ORCHIDS - THE COMPLETE GROWER'S GUIDE covers all aspects of cultivating orchids. It is suitable for botht eh beginner starting out, as well as for the more committed orchid enthusiast looking to try some of the more unusual species available. The internationally recognised authors take and in-depth look at orchid growing today. Areas covered include a comprehensive background to the orchid and its history together with information on hybridisation and the conservation of rare and threatened species in the wild. On the practical side, there is down-to earth advice with step-by-step instruction on the care of orchids for the amateur and the more advanced gardener: watering, feeding, greenhouse cultivation, re- potting, root care and compost are amongst the many subjects covered. Superb, specially commissioned colour photographs, accompamied by and informative, highly readable text, revealthe intrinsic beauty of these exotic plants.
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