Proud new owner of a gorgeous orchid? Learn the essentials of buying orchids, orchid care and how to keep it flowering beautifully, year after year, with this bite-sized beginner's guide. Did you know that many orchids hate being in direct sunlight? Or that most orchids have a crucial dormant period when their care needs change? Happy Orchid dispels the myths around how to care for orchids, starting with a simple, step-by-step introduction that demonstrates all the essential growing techniques, including how to plant, what feed to give them - orchids are fussy eaters! - and how to water and maintain humidity. Discover more than 120 illustrated profiles of the most desirable orchids to grow: graceful Phalaenopsis, delicate Dendrobium, spectacular Cymbidium and many more varieties. Each profiled orchid lets you know exactly what they need for optimum growth, including where best to place them, how often they need repotting, how to prolong flowering and encourage reflowering. With this book as your guide, you will quickly become an expert on how to grow orchids and be inspired to fill your home with these striking, colourful beauties.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-04 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Proud new owner of a gorgeous orchid? Learn the essentials of buying orchids, orchid care and how to keep it flowering beautifully, year after year, with this bite-sized beginner's guide. Did you know that many orchids hate being in direct sunlight? Or that most orchids have a crucial dormant period
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-02 - Publisher: Marquette Press
The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland. With over a hundred acres of farm land, the fairies and enchanted creatures work together to help the Murphy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
“A superb primer on orchid culture. It uses a fully illustrated step-by-step approach and doesn’t skimp on relating complete details. There’s a chapter showing easy-to-grow orchids in all their glory, and there’s also a chapter warning about ‘difficult’ orchids to avoid. This tome takes you on a visit [to] 16
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Cornell University Press
The Wild Orchids of California is an impressive extension of Ronald A. Coleman's wide fieldwork, literature review, and herbarium research. Written in a clear narrative style, Coleman's species accounts describe the plants and flowers, their habitats, distribution, pollinators, and blooming season. To help readers identify the orchids, 129 exquisite color