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Starting Out with Orchids

Easy-to-grow and Collectable Orchids for Your Glasshouse and Shadehouse

by David L. Jones

Format:Paperback with PVC
Page Extent:240 pages
Book Size:210 x 148 x 15 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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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. 

About the Author

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.

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