Choosing the right pot for your orchids is important for many reasons. Besides the obvious fact that it needs to be a good size, you will need to select a material that can support the weight of the plant and its roots. If you live in a humid climate, you may wish to consider a […]
Can I Plant Orchids in Potting Soil?
Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there are several things you need to know about planting orchids in potting soil. Orchids are delicate plants, which require thoughtful care. If you are new to orchid care, it is a good idea to choose the variety with the least fuss. Orchids are prone to diseases. […]
How to grow an orchid in a pot
Whether you have a garden or a plant pot, you can grow an orchid. However, some orchids are very tolerant of the extremes of temperature, while others prefer cool or warm temperatures. For this reason, you may have to repot your orchid from time to time. Orchids need just the right amount of water. In […]
Can Orchids Grow in Water?
Whether you live in an urban environment or you are a nature lover, you might have heard of orchids and wondered whether they can grow in water. The good news is that the answer is yes. Orchids can be grown in water, in soil, and even in the air. If you are interested in orchid […]
What soil to use for orchids?
Orchids require a different type of potting medium than what our typical houseplants do. This is because orchids are epiphytes aka ‘air plants’ – plants that live on the surface of other plants, trees, and even rocks. Typical houseplants are terrestrial plants; plants that grow from the ground. They are therefore potted in normal potting […]