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Happy orchid : help it flower, watch it flourish / Sara Rittershausen ; [illustrations, Peter Bull, photographer, Peter Anderson].

Rittershausen, Sara, author. (Author). Bull, Peter, illustrator. (Added Author). Anderson, Peter, photographer. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library 635.9347 RIT (Text) 33500013052634 New Available -
Mahnomen Public Library 635.9347 RIT (Text) 33500013052642 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465477019
  • ISBN: 1465477012
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Find your plant -- The Basics. The world of orchids ; Choosing and buying plants ; Potting and planting ; Position and humidity ; Orchid care ; Repotting ; Propagating ; Pests and problems -- Orchid profiles. Top five ; Easy-care ; Weird and wonderful ; Beautifully simple display ideas ; Multi-plant display ideas ; Hanging display ideas.
Summary, etc.: "Make the flowers on your exquisite new orchid last, and help it rebloom after dormancy. Featuring care profiles for more than 125 varieties, Happy Orchid makes it easy to care for your plant with advice on where to position it, how to keep it flowering, when to water and fertilize it, and how often to repot it. With step-by-step instructions and tips for creating attractive displays, you will soon be an expert grower, inspired to fill your home with these exotic and beautiful flowers."--Back cover.
Author Notes

Sara Rittershausen runs the top orchid nursery in the UK, Burnham Nurseries in Devon, which was started by her grandfather. Sara has played a role in several orchid books, is a Royal Horticultural Society Orchid judge on the orchid committee, is president of the Devon Orchid Society, and has been involved in many of Burnham Nurseries' Gold-Medal exhibits, including at the Chelsea Flower Show and other RHS shows through the years. At the London Orchid Show in 2018, Burnham Nurseries won a gold medal for its display--the seventh year in a row.

Subject: Orchid culture.

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