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Hardy orchids

Phillip Cribb

Hardy orchids

orchids for the garden and frost-free glasshouse

by Phillip Cribb

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Published by Christopher Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchid culture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhillip Cribb & Christopher Bailes.
    ContributionsBailes, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB409
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,162p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22821461M
    ISBN 100747004161

    Growing Healthy Orchids Indoors Many orchids are rewarding indoor plants. Once a home owner has succumbed and bought his or her first orchid, or received one as a gift, meeting a few cultural requirements will coax the plant to flower again. Orchids are far tougher and hardier than most people think, and are, by and large, extremely adaptable. At the center of the book is a catalog of hardy and half-hardy orchids. In addition to detailing the techniques of cultivation and propagation, the book covers conservation and includes lists of suppliers and organizations offering nursery-propagated plants — .

    "At the center of the book is a catalog of hardy and half-hardy orchids, many of which the author has grown in his own garden, including species of Cypripedium, Dactylorhiza, Pleione, and Spiranthes. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Growing Hardy Orchids by John Tullock (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).

    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.   Spangle Creek Labs and other orchid growers provide growing instructions for the species they supply, and local native plant societies are an invaluable resource. The book Growing Hardy Orchids is not limited to North American natives, but does contain a wealth of practical advice for would-be orchid gardeners. With perseverance and research.


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Hardy orchids by Phillip Cribb Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is like new condition, very well wrapped and arrived quickly. The book itself is an excellent (although dated) review of Hardy orchids.

Also given from the British prospective. None the less a very informative book/5(2). Book Description Grown for their fragrance, brilliant color, and longevity, hardy orchids have a reputation for being difficult to cultivate/5(7).

The book does cover a whole range of hardy orchids, but in all cases the growing process starts off with a Petri dish of germinated seeds.

The information is great and all correct, but I was expecting a bit more/5(10). 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 50°F or minus °C. Though they have a reputation for being challenging to cultivate, in truth, /5(8). The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hardy Perennial Orchids exposes the best kept secret in the gardening world by introducing the reader to many hardy perennial orchids that can be grown almost anywhere in the US including Alaska with a little care and preparation/5(6).

Hardy Cypripedium presents the fifty species and one hundred hybrids of the slipper orchid through more than three hundred photos.

It also provides plant descriptions, ecology, distribution, and cultivation by: 2. In addition I wrote a book “Growing Hardy Orchids in a Garden or meadow”. Over copies have been sold and the fourth addition was published earlier this year that is double the original size.

The web shop started some years ago as a simple list from which customers selected their orchids. Hardy orchids are generally herbaceous perennials that form a small clump. Although many tropical orchids are epiphytic (live in tree branches) or lithophytic (live in the cracks of rocks), most winter hardy orchids are terrestrial and live in soil.

Orchid roots tend to. A hardy orchid nursery, with orchids for sale. Bewdley Orchids. Home About us Dr Wilson Wall, Technical Director, Bewdley Orchids. Our book How to Grow Native Orchids in Gardens Large and Small, is now available to order from Green Books. You can, of course order it from your local bookshop or go to Although not quite as showy as the tropical house plant varieties, hardy orchids have the same alluring floral shape as the orchids you may have in your home.

There are easy-to-grow hardy orchids and there are difficult ones. If you are a novice hardy orchid grower, we recommend that you start with Bletilla. It has nice medium-sized flowers and is no more difficult to grow than a fern.

This orchid book is ideal for the beginning orchid grower. As with all of the “Dummies” books, the details are outstanding while the information is presented in an easy-to-understand manner. For example, one of the interesting facts presented within the book is that there were million orchids sold in the United States in the last year.

John Tullock 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 50°F or minus °C.

Arisaema Distinctive Foliage Epimedium Evergreen Expedition Donation Fall Blooming Flowers Blue Flowers Orange Flowers Pink Flowers Purple Flowers Red Flowers White Flowers Yellow Fragrant Gift Certificate Hardy Ferns Hardy Orchids Hummingbird Magnet New Additions Orange Perennials A Perennials B-C Perennials D-F Perennials G-L Perennials M-P Perennials R-X Rare Showy Fruit.

Growing Hardy Orchids is a true gardener’s book, not long on scientific jargon, but with enough to satisfy your needs for good cultivation. Its true glory is its down-to-earth basic care and culture information.

Orchids in this section are Non-Tropical ('Cold Hardy' = Frost Tolerant to the zones listed) and can be grown out of doors all year, as well as grown in tropical zones. These are terrestrial orchids which grow nicely in cold tolerant gardens and some tropical climates.5/5(1).

About this book. This is a photographic account of the hardy slipper orchid genus Cypripedium and its hybrids, aimed mainly at professional and amateur growers, but will also appeal to orchid edium or hardy slipper orchids are one of the most popular groups of orchids, and their or more hybrids are particularly easy to grow.

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 Orchids. We currently stock a wide range of hardy orchids for retail or wholesale (pot plants, bulbs, young plants, in vitro seedlings).

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 F or minus C/5(8).

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 50°F or minus °C/5(6).

Lavishly illustrated, Growing Hardy Orchids highlights over one hundred and fifty species of hardy orchids in North America, Europe, and Australia that will thrive in temperate climates with little or no protection.

Orchids have enormous horticultural appeal and are widely cultivated at home, so gardeners seeking to beautify their yards will delight in this well-researched and practical step.Hardy orchid plants have shallow roots, so take care when doing the weeding that is a necessary part of hardy orchid care.

Grow garden orchids in soil that drains well. Some of these plants do not like consistently moist soil, such as the upland species, so sharp drainage is required.At the center of the book is a catalog of hardy and half-hardy orchids.

In addition to detailing the techniques of cultivation and propagation, the book covers conservation and includes lists of suppliers and organizations offering nursery-propagated plants - an especially critical issue for species in .