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Too Much Heat Can Damage Your Phalaenopsis Orchid

You spend all winter trying to stay warm—but did you know your Phalaenopsis orchid could actually be getting too much heat right now? It seems counterintuitive, but it's true. Here's what you need to know about orchid...

How to Help Your Orchid Rebloom

If you were given a Phalaenopsis orchid around Valentine's Day, chances are its bloom cycle has finished. But just because you don’t see anything happening, it doesn’t mean your orchid is dead. This is merely the...

5 Last-Minute Sweetest Day Gift Ideas

Sweetest Day is Saturday, Oct. 19 this year, a day to celebrate your love for your significant other as well as friends and family. Sweetest Day got its start in Cleveland in the early 1920s when a local candy company...

Don’t Throw Out Your Orchid! It’s Not Dead!

When Just Add Ice Orchids stop blooming and enter a dormant state, many new Phalaenopsis orchid owners make the mistake of thinking their orchid has died and throw the plant away. Don’t! Your orchid is not dead! With a...

Taking Care of Your Orchid: What Are Air Roots?

Orchid air roots are not that uncommon. But if you are new to Phalaenopsis orchids, the term may be unfamiliar to you. If you ever notice some of your orchid’s roots beginning to grow or loop above the surface of the...

What Makes Phalaenopsis Orchids So Popular?

Orchid lovers are passionate about their plants. They may have many different types of orchids (there are over 30,000 to choose from), or they might prefer one in particular.  And Phalaenopsis orchids happen to be among...

Highlights from Orchid Mania in Cleveland [Gallery]

  Orchid Mania is still in full swing at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. But there's just one more week to check out this display of one of the world's most intriguing tropical plants.  The exhibit runs through 5 p.m....

The Right Orchid Size for Every Occasion

Orchids make great gifts, whether you’re planning a bridal shower, celebrating a holiday or you just want to show someone you’re thinking about them. There are a variety of orchid colors to fit anyone’s tastes, but they...