Today we attend to the cristata which appears to have declined very fast during my vacation. ▼▼▼More info bellow!▼▼▼ The Coelogyne cristata is not a new orchid in my collection and has always been pretty resilient. therefore this comes as a bit of a surprise to me, since I had no warning signs there could […]
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Today we tackle an old ‘friend’ that hasn’t been around the orchid collection for a while, the spider mite! ▼▼▼More info bellow!▼▼▼ Spider mites have gave me troubles for years, until I figured out a DIY solution to control them, which you can watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne0DPbXQfnw However this was a good opportunity to test out […]
Today we talk about the non toxic alternative to insecticides against spider mites, the use of horticultural oils. ▼▼▼More info bellow!▼▼▼ A good way to eradicate mites is to do so without damaging the environment and our health as much as possible, thus oils are the best alternative treatment against a mite infestation.. and it […]
Today we are trying out the disinfectant I kept talking about in the previous week. Citrox! ▼▼▼More info bellow!▼▼▼ Now this product is supposed to be a replacement for the very popular Physan20 which is barely available, if at all in Europe. It is however organic and non toxic, or so the company brags. The […]
Today we take a look at one of my Phalaenopsis orchids which is in dire need of attention and care! 🦋 More info below! 🦋 About a month ago I purchased a few very stressed Phalaenopsis and we repotteds them, check it out here https://youtu.be/cWFyQzJbGDg It would appear the roots were not as healthy as […]
Today we take a look at a few examples in which orchids respond in a way, sometimes a way that surprise us and we are tempted to think there is something very wrong! 🦋 More info below! 🦋 In everything I do I like to look at things as percentages, rather than numbers and pieces […]
Here is my understanding on bud blast and what can cause it. Sometimes it can be very frustrating so knowing what can trigger it can save us from disappointments.
So I am having some trouble with snails in my Cymbidium pot. Here is my attempt to get rid of them using hydrogen peroxide.
Today we take a look at an unexpected event in my grow room: the return of the mites! ▼▼▼More info below!▼▼▼ Now to be fair, this is not all that surprising. Spider mites are all around us and we can introduce them in our grow spaces through new plants, air, or even our clothes. Spring […]