Book Reviews

Here are the books that I have reviewed on Succulents and More:

ALPHABETICAL BY TITLE

  1. A Gallery of Agaves by Jim Pilbeam
  2. A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening by Charles Chesshire
  3. Agaves: Species, Cultivars & Hybrids by Jeremy Spath & Jeff Moore
  4. Agaves of Continental North America by Howard Gentry
  5. Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants: A Gardener's Guide by Mary and Gary Irish
  6. Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers by Greg Starr
  7. At Home with Succulents by Ken Altman
  8. Bamboo for Gardens by Ted Jordan Meredith
  9. Bizarre Botanicals by Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross
  10. Building Bamboo Fences by Isao Yoshikawa
  11. California Desert Plants by Philip Rundel, Robert Gustafson, and Michael Kauffmann
  12. Chasing Centuries by Ron Parker
  13. Cool Plants for Hot Gardens (Revised Edition) by Greg Starr
  14. Designing with Succulents, Second Edition by Debra Lee Baldwin
  15. Fearless Gardening by Loree Bohl
  16. Gardening with Foliage First by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz
  17. Ginkgo biloba: Nature’s Miracle by Branko M Begović Bego
  18. Glorious Shade by Jenny Rose Carey
  19. Hardy Bamboos: Taming the Dragon by Paul Whittaker
  20. Living with Japanese Gardens by Lisa Parramore, Chadine Flood Gong, and Svein Olslund
  21. Ornamental Bamboos by David Crompton
  22. Practical Bamboos by Paul Whittaker
  23. Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More by Paul Whittaker
  24. Pretty Tough Plants by Plant Select
  25. Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, with photographs by Marion Brenner
  26. Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties by Lewis Matthews
  27. Striking Succulent Gardens by Gabriel Frank
  28. The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver and Marion Brenner
  29. The Colorful Dry Garden by Maureen Gilmer
  30. The Craft & Art of Bamboo, Revised & Updated: 30 Eco-Friendly Projects to Make for Home & Garden by Carol Stangler
  31. The Drought-Defying California Garden by Greg Rubin and Lucy Warren
  32. The Garden Photography Workshop by Andrea Jones
  33. Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos by Ted Jordan Meredith
  34. Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America by Kendall Brown
  35. Weeds Find a Way by Cindy Jenson-Elliott


BY SUBJECT/PLANT GROUP


AGAVES

  1. A Botanist’s Vocabulary by Susan K. Pell and Bobbi Angell
  2. A Gallery of Agaves by Jim Pilbeam
  3. Agaves: Species, Cultivars & Hybrids by Jeremy Spath & Jeff Moore
  4. Agaves of Continental North America by Howard Gentry
  5. Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants: A Gardener's Guide by Mary and Gary Irish
  6. Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers by Greg Starr
  7. Chasing Centuries by Ron Parker
  8. The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver and Marion Brenner

ARIZONA

  1. Chasing Centuries by Ron Parker

BAMBOO

  1. Bamboo for Gardens by Ted Jordan Meredith
  2. Building Bamboo Fences by Isao Yoshikawa
  3. Favorite bamboo books
  4. Hardy Bamboos: Taming the Dragon by Paul Whittaker
  5. Ornamental Bamboos by David Crompton
  6. Practical Bamboos by Paul Whittaker
  7. Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More by Paul Whittaker
  8. The Craft & Art of Bamboo, Revised & Updated: 30 Eco-Friendly Projects to Make for Home & Garden by Carol Stangler
  9. Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos by Ted Jordan Meredith

BOTANY

  1. A Botanist’s Vocabulary by Susan K. Pell and Bobbi Angell

CALIFORNIA


CALIFORNIA GARDENING

  1. Striking Succulent Gardens by Gabriel Frank
  2. The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver and Marion Brenner
  3. The Drought-Defying California Garden by Greg Rubin and Lucy Warren
  4. Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, with photographs by Marion Brenner

CHILDRENS BOOKS

  1. Weeds Find a Way by Cindy Jenson-Elliott 

DESERTS


GENERAL GARDENING

  1. Fearless Gardening by Loree Bohl

JAPANESE GARDENS

  1. A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening by Charles Chesshire
  2. Living with Japanese Gardens by Lisa Parramore, Chadine Flood Gong, and Svein Olslund
  3. Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America by Kendall Brown

ODDITIES


PROTEAS


SHADE GARDENING


SOUTHWEST


SUCCULENTS

TREES


WATERWISE GARDENING

  1. Cool Plants for Hot Gardens (Revised Edition) by Greg Starr
  2. Pretty Tough Plants by Plant Select
  3. Striking Succulent Gardens by Gabriel Frank
  4. The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver and Marion Brenner
  5. The Colorful Dry Garden by Maureen Gilmer
  6. The Drought-Defying California Garden by Greg Rubin and Lucy Warren

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