9 Orchids That Look Like Animals to Trick Animals and Insects

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Almost everyone has seen a beautiful Orchid at some point in their life, but have you seen Orchids that look like animals? Becoming more common with every passing day, you can pick one up at a local flower shop, home improvement store, or even a grocery store.  Orchids have quickly become one of the most […]

My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

Orchids are one of the largest groups of species in the world with over 20,000 accepted species. There are twice as many Orchid species as there are bird species on this planet. Orchids can be found on every continent and in just about any climate you will find. I have researched as many Orchid abbreviations as […]

Tulip Mania – The Economic History of Tulips

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Tulips are one of the most beautiful flowers grown and cut on earth today.  They are perfect for any occasion for people that don’t read books on flower meanings.  Tulips are not too big or small, not too romantic or childish, but just perfect for almost any occasion.  Throughout the history of Tulips, people caught […]

The Secrets of Tulip Gardening – Planting Tulips

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Tulips are one of the easiest perennial flowers to grow in your garden;  even the most inexperienced grower can bury some Tulip bulbs in the fall.  They will grow slowly over the winter and sprout with beautiful flowers in early spring. Tulips are perennial flowers, meaning that they will die off in fall and sprout […]

Tropical Flowering Plants

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Orchids (The Most Common Of The Tropical Flowering Plants) Orchids are one of the most common tropical flowering plants that you can readily find.  Not all species of Orchids are tropical, but they all will give you the tropical feel you are looking for.  You can find beautiful Orchids in any color but blue, and […]

Paphiopedilum Orchids (Lady-slipper)

Paphiopedilum, Lady Slipper

This type of orchid flower one of the truly aspiring types of orchids.  The beautiful shape of pout-like lips is unlike any other flower. The classification of this orchid alone is a long, never-ending list.  For this reason, lady-slipper enthusiasts claim that they should be considered a separate family of flowers and have a separate recognition. The key […]

Pictures of Orchids

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Flowers are some of the most intriguing members of nature, as well as some of the most colorful. Many people enjoy planting them in their yards or gardens to enjoy the beauty they provide and others like to use them as potted plants indoors and out. Selecting new plants can be a difficult task if […]

Best 7 sites for pictures of flowers and 50 inspiring images

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There is nothing as quite as captivating as the natural color of flowers; but we are not always able to travel to a location which presents nature’s beauty. But since the advent of the internet we can travel via cyberspace in a matter of seconds to any location no matter how remote and from our […]

Orchid Colors: 8 sites about orchid colors and meanings

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Who doesn’t love to gaze at the beauty of an orchid? They speak only of natural beauty and their intricate details cause us to wonder. In general, orchids represent beauty, elegance, charm, peace and strength. But in many cultures each orchid and its color has a separate meaning. Here are several different sites which contain […]

Orchid pruning: diseased or overgrown

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It does not matter if orchids were received as a gift, or if they were planted simply to provide aesthetic beauty, there will be time when the flowers begin to fade. Because the orchid is such an exception and out-of-the-ordinary type of flowering plant pruning them can be accompanied by anxiety. Pruning orchids can be […]