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Orchids, A Care Manual

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Published by Laurel Glen Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Flowers - Orchids,
  • Orchid culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8731274M
    ISBN 101571456767
    ISBN 109781571456762
    OCLC/WorldCa44516794


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Orchids, A Care Manual by Brian Rittershausen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Orchids, A Care Manual Orchids – September 1, by Brian Rittershausen (Author), Sara Rittershausen (Author)/5(14). Orchids: A Care Manual Paperback – September 1, by Brian Rittershausen (Author), Sara Rittershausen (Author)/5(14). Orchids: Care Manual Hardcover – Novem by Sara Rittershausen, Brian; Rittershausen (Author)/5(14).

In simple, straightforward prose, "Orchids: A Care Manual helps gardeners with issues such as watering, feeding, and lighting, along with propagation, hybridization, and the care of potted orchids.

Aimed at both the novice and the pro, this lavishly designed and full-color book includes an extensive plan directory profiling specialized and popular orchid groups/5. I have been collecting and growing Orchids now for over 10 years but still consider myself a novice to Orchid science.

I have read many books on Orchid keeping but find myself always going back to this book for refreshers Orchids tips. I believe I owe my first Orchid re-bloom to this book/5(4). Publishers Weekly, J edition, "Schmidt demystifies orchid care for a wide audience in this slim, instructive volume.

The book can function as a reference guide, but it's best read cover to cover, as the information is well chosen to keep from /5(6). Growing Orchids For Beginners - 8 Tips and Care Instructions including orchid types that are suitable for beginners. Orchids are not as difficult to care for as many people think.

I find that my orchids are some of the easiest of all my house plants to look after. They require very little time once you are aware that their care is a little bit.

Article Summary X The best way to take care of your orchid is to place it near a south- or east-facing window that receives strong, indirect light.

Water your orchid whenever the soil feels Orchids, and fertilize it with a fertilizer once a month while it’s flowering%(). Usually, orchids are potted in either sphagnum moss or bark chips, which both work well but need slightly different care.

Moss acts like a sponge, soaking up water and taking a long time to dry out. Because it'll hang on to moisture for a while, you can wait longer between waterings, but moss is also less forgiving if you overwater your orchid.

So, before writing this book, we initiated a massive research project and interviewed over orchid growers ( to be exact) - from complete "newbies" to seasoned experts - to find out exactly what information would be most valuable in a comprehensive "how-to" book about orchids.

Dioscorides, a Greek botanist, physician and pharmacologist mentioned orchids in his work “De Materia Medica” (“Of Medical Maters”) published around 60 AD This work remained a reference manual till the Middle Age (1, - 1, AD).

Orchids, in those times, were believed to have medicinal properties, one of them being an Size: KB. Buy Orchids: Care Manual By Brian Rittershausen, in Very Good condition.

Our cheap used books come with free delivery in Australia. ISBN: ISBN Orchid books like the “Top 3” above tell the story of these beautiful and exotic plants. In many ways, it is easy to grow orchids once you have the information and resources to do so, which these orchid books provide in depth.

(#4 Bonus Book: Shameless self-plug time. Check out our very own “Phalaenopsis Orchid Care: The Ultimate Pocket. Orchids make fabulous houseplants, and add elegance to any room. With a little care and the right conditions, orchids offer months & even years of enjoyment.

Many types of orchids are easy to care for & can thrive in a home environment. The key to success is selecting the right orchid for the condition available.

orchids in the mids, they have had a reputation for being difficult A Care Manual book grow; however, many orchids are as easy to grow as houseplants.

Orchids are quite resilient, and can survive many years in the home with proper care. Orchids are in the family Orchidaceae (or-kid-ACE-ee-ee). The orchid family includes more than genera and about File Size: 1MB.

Orchids need to be fed regularly. Growers suggest using a "balanced" fertilizer such as that includes all "necessary trace elements." read more.

When should I repot. Orchid plants need repotting for one or a combination of two main factors: Potting mix breaks down, often evidenced by dead roots, or the plant outgrowing the container. In simple, straightforward prose, "Orchids: A Care Manual" helps gardeners with issues such as watering, feeding, and lighting, along with propagation, hybridization, and the care of potted orchids.

Aimed at both the novice and the pro, this lavishly designed and full-color book includes an extensive plan directory profiling specialized and popular orchid groups.

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No other plants surpass orchids in their delicate beauty, stunning diversity, and aura of mystery. Extremely adaptable, these plants take equally well to the hothouse, the conservatory, and the garden/5(3).

Beginning with a history of the orchid family, this book explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep orchids in good shape. Watering, feeding, lighting and temperature conditions are discussed and practical advice is given on propagation, hybridisation and caring for orchids in. Orchids are an ever-popular indoor potted the exotic flower is widely available, many do not know how to care for an orchid to keep it blooming.

This article is designed to help you take those first steps to properly caring for your new orchid and transitioning it into your permanent indoor flower collection. Get this from a library. Orchids: a care manual. [Brian Rittershausen; Sara Rittershausen] -- Guide to year-round care; extensive directory of specialized and popular orchid.

