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Orchids and Epiphytes


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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives (Orchid Biology)
Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives (Orchid Biology)
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A collection of important papers, including Robert M. Hamilton's "Flowering Months of Orchid Species Under Cultivation," which records the number of incidences of flowering in each month for an enormous number of species and varieties over a 150-year... (read more)

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Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants
Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants
by William Cullina
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Orchids are the largest family of plants in the world. With 30,000 known species, one could acquire a different orchid every day for eighty years and still not grow them all. Back in the realm of reality, readers of this beautiful book can quickly and... (read more)

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids
by Alec (edt) Pridgeon
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This handsome reference, now available in paperback, is sure to delight gardeners with a casual interest in orchids as well as the committed enthusiast and professional. Encompassing a wide spectrum of orchid genera, over 1100 species and hybrids... (read more)

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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids (Nature Guide Series)
Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids (Nature Guide Series)
by Stanley Schuler
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Brimming with intriguing and practical details and illustrated with 250 beautiful color photos, SimonandSchuster's Guide to Orchids provides everything the enthusiast needs to know about this most colorful and elegant blossom. An informative introduction... (read more)

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The Orchid Whisperer: Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids
The Orchid Whisperer: Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids
by Bruce Rogers
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Orchids can bloom year after year. In this essential guide, Bruce Rogers, The Orchid Whisperer, shares his expert tips from more than three decades of breeding and growing orchids. The book demystifies the growing process and features more than 100 lush... (read more)

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Dendrobium
Dendrobium
by Margaret Baker
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A data-intensive guide to the culture of species in the orchid genus Dendrobium.... (read more)

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Taylor's Guide to Orchids: More Than 300 Orchids, Photographed and Described, for Beginning to Expert Gardeners (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
Taylor's Guide to Orchids: More Than 300 Orchids, Photographed and Described, for Beginning to Expert Gardeners (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
by Taylors
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One of every seven flowering plants on the Earth is an orchid. In the United States, the largest society devoted to a single plant is the American Orchid Society, with 29,000 members. Research biologist and full-time garden writer Judy White now brings... (read more)

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Orchid Basics: A Step-By-Step Guide to Growing and General Care
Orchid Basics: A Step-By-Step Guide to Growing and General Care
by Isobyl La Croix
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Intoxicating color photos will whet your appetite for cultivating these remarkable blooms, in this compre-hensive guide to all the basics. “Give[s] you the confidence to get started....An easy-to-follow, very basic guide to growing these prolific... (read more)

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100 Orchids for the American Gardener (Smith & Hawken)
100 Orchids for the American Gardener (Smith & Hawken)
by Elvin Mcd Mcdonald
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From a dean of garden writers comes the definitive guide on raising orchids. Beginning with the myth that orchids are hard to grow, McDonald describes potting mediums, water and air needs, light and lack of light, and more. Color photos.... (read more)

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The World's Most Beautiful Orchids
The World's Most Beautiful Orchids
by Greg Allikas
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Flamboyant and exotic, orchids are the Vegas Showgirls of the plant world. Prized for their diverse colors, shapes, and fragrances, orchids fascinate and intimidate even the most confident gardeners. Now with this comprehensive guide to the amazing... (read more)

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Easy Orchids: Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens, Indoors and Out
Easy Orchids: Simple Secrets for Glorious Gardens, Indoors and Out
by Mimi Luebbermann
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With growing orchids as a pastime ever increasing in popularity, here is one of the most popular books on the subject. This engaging volume provides all the inspiration and hands-on facts for transforming a windowsill, patio, glassed-in porch, or small... (read more)

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Orchids: Care and Cultivation
Orchids: Care and Cultivation
by Geral Leroy Terquem
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Orchids can be found in virtually all regions of the world, and have attracted people for many years with the exquisite colors and beautiful shapes of their flowers. But how can you grow these extraordinary plants? There's advice on cultivating orchids... (read more)

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Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera
Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera
by David L. Grove
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This guide by a vanda expert includes information on the species origins of Vanda hybrids and all the intergeneric hybrids, particularly those that form the manmade orchid genus Ascocenda. Fully one-third of the book is devoted to detailed suggestions... (read more)

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The Classic Cattleyas
The Classic Cattleyas
by Arthur E Chadwick
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In 1818, William Cattley succeeded in flowering one of the first species of the genus that would bear his name. These first cattleyas are the classic cattleyas, whose form defined the essence of tropical orchids for generations to come. Indeed, the color... (read more)

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The Orchid in Lore and Legend
The Orchid in Lore and Legend
by Luigi Berliocchi
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A fascinating glimpse into the myths and legends surrounding these exotic plants.... (read more)

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A History of the Orchid
A History of the Orchid
by Merle A. Reinikka
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An engaging account of humanity's growing fascination with orchids from ancient times onward, together with a biographical gallery of 50 great scientists, naturalists, and explorers who contributed to our knowledge of orchids. The nomenclature and... (read more)

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The Orchid Expert (Expert)
The Orchid Expert (Expert)
by Dg Hessayon
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The Orchid Expert is one of the books in the Expert series written by the world’s best-selling gardening author.   Orchids are the supermodels of the plant world, but how do you look after them? The label is usually not much help. There may be... (read more)

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Growing Hardy Orchids
Growing Hardy Orchids
by John Tullock
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This is a book for adventurous gardeners with an appreciation for temperate orchid species and native wildflowers. A surprising number of terrestrial orchids are hardy, some able to withstand temperatures down to minus 50and#176;F or minus 45.5and#176;C.... (read more)

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Orchids (Ortho's All about)
Orchids (Ortho's All about)
by Ortho
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Helps beginning orchid growers develop the skills necessary to progress to more difficult ones. Plenty of information to inspire more advanced orchid growers. Provides a basic understanding of optimum environment for growing orchids. Helpful hints for... (read more)

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