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1. Making Cocopeat From Coconut Husk
An article about a cost-effective method of making cocopeat.
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. Your Flu and Orchid Care
Orchids are your companions 'in sickness and in health'. It is fine when your are healthy, but what happens when you get sick? How do you manage your plants in sickness? I have put together a few tips, which can be put to use.
6. Summers And Your Orchids
The hot summers can be both a boon as well as a curse to the orchids, the deciding factor is the humidity. Learn how to protect your favourite plants from the scorching heat.
7. 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.
8. Rains, Humidity And Orchids
Orchids dying despite high humidity. What could be the cause?
9. Ten Unique And Mysterious Orchids
A list of ten orchids from different corners of the world which show unique combinations of colour and variations in the structure in their flowers.
10. 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!
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