Growing Amaryllis Outside for Summer

  Amaryllis make a striking impact during the cold, dark winter months. And getting them to rebloom year after year isn't difficult. Just give them a chance to replenish their reserves with adequate sunlight, water and fertilizer, and you'll be rewarded with some pretty amazing blooms. And this is the time of the year to … Continue reading Growing Amaryllis Outside for Summer

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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?

How To Get Your Amaryllis to Bloom Again Next Year (it’s easy!)

I hope you've enjoyed your amaryllis this winter as much as we have! Their big, colorful blooms never fail to brighten up dreary winter days. Unfortunatley, this is the time when most Amaryllis blooms fade away.     Most people think of Amaryllis as "disposable" and discard them after blooming. But wait a minute!!! I … Continue reading How To Get Your Amaryllis to Bloom Again Next Year (it’s easy!)