Is It OK to Mist Orchids
Orchids require little care to thrive, but one thing is essential for your orchids to bloom - humidity. Orchids love and appreciate a warm and humid environment, and this can be rare in winter when the heater is always on. You would have to come up with ways to increase humidity so that your orchids do not lose all...
Phalaenopsis Orchid
The Phalaenopsis Orchid, also known as the Moth Orchid, is one of the most popular indoor houseplants, and there are many reasons why it so coveted. Firstly, the plant has an incredibly striking and alluring appearance, which makes it a top pick for people to show off in their homes. Additionally, the Phalaenopsis Orchid also tends to thrive in...
Can you use Miracle Grow on Orchids
Many people are a fan of using Miracle-Gro for their plants, and they have every reason to be. However, it is not a one-stop fertilizer for every plant, and you need to be sure that Miracle-Gro is suitable for your plants before you make use of it. Before I dive into answering the question, just in case you are...
Orchid Stem Turning Red, Yellow or Brown
What do Venezuela, Singapore, Seychelles, Indonesia, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cayman Islands, Brazil and Belize have in common? Go ahead and think about it for a minute. You can't think up the answer? Let me help you out. These countries all have various species of orchids as their national flowers. This is not unsurprising as orchids are deserving...
How Much Light Do Phalaenopsis Orchids Need
How much light do Phalaenopsis orchids need? How many hours of light does an orchid need? How do you know if your orchid is getting too much light? How do you grow and take care of a Phalaenopsis orchid indoors? If you are scratching your head finding answers to these questions, this article is for you. Here, we are going to...
Are Tea Bags Good for Orchids
Have you ever wondered if plants would enjoy all that we do as human beings? They just might love what we love and who doesn't love a cup of nice tea. It is always refreshing to start your day with a cup of hot tea. It gives you a good feeling, and your plants might appreciate the dregs from...
Are Orchids Low Maintenance
If you want to own beautiful indoor plants, but have little time to spend caring for and nurturing them to health, low maintenance plants are definitely for you. They reward minimal care with beautiful and lush leaves that beautify your homes and purifies the air you breathe. If you have a busy lifestyle, you may have no other choice...
Can Orchid Air Roots Be Trimmed
We love plants, especially indoor ones and our site being a resource for everything indoor plants, we keep on getting questions. Here are a few questions we received lately that prompted us to compile a comprehensive article about orchid air roots, how to care for them and whether to trim or not. How do you trim orchid roots? Can...
Growing Orchids from Seed
Thinking of starting a new venture on the horticultural plane? Trying to prove your mettle as a gardener? Looking to earn bragging rights over your pompous next-door neighbor who is always showing off her new fancy plants? Growing an orchid from seed just might be the challenge for you and this article will provide you with multiple tips for...
How Long Do Orchids Live
Orchids are one of the world's largest group of flowering plants. Some might say they are the largest group of flowering plants known to man and with species numbering over 30000, this position is not baseless. In addition to its over 30000 species, many orchid hybrids and clones have been and are still being developed. With such large numbers,...