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Four Seasons of Orchids

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Long prized by collectors and specialist cultivators, orchids are commonly (and mistakenly, as it turns out) believed to be difficult to grow and maintain. In fact, many varieties are as easily grown as any other perennial.
There are as many as 20,000 species with the family Orchidae, including plants that bear some of Earth's most showy and flamboyant flowers. This superb
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Creative Homeowner
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Debbie Vest
Sep 16, 2016 Debbie Vest rated it really liked it
This book was helpful in identifying the photos of orchids I took in Costa Rica. It is also a good educational tool for beginners.
Valeria
Dec 05, 2011 Valeria rated it really liked it
This is the best and most useful book on Orchids I have read to-date, all the others I have found quite disappointing. It is for those of us who love our orchids, do not have a greenhouse yet, those who have been given orchids as a house warming gift and have learned to love them, it might not be for experts it's great for novice to intermediate especially if you have a multitude of different species. I like the fact that it is divided by season and with a section for the flowering of the ...more
Jane Dugger
Jul 26, 2010 Jane Dugger rated it it was amazing
Hello - my name is Jane and I love orchids. I own 22 orchids.

*tap, tap*

Is this thing on?

OK - I rarely put my hobby books on GR (and I don't know why? *whiney voice*) But this one was amazing! Great pictures. Useful information. It really re-ignited my passion. I want to build a true greenhouse so I can buy more & complete my obsession. (Did anyone see the HBO-miniseries, "Bernard & Doris"? It's about Doris Duke and she has an amazing orchid collection & greenhouse. So now I can't wa
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Lots of great info. Still not the perfect book. Man this is hard!
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great photos, breaks down tasks by season for different varieties
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