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Happy Labor Day!

September 1, 2014 2:11 pm

We hope everyone has a happy and safe Labor Day!

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5 Tips for Growing Orchids Indoors

August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

The beautiful and delicate orchid plant brings joy to all who are lucky to keep one. Orchids takes special care and attention, so be sure you are ready to dedicate the time to your plant. Once you see the blooms, you’ll be happy you did. If you’re curious about how to grow and sustain this stunning flower inside your home, have a look at these five tips.

1. Keep your orchid plant in a room with an east or east facing window. Place the plant near the window, but not directly in the sunlight.

2. Make sure the room you keep your orchid in has the proper amount of humidity, which needs to be relatively high to keep your orchid happy. Keep all of your plants together to create a more humid atmosphere for your orchid.

3. The planter you place your orchid in should contain bark chips, rocks, or other loose materials to allow for proper drainage. Letting an orchid sit in water for too long with kill it.

4. Orchids need good air circulation, so be sure to open a nearby window if the temperature is right. Otherwise, keep a fan lightly rotating throughout the room.

5. Controlling temperature is imperative to a healthy orchid. Set the thermostat above 60 degrees Fahrenheit for optimal growth.

How to Grow Orchids Indoors [Better Homes and Gardens]
Growing Orchids Indoors [Dream Orchids]
Growing Healthy Orchids Indoors [American Orchid Society]

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Summertime Soiree

August 21, 2014 5:25 pm

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