Bee Orchid – Ophrys Apifera

The North Downs in Kent is home to the bee orchid, a member of the genus Ophrys, which mimics a bee to lure insects for pollination. The scent from the

How To Care For Phaius The Nun Orchid

Blooming Phaius nuns orchid

The Phaius tankervilliae or Phaius tankervilleae, also known as the Phaius Nun’s orchid or Nun’s Cap Orchid, is one of the easiest orchid species to grow at home. It’s native to native to

Tips On Controlling Mealybugs On Orchids

mealybugs feeding on a moth orchid

Mealybugs on orchids and other ornamental plants can become a big problem if not cared for quickly. They can easily get out of hand and weaken orchids. The main issue

How To Use Neem Oil For Orchid Pests

Using Neem on Orchid plants

There’s no denying the draw of an orchid. The orchid has long been associated with sexuality (thanks to the Greek physician Dioscorides). But more importantly, it can be a symbol