BEGINNERS: Program for Success

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Four "musts" are: 1. Join a society. 2.Subscribe to a leading orchid magazine. 3.Purchase as many books as possible. 4. Visit as many nurseries as possible. OR86-161
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