From the Back Cover
If you think you can't grow orchids, that's simply not true! Everyone can, and this guide makes it easy. Take your pick from 16 different types--all of them commercially available and easy to raise at home. With information on light, temperature, and water requirements, as well as facts about bloom habits and fragrance, your plants are sure to be exquisite! Bonus: frequently asked questions and easy-to-follow answers.
About the Author
Ellen Zachos is a Harvard graduate, a horticulturist certified at the New York Botanical Garden, a garden writer, and photographer. She owns Acme Plant Stuff which designs, installs, and maintains commercial and residential interior and exterior gardens in New York City. She lectures at the New York Botanical Garden, the Horticultural Society of New York, and at garden events across America.