Succulent Paradise: Twelve Great Gardens of the World

Succulent Paradise: Twelve Great Gardens of the World

Estrela Figueiredo, Gideon Smith


so much botanical gardens contain succulents of their collections; few are dedicated completely 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 crops with a mix of typical and created landscaping components. adventure the effect and elegance of gardens in destinations as different as steeply terraced Mediterranean cliffs, dusty Karoo plains, Mexico City’s city, California’s canyons, and the pink wilderness of Arizona. The authors have visited gardens around the globe devoted to the reveal, cultivation and propagation of succulent vegetation.

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

South Africa: Karoo wasteland nationwide Botanical backyard, Worcester, Western Cape Obesa Gardens, Graaff-Reinet, jap 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 l. a. Mortola, Ligurian Riviera
Switzerland: Sukkulenten-Sammlung, Zurich
United States: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, more desirable, Arizona wilderness 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 los angeles UNAM, Mexico urban

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