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What to Do After Your Just Add Ice Orchid Blossoms Fade

When Just Add Ice Orchids are delivered to local garden centers and grocery stores for gift-giving, they arrive at the peak of blooming perfection. Hardy and easy to grow, Phalaenopsis Orchids are America’s most...

A Sweet Orchid Bouquet for Your Sweetheart

This Valentine's Day phalaenopsis orchid arrangement is ideal for a sweetheart with a sweet tooth. While the candy is sure to disappear quickly, the long lasting orchid blooms will last for a month or more.

What Makes Orchid Growing Such a Fascinating Hobby?

More than 30,000 different species of orchids have been discovered on Earth from which more than 200,000 hybrids have been created. It is this exotic plant’s unusual ability to produce hybrids between species and...

Victorian Orchid Watercolors

John Day (1824 – 1888) was a prominent orchid grower and enthusiast of the Victorian era. With color photography a long way off, Day painted watercolors of orchids. He worked with great clarity, for the information in...

Continuing Through the Glossary from B to E Orchid Anatomy

Until you get a hang of orchid lingo, glossaries of orchid terminology can be more confusing than helpful. So we thought we’d do our part to connect the dots and fill in the blanks! Here’s our little additions to the...

The Orchid Ladies

The Orchid Ladies are led by Peggy Herrman whose articles on growing orchids in your home have been published in Georgia Gardening Magazine.

Defeating Phalaenopsis Orchid Viruses

Scientific American recently ran an article entitled “The Other Orchid Thief: Virus Ravages the Popular Flower”. It starts with the story of orchid hobbyist Colette Theriault, who bought her first Phalaenopsis orchid)...

Orchid Trivia #4

Also known as Moth Orchids, what is the scientific name including the family, genus, and species for Just Add Ice Orchids? Within this species there are many different varieties which a lot are not named, they are only...