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What Happens When Pests Chew On Orchids?

Despite their delicate appearance, Phalaenopsis orchids are actually fairly resistant to pest infestations. That being said, it is still important to inspect your Phalaenopsis orchid on a regular basis to check for any...

Insects That Can Be Attacking Your Orchids, Part 1 of 2

It may be hard to imagine, but even with the most diligent care of your most favorite Phalaenopsis orchids, unwanted insect invaders can easily appear at any moment in time.  Although typical household plant pests can...

Orchid Bud Health: Learn How to Handle with Care

Spikes, blooms, leaves… the many parts of a Phalaenopsis orchid can give you a good indication of the plants overall health. Proper orchid care also focuses on a part of the plant that needs special attention: the bud.

My Phalaenopsis Orchid Has Stopped Flowering…Is It Dying?

Many people who are new to owning orchids are astounded by their amazing beauty. The flowers of a Phalaenopsis orchid look elegant regardless if they are a deep and vibrant fuchsia pink or a hint of color in the...

Helping Your Orchids Grow Healthy Roots

The health of your Phalaenopsis orchid is very much dependent on the health of its root system. An orchid with healthy roots will grow well and produce beautiful flowers, while one that has bad roots will not survive...

How Do You Know if Your Orchid is Dead?

Caring for a Phalaenopsis orchid does not require much effort or skill. As long as it gets the right amount of light, water, humidity, and temperature, it should be able to flourish. However, if you fail to provide the...

How to Remove Dead Flowers from Your Phalaenopsis Orchid

Seeing your Phalaenopsis orchid produce beautiful blossoms is a joyous experience. Although the flowers can last for months, they will eventually fade. Dead flowers do not only give your Phal an unpleasant appearance;...

Celebrate Love with Just Add Ice Orchids this Valentine’s Day

When it comes to expressing their feelings to their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, most people say it with roses. While such flowers are suitable for the occasion, they may not adequately represent the unique love you...