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Container Succulents

Creative Ideas for Beginners

Kentaro Kuroda Ayako Eifuku



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01 September 2019
Container Succulents is the perfect book for container gardening beginners who don't have a lot of space to work with. The beautiful photographs of succulent decor are sure to inspire your inner gardener, interior designer and all-around house plant lover.

Learn how to care for and display individual succulent varieties, or get creative with groupings that combine multiple plants with complementary colours, shapes and sizes. Whether you prefer a garden that is simple or intricate, this book covers all the basics of container selection and succulent care to ensure healthy plants.

This book shows you how to:

Use the colours and textures of your containers to enhance the tones and textures of the succulents to create stunning visual combinations Repurpose old cans and kitchenware to create interesting and healthy new homes for your succulents Use unconventional and openwork containers (like an antique birdcage) to add a new dimension to a composition Plant succulents in antique urns and pedestals for a touch of the unexpected Use traditional planters and baskets to create interesting design effects Create attractive soil surfaces and use cuttings to create original arrangements And much more!

Each arrangement includes a floor plan showing you how to mix the colours, shapes and textures in ways that are pleasing to the eye and healthy for the plants. A reference guide to over 120 succulent varieties explains the different plants' characteristics to help you create compatible groupings.
By:   Kentaro Kuroda, Ayako Eifuku
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 191mm, 
ISBN:   9780804851053
ISBN 10:   0804851050
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   01 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Kentaro Kuroda is the owner of Flora Kuroda Engei in Saitama prefecture, specializing in imagining group plantings and nostalgic vignettes. He is a blogger and the author of several books and numerous articles in his native Japan. Ayako Eifuku has garnered many fans in Japan for her charming group plantings and arrangements that bring out each plant's individual characteristics and are known for their sensitive use of colour and feminine touch. She is writer and a teacher of groups and individuals interested in enhancing their daily lives through plants.

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