Oncidium Sharry Baby: How to Grow a Chocolate Orchid

Oncidium “Sharry Baby” orchids are great for beginners and orchid experts alike. Here’s how to grow these colorful, chocolate-scented orchids. Oncidium “Sharry Baby” is a fantastic addition to any orchid enthusiast’s collection. The plant is excellent for beginners, and its showy blossoms and sweet chocolate scent are appealing to even the most experienced orchid collector. … Read moreOncidium Sharry Baby: How to Grow a Chocolate Orchid

Mother of Thousands Kalanchoe Diagremontiana Gives Birth in a Pot

Supermom succulent Kalanchoe diagremontiana often called ‘Mother of Thousands’ is a stay at home houseplant prodigiously propagating viviparous plantlets. Mother of Thousands suggests the gardener’s version of the nursery rhyme ‘There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe.’ A green mother of thousands lived in a pot With so many plantlets, what’s a … Read moreMother of Thousands Kalanchoe Diagremontiana Gives Birth in a Pot

How to Make Leading Lines In Your Garden

Time to plant: Spring or autumn. Metallic clumps of astelia, an architectural plant that originates from Australia, make a strong statement rising from tapered containers. The silvery, strap-shaped leaves sparkle in sunshine and contrast vividly with the dark tones of the pot. A single container planted with an astelia would make an eye-catching feature, but … Read moreHow to Make Leading Lines In Your Garden

A Beginner’s Guide to Growing and Caring for Orchids

Orchid Plants: A Beginner's Guide to Growing and Caring for Orchids

Nurturing and propagating orchids, often considered a hobby for experienced horticulturists, can be an exciting and rewarding challenge for newcomers. While orchids are typically perceived as fragile and delicate plants whose care leads to gardening drama for most hobbyists, the reputation honed by these beautiful blossoms is partly untrue. While orchids do have specific care … Read moreA Beginner’s Guide to Growing and Caring for Orchids