Orchids for Dummies : Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But aren't they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step how to select the right orchids, keep them healthy, encourage blooms, and even propagate your own plants. Discover how to: Select orchids that will thrive in your home. Water, fertilize, repot, and propagate orchids. Decipher complicated orchid names. Get familiar with favorite orchid varieties. Create spectacular orchid displays.