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12/04/2024

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View larger image of 'Succulents for the Contemporary Garden'Cave, Yvonne -  Succulents for the Contemporary Garden
Readers in less warm parts of the world can dream (or it is a nice book with pictures of what the plants can look like!) of growing these fascinating plants to their best in the open air – and for those in warmer climes it provides a good manual of what to grow, and how to grow it. The author lives in New Zealand, and shows how many of these plants can be used to best advantage. 2002 10 x 8 ½ 176 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fold down back cover, Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
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View larger image of 'Succulents in Nature'Guglielmone & Costanzo -  Succulents in Nature
A rather different and interesting book which looks at the concerns over succulent plant conservation. A brief introduction considers the evolution of succulent plants followed by the places and environments where they occur in the world. The areas of the world where they occur are then each considered in detail with their individual factors with final sections considering the risks and hotspots – places where there are unusually large numbers of species. Well illustrated with many interesting colour photos and maps. 2012 8 ¾ x 8 ¾ 128 pages
 
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Cover: Softcover
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View larger image of 'Garden Succulents (RHS Wisley Handbook)'Hewitt, Terry -  Garden Succulents (RHS Wisley Handbook)
Covers a wide range of true cacti, other succulents, bromeliads and such plants which might be able to survive in the UK outside in suitable areas and locations in gardens, along with cultivation advice. 8 ½ x 5 ¼ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)6.50
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Howes, Paul -  The Giant Cactus Forest and its World
A very wide ranging book which not only looks at the Saguaro and the other plants which it grows with but also all the other animals which live in the environment based on many field trips to the habitat. 1954 9 ½ x 7 258 pages plus 51 pages of black and white photos.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Fading and some wear to the dust jacket which is in good plastic cover to preserve it. Body is very good and the generally very good for its age, Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Succulent Success in the Garden'Kapitany & Schulz -  Succulent Success in the Garden
A third book on the subject of the possible plants to grow outside in favourable climates, this time based on various locations where the plants can be grown, written by two Australian nurserymen, and again well illustrated with many good size and quality photos. 2001 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
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View larger image of 'Saxifrages'McGregor, Malcolm -  Saxifrages
This is a book for growers of these plants. Based on both seeing the plants in many of their habitats as well as cultivation, the author provides the best overview of the whole genus available. After brief introductory sections on the family taxonomy and habitat they are then covered by section, with information on their distribution, cultivation as well as describing species and many cultivars. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 10 ½ x 7 ½ 384 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight edge damage to a few of the pages (RRP £35), New
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View larger image of 'Cacti and Succulents in Habitat'Preston-Mafham -  Cacti and Succulents in Habitat
Ever wanted to know how these plants survive in habitat? Then this book gives a fascinating visual and narrative account. 159 pages with over 170 colour photos. 1995 9 ½ x 7 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Ex library copy with small number stickers on front and spine of cover and stamp inside front cover. Slight wear to cover especially corners, Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Ex library copy with small number stickers on front and spine of cover and stamp inside front cover. Slight wear to cover especially corners, Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £10.99), New
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View larger image of 'Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world'Smith & Figueiredo -  Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world
An innovative book, it celebrates 12 gardens in South Africa, Europe and North America which have substantial collections of succulent plants. An introductory section looks at the various considerations of the plants and gardens before going on to describe each, illustrated with a wide range of colour photos. 2013 9 ½ x 7 ¾ 184 pages
 
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Comments: , New
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