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SAOS Library - Orchid Books for Beginners

All About Growing Orchids
 

All About Growing Orchids
Ortho's All About Series, Rick Bond, Barbara Ferguson
This practical guide contains the information you need to bring 120 orchids into bloom in a windowsill, under lights, or in a greenhouse.


Bloom-Again Orchids: 50 Easy-Care Orchids that Flower Again and Again and Again
 

Bloom-Again Orchids: 50 Easy-Care Orchids that Flower Again and Again and Again
judywhite
Orchid lovers of all levels will delight in this unique approach to selecting new and exciting varieties of fragrant orchids. Profiles of more than 100 orchids and 355 varieties include cultivation information and detailed notes on each fragrance.


Easy Orchids: Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens--Indoors and Out
 

Easy Orchids: Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens--Indoors and Out
Mimi Luebbermann
This engaging volume provides all the inspiration and hands-on facts for transforming a windowsill, patio, glassed-in porch, or small garden plot into orchid territory.


Growing Orchids is Fun:  Simple Facts About Growing Orchids
 

Growing Orchids is Fun: Simple Facts About Growing Orchids
Albert P Hollingsworth
The contents include questions generally asked about growing orchids, groups of orchids, orchid names, classifying orchids, six simple requirements for growing orchids, pollination, common orchid genera, and awarding orchids.


How to Grow Orchids
 

Orchids
Sunset Books
This book teaches you how to grow orchids in a greenhouse or garden with 250 varieties to choose from.


Orchids
 

Orchids
Burpee American Gardening Series, Eve Kirshner Glasser
This new gardening guide demystifies growing these fragrant, exotic flowers and explains, step-by-step, how to care for orchids raised on windowsills, under lights and in greenhouses. Here are detailed descriptions of more than 40 of the easiest orchids to grow.


Orchids
 

Orchids
Golden Guide


Orchids
 

Orchids
Kew Garden Guides, Joyce Stewart
An excellent primer for the beginner that covers in laymanís terms cultivation, propagation, pests and diseases. Almost half the book is devoted to an A-Z listing of recommended species and hybrids for various conditions.


Orchids
 

Orchids
Time Life Encyclopedia of Gardening, Alice Fulton Skelsey
Brilliant close-up photographs augment a detailed guide to the unique qualities and characteristics of different species of orchids as well as information on propagating, growing, and displaying orchid


Orchids as House Plants
 

Orchids as House Plants
Rebeca Tyson Northen
Orchids are one of the most fascinating plant families to grow. With their tremendous variety of sizes, colors, shapes, habits, and fragrances, orchids offer the opportunity of unparalleled pleasure and excitement to the plant enthusiast.


Orchids:  Easier than You Think
 

Orchids: Easier than You Think
This DVD features our own Fred Keefer and Tom Sheehan of the University of Florida. A good basic overview of orchid culture.


Success with Orchids
 

Success with Orchids
Wilma Rittershausen
This DVD features our own Fred Keefer and Tom Sheehan of the University of Florida. A good basic overview of orchid culture.


Ultimate Orchid
 

Ultimate Orchid
Dr. Thomas Sheehan
Ultimate Orchid includes more than 400 dazzling full-color photographs that present a cross-section of the orchid world. The authoritative text contains essential facts and interesting details for all of the major orchid groups. Beginners and seasoned fanciers alike will find inspiring and useful information throughout the book.


You Can Grow Orchids
 

You Can Grow Orchids
Mary Noble
The culture and habits of many types of orchids. Information about green houses or growing orchids as houseplants. How to make corsages from the flowers.


 

You Can Grow Cattleya Orchids
Mary Noble


 

You Can Grow Phalaenopsis Orchids
Mary Noble


You Can Grow Orchids  

Your First Orchid
Stephen R. Batchelor
It is easy to learn how to grow orchids with the help of this book published by the American Orchid Society. The author writes about how to select orchids, water and fertilize plants, choose a growing area, repot, identify and control ailments, and then recommends choices for beginners. More than 70 color photographs by Charles Marden Fitch show how to pot an orchid, water, grow orchids under lights, and much more.


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