The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents
Despite their prickly personalities, cacti and succulents are appealing plants that – with proper tending – can make the leap from windblown desert to your kitchen windowsill. But all too often, inexperienced growers fail in their efforts because what works for other houseplants can be fatal to a hapless cactus. Before your kalanchoe kicks the bucket or your burro’s tail gets root rot, get yourself a copy of “The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents.” Author Emma Sibley gives you the lowdown on rearing everything from agave to zebra cactus, complete with tips for selecting healthy plants, potting and propagating. There’s even a troubleshooting section filled with practical tips for handling thorny issues like overwatering, so you can take a successful stab at keeping your plants alive and thriving.
- A concise compendium of cacti and succulent care tips, tactics and trouble solvers
- Clear, easy-to-read descriptions of dozens of species, including light and water requirements, propagation methods and even quirks
- Scads of colorful photos to inspire your spiny cactus acquisition
- 6”H x 7-1/4”W x 7/8”D; 144 pages