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Orchids For Dummies free pdf The fun and easy way to grow orchids As anyone who has read Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief or has seen the movie Adaptation knows, orchids inspire a passionate following. And their popularity is rising: according to the USDA, more than 12.7 million orchids were sold in the U.S. last year. Brimming with black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of color photos, this friendly guide introduces would-be orchid fanciers to today's most popular and intriguing orchid varieties and shows step by step how to select healthy plants at a nursery or commercial grower, cultivate them successfully at home, promote blooms, create beautiful orchid displays, and even produce hybrids. Steven Frowine (New Hartford, CT) worked with orchids professionally as a horticulturist at Hawaii's National Tropical Botanical Garden and at the Missouri Botanical Garden, where he was chairman of indoor horticulture and oversaw over 10,000 plants.

About Steven A. Frowine

Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist who grows more than 200 orchids in his Connecticut home. The National Gardening Association (NGA), is a not-for-profit leader in plant education.

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Author : Steven A. Frowine
Publisher : Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Data Published : 25 February 2005
ISBN : 0764567594
EAN : 9780764567599
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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