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Low Winter Humidity Can Harm Just Add Ice Orchids

Phalaenopsis orchids are epiphytic plants, meaning that they grow on and are supported by another plant. In their natural tropical environment, these beautiful orchids attach themselves to the trunks and limbs of tall...

Is It Time to Repot Your Just Add Ice Orchid?

With most orchid plants, a few roots typically protrude above the soil. This can make it a bit difficult for new orchid owners to know when it’s time to repot their Just Add Ice Orchid. Basically, there are three...

Just Add Ice Orchids Take Guesswork Out of Orchid Care

Over-watering is the No. 1 cause of orchid failure and the reason Just Add Ice Orchids are so popular with both experienced and first-time orchid growers. Just Add Ice Orchids take all the guesswork out of watering...

How to Mount a Just Add Ice Orchid

Mounting an orchid is not difficult, but does take patience. Both epiphyte orchids that grow attached to tropical trees in nature and lithophyte orchids that grow on rocks are good choices for mounting. Just Add Ice...

How to Display Your Phalaenopsis Orchid in a Terrarium

We found some wonderful step-by-step instructions on how to display your phalaenopsis orchid plant in a terrarium. There are orchid photos for each step of the way, too!  But here are the basics.

An Occasional Soak can be Good for Us and Our Phalaenopsis Orchids

Once again, we find that what’s good for Phalaenopsis orchids can be good for you too. Sometimes we need a good soak to rejuvenate us – whether it’s in the bathtub, a hot tub or just a plunge into nice cool pool on a...