The Kew Gardeners Guide To Growing Orchids

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The Kew Gardener S Guide To Growing Orchids

Author : Philip Seaton
ISBN : 9780711242807
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 68.41 MB
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A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids and 12 inspirational projects. From growing from seed to harvesting vanilla pods, the projects will bring the wonderful world of orchids to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of these exotic flora.
Category: Gardening

The Kew Gardener S Guide To Growing Bulbs

Author : Richard Wilford
ISBN : 9780711247178
Genre : Gardening
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The new Kew guide to planting and cultivating bulbs features 12 easy and inspiring projects, detailed information on 66 of the most important species to grow, accompanied by Kew's beautiful botanical illustrations. With expert advice from Kew bulb expert Richard Wilford and the Kew Gardens team, this is the ultimate companion to growing and planting with bulbs. In this book Richard Wilford shows the key differences between bulbs, corms and tubers, he explains the importance of planting times and techniques, he explains simple methods for propagation, as well as planting instructions for growing in borders, within grassy areas or in containers. He identifies the most popular flowering times and provides bulbs of interest all year round. He presents all the important bulbs, from winter snowdrops, crocuses, cyclamen, hyacinths, irises; spring daffodils, tulips, snowflakes, lily-of-the-valley; summer alliums, lilies, agapanthus, foxtail lily; as well as autumn snowflakes, colchicum, cyclamen and amaryllis. The 12 special projects are broad and attractive. They comprise: how to grow and display ornamental onions; how to plant hippeastrums indoors on a windowsill; how to establish a carpet of anemones; how to layer bulbs in containers 'lasagne' style; how to plant a drift of snake's head fritillaries; how to establish bulbs in a shady border; how to design a spring bulb extravaganza; how to make a cutting patch for bulbs; how to grow tulips from seed; how to naturalise autumn-flowering bulbs; how to establish a winter bulb garden; and how to time a three-month display of tulips. Bulb problems and pests easily handled in the troubleshooting section, and a handy checklist of what to do when guides growers throughout the year. The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Bulbs is part of the Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing series and is accompanied by Growing Herbs, Growing House Plants, Growing Vegetables, Growing Orchids and Growing Fruit. The only book you'll need to grow more than 66 species, beautifully, practically, successfully.
Category: Gardening

The Gardener S Guide To Growing Orchids

Author : Charles Marden Fitch
ISBN : 1889538612
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 54.25 MB
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Cultivating a few plants on a windowsill or nurturing an ever-expanding collection in a greenhouse or under lights. Book jacket.
Category: Gardening

Growing Hardy Orchids

Author : Philip Seaton
ISBN : 1842461753
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 28.90 MB
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Focusing on the cultivation of orchids in greenhouses, pots and gardens, a well-researched and practical step-by-step guide highlights more than 150 species of hardy orchids in North America, Europe and Australia that will thrive in temperate climates with little or no protection. Original.
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The Kew Gardener S Guide To Growing House Plants

ISBN : 9780711240384
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.31 MB
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Which are delicate and which indestructible? – We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing House Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 75 life-changing plants and 12 home-transforming projects. Each project is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, we demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home. Includes cacti, succulents, bromeliads including air plants, foliage house plants, flowering house plants, and house plants for scent and air freshening.
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The Book Of Orchids

Author : Mark W. Chase
ISBN : 9780226224527
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 84.17 MB
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"This book was conceived, designed, and produced by Ivy Press."
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Growing Windowsill Orchids

Author : Philip Seaton
ISBN : 1842466097
Genre : Indoor gardening
File Size : 68.15 MB
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From the elegant, warmth-loving moth orchid to the perennially popular slipper orchid, Growing Windowsill Orchids tells indoor gardeners everything they need to know in order to grow these exquisite flowering plants at home. With more than thirty years of experience growing and writing about the many species of orchids, Philip Seaton shares his recommendations for choosing the best plant, looking after plants that have finished flowering, and encouraging plants to flower year after year. Step-by-step instructions demystify not only the watering and feeding process, but also repotting, composting, and keeping orchids free from pests and disease. For those who wish to know more about the science behind orchids, this sumptuous book covers the basics of orchid biology and conservation. Written in non-technical language and copiously illustrated with line drawings and full-colour photographs, Growing Windowsill Orchids is the perfect primer on everything the orchid novice needs to know to cultivate these perennial favorites in the home.
Category: Indoor gardening

Easy Orchids

Author : Mimi Luebbermann
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073865655
Genre : Orchid culture.
File Size : 39.68 MB
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This gloriously illustrated book shows how to transform a garden, windowsill, or patio into a floral paradise with a spray of lively Phalanopsis orchids, brightly colored Dendorbiums, or vigorous Cymbidiums. Vivid, full-color photographs accompany the simple instructions. 90 photos.
Category: Orchid culture.

Orchids At Kew

Author : Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
ISBN : WISC:89049487457
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 86.82 MB
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An illustrated book which follows the history of orchids at Kew from the 18th century up to the present day. As well as describing the species and hybrids, their propagation, naming and cultivation, the story is told of the vital work being carried out to conserve and re-introduce rare orchids.
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Author : Joyce Stewart
ISBN : WISC:89049407505
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 42.37 MB
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The author briefly traces the history of orchids from their first introductions through modern hybridizing, and presents culturation and propagation information for a wide variety of orchids. Almost half the book is devoted to an A-Z listing of recommended species and hybrids for various conditions.Published at $19.95 Our last copies available at $9.98
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Growing Orchids In South Africa

Author : Hendrik Venter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132333217
Genre : Orchids
File Size : 66.8 MB
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The exquisite charm, beauty and fragrance of orchids have fascinated people for many centuries, and will no doubt continue to do so for many more. Gone are the days when people believed that growing orchids is only for a select few rich gardeners.
Category: Orchids

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105021374017
Genre : Monographic series
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Author : Deni Bown
ISBN : 0811427366
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 25.10 MB
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Describes the largest family of flowering plants, the orchid, focusing on habitat, international varieties, pollination and germination, breeding and cultivation, and threats to its survival.
Category: Gardening