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Easy Orchids

Mimi Luebbermann
Chronicle Books
Distributed by Southern Publishers Group

Easy OrchidsA RATHER pricey guide to growing orchids indoors and out, this compact book seems better suited to the coffee table than the garden shed. Nonetheless, it is written in a down-to-earth style that should appease would-be orchid growers put off by weightier tomes.

Easy Orchids is divided in chapters focusing on orchids to grow on windowsills, other species for outdoors, and exotic options for those who are hard-to-satisfy.

There's plenty of practical orchid know-how too, with troubleshooting tips and a liberal dose of useful growing pointers scattered throughout the book.

Weekend Gardener, Issue 106, September 19-October 2, 2002, Page 30

Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH

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