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The Orchid Whisperer : Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids: Rogers, Bruce/ Allikas, Greg (PHT): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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The Orchid Whisperer : Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids
The Orchid Whisperer : Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids
Publisher : Chronicle Books Llc
Published Date : 2012/05
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781452101286

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A62503000
Place of Publication: United States
Subject Development: Techniques
Textual Format: Pictorial Treatment
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       8  (3)
An Orchid Glossary                                 11 (4)
    Part One Buying Orchids                        15 (10)
      First Things First: Buy What You Like!       16 (1)
      What to Look For                             16 (2)
      What to Ask                                  18 (1)
      Where to Buy                                 18 (4)
      Buying for Your Lifestyle                    22 (3)
    Part Two Growing Orchids                       25 (34)
      Getting To Know Your Orchid                  26 (1)
      Location, Location, Location                 26 (3)
      Grow, Baby, Grow / Six Key Requirements      29 (13)
      For Healthy Orchids
      Mounting Orchids                             42 (2)
      Bugs and Pests                               44 (3)
      How Does Your Orchid Grow? Sympodial and     47 (1)
      Monopodial Orchids
      All-Natural Tips for Orchid Care             48 (2)
      Orchid True and False                        50 (4)
      Outdoor Growing Guide                        54 (5)
    Part Three Expert Tips For Easy-To-Grow        59 (52)
    Orchids
      The Twelve Most Popular Orchids              60 (1)
      Phalaenopsis                                 60 (5)
      Cattleya                                     65 (3)
      Lady's Slipper                               68 (7)
      Oncidium                                     75 (4)
      Miltoniopsis                                 79 (3)
      Vanda                                        82 (3)
      Dendrobium                                   85 (4)
      Cymbidium                                    89 (4)
      Reed-Stem Epidendrum                         93 (3)
      Masdevallia                                  96 (3)
      Vanilla Orchid                               99 (3)
      Miniature Orchids                            102(3)
      Ten Contenders                               105(6)
    Part Four Decorating With Orchids              111(20)
      Setting the Stage                            112(2)
      Prepping Your Orchid for Display             114(4)
      Displaying for Your Style                    118(5)
      Centerpieces                                 123(1)
      Cut Orchids                                  123(2)
      Decorating with Miniature Orchids            125(1)
      Fragrance                                    126(5)
Resources                                          131(6)
Top Fragrant Orchid Species And Hybrids            137(3)
Index                                              140(4)
Acknowledgments                                    144
 

In this start to finish guide, Bruce Rogers, 'The Orchid Whisperer,' shares his expert tips from more than three decades of breeding and growing orchids. Broken into four parts--buying, growing, the top 12 easy-to-grow types, and decorating, this book covers everything readers need to know to grow healthy orchids that will bloom year after year.