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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 […]

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 […]

Toronto Orchid Show 2018

Toronto Orchid Show 2018

It’s been a year since I joined Southern Ontario Orchid Society! This weekend is our annual orchid show at Toronto Botanical Garden. I am volunteering there again. It became much easier this year, although took me a few minutes to warm up and to remember […]

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 […]

Cymbidium – New Orchid Additions

My mom bought this lovely Cymbidium sinense during our visit to Cloud’s Orchids; but it wasn’t doing very well in her fish tank back in January. Yeah, her fish all died, and she converted the big fish tank to orchid growing area, hoping it would […]

Restrepia Contorta Colombia

Remember I got a free orchid from volunteering at the annual Southern Ontario Orchid Show in Feb? I guess I am extremely lucky, after one month, it started to bloom! I’ve never had a restrepia before, so it took me a while to realize the […]