ISBN 9781847738820,Orchids: A Practical Guide To Care And Cultivation

Orchids: A Practical Guide To Care And Cultivation



New Holland Publishers Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9781847738820

ISBN-10 1847738826

Paper Back

Number of Pages 160 Pages
Language (English)

Adult literacy guides & handbooks

Growing orchids has never been more popular. While some orchids are difficult to grow, most orchids that can be purchased in nurseries, supermarkets and florists. They are easy to grow providing that the instructions on the label are followed. Furthermore, orchids are such good value, with many flowering for extended periods. Orchids are rewarding subjects for both the amateur and for the serious grower. Whether you grow them on a kitchen window-sill, bathroom, garden or glasshouse, there are orchids that will suit your purpose. In this book Michael Tibbs provides a simple, straightforward and well-illustrated guide to: classification and biological structure; choosing the right orchid and establishing a collection; all aspects of cultivation; recognizing and dealing with pests and diseases; entering your orchids in competitions; and, cool, intermediate and warm climate orchids.