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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15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 4)
12. Vanilla Vanilla Powder and Pods Real vanilla has little to do with vanilla or vanilla sugar, which we purchase in supermarkets for baking. It is indecently expensive, because its…

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15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 4)
12. Vanilla Vanilla Powder and Pods Real vanilla has little to do with vanilla or vanilla sugar, which we purchase in supermarkets for baking. It is indecently expensive, because its…

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Top 5 Orchid Care Questions and Answers (part 2)

3. How to care for an orchid?
Watering and humidity
For watering flowers, including orchids, it is better to use warm, standing water. Flowers are very sensitive to chlorine and lime found in tap water. Try boiling such water to soften and let it cool before watering. Better yet, pour melt or rain water at room temperature.

Watering should be done regularly, but sparingly throughout the year. In summer, orchids need more water and should be watered approximately every five days, in winter – once every 7-10 days. Make sure that moisture does not accumulate at the bottom of the flower pot and in the pan. Continue reading

List of the best spicy orchids (part 1)
1. Cymbidium mosquito Cymbidium mosquito (Cymbidium ensifolium) - the most honeyed of all orchids and the most popular of cymbidiums. This is a very elegant sympodial type orchid with poorly…

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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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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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Ordinary Orchidariums
These are models without complex automatic control systems. They are actually a terrarium or a flower showcase with the usual elementary lighting and ventilation system, usually located at the top…

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