Old Friends Revisited
New Japanese orchids coming in October!
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Moss is my favorite
Why do I love moss? Let me count the ways…
A quick Q&A about aerangis!
Summer Vanda Frenzy
This is prime time for Vanda lovers!
Dr. Glenn C. Lehr
Dr. Glenn C. Lehr passed away Monday, April 2, after a long struggle with a chronic illness. He will be remembered always for his buoyant spirit, his limitless generosity, and his sense of adventure. He was an Air Force navigator, a pioneering dentist, and an orchid entrepreneur, but that says nothing of the man behind […]
Questions about Neofinetia falcata (fukiran)
Dear Friends, I just received an email that is chock full of questions the new fukiran (Neofinetia falcata) grower wants answers to. I looked over my old posts and realized that the last time I wrote a post aimed at newcomers was back in 2014. It’s time for a new update! First, for basic culture […]
Fall Sale: It’s fall! Okay, here’s the bad news you already know: the days are getting shorter and temperatures are getting lower. But don’t despair because with those shorter days comes Christmas, and then… SHOW SEASON!! In preparation, I bought a lot (I mean a WHOLE lot) of plants this year. I like to […]
Summer Growing Update
Dear Orchid friends, I have been remiss on writing you. My excuse: overscheduling! Between Kevin and I, we did 13 shows between mid-January and the end of March and I gave seven additional talks on top of that. I also spent an incredible week in Texas (five flights in seven days) at the beginning of […]
Poneorchis is here!
*****SHIPPING THIS WEEK ONLY**** Poneorchis graminifolia is a terrestrial orchid from Japan. Like Habenaria, it grows from a small tuber that pops up in the spring and dies back in the fall. Grow it in a well-drained mix such as African Violet mix or a mixture of seedling bark and sphagnum moss. When it pops up […]