Learning to Grow Orchids
New Orchid Growers
When you first start growing orchids, there seems like there are so many different opinions on how to take care of them. Here is a starting point for how to care for your orchids. As your experience and confidence level increases, you'll feel more free to experiment with different approaches.
These seasonal tips address things to do during each season, like spring repotting, summer stormm preparation and fall preparations for the winter rest. Articles written by orchid growers for orchid growers, and discussed at our monthly keiki club get togethers.
by Stephen R. Batchelor, courtesy of the American Orchid Society. These articles were published in the AOS Bulletin in the 1980's and ultimately were compiled into the excellent book Your First Orchid: A Guide for Beginners
offered by the AOS.
by Greg Allikas and Kathy Figiel, photos and newsletter links courtesy of the American Orchid Society. These beginner newsletters were designed to address the issues facing all new growers and address many aspects of orchid growing.
We feature the different growing areas of SAOS members in the newsletter for you to view how others grow their orchids. Let us know
if you would like to share your growing area. We can help write up your techniques and take photographs.
Members are encouraged to write about their favorite orchids for the newsletter. Let others know why you love the ones you love! We archive the newsletter articles here. Let us know
if you would like to share your favorite orchid or orchids.
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