I feared orchids for years, assuming they earned their “hothouse flower” nickname honestly. But actually? Growing orchids is easy if you follow a few simple rules: give them indirect light, don’t water them too much, and keep them away from vents that blow dry air.
And after they drop their flowers, you can make most orchids bloom again: with a month of temperature fluctuations (10 degrees between day and night is ideal), regular fertilizer, and patience.
With tens of thousands of species to choose among, orchids come in an astonishing array of colors and sizes, many with haunting fragrances. Read on for six of our favorite easy-to-grow orchids…[READ MORE]