Original indoor orchids

7 beginner orchid care tips for beginners (part 2)
Tip 3. Smart watering orchids The love of orchids and their tropical origin should not mislead you. In most cases, orchids are sufficient to water about once a week. It…

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List of the best spicy orchids (part 2)
6. Katasetum Fans of pastry art can easily recognize the smell of Catasetum (Catasetum) - rare orchids whose flowers smell like freshly baked rye bread and malt muffin. These are…

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Rules for planting orchids on the block and in the substrate
Orchids from the category of rare and elite plants have become one of the most typical inhabitants of our interiors. Popularity did not diminish either their beauty or their particular…

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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

Anthracnose is a dangerous disease

Anthracnosis is a dangerous plant disease. Its imperfect mushrooms Kabatiella, Colletotrichum, Gloeosporium cause it. These mushrooms can pretty much spoil crops such as watermelons, pumpkins, legumes, grapes, zucchini, melons, cucumbers, and even citrus fruits. In addition, anthracnose affects walnuts, almonds, dear and close berry bushes – currants, raspberries and gooseberries. This problem is a big topic that many scientists are working on, but we will try to tell you as short and interesting as possible how anthracnose (copperfish) manifests itself in a particular culture, how to deal with it, or, perhaps, to manage one only prevention. So, anthracnose …

Description of Anthracnose
Both a person of various kinds of diseases, and plant organisms are usually affected when they have weakened immunity, that is, there is no protection. Continue reading

7 most original indoor orchids

Orchids never go out of style. Although these delightful tropicans retain the status of special and moody plants, today they are found in almost every interior. True, it makes sense to talk about their wide distribution only in the context of a single species – phalaenopsis. But the butterfly orchid, and other species with the unpretentious status, the assortment of indoor orchids is not limited. At exhibitions and in flower shops, albeit less often, there are surprisingly original beauties that strike with leaves and flowering.

Orchid Leptotes (Leptotes)
Big flaws and significant advantages of “not such” orchids
Whatever kind of orchid is discussed, the status of an unusual, original plant is almost inevitably associated with their moodiness. Continue reading

Indoor plants with the most elegant flowers

It is difficult to imagine something more beautiful than an elegant flowering accent, the structure and shape of the flower of which makes you admire the mastery of nature for hours.

Graceful fuchsias, beautiful orchids, elegant bulbous plants captivate at first sight and forever. And although such stars are often far from simple in nature, and their cultivation requires effort, they still cannot be found equal in beauty. As the significance of their position or the ability to visually expand the space. Touching and daring, mysterious and requiring attention, indoor plants with the most elegant flowers – they are inimitable in everything. Continue reading

How to make an orchid bloom? 6 helpful tips (part 1)

One of the most beautiful and bizarre flowers in home gardening are considered orchids. They look great in any home, they are pleasant to give and receive as a gift, and the variety of shapes and colors of these indoor plants allows you to satisfy the most sophisticated tastes. Florists appreciate orchids for their unpretentiousness in care and long bright flowering. But it also happens that we can’t wait for flowering from our beloved orchid. What to do? Is it possible to somehow stimulate the flowering of these beautiful plants in indoor conditions?
It is easy to assume that a prolonged absence of flowers, when it does not apply to the rest period, indicates problems in caring for orchids. Continue reading

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…


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,…


Flowering phalaenopsis quadriceps
The flowering period of phalaenopsis tetraspis can be stretched, but the favorite flowering time of this orchid is spring and summer. The ability of phalaenopsis to develop further and to…


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…