The Cactus and Succulents that I have been looking at for months are something that my mom knew more about that I thought. When we went to Powell's in Portland, OR I decided to look around at the horticulture books. I have been looking for the right book for a long time, and the images are always very plant-seed-bag-esque. Nothing beautiful or creative about it. Nothing inspiring. Finally, in a totally different section, I found this book randomly hiding among the others on outdoor and indoor garden design, and Zen and Japanese gardens. It is used, It was published in 1977, it cost $7.95. And my flip test was proven effective when I fell in love with the images in this book. They get better each time I go through. So I wanted to share a bit...
|1.||abundant in juices; juicy|
|2.||(of plants) having thick fleshy leaves or stems|
|3.||informal stimulating interest, desire, etc|
|4.||a plant that is able to exist in arid or salty conditions by using water stored in its fleshy tissues|
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–noun, plural -ti /-taɪ/ show+spelled">Show Spelled[-tahy] Show IPA, -tus·es, -tus.