The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents
This guide is a perfect mix of practical and giftable gardening reference for the entry level enthusiast who wants to find out more about succulents and cacti and wants to grow them successfully.
Author: Paul Rees. 144pp. Over 150 colour illustrations. 160 x 210 mm. Hardback, ISBN 9780711277144, Frances Lincoln in association with Kew Publishing, 2023
Cactuses and other succulents are incredibly popular in homes and gardens all across the world, regardless of climate. They’re resilient, beautiful and easy to care for as long as you’re armed with the right knowledge. This guide is a perfect mix of practical and giftable gardening reference for the entry level enthusiast who wants to find out more about succulents and cacti and wants to grow them successfully.
Combining the authority and expertise of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew with beautiful artworks and practical advice, this is a giftable hardback for enthusiasts and beginners. Packed with information and inspiration, it covers a range of plants as well as vital information on humidity, light and temperature. Every plant’s needs are revealed so readers can succeed with 50 specimens and 12 easy to follow projects.
Paul Rees is the Tropical Nursery Supervisor at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Born in South Africa, he trained in horticulture and landscape design at the Tshwane University of Technology and furthered his training at Kew, where he has worked with the cacti and succulent collection since 2009. Awarded the William Aiton Medal for exceptional service at Kew, he is also a member of the British Cactus and Succulent Society Conservation Committee.
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