New PDF release: Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers

By Greg Starr

Gardeners and backyard designers are having a love affair with agaves. it is simple to work out why—they're low upkeep, drought-tolerant, and strikingly sculptural, with an magnificent variety of shape and colour. Many species are strikingly variegated, and a few have contrasting decorative spines at the edges in their leaves. awesome for box gardening or in-the-ground tradition, they mix versatility with effortless growability.

In Agaves, plant specialist Greg Starr profiles seventy five species, with extra cultivars and hybrids, most suitable to gardens and landscapes. each one plant access incorporates a exact description of the plant, in addition to its cultural requisites, together with hardiness, solar publicity, water wishes, soil requisites, and strategies of propagation. Agaves can switch dramatically as they age and this complete advisor comprises photographs exhibiting each one species from adolescence to maturity—a worthwhile function specified to this book.

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