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Your First Orchid is your passport to understanding the ABCs of orchid culture. The basics of choosing a plant, creating a growing area, watering, fertilizer,and repotting are among the subjects fully explained in this practical guide, which is written in easy-to-understand language.
This 245-page book, beautifully illustrated with over 450 color photographs, covers a myriad of topics on orchid culture. Topics include specific information on popular orchid groups, repotting, orchid mounting, growing orchids semi-hydroponically, as well as a section on common orchid pests and diseases.
Original orchid discoverer and date are listed as well as the Etymology and Generitype of more than 2000 orchids along with a easy to read description of growth habits, countries and regions within countries of origin. A modern twist to the encyclopedia features a general culture description which helps even a veteran grower understand the some of the nuances of the particular plants being discussed.
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(SOLD OUT) Orchid Pests and Diseases brings together in one convenient place everything you need to know to identify and control whatever may be ailing your orchid, whether insects, bacteria, or fungi.
Etchings and pen and ink drawings of orchids by Blanche Ames. "The Rediscovery of a Lost Orchid" by Professor Oakes Ames. Poems the Ameses sent with the drawings as Christmas Cards, 1937-1949 (Regular Price: $12.95)
All about the lovely orchids that are popular houseplants. White,pink and many other colors. Color painting of the species for identification. How to grow them and how today's hybrids were developed.
Growing Orchids Under Lights explains how to cultivate orchids beneath fluorescent lights, plant lights and high-intensity lamps.
Martin Motes, PhD, provides a comprehensive guide to growing orchids. Written in a humorous and easily accessible style, Florida Orchid Growing will make everyone an expert. This Florida- specific guide will prove invaluable to subtropical and tropical growers everywhere.
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