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Got Questions on Orchid Winter Care? We’ve Got Answers!

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 2/14/17 9:00 AM

questions-winter-orchid-care.jpgWe’ve heard from a lot of you after posting our latest blog about orchid winter care, so it seemed like a follow-up blog post might be in order. As always, we welcome your questions, and we thought others might be able to benefit from them as well.

Here are the answers to some of your most common questions about orchid winter care.

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Topics: Orchid Care, winter orchid care

5 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 2/7/17 8:30 AM

valentines-day.jpgValentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you don’t want to be caught empty-handed.

If you’re still stumped about what to get your special someone, we’ve got you covered.

You can’t go wrong with these five last-minute Valentine's Day gift ideas!

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Topics: Gift Giving

3 Heartfelt Gifts for Your Friends on Singles Awareness Day

Posted by Just Add Ice 2/3/17 7:00 AM

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While Valentine’s Day may get all the attention in February, this month is also a great time to celebrate your friends. You can throw a Galentine’s Day party on Feb. 13, for instance, like Leslie Knope did on Parks and Recreation. Or you could celebrate Singles Awareness Day on Feb. 15, another perfect excuse to get together with your friends. 

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Topics: Anthurium

Check Out These Awe-Inspiring Anthurium Displays

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/31/17 8:30 AM

1_Anth.pngWith their uniquely shaped shiny leaves and numerous color varieties, it’s easy to create an eye-catching anthurium display. Check out these eight awesome anthurium displays that are sure to wow even the biggest anthurium enthusiast.

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Topics: Anthurium

QUIZ: What’s The Perfect Valentine’s Day Flower for Your Special Someone?

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/24/17 8:30 AM

Valentines_Day_Flower.jpgIt’s almost Valentine’s Day, and you’re still not sure what to get your significant other. Or maybe you just want to brighten your best friend’s day or show your mom how much you love her.

Flowers are the perfect go-to gift for anyone, whether they are a long-time love or a casual acquaintance you’re hoping to get to know better. But the possibilities are endless, which can be overwhelming. If you’re not sure what to get, let this quiz be your guide.

Answer these seven questions to discover the perfect plant for your perfect match.

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Topics: valentine's day

8 Beautiful Pictures of Bromeliads to Inspire You

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/17/17 8:30 AM

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Bromeliads
are some of the most widespread tropical plants. With more than 2,700 varieties, there’s no shortage of beautiful bromeliad pictures out there. We rounded up a few of our favorites to showcase this unique plant in its natural environment.

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Topics: Bromeliads

Slideshare: 7 Simple Steps to Orchid Fertilization

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 1/11/17 7:30 AM

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With the right conditions and our simple ice cube watering method, your Phalaenopsis orchid can thrive for up to three months without fertilizer. 

However, using fertilizer gives your orchid the nutrients it would normally receive from nature, helping it to stay healthy, strong and ready to rebloom.

Fortunately, orchid fertilization is almost as easy as watering. Just follow these seven steps. 

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Topics: Orchid Fertilizing

8 Plants to Inspire Workplace Productivity

Posted by Just Add Ice 1/4/17 12:09 PM

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Whether you have a tiny cubicle, a corner office or a desk at home, your workspace should be comfortable, functional and inspiring.

One simple way to inspire productivity in your office is by adding a few plants. In fact, research shows plants do more than make your workspace more visually appealing—they can improve your mood, promote innovation and improve air quality.

However, you don’t want the plants in your office to be high maintenance or short-lived, so here are eight suggestions for easy-to-care-for plants to inspire workplace productivity. 

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Topics: decor

Mark Your Calendar for These Unique 2017 Holidays!

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 12/27/16 8:30 AM

Mark Your Cal.pngSure, you’re familiar with all the big gift-giving holidays. You never forget to send a Mother’s Day gift and you love showering your nearest and dearest with affection every Valentine’s Day. But did you know there are dozens of other unique holidays that are also great days for gift giving?

Mark your calendar for these upcoming 2017 holidays and surprise the people in your life with a little extra recognition.

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Topics: Holiday Gifts

6 Simple Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Living Room Décor

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 12/13/16 9:30 AM

orchids-in-homes.gifPlants can add some much-needed life to an otherwise drab room or make a cozy spot feel even homier. And where better to put plants in your home than in the room where your loved ones and guests are most likely to gather?

Your living room is a natural choice for incorporating plants into your home décor—but how can you be sure the plants you choose are blending seamlessly with your design? Thanks to the ever-inspiring Pinterest, we collected a few of the best ways to position plants in your living room décor.

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Topics: Home Decor

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