Orchids roots, and eventually the entire plant, will die if they do not get air and this is the reason that, with the exception of a few terrestrial varieties, orchids do not grow in soil. Orchid potting media should be open, with exceptionally good drainage, yet capable of holding sufficient moisture to support the plant's g: Care Manual.

Temperature is also important for indoor orchid care. While orchids tolerate cooler or warmer temperatures throughout their normal growing season, they need to be about 15 degrees cooler at night than during the day in order to bloom sufficiently.

Indoor Orchid Care Tips. Orchids need ample water but should be allowed to dry out some between. Phalaenopsis Orchid Care Tips For Success. If you follow these care instructions for Phalaenopsis orchids you should have no problems. These orchids are really easy to grow even if you are a beginner.

A few minutes once a week is all you need and they will give you flowers for weeks on end. Where to grow your Phalaenopsis plant.

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Skip to main content. Novice Phalaenopsis Culture Sheet fayl-eh-NOP-sis. If you are lucky enough to have a Phalaenopsis, you are about to enter the wonderful world of growing orchids.

Phals are one of the easiest orchids to grow in the home. If you follow a few basic requirements, these plants will reward you with several months of beautiful blooms.

Water. Watch Shirley's growing "Orchid Care, Step by Step" playlist for an entertaining and easy to follow guide to orchid basics. Find orchid care products here: RePotme All Purpose Orchid Mix https.

The full details of each orchid book review is shown below: Orchid Book Review: Orchid Growers Companion. Author: David Banks.

At over pages the Orchid Growers Companion by David Banks has a great range of information for orchid lovers. 50% of the pages are dedicated to orchid care advice, the other half is a directory of orchid species.

In-Depth Genealogy - Full family trees, with award photos where applicable, as many as 12 levels deep or more with hundreds of orchids in some trees; AOS Docs & Guides - Judging Handbook, Training Aids Manual, Judges' Style Book, Descriptive Terminology for the Orchid Judge, AOS Specialty Awards, and List of AOS Judges.

Orchid Photography. Capturing orchid flowers in photographs is a practical way to enjoy their beauty for years to come. Learn how to get the best results when you want to take beautiful pictures of your growing and blooming orchids using film cameras. Buy Orchids: Care Manual by Rittershausen, Brian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). Orchid Care Guide Page | 5 FERTILIZER & FEEDING: ORCHID FOOD In their native habitat, orchids scavenge nutrients from whatever happens to be nearby: decomposing leaves, bird or animal droppings, or minerals borne in rainwater.

You can help your orchid to grow faster and bloom sooner by feeding it the right Size: KB. Broughtonia. Robert Brown Pronunciation: braw-TOE-nee-ah (click on the name to hear it spoken) Tribe: Epidendreae Subtribe: Laeliinae Described by R.

Brown in and named to honor Arthur Broughton, an English botanist who collected in Jamaica in the early nineteenth century, Broughtonia is closely allied to Laeliopsis and Cattleyopsis and the World Monocot.

My best reference books are Taylors Guide to Orchids and Botanica's Orchids. For learning, Northers's Orchids as House plants is good. And for me Steven A. Frowine has a book I use called Fragrant Orchids.

If you join the AOS, they have a Your First Orchid Booklet and then there is John Tullocks Growing Hardy OrchidsMissing: Care Manual. The following short video clips cover some of the basics of how to care for orchids along with some of my favorite orchid tips you can start using right away.

If you’d like to learn everything you need to know to about orchid care (including dozens of tips and tricks not covered in these video clips), then you might want to check out our Orchid DVD, which you can learn more. ORCHID () - 9 am-5 pm (Pacific) Mon-Sat Monte Vista Avenue, Montclair, CA (But you're under no obligation, because the Orchid Care Tips Newsletter is a free service we provide at no cost:) Alternatively, if you'd like to learn more about orchids and our book Orchids Made Easy without signing up for our free newsletter, you can click here to continue.

I don't often take the time to write book reviews online, but Orchids Made Easy: The Ultimate Orchid Guide by Ryan and Laura Levesque has a very special place on my bookshelf. I had been growing orchids off and on for most of my life, but it became a real passion of mine when my husband and I retired to Florida where there seem to be orchids everywhere/5.

Getting started with orchid plants means selecting the best plant for beginner orchid growing. Although there are many types of orchids, most pros agree that Phalaenopsis (moth orchid) performs well in the average home environment and is great for those just starting out.

A healthy orchid has a strong, erect stem with dark green, leathery g: Care Manual. To care for a Dendrobium orchid, start by planting it in a small pot with a soilless potting medium like fir bark or moss.

You should also try to keep your orchid in a warm spot that’s out of direct sunlight, which can harm the plant. Then, water the orchid every 1 to 2 weeks, but only once the top inch of soil has dried out. 93%().Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Orchids (hamlyn Care Manual) Rittershausen Sara at the best online prices at .