The Succulents Design Book (9780804856102)

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Tuttle Publishing
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instructions for 36 arrangements; color photos and illustrations throughout
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7 1/2 X 10

Container succulents designed for your space and style that thrive and look great year-round!

This book is your instant guide to creating the succulent container gardens you have always wanted! The Succulents Design Book shows you how to group plants with compatible growing cycles in a way that balances their colors, shapes and sizes so the arrangements look beautiful all year long.

  • The 36 combinations presented provide design ideas for every type of space and decor
  • Each arrangement will thrive and look good throughout the year since the not only the shapes, sizes and colors of the plants match, but their individual growing cycles are also synchronized
  • Practical step-by-step instructions and layout diagrams make creating these arrangements foolproof
  • A field guide to the 100 succulents used in the book helps you purchase the plants with confidence
  • Includes information on soils, additives, watering, fertilizing, light exposure, pest management and more

The stunning photos in this book will inspire you to create unique combinations using unusual and unexpected containers, from hanging pots to old tins. And because the plants are compatible and grow well together, they will continue to look good over time.

Expert author Kentaro Kuroda emphasizes the differences between summer and winter seasonal varieties and shows you how to artfully combine them so the plants will thrive together year-round.

About the Author:
Kentaro Kuroda, is a horticulturist and founder of Flora Kuroda Gardening in Saitama Prefecture. He specializes in imaginative group plantings and nostalgic vignettes. He is a blogger in his native Japan, and co-author of Container Succulents (Tuttle Publishing).