A little knowledge greatly simplifies the growing of great Orchids. Here are a few highly recommended references.


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AOS Guide to Orchids & their Culture
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    “AOS Guide to Orchids and their Culture” is an American Orchid Society publication written by Mary E. Gerritsen and Ron Parsons. This 245-page book, beautifully illustrated with over 450 color photographs, covers a myriad of topics on orchid culture. Topics include specific information on popular orchid groups, repotting, orchid mounting, growing orchids semi-hydroponically, as well as a section on common orchid pests and diseases.

    Culture Of The Phalaenopsis Orchid
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    Item #: COTPHAL -

      Culture is the standard text for growing Phalaenopsis and is written for all levels of experience among hobbyist growers worldwide. This edition has been updated, expanded, and revised from the original widely-acclaimed edition of 1985. Has 50% more information than the original. It is the only source of Phalaenopsis culture information most growers will ever need.Soft-covered, spiral-bound, black and white photographs192 pages, 8 x 11 inches ...

      Gardening Indoors with H.I.D. Lights
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        This how-to book unlocks the door to the world of gardening indoors under fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. This book consists of six chapters in over 160 pages covering light and it's relationship to plants, including, photosynthesis, phototropism and light intensity. This book explains in detail the differences between sunlight and artificial light. Advantages of mercury vapor, metal halide and high pressure sodium lamps are detailed. A light bulb chart is included and...

        Growing Orchids Under Lights
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          Yet another publication put out by the American Orchid Society. This one offers a wealth of info on growing orchids beneath artificial lights.

          Orchids for Dummies
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            "Orchids for Dummies" is packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color. Aren't they hard to grow at home? No! So says orchid grower and author: Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step how to select the right orchids, keep them healthy, encourage blooms, and even propagate your own plants.

            Phalaenopsis: The Genus in Pictures
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              From the International Phalaenopsis Alliance, this wonderful publication is the most current treatment of the genus. This book covers 72 species in 114 photos on 98 full color pages. Each species is shown with excellent images, a brief description of its natural habitat, culture requirements, flowering habit and distribution in the wild. A distribution map of South East Asia shows where each originates in the wild.This book is a must-have for anyone who desires to grow the many unique and...

              You Can Grow Phalaenopsis Orchids
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                Written by Mary Noble, a well known orchid grower who is the author of many books for the orchid grower. Whether you have a few plants or many, you will find this book helpful in growing your plants well and blooming them at their best. Color pages in the book including paintings by noted artist Marion Ruff Sheehan. This book covers everything a grower would need to know with chapters covering a wide range of topics such as the various types of phalaenopsis orchids and related genera,...