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2 edition of cactus grower"s guide. found in the catalog.

cactus grower"s guide.

Vera Higgins

cactus grower"s guide.

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Published by Latimer House .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNew gardening series
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18704109M

-- Lucio Russo BotanyBooks Touted as the most comprehensive book on cacti in 80 years, The Cactus Family is the culmination of the late Dr. Edward F. Anderson's life's work. Phoenix Home and Garden An essential publication for anyone seriously interested in Cacti I strongly recommend cactus growers to buy this book/5(22).


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Out of 5 stars beginner cactus growers. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. This is a good little book for a beginner cactus grower. Gave it to my 12 y.o. grandson when he was 11 y.o.

& he devoured the pages & absorbed the information. Read more.5/5(5). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Higgins, Vera, Cactus grower's guide. London, Latimer House [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

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References to this book. Succulents for Mediterranean Climate Gardens Diana Morgan No preview available - Bibliographic information. The Illustrated Guide to Cacti Rudolf Slaba: This book was given to me as a gift and for a time it was my only book on cacti.

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Plus, this tour takes 5/5(25). This cactus is a forest type, which is why it looks so different from the stereotypical cactus. The blooms can be orange, pink, red, or white, depending on the plant. This houseplant grows to between six and 12 inches tall and six to 18 inches wide.

The exact size of your Christmas Cactus may vary depending on. I predict it will be another 10 years or more before any book comes along that will serve as a good substitute., Touted as the most comprehensive book on cacti in 80 years, The Cactus Family is the culmination of the late Dr.

Edward F. Anderson's life's work., This book tells it all. Growers and hobbyists, taxonomists, ethnobotanists. an whole new plant.

For instance, prickly pear cactus, which is a succulent plant, drops its heavy pads on the ground when its branches become too heavy. The fallen pads will sprout new plants, and in this way prickly pears can make whole forests of copies of themselves.

You may have seen these colonies growing in the Size: KB.The Cactus and Succulent Society of Hawaii (CSSH) is an independent affiliate group associated with the Cactus and Succulent Society of America.

Like the national organization the CSSH is dedicated to education, environmental protection, and preservation of these fascinating and unique plants, many of which are threatened and endangered.Cacti of Colorado Plants > Cacti > Colorado Below is a list of all cacti found in Colorado; the main species first, those with a photograph and full description page.