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Cymbidium Orchids. Featuring waxy, long-lasting flowers in winter or early spring, these have an easy-care nature.  To Grow: Cymbidium orchids prefer  bright light. In fact, thye can be kept  outdoors in a shady spot for the summer. Water them weekly to keep them from drying out. For best bloom, fertilize them monthly in spring and summer. Preferred temperatures-50 to 70F.

10 Easy-to-Grow Orchids

Oncidium orchids:     How to Grow Them: Oncidium selections do best in medium to bright light. Water them weekly or every other week and feed them monthly in spring and summer with an orchid fertilizer. They do best in temperatures from 50 to 75F.  Here's a Hint: Some oncidium orchids are wonderfully fragrant -- watch for them to add an even more delightful note to your indoor garden.

10 Easy-to-Grow Orchids

Oncidium Orchids-Sometimes called dancing lady orchids, oncidiums offer lots of colorful smallish flowers in clusters of 50 or

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While orchids generally get a bad rap for being difficult to grow and propagate, they’re actually not that difficult at all. In fact, one of the easiest ways to grow them is through orchid propagation from keikis. Keiki (pronounced Kay-Key) is simply a Hawaiian term for baby. Orchid keikis are baby plants, or offshoots, of the mother plant and an easy method of propagation for some orchid varieties.

Orchid Keikis: Orchid Propagation From Keikis

While orchids generally get a bad rap for being difficult to grow and propagate…

orchids- Mom used to tie this around a tree with moss atached to the roots.  They grow best in the shade.

orchids- Mom used to tie this around a tree with moss atached to the roots. They grow best in the shade.

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