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Book: AOS Guide to Growing Orchids
Shares the advice of 24 respected orchid horticulturists who explain what is necessary to succeed with orchids. Softback, color pictures.
starting at
$13.00
Book: AOS Guide to Pests and Diseases
Everything you need to know to identify and control whatever may be ailing your orchid, whether insects, bacteria or fungi. Softback, color pictures.
starting at
$13.00
Book: Discovering New World Orchids
Book: Discovering New World Orchids
By Steve Manning. A colorful and fascinating visual and literary history of the personalities, expeditions, and orchid discoveries in the Americas. The hard-cover volume of 669 pages includes quotations from collectors like Bateman, Lindley, and Sanders; beautifully reproduced classical illustrations of many kinds of New World Orchids; and contemporary photos of Masdevallias and other Pleurothallids.
Orchid of the Day: May 10, 2011
starting at
$96.00
Book: From the Hand of God to the Miracles of Orchids
Book: From the Hand of God to the Miracles of Orchids
By AOS past president Milton Carpenter. 2012. Part autobiography, part highlights of Everglades Orchids breeding program, part vignettes of orchid friends and others. This engaging 217-page hardbound book contains over 170 beautiful photographs, most of them color, including over 100 images of orchids. We are so honored that Milton will be the guest author, for the first day and a half, at our Summer Open House July 12-14, 2013 held on the grounds of Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, 1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93111.
One hardcover book, one Christian music CD, one orchid story DVD. Purchase books in person from the author himself at SBOE Summer Open House July 12 (all day) and July 13th (until 12:00pm noon), 2013 or order directly from Milton http://www.evergladesorchids.com/book.html
Orchid of the Day: June 26, 2013
starting at
$39.95
Book: Laelia Purpurata 2009 edition
Book: Laelia Purpurata 2009 edition
We are so honored to offer the revised edition of Lou C. Menezes' long out-of print book, "Laelia purpurata", which will world premiere at our 2009 Orchid Fair (July 10-12) at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California. The revised edition contains 243 colorful pages, about 100 more than the first edition, devoted to this showy Brazilian species. Bilingual in Portuguese and English.
Orchid of the Day: June 27, 2009
starting at
$70.00
Book: Orchids From The Brazilian Amazon
Book: Orchids From The Brazilian Amazon
β€œOrchids From The Brazilian Amazon” by Francisco Miranda, guest author at the 2007 Santa Barbara Orchid Estate International Orchid Fair, July 13 – 15. Francisco is a noted botanist and taxonomic authority on Brazilian Orchids. If you cannot come to the Fair, you can still buy this book and have it personally autographed. Place your order with us and we will forward it to Miranda Orchids in Florida where it will be processed.
Orchid of the Day: July 7, 2007
starting at
$100.00
Book: Slipper Orchids of Borneo , Second Edition
Book: Slipper Orchids of Borneo , Second Edition
By Phillip Cribb. 2014. Building strongly on the first edition, this second edition includes : five additional Phaphiopedillum species and varieties ( inamorii, ooii, rothschildianum var. elliottianum, platyphyllum, and sugiyamamum ), an expanded general discussion of Phaphiopedillum classificarion, a new historical section with biographies of plant collectors and botanists in Borneo, and many new photos and drawings throughout the book. Soft-bound with 160 pages.
We are so honored that Phillip Cribb will be the guest author at our 2014 SBOE Summer Open House, July 11-13.
Unsigned : books can be ordered now. Signed : reserve a book NOW, either for in-person signing here at our Summer Open House, or for shipping after July 13, 2014.
Books can only be shipped to US addresses. For shipping to other countries, order directly from the publisher in Borneo at www.nhpborneo.com
Orchid of the Day: May 4, 2014
starting at
$33.00
Book: The Genus Calanthe
Book: The Genus Calanthe
By Dudley Clayton and Phillip Cribb. 2013. A definitive compilation of the 207 species of this lovely pan-tropical "genus". Includes surprising DNA results in the phylogeny chapter by Professor Tomohisa Yukawa. This 411 page, hardbound book contains 92 drawings, 11 color paintings, 273 color photographs, a key, and biographical notes.
We are so honored that Phillip Cribb will be the guest author at our 2014 SBOE Summer Open House, July 11-13.
Unsigned : books can be ordered now. Signed : reserve a book NOW, either for in-person signing here at our Summer Open House, or for shipping after July 13, 2014.
Books can only be shipped to US addresses. For shipping to other countries, order directly from the publisher in Borneo at www.nhpborneo.com
Orchid of the Day: May 12, 2014
starting at
$82.00
Book: The Genus Cymbidium
Book: The Genus Cymbidium
By David Du Puy and Phillip Cribb. 2007. Indispensable volume for Cymbidium enthusiasts and breeders alike. This revised edition includes many more habitat photographs, updated taxonomy (including the results from recent DNA studies), distribution maps, and at least eight new species! Hardcover with 369 pages.
We are so honred that Phillip Cribb will be the guest author at the 2014 SBOE Sumer Open House, July 11-13.
Unsigned: books can be shipped now. Signed: reserve a book NOW for your in-person signing with the author at our Summer Open House, or for shipping after July 13, 2014
Orchid of the Day: May 29, 2014
starting at
$109.00
Book: The Last Orchid Hunter
Book: The Last Orchid Hunter
By Lance Birk. It may be cold outside, but it is hot and humid and full of adventure within these just published pages. Mr. Birk’s collecting trips have covered many of the important orchid habitats in southeast Asia and the Americas and involved many legendary orchid personalities. Actual and armchair explorers will revel in Birk’s interactions with the local culture, terrain, food, and wildlife. First edition, soft-cover book of 260 pages with maps. Printed in a limited run of 200. Order from Lance’s website lancebirk.com or contact SBOE and we will relay your order to Lance. Lance Birk was the guest author at the 2005 SBOE International Orchid Fair with the 2nd Edition of his Paphiopedilum Grower’s Manual.
Orchid of the Day: January 15, 2010
starting at
$28.00
Book: The Pictorial Encyclopedia Of Oncidium Second Edition
Book: The Pictorial Encyclopedia Of Oncidium Second Edition
Illustrated by Harry Zelenko and others. Edited by Mark Chase, who will be signing books and chatting with visitors on the first two days (July 13 and 14th) of our 2012 Orchid Fair. This second edition beautifully illustrates individual flowers of 850 species and unidentified types from the colorful and graceful Oncidium Alliance. Each of the 65 taxonomic sections are described by an essay and illustrated with a painting of the whole plant . Hardbound, 147 pp., published 2003. With each book, we will include a reprint of Neubig and others (including Mark Chase), 2102, which is new taxonomic classification of the Oncidium Alliance based on DNA. 30 pp.
Orchid of the Day: May 25, 2012
starting at
$50.00
Book: The Stanhopea Book
Book: The Stanhopea Book
By Rudolf Jenny. 2010. This first edition documents 65 species of Stanhopea and 2 of Embreea plus hybrids of these fantastic orchids from South and Central America. The hard-cover volume includes extensive taxonomic references and is 496 pages in length. There are 865 photographs and botanical illustrations, most of which are in color. This is an extremely short print run- just like the ephemeral Stanhopea flower!
Orchid of the Day: April 29, 2010
starting at
$245.00
Book: Wild Orchids of California
Book: Wild Orchids of California
By Ronald Coleman. A beautiful and informative book! A great field guide for all adventurous California orchid lovers! Softcover, color photos. Hardcover, color photos.
starting at
$25.00

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