I just needed 1 thing. And it was not a plant. Needless to say, I got a plant. Once again, I found a Phalaenopsis orchid with a dead stem, and awesome roots. Rehab day 1. That stem needed to go. Orchids like to be root bound, but not as bound as this one was. I… Continue reading A trip to the nursery, means another orchid saved.
End of August, I kept seeing this big phalaenopsis on the 50% shelf at the nursery. Huge green leaves, no blooms (but hey! I felt up to the challenge). Since we make frequent trips to the local places, I saw it on occasion. Beginning of September comes around, I happen to see it sitting there… Continue reading Project Phalaenopsis
We are not all perfect plant parents. Believe me, I wish I was. What I love about plant parenthood is the certain conundrums we come across. Something wilts? “Are you thirsty?!” “Oh, it’s too bright” or the ever so common (at least in my household), “What the hell is wrong with you?!?” I killed many… Continue reading Orchid oasis