2 edition of Rare orchids everyone can grow. found in the catalog.
Rare orchids everyone can grow.
Bibliography: p. 135-136.
|Statement||Drawings by Andrew Roy Addkison. Photos by Joyce R. Wilson.|
|LC Classifications||SB409 .K72|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||67019115|
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Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, (OCoLC) W species, orchids compose the largest plant family in the world. Cullina's informative guide, with color photographs, tells what to look for in buying your first orchid.
Much of the book is devoted to a list of common orchid genera, Cited by: 7. Very pretty book but as an amateur grower of orchids for quite some time now there is not enough information available in relation to habitat.
Also some species that I grow are not included in this book which obviously can't be helped. Charles and Margaret Baker are the best source of information for orchid habitat information to assist with growing/5(96).
Written by Mary Noble, this book is part of a series written for people who have orchids or want to have orchids. Whether you have a few plants or many, you will find these books helpful in growing your plants well and blooming them at their best. Color paintings in each book by noted artist Marion Ruff Sheehan.
How to Grow Orchids is a comprehensive guide on the care of Orchids. The book has information on everything you need to know and then some. There is information about the different types of Orchids, lighting, watering, feeding, potting, mounting, pests and diseases, and even propagation.
How to grow Orchids gave me the knowledge to give these beautiful /5(49). Orchid books like the “Top 3” above tell the story of these beautiful and exotic plants.
In many ways, it is easy to grow orchids once you have the information and resources to do so, which these orchid books provide in depth. Most orchids require plenty of light, preferably at least six hours a day.
Many orchids can withstand more or less than the amount of recommended light, but providing more light enhances flowering potential.
Conversely, inadequate light prevents orchids from flowering, although they will grow. Leaf color indicates if the amount of light is adequate. How to Grow Them: Give moth orchids (Phalaenopsis selections) a spot in low, medium, or bright light and water weekly or every other week.
Promote more and larger blooms by feeding moth orchids monthly with a fertilizer formulated for orchids. The plants. Rather than seeking out that rare species of Cattleya that only grows above ft. and no one in our orchid society has seen before, I choose simple orchids that will enhance the living and working spaces in our home and office.
That means they must be easy to grow, display colorful flowers for weeks at a time, and be able withstand our hectic travel schedule.
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“And there's my poor endeavoring human desk at which I sit so often during the day, facing south, the papers and pencils and the coffee cup with sprigs of alpine fir and a weird orchid of the heights wiltable in one day– My Beechnut gum, my tobacco pouch, dusts, pitiful pulp magazines I have to read, view south to all those snowy majesties– The waiting is long.
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