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Orchid Basics By Brian Rittershausen

Orchid Basics by Brian Rittershausen

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Found in nearly every climatic condition in the world and consisting of some 25,000 to 30,000 species, orchids are one of the largest groups of flowering plants.

Orchid Basics Summary

Orchid Basics by Brian Rittershausen

Elegant and exotic, the allure of orchids is undeniable and this practical guide will ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can grow them with confidence. With expert advice, clear instuctions and step-by-step photographs father and daughter team Brian and Sara Rittershausen explain all the techniques you will need to ensure that your orchids flourish every time. There are hints and tips on watering, feeding and the optimum lighting and temperature conditions in which to grow your plants in addition to advice on propagation, hybridization and caring for orchids in pots. Also included is an extensive directory of all the specialized and popular orchid groups.

About Brian Rittershausen

Brian Rittershausen has been writing and lecturing for many years and is an active member of the Royal Horticultural Society's Orchid Committee.Sara Rittershausen is the proprietor of Burnham Nurseries in Devon and writes for the National Orchid Journal and many other publications.Location: Devon, UK

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; THE ORCHID FAMILY; BASIC CARE; POTTING ORCHIDS; PROPAGATION; PESTS AND DISEASES; POPULAR PLANTS; INDEX; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Additional information

GOR001421052
9780600617570
0600617572
Orchid Basics by Brian Rittershausen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2008-06-15
128
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