Read about orchid basics. You can also get information on how to grow orchids and also about the caring of orchid trees.

Growing Orchid

For any garden-lover or nature lover orchid is not a new name. In fact it is the most desired flower plant for any gardener. But though they are the most beautiful and sophisticated variety among the flowers but growing orchids needs plenty of attention and the most accurate atmospheric conditions. There are different types of orchid flower and each of them has a different basic feature of caring orchid trees. If the requirements of each of the orchid are correctly observed then it can really embellish your garden.

Different types of orchids
If garden is your most boasted asset then you must try these types of orchid flower varieties.
Some orchid basics

Humidity: Orchid trees needs about 60% of humidity. The best way to grow orchid is in a greenhouse. Otherwise you can grow it in a humidity tray, which you can from the store in your locality. You can also make a humidity tray yourself. Fill saucers or tray with rock and water. Then keep the orchid on it.

Light and Air: If you are growing orchids inside then it doesn't need sunlight much. Ventilation is very important for indoor orchids. For that you can either open the windows of the room or switch on the fan. This helps the orchids to remain pest and bacteria-free.

Watering: Lift up the orchid hanging roots and see to it if it needs water. For watering filtered water is the best option. Orchids prefer weak fertilizer solution. After one fertilizer application you must have 3-4 watering intervals and then after that there will be second fertilizer application. If this routine of watering and fertilization is not maintained then the fertilizer will remain unabsorbed and it will affect the health of the orchids.

Temperature: This is the most important feature for healthy orchid growth. Some orchids are adjusted to the warm temperature compared to others who are friendlier to the cool temperature. If it gets hotter then cool them by watering.

Potting: Change the pot of orchid flowers after every 1-2 year. The best way to judge the time of pot changing is when the plant becomes old.

Pests: Before applying pesticide you have to first decide whether you want to use the natural or artificial one. It you want to opt for the artificial one then first identify the pest and choose pesticide accordingly. The natural remedy against pests is to