Orchids are Awakening and Entering the Prime Growing Season
Some time after mid-march, you'll be able to move your plants to their summer homes increasing light gradually. The annual repotting marathon is beginning, plan which orchids you're going to repot and what potting mix you'll use.
Caring for Your Orchids Before and After a Storm
Here are some general summer tips for outdoor orchid growers as well as things to think about when a tropical storm is heading our way.
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Summer Orchid Care Across the USA,
Summer in South Florida,
Preparing Your Plants and the Protected Area
Get ready for winter before the cold weather arrives. Clean up your plants, remove pesky hitchhikers, reduce watering and fertilizer, and start thinking about where you will over winter your plants. Read more articles:
Sue Bottom, SAOS
Orchid Plant Growth is Slowing
Your plants need less water and fertilizer this season, perhaps half as much as during the summer. Protect your phalaenopsis, vandas and phalaenopsis type dendrobiums at 50 to 60F and your other plants at 40 to 50F. Stake your inflorescences for best presentation of the flowers. Read more articles:
Cold Weather Orchid Care,
Dr. Martin Motes, Motes Orchids
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