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Home Gardener s Orchids

Author : David Squire
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Home Gardener’s Orchids is the essential guide to choosing and growing orchids successfully in any climate. Orchids have a reputation for being hard to grow, but this comprehensive manual will lead gardeners straight to the best variety to cultivate in their climate, and provide all the necessary information to make their flowers flourish. Dozens of dazzling photographs showcase many of these exotic blooms, while detailed sections discuss how to raise them indoors and in growing cases, as well as in greenhouses, and give plenty of advice on watering, misting, composts, heating and cooling, repotting, and dealing with pests and diseases. This remarkable illustrated A-to-Z features important tips for every orchid, and includes notes on whether it's easy to grow and where to grow it, what temperature it needs, and much more.

Exam Prep for Home Gardeners Orchids

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Orchids For Dummies

Author : Steven A. Frowine
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Packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color Color your world with orchids Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But aren't they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step how to select the right orchids, keep them healthy, encourage blooms, and even propagate your own plants. Discover how to: * Select orchids that will thrive in your home * Water, fertilize, repot, and propagate orchids * Decipher complicated orchid names * Get familiar with favorite orchid varieties * Create spectacular orchid displays

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Orchids

Author : Philip Seaton
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A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids and 12 inspirational projects. From growing from seed to harvesting vanilla pods, the projects will bring the wonderful world of orchids to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of these exotic flora.

Better Homes Gardens Orchid Gardening

Author : Better Homes & Gardens
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A complete guide for planning, planting, and caring for orchids Better Homes and Gardens® Orchid Gardening makes it simple to grow and maintain gorgeous orchids year-in and year-out. Even if you've never grown an orchid, this straightforward and comprehensive guide for people of all gardening skill levels will show you how to get it right the first and every time. With colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make shopping and planning a breeze, and easy-to-follow directions for all kinds of projects, it's the perfect guide to planning and maintaining your dream orchid collection. Chapters include a primer on understanding orchids, a glossary of orchid terminology, tips for selecting the best varieties for your region and situation, inspirational design ideas, and plant pairings Includes more than 525 gorgeous color photos throughout, including an orchid encyclopedia featuring more than 200 varieties of orchids Features Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden tips and advice from the Better Homes and Gardens Garden Doctor throughout Perfect for orchid lovers of any skill level, Orchid Gardening is the comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to selecting and caring for orchids.

Orchids for Home and Garden

Author : Tom A. Fennell
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How to Grow Orchids in Florida

Author : Mary Noble
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Journal of Horticulture Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer

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300 Orchids

Author : Jane Boosey
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A well-illustrated and comprehensive guide to 300 species, hybrids, varieties and cultivars of orchids worldwide. Taxonomy, form, distribution, cultivation, habitat and conservation status is listed for each.

100 Orchids for Florida

Author : Jack Kramer
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Here are 100 beautiful orchids that you can grow in Florida. These orchids were chosen for their beauty, ease of cultivation, and suitability to Florida's climate. Whether you are an old hand at growing orchids or are a beginner anxious to try it, you will find help here choosing the plants that will work for you, as well as help on how best to make them prosper. First you will learn about the structure of orchids; how they are named; and how to pot, water, feed, ventilate, and protect them from weather and insects. You will find you can grow them inside and outside in Florida, and some even in the ground as part of the landscape. Then you will be introduced to 100 fabulous orchids that are well-suited to Florida. You'll find answers to commonly asked questions, lists of suppliers, and a handy reference chart to plant size, flower color, bloom size, bloom time, and exposure.

Ultimate Orchid

Author : Thomas J. Sheehan
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Presents photographs and illustrations that capture the color, shape, size, and beauty of this flower, and features information about growing orchids and historical vignettes.

Orchids for the South

Author : Jack Kramer
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Flamboyant and fantastic, orchids are the world's most highly prized plants—yet home growers think they're difficult to grow. Orchids don't have to be a challenge: the secret is to find plants that share similar growing conditions. With more than 100 breathtaking color photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams, this book is the perfect choice for Southern gardeners who want to add glamour to their home or garden.

The Home Garden

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Easy Orchids

Author : Liz Johnson
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Aimed at the novice grower who wishes to keep orchids as houseplants. Includes advice and tips on how to choose a suitable orchid for your home, plus techniques for care and cultivation. Features a directory of 85 orchids that are easy to grow inside.

Orchid Growing Basics

Author : Gustav Schoser
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Describes orchid structure, provides advice on choosing, tending, and breeding orchids, and recommends varieties for beginning and experienced growers and plants to grow with orchids.

The Orchid Expert

Author : D. G. Hessayon
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Written by the world's foremost gardening authority, and jam-packed with the most up-to-date information, the Expert collections offer techniques, full-color photos throughout, and plenty of thumbnails and diagrams. This brand new entry into the very best gardening series there is focuses on beautiful orchids, plants once only for the wealthy and the skilled, but now available to everyone. With The Orchid Expert, they'll become permanent members of your family, treasured not only for their flowers, but all year long. Dr. Hessayon explains it all: what to look for when buying a plant, the secrets of success plant by plant, the way to ensure repeat flowering, increasing your stock, preserving blooms with microwaves, and identifying species the unique Expert way. All sorts of odd and intriguing facts reveal why orchids are so different from the rest of the plant kingdom, and the advice is reliable, easy-to-follow, and comprehensive. A magnificent color picture gallery showcases the most stunning and unusual varieties, many in full-page images. As always, there's an invaluable trouble-shooting section, diagrams to help you identify the flowers, and a glossary.

The Journal of Horticulture Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer

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Gardeners Chronicle New Horticulturist

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Bromeliads for Home and Garden

Author : Jack Kramer
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Brilliantly illustrated with more than 100 color images, this straightforward, easy-to-use guide focuses on the most popular species. Kramer has grown each one of the 200 plants featured in the work, in climates as diverse as those found in Illinois, California, and Florida. He writes with clear, practical information that gardeners of any skill level can use.

Home Orchid Growing

Author : Rebecca Tyson Northen
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Whether your garden is a windowsill, a basement, a greenhouse, or a plot of land, "Home Orchid Growing" is the only reference book you'll ever need to cultivate one of natures most varied and fascinating plants. In the past forty years, it has become the best-known and most authoritative work in its field, and even gardeners who still have an original copy of this classic work will find much to inspire and delight them in this revised and updated fourth edition.