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4 Simple Tips to Care for Your Orchids

By Top This Top That on Oct 23, 2013

The Orchid. A beautiful and exquisite flower. Some plants look too perfect to be real. And contrary to what most people think, this perfect looking plant is not very difficult to maintain. In fac,t some orchids are quite easy to grow and require little maintenance........ The only problem may be figuring out which of the approximately 25,000 species would be best for you. Yes, 25,000.

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When I got my first Orchid plant years ago, a friend gave me the best advice on how to care for my plant..... 4 simple tips that I am sharing with you today.

Tip 1- Orchids need good bright, indirect lighting.

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Tip 2- Don't over water your orchid. Water once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer. In fact, if Orchids could talk they would tell you that they prefer the humidity over watering.

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Tip 3- Once your orchid stops flowering, cut the flower stalk down. While your orchid is resting, continue to water and provide it plenty of light.

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Tip 4- Be patient......... it will flower again.
Just, wait and you'll see.

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