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Designing with Succulents

By Debra Lee Baldwin

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Published By
Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
256
Publication Date
April 15, 2007
ISBN
9780881928167

Designing with Succulents

By Debra Lee Baldwin

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Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs, Designing with Succulents gives design and cultivation basics for paths, borders, slopes, and containers; hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and descriptions of 90 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Beginners and experienced designers, landscapers, and collectors alike will find what they need to visualize, create, and nurture the three-dimensional work of art that is the succulent garden.

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Review quotes

“Those designing a new landscape and those hoping to add these botanical treasures into an existing garden will find Baldwin’s gorgeously illustrated, detail-rich guide a worthy purchase.” —Library Journal

“Baldwin’s alluring and stimulating guide offers a wealth of design ideas melded with informative cultural advice and opens gardeners’ eyes to a breathtaking variety of succulents for any situation. . . . Towering to tiny, the array of succulents presented is exciting and compelling.” —Booklist

“The advice given is wise and borne of the author’s firsthand experience, but is not too prescriptive and is full of great ideas with illustrations to match.” —Gardens Illustrated

“A solid overview for landscape architects working with succulents.” —Landscape Architecture

“Illustrates how novices and experts alike can create lush and vibrant gardens that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally responsible.” —Western Interiors and Design

“We love Designing with Succulents. . . . as inspiring as it is practical, with color photos that show how to use these otherwordly beauties in borders, on slopes, between patio pavers, mixed with other perennials or grasses—even in undersea themed gardens.” —Sunset

“A delightful and inspiring journey through the world of succulents, which are presented as viable options for private and public landscapes, particularly in regions where water is a serious concern. . . . Throughout, the text is richly illustrated with photographs of succulents used effectively in gardens large and small, with or without other types of plants. This is an exciting new addition to anyone’s library.” —Pacific Horticulture
 

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
256
Publication Date
April 15, 2007
ISBN
9780881928167

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