Introduction 6 The Orchid Family 10 Basic Care 18 Potting Orchids 30 Propagation 42 Pests and Diseases 56 Popular Plants 66 Index 122 Acknowledgments 128
Brian and Sara Rittershausen are a father and daughter team well known throughout the orchid world. Brian has been writing and lecturing for many years and is an active member of the Royal Horticultural Society's Orchid Committee. Sara is involved with the running of Burnham Nurseries in Devon and writes for the National Orchid Journal, and many other publications. Sara also travels to shows and special events in the UK, including the Chelsea Flower Show.