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Oncidium Orchids Care: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Oncidium orchids, also known as the “Dancing Ladies” are very popular plants known for centuries. Oncidium orchids are among the most diverse orchids in the world. One of the most famous cultivars is Oncidium kramerianum, originally from Colombia and Ecuador….

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Pollinating Phalaenopsis Orchids

Phalaenopsis moth orchid is beautiful and popular houseplant. To take a good care of it, you need to know how to pollinate it properly. If you have a healthy phalaenopsis orchid that blooms year after year, you might want to…

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Pruning Phalaenopsis Orchids

Phalaenopsis orchids are among the most popular types of orchids. To have your orchid thrive and bloom for a long time, there are several things you need to consider. For example, when choosing a blooming orchid, it’s best to pick…

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Making Bark Potting Mix for Orchids

In order to grow your Phalaenopsis orchid properly, you need to provide it with a good medium. Many orchid nurseries choose what is sometimes called “solite” This is LECA- Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate. It looks like a volcanic rock and…

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How to Sanitize Orchid Pruning Tools

If you want to trigger reblooming on your Phalaenopsis orchid, it’s important to prune it carefully. This pruning will cut away certain parts of the plant and make it bloom. Cutting is also necessary in some other cases, such as…

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How to Care for Air Plants

Air plants are ideal for people who don’t have much experience with gardening or caring for house plants. They are very easy to grow and they don’t require much care so they are perfect for beginners. Air plants (Tillandsia spp.)…

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How to Care for a Moth Orchid

Moth orchids are known as difficult plants to grow indoors. The truth is that they are not so complicated but they do require some dedication. They can be easy to grow as long as you follow some guidelines on how…

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How to Prevent Orchid Mistakes

Sometimes, gardeners – especially less experienced ones – are so critical of their mistakes they think even the smallest one can kill their plant. Many people actually do believe that any sign of neglect or improper care is fatal for…

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How to Cut Dead Flowers from an Orchid

It’s always a great experience to see your Phalaenopsis orchid produce gorgeous blossoms. We all want our orchids to grow beautifully. A Phalaenopsis orchid produce long-lasting flowers and they can last for months. However, they will eventually fade. Dead flowers…

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Purchasing and Growing Moth Orchids

The Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) is one of the most common orchid crops on the market. It’s very popular during winter months and it often hits the stores for Mother’s Day. Orchids are praised for the beauty of their flowers and…

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