The Orchid Whisperer (Paperback)

Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids

By Bruce Rogers, Greg Allikas (Photographs by)

Chronicle Books, 9781452101286, 144pp.

Publication Date: May 9, 2012

List Price: 19.95*
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Orchids can bloom year after year. In this essential guide, Bruce Rogers, "The Orchid Whisperer", 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. Perfect for beginners as well as orchid experts looking for new tricks, The Orchid Whisperer provides everything readers need to know to keep healthy orchids that will flower again and again!

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 The Orchid Whisperer: Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids

"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