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Orderly Orchids (Sequential Bloomers)

Posted by Sys Admin 3 months ago Sequentially Flowering Species and Hybrids Extend the Blooming Season IF YOU ARE LIKE MOST OF US AND want to have some orchids flowering at all times, the orchid species and hybrids with a seq... Read More

Orchid Scents

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Flowers Stimulate the Senses with Fragrances Ranging from Foul to Flattering MOST CORSAGE BUYERS AND recipients would probably tell you that while orchids are commonly regarded as the most exo... Read More

Orchid Companions (Bromeliads)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Bromeliads Make Good Plants to Grow with your Orchids MY ZEAL FOR ORCHIDS DEVELOPED from a general interest in tropical plants that was rekindled some years ago as I began seeking plants for a... Read More

Nine Ladies Dancing (Oncidiums)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago An Oncidium by Any Other Name Is Still a Delight to Grow and Flower THE GENUS ONCIDIUM IS AMONG the largest in the orchid family. Various authors list the number of species anywhere from 300 t... Read More

My Orchid-Show Box

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago A Convenient Way to Transport Display Supplies to the Show I KEEP SUPPLIES THAT ARE USEFUL for preparing my exhibits at orchid shows together in a cardboard box. But before I list those items,... Read More

Monstrous Orchids (Peloric)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Love Them or Hate Them, Peloric orchid Flowers Grab Attention ORCHID FLOWERS COME IN A remarkable variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Among these variations are some that are called “peloric,... Read More

Master Planning

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago How to Make Your Collection Work for You ASSEMBLING A QUALITY ORCHID collection can require strategy and discipline. It is easy to succumb to the temptation to purchase every pretty plant that... Read More

Look to Any Window

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Suggestions for Growing Orchids Inside the Home MANY STILL BELIEVE THAT YOU must have a greenhouse to grow orchids successfully, yet windowsill orchid growing can produce remarkable results. I... Read More

Let the Buyer Beware

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Savvy Shoppers Check a Plant Top to Bottom Before Making a Purchase A QUALITY ORCHID COLLECTION starts with healthy plants, but purchasing such plants is not always as easy as it might seem. W... Read More

Lessons from the Roots

Author is Ken Slump, posted 3 months ago Plants Offer Clues to Their Repotting Needs AT REPOTTING TIME, ORCHID growers can learn much from their plants that can help them evaluate the success or failure of their growing techniques. C... Read More


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