The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids
This practical guide brings the wonderful world of orchids to life.
Author: Philip Seaton. 144pp. 100 colour illustrations. 210 x 160 mm. Hardback. ISBN 9780711242807, Frances Lincoln in association with RBG Kew, 2020
A combination of botanical beauty and expert 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.
Illustrated throughout with beautiful artwork from Kew's archives.
Philip Seaton is an expert orchid grower, conservationist and lecturer and author of three books on the subject with Kew. He is Secretary of the Orchid Specialist Group (OSG) and an honorary Research Associate at Kew. At Kidderminster College, Philip lectures on seed growing techniques both at Kidderminster College in the UK and in Latin America, and has co-authored landmark scientific papers on the subject.