Orchid Health Problems

orchid health

If you have been following my guidelines so far, hopefully you have not encountered any orchid health problems. Learning about pests and diseases can be another complicated issue, but as always I recommend keeping things as simple as possible. You do not need to become an expert in plant health to grow orchids successfully. Do […]

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Watering Your Orchids.

water orchids

And another thing! How do you water orchids correctly? Well with a watering can of course! Watering orchids can be straightforward if you learn to avoid some common mistakes many people make. As with most aspects of orchid care there is no single answer, except perhaps .. not too much, but that isn’t very helpful. […]

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Orchid Fertilizer

orchid fertilizer

When it comes to growing orchids another major topic is using Orchid Fertilizer. As usual the experts like to make this more complicated than it really is. I prefer to keep things as simple as possible. It’s alright for professional growers to mess about mixing their own special formulations of macro and micro nutrients and […]

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Orchid Types – Getting Started

Cymbidium Orchids

Orchidaceae, or the Orchid family to you and I, is the second largest family of flowering plants. When you read a little about the huge number of different orchid types it can be quite daunting to try to find information relevant to your plants. When you search online for orchid types you will often be […]

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How To Care For Orchids – Made Easy.

caring for orchids

It has been believed for some time that caring for orchids was very difficult or reserved only for dedicated enthusiasts. However if you follow a few simple guidelines you can learn how to care for orchids … the easy way. It’s not some big secret, all you need is some good old common sense. Your […]

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