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The gardener's guide to growing orchids

Author: Wilma Rittershausen; Brian Rittershausen
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A couple of English orchid specialists offer an introduction to growing orchids in the home and greenhouse. Covers general care, indoor cultivation, growing media and repotting, pests and diseases, propagation, exhibition, and an A-to-Z of popular, easier-care orchids emphasizing species but including a number of hybrids. Includes 76 fine quality color photographs and line drawings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rittershausen, Wilma.
Gardener's guide to growing orchids.
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2001
(OCoLC)733981780
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilma Rittershausen; Brian Rittershausen
ISBN: 0881924962 9780881924961 0715309749 9780715309742
OCLC Number: 45583507
Description: 159 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Orchids 6 --
2. Where to Grow Orchids 12 --
3. Cultivating and Propagating Orchids 24 --
4. Orchids in the Home 42 --
5. Pests and Diseases 46 --
6. Exhibiting Orchids 56.
Other Titles: Orchids
Responsibility: Wilma and Brian Rittershausen.
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This text aims to dispel the mystery surrounding the cultivation of orchids. Acting as a "guide to the best" of the 17,500 species, it clearly describes modern methods of cultivation for numerous  Read more...

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