Growing Orchids at Home

The only book you need for growing orchids at home.

An authoritative and detailed guide to caring for orchids in the home – the result of experience, continuous experimentation and extensive research by expert authors. All common types of orchids are covered.

This book provides all the necessary information in a way which is easy to understand, with over 100 unique, purpose-taken pictures. It includes a section with answers to the most common orchid care questions, and a photographic guide to signs, diagnosis and treatment for bringing ailing orchids back to health.

Written by Manos Kanellos and Peter White, 78 pages, over 200 colour photographs, 246 x 189 mm (9 ¾ x 7 ½), paperback, ISBN 978 1 84246 718 3

Manos Kanellos, PhD studied plant physiology at Reading University and has worked with orchids for a number of years in Greece, the Netherlands and the UK. He has grown orchids at his home for over 20 years and gives talks to garden centres all over Britain on growing tropical orchids. Peter White is an acknowledged authority on Phalaenopsis, with over 40 years of experience in orchid growing. He is a qualified judge of the RHS Orchid Committee and was President of the Orchid Society of Great Britain from 2013 to 2019. He is also the founder of, a popular website for everything you need to grow orchids.

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