A Paperback edition by Ray Rogers in English (May 1, 2006)
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Cacti and succulents are among the most bizarre and beautiful plants a gardener can grow?and included here are some of the most remarkable of them all: stapeliads and ceropegias.... Read more
Cacti and succulents are among the most bizarre and beautiful plants a gardener can grow?and included here are some of the most remarkable of them all: stapeliads and ceropegias. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has brought together master gardeners from across the country, who show how easy it is to cultivate a collection of cacti and succulents on a windowsill or under artificial lights. They also introduce varieties that are hardy enough to grow outside in most climates. There are chapters on medicinal plants and succulent bonsai, plus advice on how experts groom their plants for competition. Finally, readers can learn how to help save the cacti and succulents that are threatened with extinction in the wild.
Crazy about Cacti and Succulents Paperback edition by Ray Rogers
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