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SAOS Library - Books on General Orchid Culture

The Complete Book of Orchid Growing
 

The Complete Book of Orchid Growing
Peter McKenzie Black


Florida Orchid Growing - Month by Month
 

Florida Orchid Growing - Month by Month
Dr. Martin Motes
Monthly guides lead the aspiring orchidist through the intricacies of the changing climate and growing conditions of the Florida year, its benefits and its dangers. Practical solutions to problems and to control pests and prevent diseases are offered. Growing materials and tools are suggested.


Four Seasons of Orchids
 

Four Seasons of Orchids
Greg Allikas, Ned Nash
This superb book presents a selection of the most exceptional orchids anywhere, all of which can be cultivated at home divided by the season in which they flower, and full of magnificent, unique photographs and accompanied by a wealth of advice for their cultivation. This book is as beautiful as it is useful.


Home Orchid Growing
 

Home Orchid Growing
Rebecca Tyson Northen
Whether your garden is a windowsill, a basement, a greenhouse, or a plot of land, Home Orchid Growing is the only reference book you will ever need to cultivate one of nature's most varied and fascinating plants.


Orchids
 

Orchids: A Care Manual
Brian and Sara Ritterhauser
A very attractively illustrated large format book, which goes through the main groups of the plants, giving their history, cultivation and descriptions of the various types.


 

Orchids - Their Botany and Culture
Alex D. Hawkes



Potting Workshop

Potting Workshop

Potting Workshop
 

The Potting Workshop
Greg Allikas
The Potting Workshop™provides all of the information needed for even the most casual grower to confidently repot his own orchids. Step-by-step tutorials show you how to pot, mount or basket most commonly-grown orchids. Deflasking, compots, back bulbs and bareroots and specimen plants are covered.


Understanding Orchids
 

Understanding Orchids
William Cullina
Featuring more than two hundred color photographs, Understanding Orchids covers everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully. Readers of this beautiful book can quickly and easily find the orchids that are right for them -- which ones will thrive on a windowsill, which prefer artificial lights, and which need a greenhouse; which are for beginners, which for experts. Once you select your orchid, William Cullina's authoritative guide explains what to do to keep it alive and healthy.


World's Most Beautiful Orchids
 

The World's Most Beautiful Orchids
Ned Nash and Greg Allikas
This book shows orchids in their many varied forms and colors. From the common phalaenopsis to the rarest species, the authors uncover some of the most beautiful examples seen in a lifetime of growing, photographing, collecting and judging orchids. The history, cultivation, and conservation is discussed, along with practical advice for selecting the right orchid for the right location.


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