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Orchid Growing for Wimps: Techniques for the "Wish I Could Do That" Gardener

Handbook / Manual

Series: For Wimps Series

By: Ellen Zachos (Author)

128 pages, colour photos, tables


Paperback | Mar 2003 | #174274 | ISBN: 0806979356
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About this book

Terrified of orchids? Absolute beginners will become absolute experts once they've mastered this truly empowering information – and enjoyed entertaining images of "orchid wimps" successfully cultivating prized plants. Beginners are welcomed reassuringly to the world of orchids with 16 different low-maintenance varieties (plus types that are an absolute no-no), and basics on care, maintenance, pest control, and soil mixtures. Plus: there are tips on species to substitute for more temperamental types, at a glance charts, frequently asked questions, and special projects.

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Ellen Zachos is a Harvard graduate, a horticulturist certified at the New York Botanical Garden, a garden writer, and photographer. She owns Acme Plant Stuff which designs, installs, and maintains commercial and residential interior and exterior gardens in New York City. She lectures at the New York Botanical Garden, the Horticultural Society of New York, and at garden events across America.

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