Plant Care Blog

Do You Have an Orchid Allergy?

If you’ve ever suffered from seasonal allergies, the last thing you want is a plant that will make you – or the person you give it to – watery eyed (and we’re not talking about being overwhelmed with emotion, either!) If you’re in the market for an...

How to Identify Orchid Viruses and Prevent Them

If your orchid comes down with a bacterial or fungal disease or is attacked by pests, there’s a reasonable chance that you can nurse your orchid back to health. Orchid viruses are trickier. Just like the common cold, there’s no cure for plant...

How Humidity Affects Your Orchid

Being beautiful doesn't have to be a hassle and Phalaenopsis orchids are proof of that! Although they may appear delicate, they're a hardy variety, so they're low-maintenance plants. They do like a little 'moisturizer', so here's how humidity...

How Can I Use Natural Remedies to Keep Insects and Fungus Off Plants?

Even though indoor plants are protected from the wild, they still have ‘predators,’ particularly insects and fungus. While you’ll find many solutions on the market, many of them are riddled with noxious chemicals that you and your family – including...

Sun, Light and Orchid Plant Care: Everything You Need to Know

Summer solstice, the longest day of the year, marks a season of longer days and brighter sunlight. If you live in a hot and humid area, this may feel like home to your orchids. After all, their ‘ancestors’ lived in the tropics! Since Phalaenopsis...

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Ways to Use Your Orchids Outdoors This Summer

If you're a nature lover like us, you probably hate being indoors when the weather is warm and sunny. Even though your orchid is an 'indoor plant,' it can add to the summer vibe within your home as well as your outdoor...

Easy Decorating Ideas for the Fourth of July

Is it your turn to host this year’s Independence Day extravaganza? July will be hot, but you don't need to sweat the decorations. There are many simple ways to deck out your home and outdoor space with American pride,...

Low-Maintenance, Pet-Friendly Plants for Your Home

There are so many things to take into consideration when choosing a new plant for your home — space, lighting, temperature, your plant care routine — or maybe you’re just an impulse buyer and you’ll figure it out later....