing with Succulents, and with her two other books Succulent Container Gardens and Succulents Simplified. Baldwin’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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Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Carollan More than 1 year ago
I have all of the succulent books by this author. They have useful information , excellent design ideas and fabulous photos . I definitely recommend all of them. So check out this author if you love succulents.
AnastaciaKnits More than 1 year ago
I'm a big fan of succulents, and I mainly have succulents in my home - the only non-succulent I own is a spider plant. I've been a fan of succulent since my first Christmas cactus when I got married for how easy they are to care for - and for how simply beautiful they are when they flower, and I've never looked back. I tend to pamper my plants for a while and then life gets busy & I neglect them for a while, and succulents do great with these conditions. Just give 'em water once in a while & lots of sun & they are happy. As with other books of this type, the book is dominated by the beautiful photography of the plants. The book talks about succulent care, but also what you can do with your plants - from edibles, to crafting, to flowering. Though the focus is on outdoor plants - something not realistic for most varieties here in MA - there's a lot of information for the indoor container gardener, too. I received a review copy for free from netgalley in exchange for my honest review.