Category: Beginners

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug... Read More

The Catt House

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Cattleyas Set the standard by Which Other Genera Can Be Grown IN ORCHID LITERATURE AND discussions, it is common to read or hear references to “typical orchid conditions” or “basic orchid cult... Read More

Shopping List

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago What to Look for When Buying an Orchid Plant HERE IS A LIST OF A FEW THINGS you should look for next time you start out to purchase an orchid plant: Foliage should be firm, not wrinkled ... Read More

More Bang for the Buck

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Choosing Orchids that Offer Flowers Galore THERE ARE QUITE A FEW ORCHIDS that produce only a blossom or two at flowering time that are nevertheless well worth the effort to grow simply because... Read More

Orchids - A Brief Introduction

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Our earth is adorned with millions of beautiful specimens of flora and fauna, the plant group ‘orchids’ is one of them. They have probably been around much before man appeared on earth. Many ancien... Read More

The Way Our Orchids Get Their Names

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Each one of us has a unique identity. To define this identity, we have devised a system of names. Naming is not just confined to humans; even animals such as dolphins are known to give names to eac... Read More

Growing Orchids as Houseplants

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Orchids are the plants of wild, difficult to understand. But once you get to know their simple needs, not only do they grow happily they also become addictive. You can grow them outdoors or as hous... Read More

The Orchid Flower

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Plants use their flowers to attract attention of their pollinators, which include the likes of birds, bees, bats etc. But mind it, we figure nowhere in their scheme of things and are rather a nuisa... Read More

Orchids Are the Ideal Plants to Grow

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago Orchids are ideal plants to grow in almost every domain, be it your home (inside or outside) or office. Read on to know why orchids are ideal for growing not only for commercial growers but for hob... Read More

Orchid Myths

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago With so many myths attached to orchids, most of us are afraid to grow them, even when we are fascinated by them. Actually, it is easy to grow these plants. When growing orchids, the natural habitat... Read More

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