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How Do I Care for Orchid Keikis?

Is there something seemingly odd emerging from your orchid node? Your plant could be producing a keiki! Orchids can reproduce asexually, and keikis (a Hawaiian word that means “baby” or “child”), are its offspring. On...

I Received an Orchid for Valentine’s Day—Now What?

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and to your delight, you received your first Phalaenopsis orchid! Just Add Ice Phalaenopsis orchids will bloom for one to three months or longer after purchase. Variety and age play a...

Does Your Large Orchid Plant Need More Water?

Many well-meaning orchid lovers end up accidentally killing their plants with too much water. Your large orchid might seem like it needs more water, however it actually only needs a little bit of water each week to...

How to Care for Your Just Add Ice Orchid

If you received a beautiful Just Add Ice Orchid recently, you may be wondering how to care for this exotic plant. New orchid owners will be pleased to learn that Just Add Ice Orchids require very little care. Orchid...

Light and Water to Care for Orchids

As discussed in the previous post, orchids need a balance of light, air, water and food to grow and flower well. These additional orchid tips, also from the article Orchids 101, can help keep your orchid in bloom for...

Orchids of Mystery

Orchids have come to represent the mysterious, so perhaps it should not be surprising that they are the stars in a series of murder mystery novels. The website for author Michelle Wan and her book series can be viewed...

Prevent Overwatering - Bonus to Watering with Ice

In case you're contemplating watering with ice, there now may be another benefit in support of this method!