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Articles about orchid

Home & Garden
by astonerattnet
10 years ago
General Orchid Information

Orchids are the second most prolific type of flowering plant in the world. They have been found on every continent with the exception of Antarctica. The majority of orchids hale from the tropical regions but some are native to more temperate areas. There are over 20,000 recognized...

Home & Garden
by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Buying orchids online : what you need to know

Orchid flowers are known for their striking exotic beauty and often for their long life. It is quite easy to buy orchids online these days, as they are widely available from online retailers. It used to be that raising orchids was only for the affluent, as they were once...

Home & Garden
by nbcontributor
8 years ago
Sharry baby orchids for sale cheap

Oncidium Sharry Baby orchids are famous for their beautiful and fragrant blossoms, which can make for a really stunning oncidium arrangement. Their fragrance has been described as a mixture of vanilla and chocolate, and can fill up a whole room. Although people often have the misconceptions that...

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by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Dendrobium orchids for sale

Dendrobium is the largest orchid genus. These beautiful orchids are originally from Asia and the Pacific region, but nowadays are cultivated around the world. They have also been extensively hybridized, and in fact most of the Dendrobium orchids for sale you will come across are likely to be hybrids....

Home & Garden
by harvey28d
10 years ago
Cattleya Orchid

Cattleya Orchid belong to the Family of Orchids. Some taxonomist recognize as many as 35, 000 species in 1,000 genera. Other taxonomist recognize only about 20,000 species, but even this number ranks the Orchidaceae as the largest family of flowering plants. Cattleya Orchids are perennials,...

by Gardengates
10 years ago
Growing epiphytic orchids

Growing an epiphytic orchid in a pot (Photo of Phalaenopsis orchid by Jane Gates)


Orchids that grow in the ground are known as terrestrial. Many orchids, however, naturally grow in trees and are known as epiphytic. Most of the orchids people like to grow in pots at home are epiphytic. ...

Home & Garden
by noryanna
9 years ago
How To Get Free Orchids In Taiwan

Looking for orchids in Taiwan? You can probably find free orchids for the asking in Taiwan..if you just know where to go. Phalaenopsis rchids are also available online.

Lifestyle
by dcrabb
9 years ago
Orchid Care - Phaleanopsis Orchids

-An introduction to Phalaenopsis orchids.

Phalaenopsis orchids are one of the easiest orchids to grow in the home. The name "phalaenopsis" comes from the Greek phalaina, meaning "moth" and opsis, meaning "like". For this reason this orchid goes by the nick name "Moth Orchid".

These orchids are very easy to grow...

Home & Garden
by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Cattleya orchids for sale

Cattleya are large and showy orchids that are very popular among orchid growers. They are known as the "queen of orchids" and are often used in corsages and orchid arrangements. They are also frequently hybridized to produce new varieties, and in fact most Cattleya orchids for sale are hybrids....

Home & Garden
by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Tips for growing orchids under lights indoors

Orchids often have spectacular blooms, and add a touch of exotic beauty to any home. Growing orchids is a popular hobby, but many people labor under the misapprehension that it is difficult and expensive to raise them, and that orchid growing is a hobby for experienced specialists. However, this...

Home & Garden
by Mary
9 years ago
How to Water Orchids

Orchids are becoming a very popular plant to have around. One of the biggest problems with growing them and keeping them healthy is proper watering. Orchids are pretty expensive as far as house plants go and keeping them healthy is one way to stretch those gardening dollars....

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by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Choosing the best grow lights for orchids growing indoors

Orchid growing is a hobby that has been gaining in popularity in recent years, and for good reason. Orchid plants bear some of the most exquisitely beautiful flowers, and over time, more and more varieties of orchids are being widely cultivated and sold, bringing their price down. Many of...

Lifestyle
by astonerattnet
10 years ago
Wedding Orchids

A wedding is arguably the most important day in a woman's life, some may say childbirth surpasses a wedding though. A wedding is a beautiful ocassion and the flowers that go along with it should be beautiful as well. Wedding orchids can be selected from the wide variety of...

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by nbcontributor
9 years ago
How to take care of a Phalaenopsis orchid plant

Phalaenopsis or moth orchids are some of the most popular orchids around. If you received an orchid gift, chances are you received a Phalaenopsis.   Phalaenopsis orchids are easy to care for. They are also relatively cheap orchids to buy, as they are so easily available even...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
How easy is it to Grow Beautiful Orchids?

Anyone can grow beautiful orchids easily in their own home garden. If they can grow naturally in the Australian bush then they can grow anywhere. Australia has temperatures from as low as minus 7 and...

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by nbcontributor
9 years ago
Using greenhouse shade cloth for orchids growing outdoors in the summer

Most of the showy orchids that are popular as ornamentals tend to have origins in the tropics. Therefore, if you live in a temperate climate and are an orchid enthusiast, you may think that you need to grow orchids indoors all year long. However, most commonly grown orchids can...

Home & Garden
by Wendy Finn
8 years ago
Potential Problems with Growing Orchid Plants and What to Do

As well as looking at orchid plant problems such as pests, diseases and viruses (and how to treat them), we will also take a look at the ideal environment for your orchid so it will thrive. Tips on avoiding root problems are also included.

Home & Garden
by ladybugblue
10 years ago
Grow an Orchid in your Home

If you're up for a challenging potted plant for your home, consider the orchid. It is worth all your efforts because of its magnificent beauty! You will be awed at the beauty of the delicate tropical pedals of this flower. There are around 25,000 species to choose...

Home & Garden
by nbcontributor
9 years ago
How to buy lady slipper orchids to grow at home

Lady slipper orchids are some of the most astoundingly beautiful and exotic orchids in a group of flowering plants that are known for its stunning blooms. While many of them are finicky in their growth requirements and also quite expensive, these days it is becoming possible to buy lady...

Home & Garden
by KathyRM
5 years ago
Buying And Boarding Your Orchids

I found Aladdin's Cave last weekend and it was filled with treasure - Orchids.

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