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Having native orchids growing in the garden is a gardener's dream – and this book can help it come true. How to Grow Native Orchids in Gardens Large and Small starts with the history and botany of orchids and continues with practical tips on how to grow native orchids in your garden. Readers will find out
- Which species of orchids will work in their garden
- How to protect them from pests and diseases
- How to grow orchids in a container
- How to start an orchid meadow
The special relationship between native orchids and their habitat makes them a marker of the health of an environment. Readers will learn how to cherish these remarkable flowers and help them flourish in their natural habitat
Born and raised in Solihull, David Morgan took a degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Lancaster, an experience that saw his interest switch from zoology to botany. He moved to Nottingham University to do a PhD in plant physiology. He had done postdoctoral research in the same field, including a period in New Zealand looking at practical applications of botany in horticulture.
Wilson Wall is the Director of Bewdley Orchids, provider of native British orchids for individuals and groups to grow in their garden or meadow. Elected Fellow of the Institute of Biology (now the Royal Society of Biology) and Chartered Biologist, Wilson has a PhD in genetics and a long interest in growing orchids from seed. He has written several books before, of both single and joint authorship and was editor of The Clematis, journal of the British Clematis Society.