When I purchased my first grocery store orchids, the label instructed to place the plant in bright, indirect light. I had no idea what this meant! I tried placing my orchid on a bright south facing windowsill (wrong, thats bright, direct light), in a north facing windowsill (wrong again, thats low light!). Finally after a… Continue reading Location Location Location
I have been reading a bit about growing orchids in water. The first (phalaenopsis) orchid that I managed to not kill has been just hanging on to life for the past two or so years. After I stopped burning, drowning, rotting it…. it lost a few leaves then grew some new leaves and air roots… Continue reading Experimentation!
At first I didn’t worry about humidity for my orchids and they did ok! Once in a while I would spray the air roots with water. Recently, I decided to step it up and try to increase humidity around my plants! I purchased a mat intended for boots and shoes at Bed, Bath, and Beyond… Continue reading Humidity