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Orchids : A Practical Guide for Gardeners: With Advice on Growing, a Directory of 200 Orchids, and 600 Color Photographs
by Brian Rittershausen and Wilma Rittershausen




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Flamboyant, intriguing, beautiful and exotic, orchids haveevolved to become the largest family of plants in the world.This classic book, written by two of the world's leadingorchid authorities and now updated, presents everythingyou need to know to identify, choose and display thesedelightful flowers successfully. It contains guidance ontools and equipment; feeding and watering; and dealingwith pests and diseases. A directory describes andillustrates a wide range of species and hybrids, providinginformation on habitat, size, flowering time and growingrequirements. With over 600 exquisite photographs, thisis the definitive guide to growing these well-loved plants.- An inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidanceon the best orchids to choose.- Clear, practical advice on growing and displayingorchids indoors, under glass and outdoors.- Everything you need to know to grow orchidssuccessfully, with step-by-step information on pottingand mounting; propagation; feeding, watering and lightlevels; and dealing with common pests and diseases.- Features an easy-to-use directory of more than 200orchids, with photographs of each one and informationon habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements.

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Overview

Flamboyant, intriguing, beautiful and exotic, orchids haveevolved to become the largest family of plants in the world.This classic book, written by two of the world's leadingorchid authorities and now updated, presents everythingyou need to know to identify, choose and display thesedelightful flowers successfully. It contains guidance ontools and equipment; feeding and watering; and dealingwith pests and diseases. A directory describes andillustrates a wide range of species and hybrids, providinginformation on habitat, size, flowering time and growingrequirements. With over 600 exquisite photographs, thisis the definitive guide to growing these well-loved plants.- An inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidanceon the best orchids to choose.- Clear, practical advice on growing and displayingorchids indoors, under glass and outdoors.- Everything you need to know to grow orchidssuccessfully, with step-by-step information on pottingand mounting; propagation; feeding, watering and lightlevels; and dealing with common pests and diseases.- Features an easy-to-use directory of more than 200orchids, with photographs of each one and informationon habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780754833635
  • ISBN-10: 0754833631
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.95 pounds


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