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Orchid Care for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Ok, bloomers! So, you just brought home your first orchid and, like any new parent, you’re both excited and scared about caring for this new little life.

When Should I Repot My Just Add Ice Orchid?

Ok, horticulture enthusiasts! We know some of you love technical details, so we're going to do a deeper dive into orchid repotting. Big picture: Just Add Ice Orchids generally need to be repotted every 1 to 3 years,...

How to Keep Your Plants Happy While You’re on Vacation

How to Keep Your Plants Happy While You’re on Vacation If you have the travel itch, you’re not alone: Travel agents are seeing increased bookings, with people exploring cities, booking cruises and relaxing at resorts....

How to Tell Whether an Orchid is Resting or Dead

Beauty takes effort, which is why orchids need to get their beauty rest between blooming periods. During this time, they replenish nutrients lost during that awe-inspiring, colorful blooming period. During the dormant...

Repotting Tips for Money Trees, Orchids and Anthuriums

As children grow, they need new shoes for those larger feet, and your plant babies are no different! Repotting your money trees, orchids and anthuriums allows more room for the roots to grow. New soil also gives your...

How Do Dyed Orchids Get Their Color?

  With their vivid colors, dyed orchids are intriguing and attention-grabbing. They complement any decor and are ideal for any occasion, whether you want to send cheer, celebrate a holiday or express sympathy.  If...

New Orchid Growth: Is It a Root or a New Flower Spike?

It is exciting when you first spy a tiny bump of green poking out among the leaves at the base of your Phalaenopsis orchid plant. Is it an aerial root or could it be a new flower spike? In Phalaenopsis orchids, both...

How to Fertilize Your Houseplants

Happy Indoor Plant Week! First established in 2007, Indoor Plant Week centers on promoting and increasing public awareness of the importance of live plants in interior spaces and in our lives. In a recent survey, garden...