Succulents and cacti make the perfect indoor plant pets. Inexpensive to purchase, easy to care for and resilient to the neglect of even the laziest of gardeners, growing these plants is virtually foolproof. The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents features a directory of 60 of the most popular varieties of cacti and succulents to own. The entry for each of the 60 plants is accompanied by a photograph and all the essential requirements for that variety in an easy-to-follow breakdown. This includes details on size, growth, spread and flowering, along with any extra tips on care for that specific plant.
Desert candle, string of hearts, and mother-in-law s tongue are among the 60 varieties profiled in this stylish guide to caring for indoor cacti and succulents, low-maintenance houseplants that are popular among city dwellers. Sibley, founder of the startup London Terrariums, provides helpful tips for pruning, watering, propagating, and potting a variety of these plants, and includes troubleshooting advice such as how to spot signs of overwatering. The book includes better-known cacti and succulents as well as more obscure varieties, and artfully captures the aesthetic appeal of each plant, drawing attention to the different shapes and textures. Alluring photos of the plants against brightly colored backdrops accentuate the unique characteristics of each type. The neat design and colorful photos make this book a desirable keepsake for cactus enthusiasts. Color photos.