Top Ten Orchids Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Orchids Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Rains, Humidity And Orchids
Orchids dying despite high humidity. What could be the cause?

2. Using Water Beads For Growing Orchids
The tiny water beads are capable of storing amazing amounts of water. Can these be used for growing orchids? How and what are the advantages of water beads? To know more on this, please read on.

3. Pollinating The Orchid Flowers
Pollination in orchid flowers occurs by natural pollinators or manually. Check out 'how to' of both types of pollination.

4. Harmful Effects of Common Orchid Pesticides
Careless and unregulated use of pesticides has caused immense damage. Harmful effects are now being realised worldwide. Listed here are some of the commonly used pesticides and symptoms of their toxic effects.

5. Using Orchids as Medicine
Orchids have been used as a cure for number of ailments by local people and tribals. Checked out how you can also use your orchids as a medicine.

6. Orchid Profile – Brassocattleya Maikai
Bc. Maikai is one of my favorite compact size Cattleya hybrids. It is an easy grower and flowers well.

7. Whitefly Infestation
Whiteflies are one of the persistent pests that start appearing on orchids from late spring or early summers. Some tips how to get rid of the pest.

8. Fertilizing With Milk
Using milk as a fertilizer for orchids, let's check whether milk is any good or is it just a new fad.

9. Orchid Profile - Prosthechea cochleata
The Clamshell or Cockleshell Orchid is one of the most fun and easy growing orchids around.

10. Glossary of Orchid Awards
Here´s some help in understanding more of the information on an orchid tag -- the information that´s abreviated after the end of the orchid name.



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