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RHS Practical Cactus and Succulent Book

Author: Zia Allaway, Fran Bailey and Royal Horticultural Society  

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Summary

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Description

The Royal Horticultural Society's definitive guide to propagating, nurturing, and designing with more than 200 cacti and succulents.

How can you encourage your bunny ear cactus to flower and flourish? What is the best method for propagating an echeveria or kalanchoe? What exactly are living stones, and where do they grow in the wild?

RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is the ultimate reference book for cactus and succulent enthusiasts. An extensive illustrated plant directory profiles more than 200 succulent and cactus varieties, with instructions on how to grow each one, while information dashboards offer fascinating facts and quirky stats about different plant families, such as Euphorbia and Echinopsis.

Show off your plants with inspirational display ideas and step-by-step projects. Follow the simple propagation instructions to increase your cacti and succulent collection for free. Keep your plants healthy with advice and tips for care and cultivation.

Drawing on the unrivalled expertise of the Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book is everything a cactus-lover needs.

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Critic Reviews

“Offers practical guidance for beginner growers.”

Filled with details about how to propagate and care for over 200 cacti and succulents, it makes a perfect guide for growers both young and old. Country Garden A detailed guide to buying and caring for succulents and cacti, with plenty of plant profiles and styling ideas to help you choose the right plant for your home. Gardens Illustrated This book will help keep the prickly houseplants going strong. Belfast Telegraph Offers practical guidance for beginner growers. Daily Telegraph

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About the Author

Fran Bailey grew up on a cut flower nursery near York, where her Dutch father Jacob Verhoef encouraged her love of all things horticultural. After studying at the Welsh College Of Horticulture, she moved to London to work as a freelance florist. In 2006 she opened her first flower shop, The Fresh Flower Company, in South London.

Zia Allaway is an author, journalist, and qualified horticulturalist who has written and edited a range of gardening books for the RHS and DK, including RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers. Zia also writes a monthly column on garden design for Homes and Gardens magazine and is a contributor to the Garden Design Journal. She runs a consultancy service from her home in Hertfordshire and offers practical workshops for beginners.

Christopher Young is the horticultural team leader of the Glasshouse at RHS Wisley, the Royal Horticultural Society's flagship garden in Surrey. He is a passionate plantsman with a particular interest in exotics and ferns, and is also a member of the RHS Tender Ornamental Plant Committee.

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Product Details

Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd | DK
Published
7th February 2019
Pages
224
ISBN
9780241341148

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