Idiots Guides: Succulents

I’m so excited about my new book, Idiots Guides: Succulents! I featured it on my gift guide, but I want to tell you more about it. This is a really great resource for people just starting out with succulents and might even provide some insight for succulent addicts who’ve been growing succulents for a while.

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The Idiots Guides Succulent book has so much information about growing succulents! It's a great overall guide for a new succulent addict!

The book is divided into four main sections: care, selecting and arranging succulents, projects, and plant information. You can buy the book on Amazon (here is a link to purchase: or at Barnes and Noble in the US. The care section covers everything you need to know to get started: watering, soil, sun, potting, propagating, etc.

Selecting and arranging succulents is one of my favorite sections. I had help from some really talented succulent designers, including Katie Christensen, Cindy Davison of The Succulent Perch, Desiree Castro of Redeeming Eden, Mimi Hong of I Dream of Succulents, as well as Michael and Danielle Romero. I also had help from Adam Kopras of Santa Barbara Succulent Art, Erin Nielson of Floral Design by Erin, and Waterwise Botanicals. There are a lot of great arrangements and a great guide to help you in your next adventure with potting succulents.

Once you’ve created your beautiful succulent arrangements, there’a also a few pages to inspire you in decorating with succulents in your home.

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There are so many great ideas and tips in the Idiots Guide Succulents Book! I love the section on displaying succulents

You’ll find a variety of project tutorials in the Idiot’s Guide as well. The projects start off simple and work their way to being a little more complicated, but absolutely doable!

Have fun watering your succulents stress free with the tips in this ebook!

The final section is one of the most helpful, and something I’ve had many of you request. It is a list of 100 easy to care for and easy to find succulents. There is a photo of each succulent and information about what zone it can grow in, how much light it needs and a few other details about the plant. Then, in the appendix, there is a chart of these 100 succulents arranged by color and then arranged by height to help you in your design choices.

I love this section in the Idiots Guides Succulent book that highlights 100 easy to care for succulents!

I think you’ll find the Idiot’s Guides: Succulents to be a great resource and reference guide. If you’ve purchased the book already, please leave a review on Amazon or leave a comment here and let me know what you think!



  1. Deb Nigro December 5, 2015 at 7:55 am - Reply

    I would like more information about your book, such as where to purchase and cost.

  2. Karen U December 5, 2015 at 11:48 am - Reply

    I just ordered your book on amazon, but it’s currently out of stock. I hope it gets here before Christmas! I’m sure my daughter (18) will love it! She’s lost a couple of her succulents recently and has vowed to stop naming them, because it’s worse when they die… I’m sure she’ll find this book very useful!

    • Cassidy Tuttle December 5, 2015 at 7:18 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much! I’m also hoping they get it back in stock soon. I guess that means it’s doing well

  3. Linda aka Crafty Gardener December 5, 2015 at 11:51 am - Reply

    What a great new addition to your books Cassidy. I’ll be checking it out and will be sure to mention it when I next do a post about succulents.

  4. Larry E. Emery December 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    I recieved the Idiot’s Guide Succulents today. I was impressed with the quality of work you put into this book.
    Thank you.
    Larry Emery

  5. Eva Ng January 24, 2016 at 5:09 am - Reply

    Hi Cassidy. I am Eva Ng from Malaysia. Your book were awesome & it really helps me to learn more about succulents as I am beginner. Really love it so much!

  6. Marvin Fredricks March 9, 2017 at 4:29 am - Reply

    I feel that your publication is one of best sources of information for the would-be gardener and the gardener who is considered to have a “green thumb”. The book covers all bases of growing wonderful succulents. Your guide of a hundred easy to grow plants is priceless. My comments come from a former head gardener and writer. Keep up the wonderful work.

    • Cassidy Tuttle March 10, 2017 at 11:20 am - Reply

      This is such a flattering comment, thank you so much! I’m glad you find my information helpful :)

  7. Susan Bissonnette September 15, 2017 at 3:32 pm - Reply


    I just checked out your book on Amazon and it is out of stock. Should I shop elsewhere or do you think it will be in stock soon?

    • Chantile -- Succulents and Sunshine Success Team September 18, 2017 at 1:11 pm - Reply

      Sorry to hear it’s out of stock! You can also get it on Barnes & Noble by following this link. Thanks!

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