Category: Culture

Lips Sweeter than Wine

Author is Ken Slump, posted over 1 year ago Orchid Flowers with a Painterly Touch Garner Praise FOR MANY, PURE WHITE FLOWERS of most any type represent floral perfection. There seems to be something unique and captivating about a white ... Read More

Lazy Days

Author is Ken Slump, posted over 1 year ago Tips for the Time-Challenged Orchid Grower HOBBY ORCHID GROWERS OFTEN have a tendency to amass rather large and diverse collections of plants over time, and it is not uncommon for the care and... Read More

Inside Out

Author is Ken Slump, posted over 1 year ago It’s Time to Move Orchids Outdoors for Summer WHILE MOST OF US PROBABLY consider some types of orchids to be suitable houseplants and the majority to be greenhouse subjects, all of their ances... Read More

In the Mix

Author is Ken Slump, posted over 1 year ago Potting Media for Orchids are as Diverse as the Growers AS THE ROOTS THRIVE, SO THRIVES the plant. When repotting time rolls around, it is important to consider the moisture holding capacity a... Read More

Flower Boosters

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted almost 2 years ago Flower Boosters  Florida 2018 by Roy Tokunaga   Email:  [email protected]   Definition:  Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers.   It can be cultu... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted over 2 years ago We take water for granted.  It falls out of the sky.  It flows from the faucet.  Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids.   We use it without thought or concern. If you study orch... Read More

Rains, Humidity and Orchids

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted over 3 years ago We know for the fact that orchids love moisture and thrive when humidity is high. The ideal conditions for best orchid growth are partial or indirect sunlight with just one or two hours of direct s... Read More

Harmful Effects of Common Orchid Pesticides

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted over 3 years ago We have been using pesticides and various other chemicals frequently to get rid of pests and diseases in plants, without realising the harmful effects of these chemicals. Now, studies and reports a... Read More

Using Water Beads For Growing Orchids

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Water beads seem like tiny magical grains that swell up with water, like the bean-stalk seeds from the fairy tales. These tiny beads are capable of storing amazing amounts of water and can be used ... Read More

Your Flu and Orchid Care

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Everyone gets sick once in a while, but what happens to your orchids when you are unable to get up to care for them? With every change in the season comes a host of fevers to put you to bed. So it ... Read More


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