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Dendrobium Norma Jackson

Author is Susan Erwin, posted 4 days ago Sorry, my Grandmother was Norma Jackson ! My mother, Zelda Erwin, created the "Norma Jackson Dendrobiom" I have the papers to prove it ! Debbie Erwin Miami, Fl 6300 Sw 116 street ... Read More

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug... Read More

Across the Centuries (Part 2)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago After Rising in Popularity in Great Britain, Orchid Passion Arrives in the United States AS NOTED IN PART ONE OF THIS article in the November 2007 issue of Orchids (pages 820–823), a few orchi... Read More

Across the Centuries (Part 1)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago The Story of Orchids Parallels Much of the General History of Recent Times PERHAPS FEW OF THOSE WHO pause to admire a flowering orchid in the produce section of their favorite supermarket or i... Read More

A Special Lady

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago The Influence of a Raffle-Table Orchid Plant IN THE ORCHID WORLD, THERE are as many fascinating people as there are orchids, and this is a brief story about one of each. Mickey Carmichael, ... Read More

Tools of the Trade

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Gearing Up with Two Gadgets to Grow Better Orchids THERE SEEM TO BE FEW HORTICULTURAL pursuits that have more available paraphernalia than orchid growing. The need or practicality of much of t... Read More

Twisted Sisters

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Orchids with Extraordinary Petals ONE OF THE THINGS THAT MOST orchid growers learn to appreciate quickly is the family’s seemingly endless diversity. I, like most, enjoy many kinds of orchids,... Read More

To the Point

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago Terete-Leaved Orchids are Candidates for Bright Light ORCHIDS WITH THIN, TAPERING, pencil-shaped leaves that are rounded in cross section have what botanists term terete leaves. This rather un... Read More

Thermal Dynamics

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago The Influence of Temperature Requirements Among Orchids THE MAJORITY OF ORCHIDS THAT hobbyists grow have direct or ancestral origins in tropical climates. While most regard any frost-free clim... Read More

The “V” Word

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago A Troubling Problem for Orchids Growers THERE IS PROBABLY NO OTHER word that elicits more confusion and fear among experienced orchid growers than virus.  There seems to be no lack of exper... Read More

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