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Flowers & Blooms

Preventing Orchid “Bud Blasts”

Plants such as Phalaenopsis (moth orchids) don’t tolerate cold and temperature changes. This is important to keep in mind when deciding to keep your orchids indoors during winter. Remember: it may be warm indoors but your orchid can still suffer…

Flowers & Blooms

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…

Oncidium
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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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Orchid Gardening Lingo

There are many specialized terms all orchid growers need to know. This lingo is not difficult to memorize and it will help you understand information and professional advice better. Orchids are among the most popular houseplants so it’s not surprising…

Plant Care

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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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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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 Water Orchids with Ice Cubes

Phalaenopsis orchids are popular house plants known for their beautiful flowers. They are among the easiest orchids to grow indoors. However, there is a common problem many plant growers face: overwatering. Overwatering is a problem for many plants and orchids…

Moth Orchid
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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…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Make Your Orchids Bloom

Orchid flowers need some time and excellent care to develop properly and reach their full potential. There are, however, some things you can do to speed up their blooming process and produce better flowers. After orchids bloom, we want the…

Flowers & Blooms

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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