Pandemic Life 2 – Gardening

Pandemic Life 2 – Gardening

Gardening had full attention from us this year. I saved some tomato seeds from last year, the ones that we really loved, and I started them in March indoor. This picture was from some time in April. Once all garden centers opened up mid May,…

Blooming Dendrobium Orchids

Blooming Dendrobium Orchids

Yes, my dendrobium orchids are finally blooming, finally; after 3 years of having them. They did not bloom after dry period in the fall, they actually bloomed after I moved them outside in the spring. So, I don’t know what happened there. Dendrobium – Crystal…

Summer Garden Update

Summer Garden Update

My garden has never been this alive before! We started 15 tomatoes, 4 banana hot peppers, 4 jalapenos, 4 green beans, and 2 pole beans, all in containers, back at the end of May. With my soil mixing expertise, and hubby’s growing, pruning, and watering…

Succulents – 2018 Spring

Succulents – 2018 Spring

After I started growing orchids, I mean, really got into growing orchids, I found succulents are just angels. In winter, as long as I provide them good all spectrum lighting (on a timer), all I need to do is to water them once a month.…

Some Blooming Orchids

Some Blooming Orchids

Three blooming orchids in the house now, two from the previous group buy; one from Cloud’s Orchids: Cymbidium sinense – Fu Cui: It has a lovely fragrance, which fills my dining room. Flower is kind of dark brown, however, some of buds did not end…

Orchid Pests Control

Orchid Pests Control

Southern Ontario Orchid Society‘s March meeting was full of helpful and practical information for orchid growers. Orchid pests control: symptoms, and treatment options for orchid pests! Last summer, my oncidium’s three flower spikes were eaten by slug. By the time I realized it was slug,…