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How to Treat the Most Common Orchid Care Emergencies

Even if you’re giving your orchid the best care in the world, unexpected things can happen. Your cat might knock it off the table. Or you might notice its blooms are falling off sooner than expected. The key to...

Orchid Bugs That Are Good For Your Plant

You (and your orchid) may have more roommates than you care to admit. The fact is, there are insects and bugs all over your home, but there are some you can classify as “orchid bugs” because they actually protect your...

How to Win a Free Orchid + More

We shared a post earlier this month debunking common myths about watering your Just Add Ice orchids with ice cubes, and we're so happy that your successes with ice watering are now backed by scientific research and data.

Why Greenhouse Robots Are A Good Thing

When you hear about robots coming into the workforce, it’s usually followed by a conversation about how many jobs they’re replacing and how they’re eventually going to take over the world. That may be a real fear in...

How To Keep Orchid Pests From Ruining Your Plant This Summer

Summertime is bug time, and there are plenty of orchid pests to deal with. But knowing how to keep orchid insects from ruining your plant is a critical part to keeping it healthy. One of the toughest parts about ...

What Causes Orchid Bloom Loss?

A common mistake novice orchid owners make is assuming their orchid is dead when it stops blooming and enters dormancy. However, in most cases, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Most likely, what you’re...

Winter Orchid Care Tips for Beginners and Pros

Whether you’re nurturing your first orchid or are a longtime orchid lover, the winter months can be a bit concerning. You might not know how to help your tropical-temperature-loving plant through the driest, coldest...

How Long Do Orchids Live?

How Long Do Orchids Live? You’ve found a lovely orchid in the perfect shade to complement your home decor. But you find yourself wondering how long before you’ll need to swap a new one in its place. So how long do...