Category Archives: Orchid Care and Culture

Rare Orchids – An Overview

Rare Orchids – An Overview Author: Mel Beauchamp Orchids are one of the most ancient plants still in existence. Their life began in primordial times, with the species being highly adaptable so that the orchid could grow and change as … Continue reading

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Lighting Tips For Orchid Care

There are many would-be orchid growers around who would love to start growing orchids but are put off by their reputation as difficult to care for. Orchids are quite resilient plants but there are a few techniques on orchid care … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Orchid Fertilizer

Orchid fertilizer is essential for keeping your plant thriving. It delivers a blend of nutrients that the plant converts into energy for development  and growth. If you’re unfamiliar with the basics of using fertilizer, this article will tell you everything … Continue reading

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Three Types of Orchid Pots

There are three common types of orchid pots. They include plastic, terracotta, and basket. The best type of pot for you depends on the potting mix, type of orchid, and location that you’re growing the plant. You may also want … Continue reading

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Five Common Orchid Pests

Insects and their relatives cause most of the problems for orchid growers. Some of them can even transmit diseases from one plant to another. This article will discuss five of the most common orchid pests. Aphids Aphids are sucking insects … Continue reading

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Three Common Orchid Diseases

By D Swain There are many common orchid diseases that can cause serious harm to your beautiful plant. You should check your orchids once a week so that you will notice any problems early. Let’s take a look at some … Continue reading

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Growing Orchids Isn’t As Hard As You Think – A Primer For Beginners

By Carolyn McFann Many people want to grow orchids but don’t try, due to fear that they are too difficult to take care of. The truth is, many orchids aren’t hard at all to grow. It only takes patience and … Continue reading

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How To Care For Orchids

The orchid plant has been around for a very long time. In fact it was one of the very first plants to evolve. Therefore it is not surprising that there are so many species around. And therein lies the problem … Continue reading

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What Is The Significance of Orchid Bark?

By Jason Hobbs Orchids are considered to be the best effervescent flowers that are seen in broad variety of shapes and colors. In order to successfully grow the orchids, an orchid grower needs to fulfill few criteria for the maximum … Continue reading

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The Significance of Orchid Potting Mix

The growing materials required for the orchids are very diverse from the other plants such as vegetables or trees. Rather than organic composts or soils, orchid plants require a suitable blend of aerating materials as well as water retaining materials. … Continue reading

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