239 x 288 x 15mm
Beginning with a history of the orchid family, this book explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep orchids in good shape. Watering, feeding, lighting and temperature conditions are discussed and practical advice is given on propagation, hybridisation, and caring for orchids in pots. An extensive plant directory profiles specialised and popular orchard groups. The use of clear text, step-by-step photographs and illustrations will ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach growing orchids with confidence.