a introduction to photographic principles as a guide to better flower photographs
using a camera - how to use a camera light meter to measrue foot candles
Photo tricks - can you trust
the camera Award photography now suggests using digital cameras. Can you trust them?
Books A series on the popular
orchid books suitable for all orchid growers.
of common orchids - a table of basic cultural information This lists the main cultivated orchid genera,
together with the essential cultural elements. Written for New Zealand conditions, it is based on the main elements
of the genus habitats, and therefore is of general application. All the common genera covered, dendrobium, cattleya,
laelia, paphiopedum, oncidium epidendrum, lycaste, pleione, vanda, to name only a few.
Orchid repotting An
introduction to the art of repotting an orchid which beginners should find of assistance. Illustrated with cymbidiums,
but applies to all sympodial orchids.
Fertilisers Part of CULTURE
BASICS series. this page discusses the principles of fertiliser use. The page is relevant to all
horticultural interests, but is directed at orchid
Growth and Development
Part of CULTURE BASICS series, discussing the factors essential
for plant growth
A discussion of the factors necessary for flower initiation
Crispa Oncidiums flowering
times Material summarised from an excellent Orchid Digest article published in 1976
An introduction to the culture of phalaenopsis orchids A list of websites that I have found useful, covering a wide range of subjects and material
pollination - with its distinctive mobile lip
and awards - what information to include on plant labels
Websites An extensive list
of internet websites that I have found interesting and offering a wide range of assistance.
Orchid Societies and contacts Do
you want to find your local orchid society This page of links may assist you make