Succulent Paradise: Twelve Great Gardens of the World

Succulent Paradise: Twelve Great Gardens of the World

Estrela Figueiredo, Gideon Smith

so much botanical gardens comprise succulents of their collections; few are committed exclusively to them. In Succulent Paradise, the reader is taken on a verbal and visible journey of 12 remarkable succulent gardens. See how a handful of landscaping and horticultural visionaries have juxtaposed indigenous and unique vegetation with a mix of traditional and created landscaping parts. adventure the effect and magnificence of gardens in destinations as varied as steeply terraced Mediterranean cliffs, dusty Karoo plains, Mexico City’s city, California’s canyons, and the crimson wasteland of Arizona. The authors have visited gardens worldwide devoted to the exhibit, cultivation and propagation of succulent crops.

In Succulent Paradise, they've got expressed their love of those tenacious, but unusually glamorous, vegetation in addition to appreciation for these whose imaginative and prescient and patience has created abundance, promoted conservation, and left a legacy for destiny generations. This ebook positive aspects 12 of the world's best succulent gardens on 3 continents (Africa, Europe, Americas). wonderful images captures the spirit of every backyard. actual species id makes this greater than simply one other gardening ebook.

South Africa: Karoo wilderness nationwide Botanical backyard, Worcester, Western Cape Obesa Gardens, Graaff-Reinet, japanese Cape
France: Eze Botanical backyard (Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze), Cote d'Azur Jardin Botanique Les Cedres, Cote d'Azur
Monaco: Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Cote d'Azur
Italy: The Hanbury backyard at los angeles Mortola, Ligurian Riviera
Switzerland: Sukkulenten-Sammlung, Zurich
United States: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, more desirable, Arizona barren region Botanical backyard, Phoenix, Arizona The Huntington wilderness backyard, San Marino, California The Ruth Bancroft backyard, Walnut Creek, California
Mexico: Jardin Botanico del Instituto de Biologia de l. a. UNAM, Mexico urban

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