- Hardcover: 304 pages
- Publisher: Timber Press; Second Edition, Revised edition (August 23, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1604697083
- ISBN-13: 978-1604697087
- Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1 x 10.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 26 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #48,095 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Everything you need to create a beautiful, waterwise garden
The world of succulent design has advanced so significantly since the first edition of Designing with Succulents was released in 2007. This 10th celebratory tenth anniversary edition is a complete rewrite—it beautifully reveals design and cultivation basics, offers hundreds of plant recommendations, and shares stunning, verdant gardens filled with these living sculptures.
When I was writing the first edition, many varieties we now take for granted, such as echeverias, were nearly unknown. Since then, interest in succulents has surged. Water-smart gardeners are driven by ongoing drought and wildfire concerns. Stylish gardeners have become interested in incorporating form and foliage. Time-stressed homeowners want low-maintenance plants that look the same for months. And people everywhere have discovered how chic and fresh succulents look indoors and in containers.
You, too, can create the succulent garden of your dreams. Whether you’re a longtime fan of these fleshy leaved plants or new to them, it’s my pleasure to share with you the beauty, practicality, and creativity inherent in designing with succulents.
—Debra Lee Baldwin.
“Takes the mystery out of these fascinating plants. The book is well illustrated, full of good information, and eminently readable.” —Brian Kemble, curator of the Ruth Bancroft Garden; board member of Cactus and Succulent Society of America
“Another classic with amazing photos. From images that show you what can be done, to explanations that help you do it, this is a must-have for succulent gardeners.” —Ken Altman, president of Altman Plants
“Many people know about succulents, but using them in the landscape is another matter. Designing with Succulents shows us how; it’s inspiring, practical, and complete—a treasure for any gardener who loves these otherworldly beauties.” —Kathleen N. Brenzel, Sunset
“Home gardeners as well as those looking for a ‘Zen’ book-cation of browsing gorgeous plant photographs should read (and purchase!) Designing with Succulents. Readers will be inspired by both plants and design, and take away principles and projects to incorporate more beauty into their surroundings and everyday lives.” —NYBG’s Plant Talk
“If you liked Debra Lee Baldwin's first edition of this book published 10 years ago, then you will definitely have to have a copy of this complete re-write, which includes several featured succulent gardens from designers and dedicated homeowners. . . . a book every succulent lover needs. . . . With hundreds of plant recommendations, as well as plenty of photographs, this is an essential resource for those designing a succulent garden.” —Garden Design Magazine
“Thanks to Baldwin’s expertise on succulents from propagation to design, beautiful photographs, and personable writing style, [Designing with Succulents] retains its well-deserved status as the bible for succulent gardeners.” —Digging
“More than 400 engaging, colorful photographs, this is a book for the seasoned succulent aficionado or the wannabe windowsill gardener.” —Country Gardens
“The succulent bible. . . . the [new edition] goes far beyond revisions, however, to offer brand new content.” —The Designer
“A completely revised edition of this bestselling classic. . . . lavishly illustrated.” —Alpine Garden Society Journal
“Has everything to keep the succulent lover entertained and plenty of knowledge to help a new gardener become an expert.” —Phoenix Home and Garden
“Gardeners new to these plants will find both useful information and inspiration in this book. Experienced growers of succulents also will discover motivation to explore possibilities for refining their gardens and containers, and enjoying gardening with succulents.” —The Santa Cruz Sentinel
“The second edition of Designing with Succulents is an instant classic. It’s a must-have for any succulent lover, even if you already own the first edition.” —Succulents and More
“Helped launch worldwide interest in succulent plants.” —The Valley Roadrunner
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Bursting with practical and appealing uses for succulents, this completely revised edition of a best-selling classic shows how low-water lovelies will enhance your garden. Debra Lee Baldwin, the acclaimed authority on all things succulent, reveals design and cultivation basics, offers hundreds of plant recommendations, and shares stunning, verdant gardens filled with these living sculptures.
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On returning from vacation I was very excited to see that this had been delivered. As I sat down to browse it I found myself reading it as if it was a wonderful novel. A picture novel, Debra's words painted as vivid as the photographs she had inserted. I was at page 70 before I knew it. Amazing book to see and to read.
love the book, A friend loaned me her book so I could get a look at it. It is wonderful, I couldn't buy it fast enough. Great details, great photos, great information.