Of all the types of flowering plants in the world, orchids are one of the most beloved. There are numerous orchid societies throughout the world consisting of plant lovers devoted to the many beautiful species of orchids.
Everywhere you go, you’re likely to bump into an orchid. Whether one is sitting on a neighbor’s windowsill or an inviting hotel front desk, orchids never go out of style and always give beholders the impression of refinement and grace.
While orchids are easy on the eyes, they can be at times a challenge to take care of. Different species of orchids can require different care methods. Not to mention there are over 20,000 different species of orchid! From potting to lighting to trimming, there are many little nuisances that go into caring for orchids.
Ambius Designers, Chris Karl and Charlee Storner, worked on a video project for eHow, sharing their decades of experience keeping orchids looking their best. Below we’ve compiled all Chris and Charlee’s videos in one place so you can become an orchid plant care expert as well. Enjoy!
Common Problems with Orchids
General Orchid Care Tips
The Right Lighting for your Orchid
How to Properly Cut Orchids
Cutting Cattleya Orchids
Dancing Lady Orchid Care
Using Lemon Juice on Orchids
Sherry Baby Orchid Care
Dealing with Wilted Orchid Blooms
Caring for Orchids in Your Home
Did you know that many of the orchids you see in the U.S. are grown in Hawaii? Scroll through some stunning photos of orchids in our recent photo essay sharing the story of how orchids are grown on the Hawaiian islands.