- ISBN 9780470930281 / 0470930284
- Title Better Homes and Gardens Orchid Gardening
- Author Ellen Zachos
- Category Gardening: Flowers
- Format Paperback
- Year 2011
- Pages 223
- Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
- Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Language English
- Dimensions 207mm x 17mm x 274mm
A complete guide for planning, planting, and caring for orchids Better Homes and Gardens® Orchid Gardening makes it simple to grow and maintain gorgeous orchids year-in and year-out.
A complete guide for planning, planting, and caring for orchids Better Homes and Gardens® Orchid Gardening makes it simple to grow and maintain gorgeous orchids year-in and year-out. Even if you've never grown an orchid, this straightforward and comprehensive guide for people of all gardening skill levels will show you how to get it right the first and every time. With colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make shopping and planning a breeze, and easy-to-follow directions for all kinds of projects, it's the perfect guide to planning and maintaining your dream orchid collection. Chapters include a primer on understanding orchids, a glossary of orchid terminology, tips for selecting the best varieties for your region and situation, inspirational design ideas, and plant pairings Includes more than 525 gorgeous color photos throughout, including an orchid encyclopedia featuring more than 200 varieties of orchids Features Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden tips and advice from the Better Homes and Gardens Garden Doctor throughout Perfect for orchid lovers of any skill level, Orchid Gardening is the comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to selecting and caring for orchids.
Ellen Zachos is the owner of Acme Plant Stuff , through which she designs, installs, and maintains interior and exterior gardens for clients in the New York City area. She is a Harvard graduate and received her certification in Commercial Horticulture and Ethnobotany from the New York Botanical Garden, where she is now an instructor. She is the author of “Orchid Growing for Wimps” and “Tempting Tropicals: Houseplants for the Connoisseur” and lives in Manhattan.