Success with Succulents: Choosing, Growing, and Caring for Cactuses and Other Succulents


Cactuses and other succulents are wildly popular in homes the world over, regardless of climate. They're resilient, beautiful, and easy to care for as long as you know what you're doing. Whether you live in a warm, dry climate and want to grow a whole cactus garden outdoors or you'd like to add one of these alluring species to your indoor windowsill, this book has what you need to pick the perfect plants for you and make them thrive.

Success with Succulents is filled with both well-known and unusual species of cactuses and succulents, as well as tips and techniques for caring for these water-sipping species indoors and out. From color combinations, sizes and shapes, and placement to ideal soil selection, container growing, watering, fertilizing, grooming, and propagation, learn everything you need to know about growing succulents. The book also includes more than 100 plant profiles, with details that will help you succeed in gardening prickly and waxy varieties of all kinds.


This is the perfect book for that person who does not have a green thumb but still tries to grow plants. You now have the perfect guide on which plants are better for indoors and which are better for outdoors. The author also explains watering, and which plants can be in full sun and which need to be in partial. Just because most are part of the cactus family, not all are good in full sun, why spend the money and watch your plant die. Now you are given a helpful guide in choosing the right cactus for you and once it takes off the author has also given an area in the book for showing the reader on how to separate the plants once they take off without killing them. This book, of course, is not for everyone some people will think they don’t need it, but just how the Aloe Vera cactus has many different varieties there is one that is for healing and you can see the picture of that so when you go to the store to buy one you know you are getting the right one. That is just one example. Overall a very good book with excellent photos and descriptions of every plant. I received this book from I gave this book 5 stars. Follow us at

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