How to Grow a Continuous Supply Microgreens

      Microgreens are a fun and nutritious way to add a new dimension to your soups, salads and sandwiches. It's exciting to watch those tiny seeds grow into fresh greens.  And, the satisfaction of saying, "I grew that!" never looses its appeal.   After enjoying the tangy, crisp flavor of fresh microgreens you'll … Continue reading How to Grow a Continuous Supply Microgreens

3 Ways to Increase Humidity for Your Plants

There's one thing all your plants crave during the winter months  . . . . and that's humidity. Being the tropical creatures that they are, your plants want  humidity levels of 40% or more to be happy. This can be a challenge in the winter. The problem is your furnace. As it heats the air, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Increase Humidity for Your Plants

A Simple (and Effective) Way to Fertilize Your Orchids

There are many different ways to grow orchids, especially when it comes to nutrients.  Just ask 10 "experienced" growers and you'll get 10 different answers - guaranteed. A good nutrition program for orchids doesn't need to be complicated.     Complete, Balanced Nutrition is Easy With right fertilizer, complete, balanced nutrition for growing orchids is … Continue reading A Simple (and Effective) Way to Fertilize Your Orchids

Your Plants are Hungry – What Should You Feed Them?

  Have you noticed that days are getting longer and the sun is getting stronger? Your plants have. They're waking up after a long, dreary winter   . . . . and they're hungry. But what should you feed them? I remember when I started growing orchids, I didn't really pay much attention to what "plant … Continue reading Your Plants are Hungry – What Should You Feed Them?

Making Sure Your Cymbidiums Bloom This Winter

  Fall is here and it's time to think about bringing your cymbidiums indoors for the winter. (Yes - they stay outdoors this long!)   Cymbidiums need a shock of cold weather to trigger blooming.  In most climates this means leaving them outdoors until after Halloween - and sometimes even until Thanksgiving! Cymbidiums can withstand … Continue reading Making Sure Your Cymbidiums Bloom This Winter

Fertilizer for Orchids – How to Use What You Choose

      Fertilizer for orchids doesn't need to be complicated. Orchids do tend to be more finicky about fertilizers than houseplants because 1) in nature they grow high in the tropical forest where water and nutrients are pure, and 2) they have different seasons to their growing pattern. But setting up a nutrient program … Continue reading Fertilizer for Orchids – How to Use What You Choose

Your Orchids Are Hungry! What Should You Feed Them?

  Plant nutrition is one of the most debated subjects among orchid growers everywhere. Ask 10 people for advice on fertilizer for orchids and you'll get 10 different answers. Applying fertilizer shouldn't be complicated. I'm going to show you how easy it is to give your plants exactly what they're looking for - and you … Continue reading Your Orchids Are Hungry! What Should You Feed Them?