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5 Best Practices you can use to grow Orchids | Orchid-Tree

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There is no doubt that orchid hobbyists love their orchids by taking care of them carefully. However,  the orchid growers usually make some mistakes in the learning process which can be disastrous and can even kill off precious orchids. Here are the most 5 important factors to consider while growing orchids.

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7 Surprising Facts About Orchids You Must Know In 2020: Orchid-Tree

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Here are seven interesting facts you may not have known about one of the most popular plants (Orchids) in the world

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7 must have Orchid Essentials

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7 must have Orchid Essentials

Prepare yourself before you get your precious orchids home. You might be a beginner or an advanced grower, these seven things are a must have in order to take good care of your orchids. Some of these items could already be with you and some you may have to get. 1. Plant Nutrients/Fertilizer  Most important of all 7 is plant nutrients. That is because, when we bring orchids  home, the only source of nutrients for orchids is the irrigation water and the growing environment. Fertilizing your orchid regularly provides it with the nutrients it needs for optimal health, immunity and vigorous...

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What do the numbers on fertilizer mean? | Fertilizer NPK Ratios

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If you are into any plants, you often hear about NPK fertilizers commonly labeled as 20-20-20 or 19-19-19 or 13-40-13 or 30-10-10 etc. Have you ever wondered what it means and how this will impact your plants health? We get this question very often and that is why we decided to write about it.  The three numbers on the label represents the value of three macronutrients used by the plants. NPK represents Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), and Potassium (K) and the numbers like 20-20-20 or 19-19-19 means the concentration of these elements in the fertilizer. How plants respond to the...

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Kokedamas: Basic Care Guide

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Ever heard of Kokedamas? It is an ancient Japanese art of growing plants in moss wrapped soil balls. This ancient art is now making a come back and getting very popular because of its interesting appearance, easiness to grow and care.

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