The Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids, Issue 178

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2004 - Gardening - 120 pages
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“A brilliant collection of gardening books.”—The New York Times Book Review

From the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a series The New York Times calls a "brilliant collection of gardening books."

The world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a renowned collection of international experts, and celebrated orchid photographer Charles Marsden Fitch, combine their talents to give gardeners all the information they need to cultivate the exotic orchid. This unmatched and beautiful handbook covers all the basics in painstaking detail, from propagation and potting to watering and fertilizing to setting temperatures and light. There’s advice on overcoming common beginner’s pitfalls, creating an orchid collection, growing under lights, and control of common pests.
 

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Contents

Cultivating Orchids DAVID HORAK
5
Growing Orchids Under Lights PATTI LEE
41
Orchid Diseases and Pests DAVID HORAK
53
Propagating Your Orchids
61
Hybridizing Orchids ANDY EASTON
83
Growing an Orchid Collection DENNIS DAYAN
93
Showing Orchids H PHILLIPS JESUP
103
For More Information
109
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Fitch is an internationally known horticulturist and media specialist.

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