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

by Debra Lee Baldwin

Debra Lee Baldwin’s love for this type of plant has earned her the nickname ?the Queen of Succulents,” but watch out! Her enthusiasm is contagious.

This beautifully illustrated book is divided into three sections. In the first section, the author tells readers how to care for succulents and how to create beautiful arrangements, in the garden or in a pot. In the second section, she suggests different decorating ideas using succulents: centerpieces, vertical gardens, succulent-filled pumpkins, bouquets, and much more. The book ends with a selection of 100 easy-care succulents.

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Garden writer and blogger, author of 65 gardening books, lecturer and communicator, the Laidback Gardener, Larry Hodgson, passed away in October 2022. Known for his great generosity, his thoroughness and his sense of humor, he reached several generations of amateur and professional gardeners over his 40-year career. Thanks to his son, Mathieu Hodgson, and a team of contributors, will continue its mission of demystifying gardening and making it more accessible to all.

3 comments on “Gardening book of the month

  1. Love this book. Even good for those of us who can’t grow these beauties in the ground It,s really inspiring.

  2. Peter Iveson iveson

    I see a lot of cactii and Succulents when I winter i Ajijic Jalisco Mexico,am not particularly fond of them,but as a gardener I should learn about them.

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