Orchids: An illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 150 stunning photographs
A handy practical guide to growing and caring for these beautiful plants, with a photographic directory of best cultivars to try.
Orchids: Growing Orchids Made Easy And Pleasant. The Most Common Errors In The Cultivation Of Orchids. Let Your Orchids Grow For Many Years (Orchids … Techniques, Gardening in Pots) (Volume 1)
The book aims to familiarize you with different aspects of the orchid plant before getting started. The aim of this endeavor is to help beginners realize that growing orchids is like having a pet. If you pay attention to them they will repay you with lovely blooms. If you wish to grow this spectacular plant in your garden, but thought that it was too difficult, then this book will help you to get started. Even if you have failed to bloom orchids in the past, there are several tips and techniques to help you keep your orchids blooming, no matter your environment or experience, budget and location. The book demystifies the growing process and reveals professional secrets for blooming, repotting and pests. Perfect for beginners as well as orchid experts looking for new tricks, you will discover which orchids are the easiest to grow, and then learn the steps you need to take to keep your orchid alive, healthy and blooming.
Cool orchids, and how to grow them: with a descriptive list of all the best species in cultivation Volume 1874
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Growing Orchids is the complete practical guide to orchids and their cultivation. An inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose. The book contains clear, practical advice on growing and displaying orchids indoors, under glass and outdoors. Everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully, with step-by-step information on potting and mounting orchids; propagation; feeding, watering and light levels; and dealing with pests and diseases. An easy-to-use orchid directory of over 200 fabulous orchids, with photographs of each orchid and vital information on habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements. There are over 600 specially commissioned
1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Infinitely varied and hugely interesting, these strikingly beautiful plants are sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that no orchid lover can afford to be without. Isobyl la Croix is a scientist, plant hunter, and horticulturalist; her deep passion for orchids informs the plant selection and adds depth to the plant descriptions. The cultivation advice includes information about the orchid’s native habitat—including elevation, geography, and climate. Recent developments in DNA analysis have led to some surprising findings with regard to the relationships between orchids, and the author has undertaken an extensive effort to bring all orchid names up-to-date to reflect the latest scientific thinking and taxonomy. From Acampe to Zygostates, no other serious reference approaches the depth and authority of this remarkable
With more than 30,000 known species, orchids represent the largest family of plants. But only one genus has agricultural value—the Vanilla orchid. Leading orchid expert Ken Cameron covers the natural history of the world’s most popular flavor and fragrance and provides an introduction to the pollination, biology, structure, evolution, and diversity of Vanilla and related orchids. Vanilla Orchids also features methods for bean harvest, curing, and processing for enthusiasts who want to try it at home.
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Based on the text of the family Orchidaceae published in The European Garden Flora II, this book provides botanists and orchid growers with a means for the identification of orchid species in general cultivation. The main part of the text (updated and with an improved layout) consists of descriptions of the 900 species included; these descriptions are accompanied by references to published illustrations and other useful information, and are made accessible by means of keys to the genera and the species. Numerous line drawings of diagnostic features help to make the keys and descriptions easy to understand and use. A brief introduction (covering the structural features of orchids important in identification, some information on cultivation and a list of general references) and a comprehensive index complete the book.
Orchids for Everyone: A Practical Guide to the Home Cultivation of over 250 of the World’s Most Beautiful Varieties
This comprehensive guide book takes a step-by-step approach to proper potting mediums, light, water and fertilization of a wide variety of orchids. It is written for beginners, hobbyists and all orchidists as an adventure in the joy of growing orchids. Also included are over 150 full color photographs and illustrations of orchids in all their glory as well as a source guide.
ORCHIDS FOR EVERYONE A Practical Guide to the Home Cultivation of Over 200 of the World’s Most Beautiful Varieties
With invaluable advice on where and how to care for your orchids, this is a beautiful gardener’s guide to all the main orchids, with over 300 specially commissioned illustrations.