Back to School Competition – WIN Mokara Orchids
Sep05

Back to School Competition – WIN Mokara Orchids

September is here and that means one thing – kids go back to school and you can settle into your old routine after summer and holidays. If you ask us, that’s enough reasons to celebrate so we are giving you a chance to win twice – join our Facebook or Twitter competition to win one of our new Mokara orchid bouquets or our Dendrobium Orchids in white. Back to School Competition – Facebook Start: Sunday, 4th...

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Mokara Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting
Sep03

Mokara Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

The Mokara Orchid is one of the easiest orchids to grow and maintain – provided you follow a few simple tips when it comes to caring for this plant. Native to Singapore, this particular specie is used to humid climates and produces extremely exotic flowers. Mokara Orchids make great houseplants and are one specie of flower that tends to bloom all year round – making them the perfect display pieces for the home or office. Choosing...

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7 Stunning Blue Orchids to Brighten up your Home
Aug27

7 Stunning Blue Orchids to Brighten up your Home

Orchids come in all shapes, sizes and hues, including a beautiful blue shade. If you’re looking for a plant to brighten up your home, a blue orchid guarantees to bring even the dullest of interior spaces to life. And providing you take care of them, they can last for many years. Blue orchids, although rare, are now becoming more readily available. Orchids themselves have always been acclaimed. A vivid blue Orchid on the other hand has...

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15 Beautiful Flowers you have Never Heard off
Aug24

15 Beautiful Flowers you have Never Heard off

In the world of floristry, beauty is something that occurs everyday in many shapes and forms. Here you’ll discover some of the most beautiful flowers in existence, many of which are stranger than fiction. 15 Beautiful Flowers you have never heard off It is no surprise that many of our 15 spots are taken by orchids. With such a large family of species and varieties, you’re bound to find not just beautiful flowers, but truly...

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Dendrobium Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting
Aug21

Dendrobium Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

Dendrobium Orchids – with their profuse, delicate blooms – are hugely popular with many a green-fingered connoisseur. Their life cycle consists of three stages, which include the ‘flowering stage’ (winter to spring), the ‘growing phase’ (summer to autumn) and ‘dormancy’ (late autumn to winter). Whether you wish to grow this particular orchid in your home or garden, there are a number of tips and tricks to follow, all of which...

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Cymbidium Orchid – Care, Watering and Repoting
Aug18

Cymbidium Orchid – Care, Watering and Repoting

Also known as ‘boat orchids’ – Cymbidium Orchids are traditionally used for corsages and cut flower displays. They’re also a popular houseplant, and when taken care of correctly, they can flower for between eight and ten weeks. The flowers are usually extremely large in size and appear patterned on the surface. Available in almost every hue but blue, they make the perfect addition to any space. They’re also one of the most...

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Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases and How to Fight them
Dec02

Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases and How to Fight them

Orchids, with their fragrant and vibrant blooms, make a graceful and welcoming edition to our homes, however they can become susceptible to certain diseases. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to treat these complaints, ensuring your potted plants endure a long and healthy lifespan. Is your Phalaenopsis orchid sick? First things first, in order to establish whether your orchid has a disease, you need to know what to look for....

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Help! What’s Happening with my Phalaenopsis Orchid?
Nov08

Help! What’s Happening with my Phalaenopsis Orchid?

Were you bought a beautiful Phalaenopsis orchid for your birthday and now it just doesn’t seem to be blooming as it should? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! No matter what your orchid is up to, we’ve got the answers to help you keep your beloved plant in tip top condition throughout the year. Help: my blooms are wilting/ falling off Calm down, this is a normal part of an orchid’s lifecycle. However, premature flower loss could be...

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10 Flowers that Look Like Animals
Oct03

10 Flowers that Look Like Animals

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours. But when Mother Nature plays around, something wonderful happens – check out these orchids that look exactly like animals! Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below. 1.Dracula Simia – Monkey face orchid 2. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) 3. Bumble Bee Orchid – Ophrys bomybliflora 4. Parrot Flower – Impatiens Psittacina 5. Flying Duck Orchid – Caleana...

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Orchids by Post – All your Questions Answered!
Sep27

Orchids by Post – All your Questions Answered!

Are you a big fan of beautiful orchids? Who can blame you? In fact, they’re one of the most popular house plants in the UK – because, let’s face it, they look wonderful no matter where you place them. But if you don’t have the time to go to your local garden centre to pick up the orchid of your dreams and are looking to buy it online, here, you’ll find everything you need to know – from getting your orchids by post, to looking...

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