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Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces Other / Books

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces is the first book to describe how to grow garden plants directly on hard surfaces such as pavement, rocks, tables, and other impermeable platforms. Plants have known all along that they can grow on these media, and George Schenk translates this small miracle …

Euphorbia obesa - Baseball Plant Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Euphorbia obesa - Baseball Plant

Euphorbia obesa is a peculiar, almost ball shaped dwarf succulent plant that resembles a stone. It can grow to 8 in height with a diameter of 4. It is a single-stemmed, unbranched, firm-bodied plant. The stem is usually 8-angled and grooved. Younger plants have a rounded sea urchin-like shape. The rotund …

Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Echinocactus grusonii - Golden Barrel Cactus

Originating in Mexico, this popular cactus reaches up to 6 ft (1.8 m) in height and spread. It has a single, globe-shaped, pale green body that stretches upwards in maturity, becoming barrel-shaped. This stem is heavily ribbed with numerous areoles sprouting radial, yellow spines. In summer, larger cacti …

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide Other / Books

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide

A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia | A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, …

Lithops - Living Stone Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Lithops - Living Stone

Lithops,(commonly called flowering stones or living stones) are true mimicry plants: their shape, size and color causes them to resemble small stones in their natural surroundings. The plants blend in among the stones as a means of protection. Grazing animals which would otherwise eat them during periods …