The Orchid Whisperer: Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids (Paperback)

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Everything you need to know to keep healthy orchids that will flower again and again!

"The Orchid Whisperer is an eminently intelligent and attractive book for beginning orchid growers…. Plenty of easy-to-understand advice to get novice growers on the road to success."—American Orchid Society Magazine

Orchids can bloom year after year. In this essential guide, the "Orchid Whisperer" Bruce Rogers shares his expert tips from more than three decades of breeding and growing orchids.

The book demystifies the growing process and features more than 100 lush color photographs of breathtaking plants. Best of all, it reveals professional secrets not found anywhere else for blooming, repotting, spotting hazards and pests, grooming, decorating, and much more.

ORCHID BOOK FOR EVERYONE: Perfect for beginners interested in learning how to care for orchids as well as experts looking for new tricks.

EXPERT SECRETS ANYONE CAN USE: Bruce Rogers brings decades of experience into this wonderfully accessible reference guide to successfully growing orchids. He shares information in a conversational tone that one reviewer likened to getting great advice from a friend with a generous dose of humor.

BOOK OF ORCHIDS: Thorough guidance is accompanied by beautiful photographs of a range of orchids, making this a lovely keepsake book. Sections include an overview of specific orchid types and their care, explanations of hybrid orchids and their lineages, fertilization and lighting guidelines, tips for decorating with orchids, and much more.

Perfect for:
  • Orchid enthusiasts of any skill level
  • Fans of orchid photography
  • Informative resource for indoor growing and flower gardening
  • Gifting along with an orchid plant, container, or potting tools

About the Author

Bruce Rogers has more than 30 years of experience as an orchid grower and consultant. A member of the Advisory Council at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers, he lives in San Francisco.

Greg Allikas is an internationally acclaimed photographer.

Praise For…

"Unlike some other 'beginner' advice books, Rogers’ language is engaging and humorous, and strikes the right balance between being easy to read and needing a science degree to understand."
-American Orchid Society

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452101286
ISBN-10: 1452101280
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: April 25th, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English