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Are You Giving Your Phalaenopsis Orchid Too Much or Too Little Water?

Water — it’s essential for life. It can also be a source of confusion for many orchid growers because, unlike other houseplants, orchids don’t require the daily watering many plant owners are used to—just three ice...

How to Care for Orchids in a Dry Environment

A tropical plant, the Phalaenopsis orchid loves humidity. Phals thrive at humidity levels between 55 and 75%. These levels are relatively easy to reach in climate-controlled homes and offices; however, they can be...

With Phalaenopsis Orchids, Ice Is Nice!

Phalaenopsis orchids are one of the most sought after types of orchids for those who are new to owning the beautiful plants. Known for their bright and subtle colors, Phalaenopsis orchids also have long-lasting blooms....

What Are the Signs of Heat Stress in My Phalaenopsis Orchids?

Similar to humans, animals, trees, and some plant species, Phalaenopsis orchids can undergo stressful times when they become overheated. It is important for Phalaenopsis orchid owners to be able to recognize the signs...

Too Much Heat is Bad for Phalaenopsis Orchids

Just like people, too much sun is bad for the Phalaenopsis orchid  plant. Unlike humans where adding sunscreen is an option when time is spent in the sun, Phalaenopsis orchids must instead live a somewhat sheltered—or...

Get Weekly Orchid Plant Watering Reminders

Great orchid care involves making sure your orchid is receiving the right amounts of light and humidity. You also want to make sure that the temperature is right in the area where you keep your plant. While watering...

How to Dress Your Orchid Spike During Dormancy

There comes a time in the life of every Just Add Ice Orchid when the final blossom falls and all that’s left of your gorgeous Phalaenopsis orchid is a naked spike. When this occurs, your orchid has not died; it has...

Sign Up Your Valentine for Free Orchid Watering Reminders

If you surprised your valentine with a gorgeous Just Add Ice Orchid on Valentine’s Day, there are two things you should do to ensure that your valentine receives the maximum enjoyment from your gift: