Orchids: A Practical Guide for Gardeners: With Advice On Growing, A Directory Of 200 Orchids, and 600 Color Photographs

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books (October 3, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0754833631
  • ISBN-13: 978-0754833635
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.9 x 11.5 inches
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Description

Flamboyant, intriguing, beautiful and exotic, orchids have

evolved to become the largest family of plants in the world.

This classic book, written by two of the world’s leading

orchid authorities and now updated, presents everything

you need to know to identify, choose and display these

delightful flowers successfully. It contains guidance on

tools and equipment; feeding and watering; and dealing

with pests and diseases. A directory describes and

illustrates a wide range of species and hybrids, providing

information on habitat, size, flowering time and growing

requirements. With over 600 exquisite photographs, this

is the definitive guide to growing these well-loved plants.

• An inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance

on the best orchids to choose.

• 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; propagation; feeding, watering and light

levels; and dealing with common pests and diseases.

• Features an easy-to-use directory of more than 200

orchids, with photographs of each one and information

on habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements.

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