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Happy cactus : cacti, succulents, and more  Cover Image Book Book

Happy cactus : cacti, succulents, and more / consulting editor, John Pilbeam.

Pilbeam, John, (consultant.).


"Have you just joined the cactus craze? Do you want to know how to make your little bundle of spikes thrive, flower and breed? This quirky pocket-sized book is your essential guide to pleasing your prickly pet. Your cactus may be surviving, but is it happy? There's so much more to these little green plants than just keeping them alive. Happy Cactus gets right to the point with practical advice from potting to propagating. Unearth the secrets of different cacti and succulents, with profiles on more than 50 popular varieties - from the cute, flowering pincushion cactus to the wacky prickly pear, discover what makes your plant unique and how it might behave when treated with a little bit of love. Find out where to put it, when to water it, what to feed it, what to look out for and how to encourage its distinctive traits, from flower stalks to fast growth. Flick through inspirational features to help you create a show-stopping cactus display. Whether you're a young urbanite seeking a stylish houseplant for your flat but struggling to keep more temperamental plants alive, or a green-fingered cactus enthusiast determined to get your precious plant to grow and flower this year, Happy Cactus is here to answer all your questions." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465474537
  • ISBN: 1465474536
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The basics. Myth-busting -- Choose it -- Choose a pot -- Plant & position it -- Water & feed it -- Repot it -- Share it -- Pests & diseases -- Prickly profiles.
Subject: Cactus.
Cactus > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Succulent plants > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Succulent plants.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.


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Upper Skagit Library 635.933 PIL 1018054 New Nonfiction Available -

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