7 beginner orchid care tips for beginners (part 1)
Passion for orchids is rightly called a very special field of floriculture. These amazing plants are so unique in their growth form, and in the type of rhizome, and in…

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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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Immersion

In this case, the pot is immersed in the prepared water. Lower the pot slowly so that the dry roots do not push the plant out of the pot and keep it in the water for 40 minutes. Having removed the pot from the water, it must be kept in the air until excess water comes out. Watering by immersion is considered the most economical and quite effective, but it can be done provided that neither the substrate nor the plant itself is affected by any diseases.

Watering orchids by immersion
Watering a watering can
Water with a watering can and with a low pressure water the surface of the flowerpot, without touching the axils of the leaves and growth points. Continue reading

15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 2)

3. Papaya
Melon tree, the so-called plant on which papaya fruits grow, comes from Central America and Mexico. Papaya does not tolerate sub-zero temperatures, even the lowest, therefore it grows only in the tropics. The plant is like a palm tree, but it is not. This tree is up to 15 meters high. The diameter of the hollow inside the trunk at the base is 30 cm, and the lateral branches are completely absent.

Growing papaya, or melon tree on a plantation (Carica papaya)
Papaya leaves are formed only on the top of the trunk and can grow up to 90 cm in length. Interestingly, the plant has male and female flowers. Moreover, flowers of only one gender often grow on one tree. But during high summer temperatures, the sex of the flowers can change from female to male and vice versa. Continue reading

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 reckoned with the usual flowering crops. Growth form, requirements for growing conditions, type of rhizome – this plant is all different from other species of flora! Some orchids grow indoors, hardy and not very whimsical, while others are capricious plants that need special display cases and greenhouses. Exquisite flowers and care require special, competent feeding and proper watering. The complex organic-mineral fertilizer “Reasil® for orchids” from the company “FORCE OF LIFE” will provide the orchid with magnificent blossoms, guarantee the growth and health of the plant, and also enhance the color of the green part and flowers. Continue reading

Orchidarium Interior
The internal filling of the orchidarium is usually called the interior. These are so special objects that in their design, as a rule, they do not save on trifles and…

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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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Puffinia flowering
Papinia flower stalks are curved and bizarre. They develop almost at the base of the pseudobulbs, most often arcuate and rarely pleasing with straight lines. Due to the low location…

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How to water an orchid at home?
Growing an orchid at home is not only time-consuming, but also requires certain knowledge. This exotic flower needs full and competent care, then it will delight the eye with its…

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