Book Review and Giveaway: Succulents Simplified

Debra Lee Baldwin, as I like to call her the succulent queen, has a new book that just arrived on shelves.  In my opinion, Succulents Simplified is a must have for any of you out there like me that are just addicted to succulents. It is also a perfect place to start in your quest to add succulents to your garden. It does not matter whether you are just beginning or a veteran.  This book has something for everyone. Debra’s book shows you how to keep succulents no matter the climate outside. In addition to fabulous photography, she has included care, troubleshooting, diseases and crafting.  She even discusses propagation as well.

In the book, she shares her top 100 succulents. She also shares a plethora of amazing crafts. My favorite craft in the book is how to create a succulent boutonniere. I also gained much more insight into why some of my succulents die off and fail after months of thriving. I think I will definitely be branching off this year and try adding a few new varieties to my ever growing addiction collection.

Just leave a comment with your email address on this blog post to enter to win a copy of Succulents Simplified.  One winner will be selected at random to receive their very own copy.  The book ships to a US address only. One entry per person please.  Giveaway ends on July 3, 2103 at 12 noon.

Good Luck!

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  • Looks like a great book!

  • I have some succulents growing very well on my back porch! I would love to do more with them. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

  • My mother in law grows beautiful succulents. I have never grown them myself, but am thinking about devoting a couple pots/planters just for them. :)

  • Anonymous

    I have always wanted to try to grow succulents. I thnk they are so pretty! Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you for the chance! I have a succulent birdhouse that needs help!

    • You won! Check your email!

  • I just started growing a few cuttings! Loving it; but having a few rooting and then dying. :(

  • I love succulents!

  • Anonymous

    I have always liked succulents, but have never had much luck with them! This book looks like it could be a very informational resource!

  • love the boutinnere. My daughter is planning her wedding and we might do this.

  • This is beyond a doubt her best book yet! Excellent ideas which are not difficult. Excellent tips on raising succulents. Great pictures so one can see what things should look like. A great read & help.

  • Wonderful looking book! Succulents are plants that are so easy to care for and I just love the textural differences in them! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Anonymous

    Would love a copy of this new publication. My daughter is getting married in October. We are using succulents to decorate the cake, as favors and in all the bouquets, boutonnieres and arrangements.

  • I enjoy looking at your chickens!

    I have always wanted to grow succulents and now that DH is retired we'll be staying in one place so I can!

  • Anonymous

    What a wonderful book to feature. I have been casting an envious eye on the tiny succulents for sale locally. I have not made a commitment to then (yet) due to inexperience and lack of knowledge. Now I know the right book to read!

  • Anonymous

    It seems like a great book for any of us succulent lovers!

  • Anonymous

    It looks like a lot of run to read! Do your chickens eat succulents if they find them? Mine eat everything but I haven't tried succulents in the back yet!