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Orchid Diseases and How to Spot Them

If you want your orchids to flourish then you need to provide them with ideal growing conditions. This means providing your plants with enough water, light, fertilizer, temperature and humidity. But, even then, your plants may become stressed and be vulnerable to diseases. So you need to be on your guard to check for the first signs of any disease.

How to Grow Orchids – 6 Step System

Many people wonder if growing orchids is actually difficult, the question I often hear is how to grow orchids easily. Growing orchids isn’t as difficult as many people think they are. Even though an orchid needs more attention than other houseplants, they are well worth it to grow. Orchids are beautiful flowers and if you can set up the right environment and follow some easy steps, you too can grow beautiful orchids at home.

Orchid Propagation for the Home Garden

There are six methods of propagation but only four should the home grower be concerned with. These four methods are division, aerial cutting, keiki and back bulbs division.

Planning Ahead Is Key to Enjoying Fresh Flowers All Year Long

Each year, home gardeners eagerly watch the calendar and the weather for the first signs of spring. With the remnants of slush and snow soon to be a memory, heavy jackets and gloves will be replaced with a light sweater and garden shears. But what if it was unnecessary to wait all year for spring?

Orchid Types – How to Know Which Is Suitable for You

Did you know there are over 25,000 orchid species and in excess of 100,000 hybrids orchids? Well, it’s true. But, there are two different types of orchid. One type is an terrestrial orchid. The other type is an epiphytic orchid. So what’s the difference between these two orchid types?

Scotts Lawn Care Program

If year after year you have battled your summer lawn, it’s finally time for you to consider the Scotts Lawn Care Program, and have the garden you have always wanted. Apart from the fact that during summer, the air and soil is dry making it common for your lawn to wilt and die; summer also means most of your family members spending the day outside the lawn playing around, grilling some barbeque and similar stuff. These conditions add up to the stress that your lawn may encounter during this hot and sunny season.

Fluorescent Grow Lights

So you’re interested in growing plants indoors? Well… that’s not actually shocking as growing plants indoors are becoming a trend nowadays, most especially with fluorescent grow lights. More and more are being propelled to build a miniature garden in their basement, garage or even in their attics.

Amazing Ideas for Flower Boxes

Nowadays, flower boxes have been made readily available in the market in fact you can even have it instantly at a more affordable cost. More than that, internet could be one of the best avenues to shop for these boxes. Indeed, with just a single click you can certainly have an impressive indoor garden that deserves a second look.

Summer Flowering Bulbs: Easy to Grow Blooms for Late Summer Color in Your Garden

Gardening can be like a love affair. And what better way to express your love than with more flowers? Summer flowering bulbs are a fantastic way to add more blooms to the late summer months. Plus, they come back year after year for lots of flower power. Asian lilies, Japanese anemone, Persian buttercups, Calla lilies, begonias, gladiolus and the showy dahlias are all considered summer flowering bulbs. Plant them in the spring and sit back and enjoy the show come the hot weather.

The Growth and Decline of Orangeries

The large windows and bright, warm environment adds a unique twist to many suburban homes, or country estates. Not only do they add extra square footage and living space, but they add character and monetary value to homes as well.

5 Steps to Overcome Greenhouse-Building Reluctance

If you have ever decided to start a greenhouse-building project, then you know what a task it can be. There are many people who should never even consider building a greenhouse; however, there are those who would do quite well with a project like this. For someone who is handy with tools, it’s not all that difficult to design a greenhouse, especially with a detailed greenhouse plan. I would like to offer you a few tips to overcome your reluctance and get you going the right away.

Hummingbird Facts

I saw my first fall hummingbird last night. It was rather dark outside, but I think he was a Black-chinned Hummer. I have watched many hummingbirds in the past. They eat, they squabble with each other and then they eat some more.

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