Orchid Culture

Orchid Growing Basics


Basics of Orchid Culture

The Basics

Articles about the basics of orchid growing, how to create the environment for your orchids to flourish. How to provide enough of the right kind of light, water, fertilizer and fresh air to your orchids.
Repotting Orchids

Repotting and Potting Mixes

Get all the answers to your questions. Does your orchid have to be repotted? What potting mix is best? What pot should you select? How are orchid roots different? What about sphagnum moss? How do I clean my pots?
Watering Orchids

Watering, Water Quality and Fertilizer

Your water quality affects all aspects of orchid growing, from what orchids you can grow, what fertilizer you should use, even how to water your orchids. Many articles to help you perfect your watering and fertilizer regimen.
Orchid Culture by Genus

Orchid Culture by Genus

There are so many different types of orchids to grow. How do you grow Cattleyas? Phalaenopsis? What about some of the unusual types, like Stanhopeas? or Catasetums? Many articles to help you learn how best to care for a variety of different orchids.
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