Category: Culture

Growing Orchids in a Fishbowl

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago If you are having trouble growing orchids indoors, especially if you like the tiny ones, you can try growing in a simple fishbowl. My first trial came when I purchased a Masdevallia I couldn’t resi... Read More

Staking Orchid Flowers

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Staking your inflorescences so that the flowers can be presented and shown to their best effect is an art into itself. If you go to an orchid show or society meeting where blooming plants are displ... Read More

Could Tums Help Orchids Too?

Author is Dot Henley, posted over 8 years ago   A couple of years ago, I asked Andy Easton why some of our Catts had black tipped leaves. He said might be a calcium deficiency. Since then I have added 5 Tums tablets to every 20 gallons of f... Read More

Winter Orchid Dreaming

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Orchid growing is somewhat like any other gardening – January and February are very slow months! Unlike outside gardeners in temperate climates, though, we are constrained by the problems of cold w... Read More

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