The Complete Guide to Growing Cacti and Succulents: A Comprehensive Guide to Identification, Care and Cultivation by Miles Anderson
Spiky, smooth, round, long or thin, cacti and succulents come in all shapes and sizes. The purpose of this book is to help you enjoy and care for your plants, whether you are growing them for their flowers or just to delight in their bizarre forms. A thorough introduction outlines their natural habitats, as well as giving you a crash course in botany and classification. There are planting ideas, from growing them in grand outdoor jardinieres to pretty painted pots on a kitchen windowsill. The plant directory lists over 400 varieties of cacti and succulents, alphabetically organized by genus. Photographs of the plants enable easy identification, and information is given on ideal growing conditions and habit.