Any plant grown in poor conditions can fall victim to insects or disease, and orchids are no exception. However, when their basic needs are met orchids are unusually tough and trouble free. Your greatest asset in handling plant problems will be a sharp eye for anything that seems abnormal. If you do discover a problem … Continue reading When Orchids Need Help Pests And Diseases.
Orchids can live in cultivation for many years - up to 100 years in established botanical gardens, for example. But for this to happen, growing conditions have to be right and any problems must be dealt with promptly. Over time, orchids progress in peaks and valleys. They advance toward a peak, producing optimum growth and … Continue reading Problems With Orchids.
Orchids In The Home. You do not have to have a greenhouse to grow orchids. If you can grow a houseplant, you can enjoy growing orchids. Also, if your climate is suitable, orchids grown indoors over winter can be moved outside to a protected area for the summer. As light is essential for orchids, the … Continue reading Orchids – The Growing Environment.