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Orchids 101

Orchids 101

It's so dreary here in PA. I thought it might be a good time to share my insights from a few years ago when I decided to teach myself about orchids. So if you've got a case of the winter blahs maybe it's time for you to jump in and try growing orchids yourself.

And if you already have orchids, maybe treat yourself to a new one.

Read on to find out more about growing Orchids!

Posted in beginner gardener, flowers, indoor gardening, indoor plants, low maintenance gardening, orchid, orchids

Orchids Revisited

Orchids Revisited

Even though our winter here in PA has been pretty mild this year, its been dreary and rainy for the last few weeks. 

Last year around this time, I really got the 'orchid bug' and decided to get one for my office.

if you've got a case of the winter blahs maybe it's time for you to jump in and try growing them yourself.

Read on for my insights on how to choose and grow orchids successfully.

Posted in houseplants, indoor gardening, indoor plants, orchids

Orchids 101

Orchids 101

Another winter storm this past weekend has me cursing that groundhog at the other end of my state. Funny Facebook memes about him help but I am really yearning for spring. The Philadelphia Flower Show is in full swing but I didn't have time to go this year. (Luckily there's a home and garden show close by my house this weekend.) 

When I think of the Flower Show, I automatically think of Orchids

Orchids are always something I have admired but have been afraid to try. So I decided to d a little research and see if I could grow them. I mean, after all, there are literally thousands of different varieties. There's got to be one that's right for me.

Read on to find out about the easiest orchids for a beginner to grow and how to get started.

Posted in houseplants, indoor gardening, orchid, orchids