The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids

The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids

The Art and Science to Grow Your Own Orchids

Philip Seaton


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A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids and 12 inspirational projects. From growing from seed to harvesting vanilla pods, the projects will bring the wonderful world of orchids to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of these exotic flora.


Philip Seaton:

Philip Seaton is an expert orchid grower, conservationist and lecturer and author of three books on the subject with Kew publishing. He is Secretary of the Orchid Specialist Group (OSG) and an honorary Research Assistant at Kew. At 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.

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