Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design and require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Featuring the work of more than 50 professional garden designers and creative homeowners, this complete design compendium is as practical as it is inspirational. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 photographs, it gives design and cultivation basics for paths, borders, slopes, and containers
Hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and descriptions of 90 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Beginners and experienced designers, landscapers, and collectors alike will find what they need to visualize, create, and nurture the three-dimensional work of art that is the succulent garden.
Part One: Design and Cultivation Chapter one : PLANNING AND DESIGNING YOUR GARDEN Chapter two : COLORFUL FOLIAGE AND FLOWERS Chapter three : THEMED AND SPECIALTY GARDENS Chapter four : POTS, WREATHS, AND CONTAINER GARDENS Chapter fi ve : GROWING SUCCULENTS IN COLDER CLIMATES Chapter six : PLANT CARE AND PROPAGATION Part Two: Plant Palette Chapter seven : TALL, TREELIKE, AND IMMENSE SUCCULENTS Chapter eight : MIDSIZED AND SHRUB SUCCULENTS Chapter nine : SMALL, LOW-GROWING, AND GROUND COVER SUCCULENTS Chapter ten : COMPANION PLANTS Resources Bibliography