Growing orchids has never been more popular. While some orchids are difficult to grow, most orchids that can be purchased in nurseries, supermarkets and florists. They are easy to grow providing that the instructions on the label are followed. Furthermore, orchids are such good value, with many flowering for extended periods. Orchids are rewarding subjects for both the amateur and for the serious grower. Whether you grow them on a kitchen window-sill, bathroom, garden or glasshouse, there are orchids that will suit your purpose. In this book Michael Tibbs provides a simple, straightforward and well-illustrated guide to: classification and biological structure; choosing the right orchid and establishing a collection; all aspects of cultivation; recognizing and dealing with pests and diseases; entering your orchids in competitions; and, cool, intermediate and warm climate orchids.
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Michael Tibbs is a distinguished orchid grower and breeder, and is the author of several important books on orchids. He lectures widely and is an accredited judge in South Africa and a senior judge with the American Orchid Society. His nursery is in Franschhoek, South Africa, where he specializes in Disa Orchids.
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