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1. 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.
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. 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.
5. Scale Insects-Infestation and Control
Scale insects can cause a lot of damage to your orchids. If infected, timely control is the only option to save the orchid.
6. 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.
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. Orchids And The persistent Whitefly
Every day, since the advent of summer, it has been a battle between me and the whiteflies. But now finally they are gone. Here's how I finally did it!
9. The Mysterious Orchid Labellum
Lip is the most beautiful part of the orchid flower.
10. Orchid Profile – Brassocattleya Maikai
Bc. Maikai is one of my favorite compact size Cattleya hybrids. It is an easy grower and flowers well.
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