Orchid Plants: Nature's True Gems

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This site is a valuable resource about orchid plants of all kinds for growers or aspiring, would-be growers of every level of experience. You will find information on: the different types, specific care, cultural practices for growing different types, help with pests and diseases, how to re-pot and re-bloom these "Gems of Nature" and lots, lots more.

Are you ready to learn more about these fabulous plants?

I am Melissa and I have been growing and re-blooming these fascinating plants for over 33 years.

This site will supply you with lots of information to help you learn how to care for AND re-bloom your these incredible plant friends.

Orchids are TRUE gems of Nature.

These are stunning plants with over 35,000 different kinds or genera. So, if you are not familiar with them, it can be confusing. They come in all sizes and shapes and cultural requirements for from cool to warm, wet to dry, sunny to shady. Many of the flowers are strikingly beautiful and some flowers can last for months!

These are amazing plants and their flowers are an enhancement to any home. They make wonderful and welcome gifts.

Often, orchid plants will last for many, many years continuing to bring joy and beauty in to your life and the life of family and friends.

If you have questions or need help with working with these plants then I encourage you to become more educated. Check out the many pages of this site for lots of great information. Visit the list of suggested reading or consider purchasing and reading books and e-books to become more proficient with your plants. If you want to be successful growing these plants it is like many things in life. It requires education and experience. The education comes from books, or web sites like this one, or e-books and advice from other orchid growers like myself.

Write to me if you can not find an answer to your questions. I will try get back to you as soon as possible. If you need to contact me, the best way to start is by using the "Ask a Question" Page. "The Doctor" is IN. Just click on this link. Ask A Question There you will see a page with questions (and some answers) that others have asked. Maybe your answer will be there!

I am happy to try to give you information if you are new to these plants. Perhaps I can help explain the different kinds of care or give you some suggestions on how to be more successful growing and re-blooming these marvelous plants.

I do get a lot of questions and often they are pretty similar. If you have questions first check out the Frequently Ask Questions Page and the Ask A Question Page

If you still did not find an answer to your question, then contact me through the contact page. Contact Us and I will see what I can do.

Come Check Out This Site For Help On Your Journey With Orchid Plants!

Below are Some Links to Pages On This Site.

The Types of Orchids Learn All About Orchid Types
Here is a great place to learn about the types of orchids and their care. . .
Learn all about orchids, these fascinating Gems of Nature
All About Orchids: Come Here To Find Out About Orchid History, Orchid Myths and More
Orchid Plants Blog
Check out the Orchid Plants Blog for the newest information and tips on orchid growing.
How To Prune Your Orchids
Learn How To Prune Your Orchids. It is a basic skill all growers need to know.
Orchid Humidity Tray: A Great Tool to Use For How To Care For Orchids
Using an orchid humidity tray can really help with growing orchids for beginners
Orchid Diseases: Learn How to Identify and How To Treat Them
Here is some great advice on how to deal with orchid diseases
Choosing An Orchid Pot
Want to know how to choose an orchid pot. Read about how to make the right choices.
Keep Orchid Care Simple
Orchids are easy to care for. Here are some tips on orchid care to keep them healthy
Learn About Caring For Orchids
Sometimes Caring for Orchids can seem intimidating, Here is some great advice to help learn . . .
How To Grow Orchids? Want To Learn How?
Here are some great tips on how to grow orchids, what everyone needs to know!
Growing Orchids For Beginners
What does it take to care for these plants? Here are some helpful tips with growing orchids for beginners.
Phalaenopsis Orchid Care: Easy and Clear Instructions
Phalaenopsis orchid care? Want clear and easy instructions for growing these EASY TO GROW Orchids. Online Help for growing orchids for beginners
Choosing an Orchid
Choosing an orchid? I will show you how to pick one that is right for your particular situation
Care of Orchids Is Fun And Is Easy
Learn simple ways to take care of orchids and rebloom them!
Learn About Growing Orchids Indoors
Most people will start by growing orchids indoors. Learn how to get it right
Plant Orchid Care: Unusual Plants Like Vanilla, Black Orchids and Bromeliads
Plant Orchid Care: Learn About Vanilla and Black Orchids and Bromeliads
Have Orchid Care Questions?
Want Answers to Your Orchid Care Questions? Then you have come to the right place.
Your Links Orchids and Best Resources
Links Orchids: This is the place to get to other wonderful sites for gardening and orchids resources
Orchid Newsletter Orchidaceae - Free Newsletter
The orchid newsletter for plant lovers
Achieve Website Success with a Successful Online Business
Enjoy website success: Build a successful online business from your passion
Orchid Contact Form
Use this easy orchid contact form to ask your questions about caring for orchids . . .
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