Brent Horvath, president and grower at Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Inc., is a third-generation gardener, second-generation nurseryman, and first-generation American. He has a BS from Oregon State University, and has continued plant selection and hybridizing work in a wide variety of genera. Horvath has developed over 100 new perennials, and holds over 35 plant patents.
shows readers how to achieve what’s really important: maximum health—not minimum weight.
This bright new manual focuses on the skills you need as your garden develops, from basic techniques and simple tools to get started, to planning and design to help you create the garden you want. Beautiful photographs illustrate attractive, achievable planting designs and effects for outdoor spaces of every shape and size.
+ Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants.
+ Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each.
+ 16 beautiful craft projects with how-to steps and color photos, including picture frames, wreaths, terrariums, centerpieces, and bouquets.
+ Tips on successfully propagating new succulents from existing plants.
+ Extensive advice on choosing pots and unique planters, repotting succulents, and pairing varieties for maximum impact.
+ An index of succulents by color and height that gives readers another tool for selecting the succulents that will look.