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
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?
Summer is here and this is the active growing season for orchids. Is it time for repotting? How Know If Your Plant Needs Repotting Are your orchids growing in bark or moss? If they are, get ready to repot with fresh media. How do I know that? Because those materials break down and decompose … Continue reading Time To Repot Your Orchids?
"Should I move my orchids outdoors for the summer?" That's a question I hear over and over this time of year - and my answer is always the same - YES! Orchids thrive on the bright light, hot days/cool nights, and abundant humidity outdoors. Compare that to the hot, stuffy windowsill they're sitting on right … Continue reading Moving Orchids Outdoors for Summer