In addition to information about succulents' uniqueness and diverse varieties, you'll learn how to select, plant, and grow this lovely species as well as how to take cuttings and propagate.
You'll also learn about the practical uses of succulents - both dietary and medicinal - and you'll find helpful ideas for eye-catching groupings and vertical gardens. If your past experience with gardening has led you to believe your thumb is brown, succulents are a sure way to help you realize success in all your gardening endeavors, regardless of where you live or the size of your yard or home!
Beautiful Succulent Gardens
Surrounding ourselves with plants offers us a host of benefits that make our lives better on many fronts.
Not only do plants offer us fresh oxygen while they remove harmful airborne chemicals and poisonous gases from the air we breathe in our modern-day lives, but they also allow us to commune with nature, which is good for our peace of mind and overall well-being. Plants are good for the soul.
In addition plants help reduce allergies in some people, reinvigorate our minds, reduce noise pollution and stress, and support general morale in the home and in work environments.
This is why so many people dedicate much of their time and attention to gardening. The act of digging in the dirt and then watching a plant grow from a seed or a tiny start or cutting into a healthy, flourishing, and beautiful spectacle is gratifying and brings a sense of connection with things greater than ourselves.
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