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Succulents Simplified

Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

By Debra Lee Baldwin

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Published By
Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
May 21, 2013
ISBN
9781604693935

Succulents Simplified

Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

By Debra Lee Baldwin

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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!

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Review quotes

“Debra is nothing if not passionate about succulents. . . . In Succulents Simplified she demystifies these popular low-water beauties.” —Country Gardens

“Ms. Baldwin’s step-by-step projects for crafters as well as numerous container and dish gardens give Succulents Simplified a wider appeal than a straight gardening book. It’s the perfect starter volume for those new to succulents, while satisfying and delighting veterans with the variation and solid growing tips based on the author’s evident joy in succulents and cacti.” —New York Journal of Books

“A beautifully produced and photographed new book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who would like to know more about this fascinating group of plants both in the wild or in your backyard.” —Akron Beacon Journal

“This fresh and entertaining volume certainly deserves a green thumbs-up.” —Sunset

“Straightforward advice on cultivation, propagation, and seasonal care.” —Hortus

“Anyone who knows Debra Lee Baldwin is aware of her extraordinary prowess as an author, writer, photographer, and artist. . . . Her book, Succulents Simplified, is a work of art.” —CBS Radio Network

“From quick and easy succulent rosettes for bouquets, to teeny tiny mint-tin gardens, to succulent-topped pumpkins there’s a project in this book for even the most craft-challenged.” —Gossip in the Garden

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
May 21, 2013
ISBN
9781604693935

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