In this article you will learn about growing one of the most popular orchid types, the Phalaenopsis. Most Phalaenopsis hybrids are beginner friendly, and make good choices for gifts and starter plants.
You can grow orchids! There's one out there for every environment, so there must be one for you too. This article will give you a brief overview of orchid diversity as well as a guide to picking your first plant.
In which you will learn a very important skill - repotting. The technique is a little different for orchids, and while this article focuses on Paphiopedilums, the basic idea is the same for all orchid types.
Sooner or later every orchid grower has something croak. The trick of orchid growing is: learn to identify problems early so that you may save the plant, and at the very least, learn from your mistakes. This article gives an overview of some common ailments with possibly the most popular orchid genus, the Phalaenopsis.
Expanding on the article above, this article goes in-depth on the issue of root rot, easily the most common ailment among pot-grown orchids. It is characterized superficially by poor performance and a limp-looking plant. Learn how to diagnose, treat, and prevent the issue in this article.