Articles for category: Orchid Care


miniature orchids

Miniature Orchids: What you need to know

Miniature Orchids: The Basics Aspect Description Size Smaller than standard orchids, typically a few inches to around 12 inches (30 cm) tall. Growth Habit Compact growth, smaller leaves, stems, and blooms. Blooms Display vibrant and colorful flowers despite their small size. Ideal for Indoor cultivation, small spaces like apartments, offices, or windowsills. Care Complexity Varied ...


humidity for orchid

Humidity For Orchid: How much does it need?

How to Care for Orchids: Humidity For Orchid 101 Humidity: How Much Does Your Orchid Need? In addition to water and light, when it comes to care for your orchids – humidity is the most important element to keeping your orchid in bloom – and getting it to bloom repeatedly, year after year. Orchids tend to prefer more ...


orchid tools

Orchid tools and supplies you will need

Growing Orchids: Essential Tools and Supplies There are a few basic items you will want to have in order to best care for and grow your orchid. These are items that you may even have laying around your house already or you can purchase quite cheap. Here’s a summarized table outlining various orchid tools and ...


Fertilizing Orchids

Fertilizing Orchids: How and When?

Fertilizing Orchids: Fertilizer Basics It is important, when you grow orchids, to fertilize them correctly. A well fertilized orchid will not only keep their leaves longer, but will produce more flowers. Knowing how and when to fertilize is something you will need to learn. You need to be careful because if you use too much ...


 light requirements for orchids

Light Requirements For Orchids Unveiled!

Are you a proud orchid owner or considering adding these stunning flowers to your collection? Orchids are known for their beauty and elegance, but they also require specific care to thrive. One crucial aspect of orchid care is providing the right amount of light. In this article, we will explore the light requirements for orchids ...


orchid greenhouse

Orchid Greenhouse: Some inspirations to get you started

Orchid Greenhouse: The Basics Growing orchids in a greenhouse is an exciting challenge and can be a very rewarding experience. With a little planning you can build your dream greenhouse where you can show off your beautiful orchid collection to your family and friends. In terms of orchid greenhouses…what are my options? When you begin ...


learning orchid

Growing Orchids Under Lights For Beginners

Many kinds of orchids can successfully be grown with artificial light. Artificial lighting might even work better for you than a windowsill because it allows you to have total control over the amount and light intensity that your orchids receive every day. Rooms that you might have never thought could be utilized to grow plants ...


orchid blooming

Orchid Blooming: Tips and Tricks

Keeping Your Orchid Blooming For As Long As Possible… When growing orchids, you want to make sure that the flowers last as long as possible. How long your orchid flowers last, greatly depends on the variety of orchid as well as the care that the blooms receive. Phalaenopsis orchids, one of the most popular types, normally ...


ventilation for orchid

Ventilation for Orchid: What should you know?

Why Ventilation is So Important? Another important aspect in how to care for an orchid that I cover in detail on our website, is providing adequate ventilation. Air movement for your orchid is important for many reasons. Air flow can help eliminate problems such as drying up any water that is standing on the leaves ...


orchid blooms

How To Enjoy Year-Round Orchid Blooms?

Enjoy Orchid Blooms All Year! There is no better feeling than when your orchid finally begins to bloom! Once the blooms begin to fall off, it is a waiting game until the next blooms appear again. Why not get a variety of orchids that bloom at different times of the year so that you will ...