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Can My Orchid and My Pet Coexist?

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 2/24/15 9:00 AM

orchid_petYour furry friends are like family. You would never want to bring something into your home that could potentially pose a danger to your pet. Likewise, you also probably don’t want to invest in a plant your pet has the potential to harm. Luckily, there are a variety of quick and easy solutions to creating a harmonious home environment for both your pets and your orchid.

Here are our five best tips for helping your orchids and pets coexist in peace.

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Topics: Orchid Care, orchids and pets

Looking for Decor Inspiration This Winter? Orchids Have You Covered

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 2/17/15 9:30 AM

orchidcareEven if you’re still resisting taking down the last of your holiday décor, it’s safe to say the season of twinkling lights and festive wreaths is over. However, before you mourn how empty your home looks without stockings hanging from the mantle, we have a few ideas for combating the drab feel of winter.

You guessed it: strategically decorating with orchids throughout your home can make even the coldest and cloudiest winter months feel closer to spring. Try one of these four decorating ideas and you’ll hear birds chirping outside again before you know it.

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Topics: Orchid Decorating, Orchid Decor, decor

6 Reasons Orchids Make the Perfect Valentine’s Day Surprise

Posted by Just Add Ice 2/13/15 8:30 AM

orchids_perfect_valentineIf you’re having trouble figuring out how to show the one you love how special they are this Valentine’s Day, stop searching — we’ve got you covered. Not only do we have the perfect gift idea, but we also have six reasons ready to convince you why.

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Topics: Orchid Gift, valentines day orchids, valentines day

Your Ultimate 2015 Orchid Gifting Calendar

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 2/3/15 8:30 AM

gift_orchid-1Orchids make the perfect gift for all sorts of occasions. From birthdays to special events to larger holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, their ability to brighten up any space and ease of care make orchids an excellent gift idea.

With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to overlook holidays and special events. Never scramble for a last minute gift again with our free handy orchid gifting calendar.

This calendar provides you with a monthly list of each holiday, ensuring you always have the perfect gift ready. Grab your copy below and read on for a list of holidays and orchid gift ideas.

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Topics: Orchid Gift, Orchid Gifting, orchid gift ideas

9 Ways to Incorporate Mini Orchids Into Your Home Décor

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/20/15 10:00 AM

incorporate_mini_orchids_in_your_home_decorThanks to their smaller size, mini orchids offer a wide range of versatile home decorating options. Check out our top nine décor ideas from Pinterest – and feel free to repin on your own boards!

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Topics: mini orchids, Home Decor, mini phalaenopsis orchid

Your Top 8 Orchid Care Questions Answered Via Video

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/13/15 8:30 AM

your top eight orchid care questions answeredSometimes when you have a question about how to best care for your orchid, reading about the issue isn’t enough. That’s why we created a resource library of video tutorials that can provide a visual answer to some of your most pressing questions. Questions like…

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Topics: Orchid Care, Orchid Care Videos, Orchid Care Guides

Do I Have to Wait Until My Orchid is Done Blooming to Repot?

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/8/15 9:30 AM

do i have to wait until my orchid is done blooming to repotFor novice orchid owners, repotting your plant can be an intimidating task. You want to give your orchid room to grow and remove dead roots, but you don’t want to inadvertently harm your plant’s chances of reblooming.

Beyond the actual act of repotting, one of the most common questions we receive about proper orchid care is when to repot.

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Topics: Orchid Care, Blooming Orchid, Repotting Orchid

3 Creative Ways to Let Orchids Inspire You in the New Year

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 12/31/14 8:30 AM

3 creative ways to let orchids inspire you in new yearRegardless of whether you’re someone who typically embraces New Year’s resolutions, we’re willing to bet you could still use some inspiration to be your best self in 2015. If you’re tired of being bombarded by advertisements claiming to help you be more organized/productive/healthy/etc. in 2015, we have good news: inspiration to achieve all your goals might not be as elusive as you think.

Often, all we need to stick to a goal or resolution is a simple reminder that it’s important to us. Having an item that serves as an inspiration trigger for when you feel yourself losing faith could be the difference that helps you stay on track.

Don’t believe us? Here are three creative ways that orchids can help inspire you for the New Year. 

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Topics: Orchid Care, decorating with orchids

How to Best Care for Your Orchid This Winter

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 12/23/14 8:30 AM

best care for your orchid this winterAs the months get colder and the days get shorter, you might find yourself wondering  how seasonal changes can affect your orchid. While the basic care (like your watering  schedule) will likely stay the same, certain environmental changes can necessitate some  adjustments. 

As long as you’re prepared for how the  winter months may affect your orchid,  you shouldn’t have any trouble  bringing your thriving plant into the  spring. Here are a few changes to  keep in mind: 

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Topics: Orchid Care, winter orchid care

Why You Should Keep Orchids in Your Home This Winter

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 12/16/14 9:00 AM

why you should keep orchids in your home this winterWhen you picture an orchid, you probably think of brightly colored blooms in tropical locations. Though Phalaenopsis orchids do come in many tropical colors, Just Add Ice® Orchids are grown to bloom year round, meaning they can be enjoyed beyond the spring and summer months. 

However, there are many more reasons to keep orchids in your home this winter than the simple fact that they’re still available in stores. Here are five reasons why you should have an orchid in your home this winter. 

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Topics: Orchid Care, winter orchid care

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