Orchids: A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation

Orchids: A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation

The exquisite variety of forms and colors of orchids are made accessible to beginning growers in this fascinating introduction to the more than 25,000 species that make up this diverse plant family. The book covers commonsense advice on repotting, dividing, and growing orchids from seeds in a variety of settings including the greenhouse, the home, and the outdoors. Information is also included on major orchid families and their characteristics, how to choose a plant, how to avoid pests and diseases, and how to enter an orchid in competition.


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