Starting Out with Orchids
Easy-to-grow and Collectable Orchids for Your Glasshouse and Shadehouse
|By||David L. Jones|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||210 x 148 x 15|
|Imprint||Reed New Holland|
|Release Date||1 Jun 2010|
Designed to lure the beginner
This book introduces the new grower to practical growing information and a range of native and exotic tree-dwelling and ground-hugging species grouped according to their climatic needs. Within each group the orchids are arranged alphabetically to provide an easy reference for the enthusiast. Some 256 species, including 27 easy-to-grow species, are fully described in simple straightforward language.
A glossary is also included to explain unfamiliar terms.The growing requirements of each orchid is given and accompanied by a colour photograph.
David L Jones
David L. Jones has had an interest in flora, and particularly orchids, for more than half a century.In 2001 he was presented with the Australian Orchid Foundation’s prestigious ‘Award of Honour’ in recognition of his enormous contribution to the study of orchids in Australia and internationally.