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5 Ways to Liven Up Your Living Room with Color

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 9/22/15 9:00 AM

liven-up-your-living-room-with-colorYour living room is probably your go-to room when company arrives. It’s the room you rely on to be stylish and inviting when an unexpected guest drops by, so redecorating it takes careful consideration and some creativity.  

When sprucing up this area, repainting the walls, putting in new carpet or buying new furniture all require selecting a color scheme. Here are five ways you can enhance your living room’s renovations with a colorful palette:


Topics: Orchid Decorating, Orchid Decor, living room decorating

Your Ultimate Playlist for Growing Orchids

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 9/15/15 9:00 AM


The positive effect of music has been studied on everything from babies in the womb to the study habits of teenagers. In fact, some even believe that music can have a positive effect on the growth of plants, thanks to the experiments conducted by Dorothy Retallack in 1973. 


Topics: Orchid Health, keeping your orchid healthy, Orchid Playlist

How to Plan an Unforgettable Bridal Shower

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 9/9/15 9:00 AM

How-to-Plan-an-Unforgettable-Bridal-ShowerThere’s nothing quite like a bride’s wedding day, but often it’s the special events leading up to the big day that help pave the way for all the excitement. Whether you’re throwing a bridal shower for a friend, sister, daughter, niece or granddaughter, you want the event to truly leave the guest of honor feeling showered with love. Luckily, we have a few ideas. 


Topics: Wedding Orchids, decorating with orchids, Bridal Shower

The Ultimate Guide to Decorating with Mini Orchids

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 9/3/15 10:00 AM

decorating_mini_orchidsThanks to their vibrant colors, beauty and ease of care, orchids are often the flower of choice for decorators. These versatile blooms have many decorating uses and can be used to brighten up parties, homes, businesses and more.

Mini orchids — the smaller version of the Phal — are also an attractive choice for decorating. And they’re just as easy (maybe even easier) to care for than their full-sized counterparts.

Here are a few ideas for using mini orchids for decor inside and outside the home.


Topics: Mini Orchid, decorating with mini orchids

Using Mini Orchids for a Class Project

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 8/25/15 9:00 AM

mini_orchids_class_projectWith summer coming to an end and a new school year just around the corner, teachers everywhere are working on lesson plans and trying to come up with new and interesting ways to keep their students engaged. But what if your next class project was only a few clicks away on the computer screen?

By ordering mini orchids in bulk, your classroom can quickly be transformed into a tropical oasis with limitless learning potential. Here are a few ideas on how to incorporate orchids into your next lesson plan


Topics: Mini Orchid, Orchid Care

3 Ways to Use Mini Orchids for Your Next Sorority Event

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 8/18/15 9:00 AM

mini_orchids_sorority_eventIf you’re a sorority member, you probably already know how important it is to be creative. With so many events, special occasions and reasons to celebrate your sisters, it’s easy to get bogged down in the same old decorations and activities. Luckily, mini orchids offer the perfect solution to add a unique touch to your upcoming semester of Greek life

Here are three ways to use mini orchids to add spark to your sorority events this year.


Topics: mini orchids, Orchid Decor, events

Orchid Root Health: 3 Tips You Need to Know

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 8/11/15 9:00 AM

orchid_root_health-3Your orchid’s roots are vital to its health, providing nutrients and other necessities as the plant goes through its lifecycle. A Phalaenopsis orchid’s roots are hard to miss and provide keys to the plant’s health. 

Orchid roots go in search of food, light and moisture, so instead of staying beneath the soil like most other roots, orchid roots twist and turn in all directions. Sometimes they stick out from the pot, which can help them absorb moisture, but most roots stay hidden within the orchid’s drainage pot. To check the plant’s health, it can be helpful to pick it up from its decorative pot and take a look at its roots, which will be visible under the potting media.

Here’s a look at what your orchid’s roots may be telling you:


Topics: Orchid Health, Repotting Orchid, orchid root health

Everything You Need to Know About Orchid Care

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 8/4/15 11:30 AM

orchid_care_1When it comes to orchid care, it doesn’t get any easier than three ice cubes a week. But unlike other flowers, orchids go through several changes during their lifecycle. Here’s what you need to know to keep your orchid thriving through every phase of its life.


Topics: Orchid Care, orchid care tips

How to Incorporate Mini Orchids into Birthday Parties

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 7/28/15 9:00 AM

incorporate_mini_orchids_birthday_partiesIn the age of Pinterest, planning your child’s birthday party can almost feel like a competitive event. Sure, you want to be creative and want your guests to have a good time, but you don’t want to spend unnecessary time and money creating a perfectly photographable party experience. 

If you’re looking for a unique way to wow your party guests and give your child a day to remember, try one of these four ideas for incorporating mini orchids in to your next birthday party.  


Topics: mini orchids, mini phalaenopsis orchids, events

Come See Just Add Ice’s New Flower Shop in a Box'

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 7/24/15 9:00 AM

flower_shop_in_a_boxJust Add Ice® Orchids and our new Flower Shop in a Box™ recently exhibited at the Dallas Total Home and Gift Market. The Dallas Total Home and Gift Market is the premier destination for trending products with more than 20,000 gift and home décor lines at the marketplace. Our product, the Flower Shop in a Box™, is a 20-pack of mini orchids in a retail display developed specifically for direct shipment to chain and independent retailers.


Topics: Just Add Ice, flower in a box

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