Learn how to keep your orchids flowering year-after-year with this complete beginner's guide to growing orchids from the experts at the RHS. Using clear, step-by-step photography and bite-size nuggets of information, RHS Simple Steps: Orchids demonstrates all aspects of how to care for orchids, including where to position, how and when to water and feed, how to encourage reflowering, and how often to repot. A chapter on displaying orchids provides inspirational ideas for how to show off your plants to best effect and use the strikingly beautiful flowers in creative ways. You will also find an A -Z directory of more than 140 popular and easy-to-grow varieties, packed full of stunning photographs and quick-reference growing advice to help you choose what to grow. Also included is a selection of increasingly popular hardy varieties for those looking to plant an outdoor orchid garden. Dispelling the myths and demonstrating how easy it can be to keep your orchids thriving, RHS Simple Steps: Orchids is certain to get you hooked on growing these spectacular and exotic flowering plants.
Number of Pages: 144 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781405348843 Publication Date:01/03/2010 Listed in:Gardening: flowers Publisher:DK