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Like oysters, crusty French bread, and salt-rimmed margaritas, orchids are an acquired taste. Fascinating, humorous anecdotes and intriguing travel stories about orchids complement stunning photographs to make this book a must-have for every orchid lover. Discover the rare blue Vanda, the gorgeous Phalaenopsis Moon Orchid and the delicate, airborne Dendrobium as well as many more expensive and exotic varieties along Max Fulcher s orchid trail. Deftly woven into the storylines are numerous essential …
Amazon / New Holland Pub Pty Ltd
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This is the first book to cover these 3 popular orchid genera together accompanied by investigative floristic observations of the subtribe Coelogyninae. More than 300 species are covered in depth with hundreds of qulaity colour photos and technical drawings with numerous species photos never before been published in other books. The main chapter includes rare species of Bulbophyllum, Coelogyne, Dendrobium with details on growth and flower habits, measurements. counties of distribution etc. Before …
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Excerpt from Orchids, Stove, Greenhouse and Hardy Plants, Vegetable and Flower Seeds, for the Trade Only: Quarterly List; April 1st, 1894 Et0ile de Lyon, Harry Balsley, Imperial Castle, Defiance, Andes, Golden Wedding, Burnham Squier, Dr. Covert. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally …
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In Susan Orlean s mesmerizing true story of beauty and obsession is John Laroche, a renegade plant dealer and sharply handsome guy, in spite of the fact that he is missing his front teeth and has the posture of al dente spaghetti. In 1994, Laroche and three Seminole Indians were arrested with rare orchids they had stolen from a wild swamp in south Florida that is filled with some of the world s most extraordinary plants and trees. Laroche had planned to clone the orchids and then sell them for a …

Excerpt from The Orchid Review, 1902, Vol. 10: An Illustrated Monthly Journal Devoted to Orchidology A book about Orchids by Mr. Boyle is sure to be interesting, whether it deals with some celebrated collection or with the stories that are connected with the introduction of the plants it contains, and in the volume now before us the two are combined. It is not easy to say which occupies the more prominent position, but we may accept the title of the book as sufficiently descriptive of its contents. …
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One in every seven flowering plants on earth is an orchid. Yet orchids retain an air of exotic mystery—and they remain remarkably misunderstood and underappreciated. The orchid family contains an astonishing array of colors, forms, and smells that captivate growers from all walks of life across the globe. Though undeniably elegant, the popular moth orchid—a grocery store standard—is a bland stand-in when compared with its thousands of more complex and fascinating brethren, such as the Demon …

Excerpt from Orchids: Being the Report on the Orchid Conference Held at South Kensington on May 12th and 13th, 1885 The Council of the Royal Horticultural Society, in publishing this Report, beg most heartily to thank all those who so kindly assisted them in bringing the Conference to such a successful issue, and they are much indebted to Dr. Hogg, of the Journal of Horticulture, for the woodcuts Of the Orchids represented in these pages. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of …
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Excerpt from How to Grow Cut Flowers: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Rose, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Voilet, and Other Winter Flowering Plants, Also Greenhouse Construction XIII. The Renewal of Rose Plants Roses in Summer Depth of 5011 for Planting Planting Staking and Tying Mulching. Watering Ventilation Temperature of Water Shading The Cutting of Buds Grading and Packing The Preservation of Flowers Insect Enemies Insect Exterminators Diseases of the Rose Forcmg Varieties - Cultural …
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Western Thailand along its border with Burma, is one of the least botanically and zoologically explored frontiers of South East Asia - yet it is very rich in the diversity of its fauna and flora. A lack of funding and political instability along the border has contributed towards an unfinished thorough invesitgation of this area. Although there have been numerous minor research projects covering various fauna and flora, these have usually been studies on selected genera or groups and a complete picture …
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Based on the unique collection of orchids in Britain’s famed Kew Gardens, this stunning boxed set features a fascinating book plus 40 frameable prints.   Orchids have been cultivated at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for more than two centuries, resulting in one of the world’s most diverse and comprehensive collections. This breathtaking set celebrates those beguiling plants—and the “orchidmania” among gardeners that persists till today. A paperback tells the tale of 40 different specimens, …
Amazon / Andre Deutsch
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One in every seven flowering plants on earth is an orchid. Yet orchids retain an air of exotic mystery—and they remain remarkably misunderstood and underappreciated. The orchid family contains an astonishing array of colors, forms, and smells that captivate growers from all walks of life across the globe. Though undeniably elegant, the popular moth orchid—a grocery store standard—is a bland stand-in when compared with its thousands of more complex and fascinating brethren, such as the Demon …
Amazon / Ivy Press
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A practical, lively guide to the outstanding nurseries and growers of a region rich in horticultural diversity. From New Jersey and Long Island to the Hudson River Valley and upstate New York, The Adventurous Gardener acquaints readers with the region’s most talented horticulturists—some 120 growers of exceptional plants, all visited and thoroughly researched by the author. The standard for inclusion is simple: Each nursery is distinctive, accessible, and, above all, grows really good plants. …
Amazon / The Horticultural Press
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Excerpt from Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd s Descriptive Catalogue of California Flowers, Plants, Seeds, Bulbs, Palms, Orchids, Cacti These two lovely Nasturtiums, named above, were introduced by MI W. Atlee Bui pee, who purchased them of me. They are very beautiful and cannot fail to please all lovers of these attractive flowers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important …
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Excerpt from Wholesale Fall Catalogue of Florists Bulbs, Palms, Orchids, Ferns, Seeds, Etc., 1896 Flowers white, borne in loose umbels on a scape about 15 inches high. The plant may be forced, and is very useful for bouquets. It is free from the odor of garlic, which is a characteristic of the genus. Per doz 10 cts.; per 100, 60 cts.; per 1000, $5. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction …
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Excerpt from Pitcher and Manda Wholesale Autumn Catalogue of Bulbs and Seeds for Fall Planting: Collectively in Orchids, Chrysanthemums, Palms, Foliage-Plants, Hardy Perennials, Bulbs and Seeds, We Have the Greatest Assortment, and Are the Largest Dealers on the Continent All we said last year of this most useful and profitable forcing plant was fully realized by all who purchased them from us. The fact is also established by the numerous large orders we have already received this year for fall delivery, …
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Excerpt from Established Exotic Orchids and Native Hardy Orchids, 1930: Special List No. 81 Watering - When watering see that plenty is given and then allow the plants to_ dry out before giving more, this will keep the compost in the posts in good condition for a long time. The atmosphere in the house should be moderately moist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important …
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