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Books

  • Growing Orchids – Book Two The Cattleyas and other Epiphytes

    • By JN Rentoul
    • 218 pages, preloved in good condition.
    • $18.00 + gst
    • The second in a series of seven books by the legendary Australian orchid pioneer Jim Rentoul. The names may be out of date but the information on growing orchids is excellent. Great writing style.
  • Growing Orchids – The Specialist Orchid Grower

    • By JN Rentoul.
    • 208 pages, preloved in good condition.
    • $18.00 + gst
    • The second in a series of seven books by the legendary Australian orchid pioneer Jim Rentoul. The names may be out of date but the information on growing orchids is excellent. Great writing style.
  • Growing Orchids – The Hybrid Story

    • By JN Rentoul.
    • 208 pages, preloved in good condition.
    • $18.00 + gst
    • The second in a series of seven books by the legendary Australian orchid pioneer Jim Rentoul. The names may be out of date but the information on growing orchids is excellent. Great writing style.
  • Cultivation of Australian Native Orchids

    • By Richards, Wootton & Datodi, produced by ANOC Vic group.
    • 96 pages, preloved in good condition.
    • $12.00 + gst
    • The famous little book that is full of cultural information and the source of the highly respected ANOS Vic. recipes for terrestrial orchid mixes.
  • Australian Orchids in Colour

    • By Leo Caddy and ER Rotheram.
    • 112 pages, preloved in good condition.
    • $12.00 + gst
    • Great little book with excellent photos and lots of information.
  • Dendrobium Orchids of Australia

    • by Walter T Upton.
    • 237 pages, preloved. Slightly damaged dust cover but book as new.
    • $45.00 + gst
    • A limited number of colour photos but the best book ever produced on Australian Dendrobium orchids.
  • An Introduction to The Orchids of Asia

    • by Mark L. Isaac - Williams
    • 261 pages, preloved but as new.
    • $18.00 + gst
    • Great photos and cultural information on all the major genera of orchids in Asia.
  • The Tropical Asiatic Slipper Orchids

    • Keith S Bennett
    • 91 pages, Preloved and good condition.
    • $25.00 + gst
    • Covers most Paphiopedilums with detailed information on each species.
  • Novelty Slipper Orchids

    • Kooperwicz & Hasegawa
    • 142 pages, preloved, excellent condition.
    • $ 25.00 + gst
    • Covers lots of primary and interesting hybrid Paphiopedilums.
  • Exotic Orchids of Australia

    • David L Jones
    • 168 pages, New
    • $20.00 + gst
    • Excellent introduction to growing species orchids in Australia.
  • Botanica’s Pocket Orchids

    • Edited by Joanne Holliman
    • 608 pages, New
    • $25.00 + gst
    • Encyclopaedia of species orchids covering over 1200 species. Great reference book for any keen orchid grower.

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  • Cymbidiums, A cultural Guide

    • The Wellington Orchid Society
    • 48 pages, soft cover, New
    • $18.00 +gst
    • An introduction to growing Cymbidium Orchids.
  • Cattleya Alliance, A Cultural Guide

    • The Wellington Orchid Society
    • 206 pages, soft cover, well used cover but inside good.
    • $18.00 + gst
    • An introduction to growing the Cattleya Alliance.
  • The Orchid Thief

    • by Susan Orlean
    • 352 pages, soft cover, good.
    • $12.00 +plus gst
    • A riveting novel about orchid collecting.
  • Encyclopaedia of Cultivated Orchids

    • by Alex Hawkes
    • 602 pages, hard cover, good condition.
    • $ 70.00 + gst
    • The most comprehensive encyclopaedia of orchids that I have seen. Not many photographs and the names are out of date however so many species are included that are not in any other book. The best reference for unusual species.
  • Australian Fern and Fern Allies

    • D L Jones and S C Clemesha
    • 294 pages, hard coverexcellent condition.
    • $ 20.00 + gst
    • Handy reference book covering all genera of Australian ferns
  • The Complete Grower’s Guide to Carnivorous Plants

    • Barry A Rice
    • 224 pages, New
    • $35.00 + gst
    • Excellent reference by a well known author.
  • Carnivorous Plants Care and Cultivation

    • Marcel Lecoufle
    • 144 pages, good condition, soft cover
    • $50.00 + gst
    • Particularly good for cultural information.
  • Carnivorous Plants

    • Adrian Slack
    • 240 pages, hard cover, cover faded but rest very good
    • $50.00 + gst
    • An often cited book by one of the pioneers of carnivorous plant growing. Packed with information.
  • Pitcher Plants of The Americas

    • Stewart McPherson
    • 320 pages, hard cover, new & signed by the author.
    • $50.00 +gst
    • The first in Stewart McPherson’s series of books on Carnivorous Plants.