Update on Plants for July 2018 Giveaway

Life gets the best of me sometimes, but I finally had a couple of minutes to give you an update on the 3 plants we are giving away for this month's drawing. All of these plants are doing well and actively growing.  They have handled the transition from greenhouse life to "in-house" life very well. Also, remember to check out Mark's other plants at Marble Branch Farms. [...]

By |2018-07-23T13:12:16-04:00July 23rd, 2018|July 2018 Plants|0 Comments

Decoding Dendrobiums with Mark Reinke

This is a real treat that you DON'T want to miss! Mark Reinke is beyond a doubt an expert when it comes to the world of orchids.  He is a wealth of information and is always more than happy to share any and all info he can with you about any particular orchid with which he has experience. I have purchased a number of orchids from [...]

By |2018-07-17T09:43:03-04:00July 17th, 2018|Expert Interviews, July 2018 Plants|0 Comments

July 2018 Orchid Giveaway Announcement With Mark Reinke

IT'S TIME TO LET YOU KNOW!!! I truly hope you are as excited about this as I am! I just can't say enough about Mark's plants and I know you are going to love them.  Quite frankly his orchids are some of the best I've ever purchased. Aside from mind-blowing orchids, Mark is a wellspring of knowledge and is always generous with sharing anything [...]

By |2018-07-11T18:36:20-04:00July 11th, 2018|July 2018 Plants|0 Comments

Victoria’s Exotic Orchids Supplies This Month’s Orchids

Get to know one of our favorite vendors! If you haven’t picked up on it by now then you need to know that Victoria’s Exotic Orchids has supplied us with the orchids for this month’s drawing. I first found out and “met” Victoria in a Facebook group that I found when looking for Orchid groups to get involved with.  It was a “for sale or trade” group and I [...]

By |2018-06-26T18:39:50-04:00June 26th, 2018|June 2018 Plants, Vendors|0 Comments

Update On the Little Orchid That Could

HE BLOOMED!!! I wanted to be certain to share with you the update on my Little Orchid That Could. He has been an absolute trooper and although two moves in three weeks have taken their toll and his bloom stem ended up snapping off, it wasn't before one beautiful white bloom opened completely. I am so proud of my little orchid and his drive to [...]

By |2018-06-25T12:28:29-04:00June 25th, 2018|Updates|0 Comments

Miltoniopsis Care in Water Culture (With Bloopers)

I purchased a Milt. Martin Orenstein 'Shirley P' in April of this year (2018). More to make my husband happy than because I wanted it, but it has turned into a point of pride for both of us. In less than two months it has taken OFF and is happily bursting out with new growths. We are excited to see how his future is and [...]

June Drawing Orchid Reveal!!!

OK! OK! OK!!! I couldn't take it anymore and I'm pretty sure most of you couldn't either so I just HAD to do a reveal of the orchids that are for the drawing!! They are SO beautiful and in amazing shape!! Watch the video all the way... yes I know it's long... but watch it to learn what orchids we're giving away, learn a little about [...]

By |2018-06-07T19:27:41-04:00June 7th, 2018|June 2018 Plants|0 Comments

Orchids – Grounding in Chaos

So can I be completely personal and reflective for just a moment about the power of an “Orchid Hobby”? You know the old saying, “when it rains, it pours”?  Well, I don’t know if “pouring” is even enough for my story but “hurricane” might come close. So for a little background… One of the things we do is stage show homes.  But we don’t just stage them, we live in [...]

By |2018-06-07T19:34:31-04:00June 1st, 2018|Orchid Musing|0 Comments

My Little Orchid That Could… Phalaenopsis Rescue

This is the wonderful story of a little phalaenopsis orchid I literally saved from the dumpster.  It was questionable if he would come back, but this video proves just how resilient and fabulous these plants really are. There isn't a lot of information about how I cared for this plant, but there IS an explanation of where he was when I got him compared to [...]

By |2018-06-07T19:37:10-04:00May 28th, 2018|Growing Orchids, Updates|0 Comments

Wonderful Update On the No ID Cattleya.

As one of my other posts has stated... Morning coffee time is my opportunity to survey all of my orchids and see how they are doing.  This morning, only 4 days after re-potting, I noticed that there was a bright green little surprise sticking up through the Orchiata and saying 'Hi!!!' I was thrilled!  So I wanted to do just a quick video to show it to [...]

By |2018-05-25T11:35:41-04:00May 25th, 2018|Potting, Updates|0 Comments