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Growing Orchids from Seed by Philip Seaton, Margaret Ramsay


Growing Orchids from Seed by Philip Seaton, Margaret Ramsay

Eighty-eight lavishly illustrated pages of coloured drawings and photographs explain everything from selecting the right kit, through to planting your own seed-raised plants in the greenhouse, teaching you step-by-step how to grow orchids confidently, successfully and professionally. Written for the amateur and the professional without access to sophisticated laboratory equipment and chemicals, Growing Orchids from Seed contains all you need to know to become an expert.

About the Author

Philip Seaton is Secretary of the Orchid Specialist Group (OSG) and an honorary Research Assistant at Kew. Att Kidderminster College, Philip lectures on seed growing techniques both in the UK and Latin America, and has co-authored landmark scientific papers on the subject. Margaret Ramsay works in the Micropropagation Laboratory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Margaret is a member of IUCN (The World Conservation Union) Species Survival Commission's Orchid Specialist Group (OSG) and runs the Sainsbury Orchid Project which, in collaboration with English Nature and the Country Wildlife Trusts, is reintroducing endangered British orchids back into the wild.

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Publication date

15th January 2005


Philip Seaton, Margaret Ramsay

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Royal Botanic Gardens


88 pages


Gardening: plants



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