The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Orchids

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.

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Author: Philip Seaton

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711242807

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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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.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing 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 ...

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Author: Richard Wilford

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711247178

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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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.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Trees

This inspirational book from Kew Gardens' tree expert is the perfect guide to choosing and growing these essential garden mainstays.

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Author: ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 0711261989

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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This inspirational book from Kew Gardens' tree expert is the perfect guide to choosing and growing these essential garden mainstays. With authoritative advice from Kew tree expert Tony Kirkham and the Kew Gardens team, this is the ultimate companion to growing and planting trees. In addition, there are twelve tree-related projects to inspire every green-fingered gardener. There is a place in every garden for a tree, but before buying it is important to think about why and what you are planting and where. Do you want to plant for privacy, as a single ornamental specimen for seasonal interest or to attract wildlife? Such key considerations are discussed by the Head of the Arboretum, Gardens & Horticultural Services at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He also explains the practicalities of growing a tree as well as describing and illustrating a wide range of trees in detail, for every size of garden. The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Trees 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.

American Orchid Society Bulletin

Basic orchid biology is followed by chapters on growing orchids indoors and
under lights , potting and media , pests and ... Designed with the beginner in
mind , this offering from the Kew Gardening Guides series covers history ,
conservation ...

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Author: American Orchid Society

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4218282

Category: Orchid culture

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Growing Hardy Orchids

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 ...

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Author: Philip Seaton

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN: 1842461753

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

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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.

Waterstone s Guide to Books

GARDENING An illustration from Successful Organic Gardening by Geoff
Hamilton ( Dorling Kindersley hbk £ 14.95 ) ... Guide to Growing Your Own
Orchids ( 1418 ) Salamander pbk £ 3.95 STEWART , JOYCE Orchids A Kew
Gardening Guide .

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ISBN: UCAL:B5107924

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Growing Windowsill Orchids

For those who wish to know more about the science behind orchids, this sumptuous book covers the basics of orchid biology and conservation.

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Author: Philip Seaton

Publisher: Kew Growing

ISBN: 1842466097

Category: Indoor gardening

Page: 64

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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.

Easy Orchids

West Palm Beach: American Orchid Society, 1993. Butterfield, Ian ... The Royal
Botanic Gardens, Kew, in association with Christopher Helm and Timber Press,
1988. James, I. D. ... Marshall, Nina T. The Gardeners Guide to Plant
Conservation.

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Author: Mimi Luebbermann

Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

ISBN: CORNELL:31924073865655

Category: Orchid culture.

Page: 106

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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.

The orchid review

Book Review Orchids , by Joyce Stewart : a Kew Gardening Guide , published by
the Royal Botanic Gardens , Kew in association with Collingridge . 124 pages : £
7 . 95 . There are so many general guides to orchid cultivation that readers ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B4218400

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Growing Orchids in South Africa

A Gardener's Guide Hendrik Venter. The Origin of Orchids Orchids comprise the
largest group of flow - Orchids occur throughout the world , from ering plant
species in the world . sea level up to the snowline . A vast number of
Approximately 30 ...

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Author: Hendrik Venter

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132333217

Category: Orchids

Page: 144

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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.

Gardeners Chronicle New Horticulturist

UTTON'S AMATEUR'S GUIDE in UTTON'S AMATEUR'S GUIDE in CARI
ARTERS " VADE MECUM for 1893 " is now being posted direct to Messrs . ... 731
Pratt , William The Orchid Review 738 Oranges , consumption of 740 Cattleya
Alexandræ 730 Plant pests , and insectiChicago ... the 735 Iris Histrio 729 Orchid
- houses , the 734 Kew gardeners , guild for 737 Plants under glass 735
ILLUSTRATIONS .

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ISBN: UOM:39015086611764

Category: Gardening

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The Book of Orchids

This book will profile 600 species, representing the remarkable and unexpected diversity and complexity in the taxonomy and phylogeny of these beguiling plants, and the extraordinary means they have evolved in order to ensure the attraction ...

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Author: Mark W. Chase

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226224527

Category: Gardening

Page: 656

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"This book was conceived, designed, and produced by Ivy Press."

Australian Orchid Review

J Foundation Orchid From the Editor's Desk Australian G ACN 005 181 671
BARGAIN CORNER A deceased estate has left ... 1992 $ 150 Orchids , Their
Care and Cultivation , Leigh , 1990 $ 20 Orchids , Kew Gardening Guide , Joyce
Stewart ...

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ISBN: UCLA:L0090355579

Category: Orchids

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Guide to the Specialist Nurseries Garden Suppliers of Britain and Ireland

Plants – Fuchsias George Bartlett , Fuchsias – The Complete Guide to Cultivation
, Propagation & Exhibition , £12 . ... Thomas Reinhardt , Ornamental Grass
Gardening , £12 . ... Plants – Orchids OrchidsKew Gardening Guide , £7 .

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Author: Sarah Cotton

Publisher: International Specialized Book Service Incorporated

ISBN: 1870673050

Category: Travel

Page: 290

View: 139

American Horticulturist

37.95 SIMO22 Home Orchid Growing Rebecca Northen ( $ 40.00 ) 37.95 25.45
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Clark ( $ 29.95 ) TIM111 Pelargoniums : A Kew Gardening Guide Clark ( $ 19.95
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ISBN: UCLA:L0067144808

Category: Gardening

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An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Orchids

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Author: Wilma Rittershausen

Publisher: Arco Pub

ISBN: CORNELL:31924001503386

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

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Surveys the various types of orchids and provides information on the cultivation of orchids in the house or a greenhouse

Growing Orchids at Home

All common types of orchids are covered. This book communicates all the necessary information in a way which is easy to understand, with over 100 unique, purpose-taken pictures.

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Author: Manos Kanellos

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN: 1842467182

Category:

Page: 74

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An authoritative and detailed guide to caring for orchids in the home - the result of experience, continuous experimentation and extensive research by expert authors. All common types of orchids are covered. This book communicates all the necessary information in a way which is easy to understand, with over 100 unique, purpose-taken pictures. It includes a section with answers to the most common questions, and a photographic guide to signs, diagnosis and treatment for bringing ailing orchids back to health. The only book you need when growing orchids at home.

Orchids at Kew

Rittershausen , B , and W Orchid Growing Illustrated . Poole , Blandford Press ,
1985 . Hepper , F N Royal Botanic Gardens , Kew : Gardens for Science and
Pleasure . London , HMSO , 1982 . Stewart , J Kew Gardening Guides : Orchids .

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Author: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Publisher: Stationery Office/Tso

ISBN: WISC:89049487457

Category: Gardening

Page: 155

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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.

Journal of Horticulture Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer

growing shoots may also be rendered distasteful to the snails by crested labellum
. ... and was one of the first Orchids I ever saw , and was sent as a present this
also will prevent the increase of insects . ... We had no name with it , and it was a
long time before it flowered , and it was not for some time after that I knew the
NOTES AT KEW AND CHISWICK . name . ... A scientific nately , owing to its
having very large foliage , it flags its leaves man , unless he be a practical man ,
is no guide .

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044102883022

Category: Agriculture

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ISBN: PSU:000057728407

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