Watering orchids after purchase
After acquiring a flower, he needs to go through a small quarantine. It consists in keeping the plant separate from others, protecting it from direct sunlight and eliminating top dressing.…

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Watering orchids after purchase
After acquiring a flower, he needs to go through a small quarantine. It consists in keeping the plant separate from others, protecting it from direct sunlight and eliminating top dressing.…

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Diseases, pests and growing problems
This is one of the most enduring orchids. Rot is the only thing that threatens it, with the exception of the risk of infection in severely neglected and affected collections,…

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Anthracnosis disease – prevention

Prevention is the best treatment (golden words). It must be firmly remembered that the causative agents of infection can already be on the seed that you hold in your hands, on any garden tools that almost no one ever disinfects, but does not wash, as well as in irrigation water (for example, good old black barrel painted in the garden), as well as on the wings or other parts of the body of insects.

As soon as humidity rises and the conditions mentioned above arise, microorganisms become activated immediately, the disease itself begins to progress. To build protection against anthracnose, it is necessary to observe crop rotation, always disinfect the seeds before sowing, even if they are collected by your own hands, remove plant debris from the garden and orchard, and it is advisable to dig the soil so that large clods do not collapse, then the infection hidden in the soil has every chance of freezing. Continue reading

Top 5 Orchid Care Questions and Answers (part 1)

Perhaps every woman at least once received a blooming orchid as a gift. It is not surprising, because such a lively bouquet looks amazing, blooms and pleases the hostess for a long time. Orchids cannot be called very difficult to grow indoor crops, but failure to fulfill the main conditions for their maintenance often leads to the loss of a flower. If you are just starting to get acquainted with indoor orchids, you should find out the correct answers to the main questions on growing these beautiful plants in the house. And, hopefully, our article will help you with this.

1. How do orchids grow in nature? Continue reading

Orchidarium - a cozy "house" for orchids
Special flower display cases for capricious orchids create ideal conditions for growing these tropical beauties. Orchidariums, in the first place, provide high air humidity and careful control over it, but…

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We fight with a white coating on the orchid
Why does white plaque appear on orchids? There are two common possible causes: a fungal infection (powdery mildew) or an attack by a pest (powdery mealybug). Why the problem arises…

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Orchids: types and rules of feeding
Want to watch a blooming orchid all year long? We will share the secrets of caring for her. Elegant and sophisticated orchid - a unique plant, it can not be…

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Growing conditions for puffinia in rooms
Pafinia is ranked among the most capricious orchids also because it imposes rather special requirements on temperatures. If the lighting for it can be moderate, then the comfortable temperature difference…

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