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Orchid Grower's Manual Brian Rittershausen

Orchid Grower's Manual By Brian Rittershausen

Orchid Grower's Manual by Brian Rittershausen


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Summary

An encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose, and how to grow and care for them. It contains what you need to know to grow orchids successfully, with step-by-step information on potting and mounting orchids, propagation, feeding, watering, light levels, and dealing with pests and diseases.

Orchid Grower's Manual Summary

Orchid Grower's Manual by Brian Rittershausen

This is an inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose, and how to grow and care for them. It contains everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully, with step-by-step information on potting and mounting orchids, propagation, feeding, watering, light levels, and dealing with pests and diseases. It offers practical advice on growing and displaying orchids indoors, under glass, and outdoors, both in temperate and tropical areas. It is an easy-to-use plant directory of over 200 fabulous orchids, with photographs of each orchid, and vital information on habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements. It features over 635 stunning photographs of orchids in all their glory. This book, by two of the world's leading orchid authorities, presents everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully. It offers a round-the-world tour of the habitats in which orchids are found, and provides explanations of the main orchid types. Inspirational display ideas for growing orchids are given, whether in glass tanks or on trees and stones. A directory looks in detail at a range of orchid species and hybrids, providing information on their natural habitat, size, flowering time and growing requirements. This is the definitive guide to orchids, whether you wish to cultivate a few specimens or find new varieties to add to an existing collection.

About Brian Rittershausen

Brian and Wilma Rittershausen come from a family of orchid experts who have had an orchid nursery since the 1940s. They have lectured and written on orchids and have published a number of important books on the subject. Wilma was editor of The Orchid Review, the official orchid journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, for fifteen years. Brian is a British Orchid Council and Royal Horticultural Society judge, while the nursery consistently exhibits Gold Medal displays at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Additional information

GOR007063512
9781780190822
1780190824
Orchid Grower's Manual by Brian Rittershausen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Anness Publishing
2012-03-31
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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