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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, […]

Another Orchid Group Buy

Another Orchid Group Buy

Yeah, I had new additions to my orchid collections. I’ve decided that’s it for this year. I have to grow them well and nurture them to bloom before I buy another one. I joined a WeChat group where the group leader organized a pre-order from […]

How To Get Dendrobium Nobile Orchids To Bloom

How To Get Dendrobium Nobile Orchids To Bloom

It’s been one years since I bought these dendrobium from Cloud’s Orchids, although they have been really healthy, I haven’t seen them flower yet. When I saw the new growth 2 weeks ago, I was like oh oh, no more flowers again this year! I […]

Full Spectrum LED Grow Light

Full Spectrum LED Grow Light

Saturday morning, after breakfast, turn on FM103.5 with Hit 20 countdown: watering my orchids and succulents, and cleaning the house. It’s kind of relaxing…